- January 29, 2015Half of all renters spend more than 30 percent of their gross income on housing, while 27 percent spend more than 50 percent — both sharp increases over the last decade.
- May 28, 2014The journalist explains how government housing policies led blacks into the arms of fraudulent mortgage lenders and whites to dump their homes in 1960s Chicago.
- May 22, 2014Should reparations be considered? If so, what should they be, and if not, what are the alternatives?
- May 21, 2014 | Moyers & CompanyBill speaks with Ta-Nehisi Coates, a senior editor for The Atlantic about his cover story on why America needs to reconcile with its racist past.
- May 21, 2014Despite the Fair Housing Act, levels of residential segregation have barely budged in many of the large metropolitan areas where most African-Americans live. Here's why.
- May 14, 2014A roundup of some of the stories we're reading at Moyers & Company HQ...
- July 23, 2013 | Group Think
When President Lyndon B. Johnson saw his 1966 bill to ban housing discrimination die in Congress, he considered it one of his most devastating political defeats. The relentless negotiator had managed to force through the most sweeping civil rights legislation since Reconstruction – banning discrimination in schools, at the polls, in employment, on buses and trains, and in public accommodations. But the area of housing was too noxious. Johnson could not twist enough arms ...