Becoming a Legend

It always feels surreal when people talk about greatness.  There’s plenty of talk about “legends” in various different fields; it’s a title that implies an almost mythical element to their work, but a lot of these “legends” are just normal people who happen to do great work.  Sure enough, there are some legends in the … More Becoming a Legend

Rent in Minority Communities

The rent, as Jimmy McMillan is known to say, is too damn high.  Thanks to rent appreciation outpacing economic growth, housing has become steadily less affordable for all renters since 2011.  Yet in predominantly black or Hispanic neighborhoods, this situation is notably worse.  According to new data, residents of predominantly white neighborhoods spend 30.7 percent … More Rent in Minority Communities