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Keeanga-Yamhatta Taylor | Race for Profit How Banks and the Real Estate Industry Undermined Black Homeownership

race for profit
Social Science Matrix | 820 Barrows Hall

A Matrix Lecture by Keeanga-Yamhatta Taylor, author of Race for Profit. Race for Profit uncovers how exploitative real estate practices continued well after housing discrimination was banned.

Patricie Uwase | What civil engineers and planners should know about building infrastructure in the real world: Lessons from Rwanda

Patricie Uwase
Lecture 4pm (cookies 3:30pm)
290 Hearst Memorial Mining Building

Over 25 years ago, Rwanda was almost on the brink of being wiped off the world map. Rwanda had just gone through one of the twentieth century’s worst genocides: the 1994 genocide against the Tutsi.

Clara Irázabal-Zurita | Venezuela’s Grand Housing Mission: Janus-Faced, Reversed Gentrification in Caracas

12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
305 Wurster Hall

Clara Irázabal-Zurita is a Professor of Planning and Director of the Latinx and Latin American Studies Program at the University of Missouri-Kansas City.

This lecture is co-sponsored by the Social Science Matrix.