Black Homeowners Disappearing Where Obama Got Start

Black Homeowners Disappearing Where Obama Got Start

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When Obama, the country’s first black president, took office in 2009, he inherited an economic and housing crisis that disproportionately affected minorities. In a speech last week on the 50th anniversary of Martin Luther King Jr.’s March on Washington, called for expanding King’s dream of racial equality to include economic opportunity for all.