Life is tough enough facing everyday issues without discrimination making things harder. Black Twitter has managed to help mete out social media justice against the Permit Patty’s and Barbecue Becky’s of the world – causing them to lose jobs, businesses, and reputations.
“So covenants, when combined with redlining, create this really, really nasty one-two punch. Covenants are ensuring that for large sections of the city, it’s illegal for you to live there if you’re Black. Redlining is ensuring that in other large sections of the city, it is impossible for you to get a mortgage if you want to purchase a home there.”