Tuesday, August 11, 2020


Article Index

I. Economic Devastation of Families of Color by the Financial Market Crisis

The mortgage crisis of 2008 had and continues to have a disproportionately harsh impact on minority families and homeowners. Two of the ways in which minority families have suffered the most in light of the crisis include 1) a significant drop in median wealth and 2) a disproportionate rate of mortgage foreclosures based in part on targeted predatory lending.

Vernellia R. Randall
Founder and Editor
Professor Emerita of Law
The University of Dayton School of Law