Housing discrimination repeats itself

“Putting the blame on the individual suggests that racism can be overcome by education alone,” says Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor, assistant professor of African American studies and author of From #blacklivesmatter to Black Liberation. She is quoted in an article on housing discrimination research, reminding us that throughout history racism has been used as a way for the powerful to control others for material gain — and it is still used that way.

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