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Video: Former NBA Star Devean George Developing Affordable Housing In Minneapolis

AFRICANGLOBE - Devean George, whose career started with the Lakers but ended in 2010 with the Golden State Warriors, has teamed up with a former classmate, architect Jamil Ford, to build an affordable-housing building in his hometown.

Evictions Are As Bad For Black Women As Prison Is For...

AFRICANGLOBE - Eviction can be the equivalent of a prison record for poor women, making in nearly impossible for them to find housing again. Evictions can ban a person from affordable housing programs. And many landlords will not rent to someone who’s been evicted.

Is The American Dream Of Homeownership Ending For Black Americans?

AFRICANGLOBE - The US Senate is currently considering legislation that would turn back the clock on homeownership opportunities for Black Americans. The Corker-Warner legislation would transfer the securitization role that historically has been performed by Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac to a new government agency, the Federal Mortgage Insurance Corporation.