READING – Fair Housing by Jessica Feder-Birnbaum
October 15 @ 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
The 1968 Fair Housing Act was supposed to prohibit racial, religious and gender-based housing discrimination. Fast forward to 1972 White Plains, NY. When Shirley Chisholm supporter, Tina Lucas, finds the perfect apartment, the landlady, President Richard M. Nixon supporter, Peggy Manning, refuses to accept her application because she won’t rent to just “anyone”.