Re-Blog Ω Resilient Design for Low-Income Communities |THE DIRT🏡🌅🌇

In her new book Resilience for All: Striving for Equity through Community-Driven Design, author Barbara Brown Wilson seeks to confront the failings of traditional planning and design practices in vulnerable low-income communities. While others have pursued landscape-based solutions to this issue — think community gardens — Brown suggests there is a larger role for landscape […] … Continue reading Re-Blog Ω Resilient Design for Low-Income Communities |THE DIRT🏡🌅🌇

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Re-Post || 60Minutes |CBSnews || Inside the Memorial to Victims of Lynching

[...] Stevenson wants people to understand that lynchings were not just brutal footnotes in history, they reflected a belief in racial differences that reinforced segregation in the 1950s and 60s, and, he says, has resulted in a pattern of unequal justice today. Bryan Stevenson: And now we live in a landscape where you see young … Continue reading Re-Post || 60Minutes |CBSnews || Inside the Memorial to Victims of Lynching

The Death of Clothing

Photos by: Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg By Lindsey Rupp, Chloe Whiteaker, Matt Townsend and Kim Bhasin February 5, 2018 Excerpt: The apparel industry has a big problem. At a time when the economy is growing, unemployment is low, wages are rebounding and consumers are eager to buy, Americans are spending less and less on clothing. The woes of retailers are often blamed … Continue reading The Death of Clothing

– How Expensive It Is to Be Poor – JANUARY 18, 2015

Charles M. Blow OP-ED COLUMNIST http://nyti.ms/1CEB037 “Easy” is a word not easily spoken among the poor. Things are hard — the times are hard, the work is hard, the way is hard. “Easy” is for uninformed explanations issued by the willfully callous and the haughtily blind. Allow me to explain, as James Baldwin put it, … Continue reading – How Expensive It Is to Be Poor – JANUARY 18, 2015