The idea that we fundamentally have more things in common than we have differences; that it is important to cross borders of race, ethnicity, class, and geography; that no neighborhood is the preserve of any one racial, ethnic, or religious group; and that all forms of illegal discrimination must be fought, wherever and whenever they manifest themselves. Once upon a time, it was called the Civil Rights Movement.
In his July, 2010 report, the Monitor wrote that:
“The County uses the term ‘fair and affordable’ throughout its submissions to the Monitor, as well as on its website. Although this term at first...view
A minimum of 630 units are supposed to be developed in the whitest municipalities. And the housing is supposed to be developed on the census blocks with the lowest percentages of African-Americans...view
“Appeasement only emboldens resistance”
“There will undoubtedly be some who entertain the fantasy that a “patient” and “compromising” approach holds the promise of change without acrimony. There is...view
At the heart of the Consent Decree is the requirement that Westchester cause municipalities - through legal compulsion where necessary - to permit and encourage the development of affordable housing...view