Extending the Conversation on Housing, Financialization, and Race in Minneapolis

Anonymous submission to Conflict Minnesota

Wednesday, May 29th

Boneshaker Books

2002 23rd Ave S

7:00 PM

A discussion on “It’s Own Peculiar Decor” by Chris Wright and the film Jim Crow of the North that reckons with settler colonialism and ways institutional racism is entrenched through credit and financialization. Film available to stream from Twin Cities Public Television’s website. This essay helps us understand a history of financialization in the US as it pertains to race, the home, and the suburbs. Part of the time will be spent discussing this history of property alongside a history of settler colonialism. Essay available online here and free printed copies also available at Boneshaker Books.