[lbo-talk] Southern vs. Northern violence

Joseph Catron jncatron at gmail.com
Wed May 9 08:48:58 PDT 2007

An amusing, if meaningless, coincidence: I once shared a small office with Ann Sullivan.

On 5/8/07, Dennis Claxton <ddclaxton at earthlink.net> wrote:

> Ann Sullivan, the group's organizer, recruited
> over 150 volunteers to go undercover in Nassau
> County real estate offices. She paired blacks and
> Latinos with white people, matching their
> salaries, apartment preferences, and price
> ranges­everything that should matter to real
> estate agents. Sullivan's research yielded
> disturbing results. Agents offered to show whites
> apartments twice as often as blacks and Latinos;
> a third of the African Americans and Latinos were steered to poor areas.

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