A new paradigm for valuing Black communities

May 2, 2020; Atlanta, Georgia, USA; A view of downtown Atlanta just prior to the flyover of the Blue Angels and the Thunderbirds to honor workers during the pandemic in Atlanta. Mandatory Credit: Dale Zanine-USA TODAY NETWORK

In his new book, “Know Your Price: Valuing Black Lives and Property in America’s Black Cities,” just published by Brookings Institution press, Andre M. Perry takes readers on a tour through six-majority Black cities whose assets and strengths are undervalued, and offers a new paradigm to determine the value of Black communities. On this episode, Robert Wicks interviews Perry, a fellow in the Metropolitan Policy Program, about his book.

Also on this episode, Senior Fellow Sarah Binder walks you through three developments on Capitol Hill in Washington that deserve a closer look.

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