The National Fair Housing Alliance filed a racial discrimination complaint April 8 against the largest property preservation firm in the country, following an investigation by the Greater New Orleans Fair Housing Action Center of alleged biased marketing, the maintenance practices of foreclosed homes in Black communities in the New Orleans area and parts of the Baton Rouge region.
Revolutionary remembrance | The Louisiana Weekly – Editor Edmund Lewis’ editorial encourages citizens to stay focused on “unconstitutional policing, political indifference and and an inept criminal justice system.” As usual, Lewis ends with a series of questions. Among them: “Who thinks the monkeys, elephants and lions at the zoo deserve better housing at a time when safe, affordable housing is hard for New Orleanians to find?” It’s a theme I explore in my recent column on the economic frustrations felt by the city’s electorate.
Mark Moseley blogs at Your Right Hand Thief. Until mid 2014, Mark Moseley was The Lens' opinion writer, engagement specialist and coordinator for the Charter Schools Reporting Corps. After Katrina and...
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