Black and blue For Aspiring Black Homeowners, the Recession Is Still Very Real
Aspiring African American homeowners are still deep in the recession. From 2013 to 2014, foreclosures increased by 50 percent in Maryland’s Prince George’s County, which is majority black. The erosion of the black middle class, just as it was starting to come into its own, is one of the greatest social policy failures of American history.
Black and blue Illinois: Greece of the Great Lakes
Illinois’s serial policy failures would look bad in any circumstance, but they look even worse when placed next to the success of reform-minded neighbors like Michigan, Ohio, Indiana, and Wisconsin.
Black and blue Will Illinois Get Its Scott Walker?
In Illinois’s gubernatorial race, public employee unions face an unappealing choice between a public pension reformer and a slightly less zealous public pension reformer.