The Ground Is Moving: Land Ownership, Housing and Urban Planning – Gentrification

Land Ownership

  1. 42 Million African Americans Own Only 0.33 Percent Of America …

    The apex of African American land ownership was over 100 years ago in 1910 when African America owned almost 20 million acres. A far cry from the 160 million acres that should have been owned had Special Order 15 been honored by the U.S. government which is also known as “40 acres and a mule” to most African Americans.

  2. African Americans Have Lost Untold Acres of Land Over the ……

    African Americans Have Lost Untold Acres of Land Over the Last Century African Americans Have Lost Untold Acres of Land Over the Last Century An obscure legal loophole is often to blame.

  3. african american land ownership – HBCU Money

    % of Total Farm Land Owned by Colored in 1920 – 4.7%; Average Colored Farm Acreage in 1920 – 47.3 acres; Average Economic Value of African American Farms in 1920 – $2 063 *Colored in the census encompasses African, Native, Japanese, and Chinese Americans. African Americans comprised 97.5% of the colored farm operators in 1920.

  4. What is African-American Land Ownership?

    From the senseless murders of AfricanAmerican landowners, to the public sale of family land, AfricanAmerican land ownership has rapidly declined in the 20th century, and continues to steadily decline in the 21st century. 7. Inaccessibility to Legal Counsel.

  5. The Future of the African American Past…

    African American farmers in the South, or about 220,000 families, owned their own land.6 Some of the most exciting recent work has taken a more expansive look at how we evaluate the meaning of landownership.

  6. Introduction. AfricanAmericans‘ connection to the land is rapidly disappearing, and with it goes the cultural, social, political, and economic capital that has helped this population, especially in southern states, withstand slavery, Jim Crow laws, and segregation.

  7. African-American Migrations, 1600s to Present | The African ……

    In Oklahoma, by 1900 African American farmers owned 1.5 million acres, the peak of black land ownership there, which began to decline by 1910. The first African Americans in California had arrived …

  8. African Americans and Property Ownership: Creating Our Own ……

    law, American-type private ownership is one of many options regarding description of a clerk’s refusal to “buzz her in” to a Benneton store provides a poignant but familiar example of the commonplace discrimination that thwarts African American personal

  9. The Survey of Business Owners defines black-owned businesses as firms in which blacks or AfricanAmericans own 51 percent or more of the equity, interest or stock of the business. Additional reports from the survey highlighting other minority- and veteran-owned businesses will be issued over the next year.

    From Reconstruction to Deconstruction: Undermining Black …

    1.2 Patterns of family wealth transmission amongst poor, rural African Americans contribute to the fractionation of interests and make much black-owned land a target for land speculators 13 2. African American land imperative and historical factors contributing to land loss 19 3.


Housing and Employment Insecurity among the Working Poor | Social …

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Jan 9, 2016 – The condition of working poverty today, then, is one of double precarity marked by insecure employment and insecure housing. Scholars speak …

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Analysis: African American Employment, Population & Housing Trends …

by M Jackson – ‎2017 – ‎Related articles

An Analysis: African American Employment, Population & Housing Trends in Washington, D.C.. 1. This report has been adapted from the research of master’s …

Apr 14, 2018 – Predatory lending and discriminatory federal housing policy have denied African Americans the chance to reap the rewards of homeownership.
Oct 12, 2017 – The report, “African American Employment, Population & Housing Trends in Washington, D.C.” shows that while more than half of all new jobs …

Housing Segregation and Black Employment: Another Look at … – jstor

Planning and the African-American Community: In the Shadows

Does contemporary urban planning really address and attempt to solve the social and economic problems of African Americans in cities, or does it just …
Oct 1, 2005 – But striking disparities between urban blacks and whites in the United …. position of African Americans and to avoid future disasters such as the … to factor into their planning the economic and geographic isolation of African …
Reflecting on “Race, Power, and Urban Spaces” and the Changing Landscape of … name rang in my ear as I sat at the Future of the African American Past Conference, … It took place in the center of a city with a rich African American history; a city in the …. Conference branding, print, and website design by Eighty2degrees.

May 18, 2017 – Note: Charles Ellison spoke at CNU 25 in Seattle as part of a panel on Combating the Suburbanization of Poverty. Sit at the tables where …

The Black Metropolis, Between Past & Future: Race, Urban Planning, and Afro-American Culture in Chicago is a three-day, multidisciplinary colloquium in Paris …by SL Myers – ‎1979 – ‎Cited by 11 – ‎Related articles

Housing Segregation and Black Employment: Another Look at the Ghetto Dispersal Strategy. By SAMUEL L. MYERS, JR. AND KENNETH E. PHILLIPS*.

May 4, 2018 – The unemployment rate fell to an 18-year low in the U.S., but … In the housing space, the black homeownership rate was 42.1 percent during …
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