01.16.2024

Pulling the thread on North Shore racial covenants

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By The CommonWealth Beacon Codcast

Last year, the “Dirty Deeds Project” brought to light hundreds of racially restrictive covenants in home deeds on the North Shore. North Shore NAACP branch president Kenann McKenzie-DeFranza and Harborlight Homes Advocacy and Education Manager Jean Michael Fana join CommonWealth Beacon‘s Jennifer Smith to discuss the project, and how telling this ugly history can empower Massachusetts communities to confront it together.