Paul L. Caron

Monday, April 2, 2018

Brown Presents Homeownership In Black and White: The Role Of Tax Policy In Increasing Housing Inequity Today At Memphis

Brown (Dorothy) (2015)Dorothy Brown (Emory) presents Homeownership in Black and White: The Role of Tax Policy in Increasing Housing Inequity today at Memphis at its MLK50 Symposium: Where Do We Go From Here? (schedule):

Persistent poverty discussions very rarely consider how tax reform might provide additional revenues as solutions are considered. This Essay argues that tax subsidies for homeownership that support most white homeowner experiences to the exclusion of most black homeowner experiences are ripe for reform.

Eric H. Holder, Jr. (82nd Attorney General of the United States (2009-2015); Partner, Covington & Burling) is delivering the keynote address.  Other speakers at the symposium are:

  • Debo Adegbile (WilmerHale)
  • Roy L. Austin (Harris, Wiltshire & Grannis)
  • Cornell Brooks (Former President, NAACP)
  • Tomiko Brown-Nagin (Harvard)
  • Richard Hasen (UC-Irvine)
  • Sherrilyn Ifill (President, NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund)
  • Pamala Karlan (Stanford)

  • Toussaint Losier (Massachusetts)
  • Tracey Maclin (Boston University)
  • Dayna Matthew (Virginia)
  • Charles McKinney (Rhodes College)
  • Mark Osler (St. Thomas)
  • Dorothy Roberts (Pennsylvania)
  • Claude Steele (Stanford)
  • Beverly Tatum (President Emerita, Spelman College)


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