Race   the House we Live In

Race the House we Live In

IT WAS A TIME WHEN HUNDREDS OF THOUSANDS OF G.I.s CAME HOME, READY TO START FAMILIES, BUT HAD NO PLACE TO LIVE. Oliver: IN THE 1930s, THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT CREATED THE FEDERAL HOUSING ADMINISTRATION, WHOSE JOB IT WAS TO PROVIDE LOANS, OR THE BACKING FOR LOANS, TO AVERAGE AMERICANS, SO THEY COULD PURCHASE A HOME.

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Ronald Crutcher and Lorelle Espinosa on The Open Mind: Deferred Dreams of Brown and Grutter

Ronald Crutcher and Lorelle Espinosa on The Open Mind: Deferred Dreams of Brown and Grutter

HEFFNER: I’m Alexander Heffner, your host on The Open Mind. Today we embellish on our recent exchange with Professor Tony Jack, author of “The Privileged Poor: How Elite Colleges are Failing Disadvantaged Students” with two dedicated practitioners and advocates of American higher education. Dr. Ronald Crutcher currently serves as the 10th president of the University

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