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Majora Carter Believes The Power Of Wealth Could Be In Your Backyard — 'Don't Sell Grandma's House'

One of the most prolific figures in American history is Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Most people are familiar with his work around equity and justice and his incredible mark on earth, particularly through the Civil Rights Movement. Through his equity-focused work, Dr. King championed fair housing. And one of his approaches beyond the need for legislative changes around housing policy was his belief in the Beloved Community. According to The King Center, the Beloved Community “is a global vision, in which all people can share in the wealth of the earth. In the Beloved Community, poverty, hunger, and homelessness will not be tolerated because international standards of human decency will not allow it.” This vision of building a community of trust and strength did not end with the work of Dr. King. Throughout history, several leaders have risen to advocate for equitable access to resources and the reclamation of communities from which larger entities have divested. Among those leaders...

Jan 18, 2023