Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor

Longlist, 2019 National Book Awards

Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor is assistant professor of African American studies at Princeton University and the author of From #BlackLivesMatter to Black Liberation, How We Get Free: Black Feminism and the Combahee River Collective, and Race for Profit: How Banks and the Real Estate Industry Undermined Black Homeownership.
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Race for Profit: How Banks and the Real Estate Industry Undermined Black Homeownership

ISBN 9781469653662 The University of North Carolina Press

Race for Profit uncovers how exploitative real estate practices continued well after housing discrimination was banned. The same racist structures and individuals remained intact after redlining’s end, and close relationships between regulators and the industry created incentives to ignore improprieties. More about this book >

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Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor

Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor is assistant professor of African American studies at Princeton University and the author of From #BlackLivesMatter to Black Liberation, How We Get Free: Black Feminism and the Combahee River Collective, and Race for Profit: How Banks and the Real Estate Industry Undermined Black Homeownership, which was longlisted for the 2019 National Book Award for Nonfiction.

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