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Baltimore Councilman Compares Tax Break to ‘Tropical Fruit That I Can’t Pronounce’

March 4, 2018

The glib remark came during a serious debate over the real cost of tax breaks to developers as the city moves forward with new incentives while state analysts warn the final price tag of these expansive private subsidies is unknown by Stephen Janis and Taya Graham

The Black Disinvestment Crisis Pt 1: From Dayton, OH to Baltimore, MD

March 2, 2018

In the first of our three part series on the dismantling of West Dayton, a predominantly African-American Community, TRNN talks to Professor Lawrence Brown and activists about how the national move to gentrify cities has left existing black communities vulnerable to disinvestment by Stephen Janis and Taya Graham

The Black Disinvestment Crisis Pt 2: School Closings, Food Deserts, and Urban Blight

March 2, 2018

In the second installment in the series TRNN speaks to Racial Justice NOW an Ohio based organization that wants to stop the intentional economic dislocation of its community by Taya Graham and Stephen Janis

The Forgotten History of How the Government Segregated America

June 11, 2017
In part one, author and scholar Richard Rothstein says explicit government policy, not personal choice or redlining was the main force that segregated America