Really?

by
Abby Zimet

The new Bloomberg Businessweek cover about the housing market suggests greedy shiftless minorities are coming for your money and your houses. Many observers with more sense than the Bloomberg editorial staff have noted that the claim, and the grotesque caricatures accompanying it, are mind-blowingly racist, not to mention entirely inaccurate. Welcome to post-racial America. After the howls of outrage, Bloomberg apologized, sort of.

Bonus: For further proof of how far we have and haven't come, here's how a supermarket in Rhode Island chose to honor Black History Month.

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