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Family Properties: Race, Real Estate and the Exploitation of Black Urban America

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We attended a conference titled "Diversity in Financial Services: The Impact of Dodd-Frank" held from June 22-24, 2011 at the Westin Arlington Gateway, Arlington, VA. We opened the conference by speaking on a panel covering Dodd/Frank Section 342. Moderating the panel was Mikail Moore, Chief of Staff, Congresswoman Maxine Waters, US House of Representatives. Other panelists were Darlene R. Slaughter, Vice President, Chief Diversity Officer, Fannie Mae and Leslie R. Crawford, Deputy Director, Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation.The speaker at General Session IV wasBeryl Satter, author of Family Properties: Race, Real Estate, and the Exploitation of Black Urban America. She discussed the current state of the mortgage markets and placed recent history in context. Her book is perhaps the best exploration of race and the urban real estate market.This is a rare and powerful book which combines socioeconomic trends, the history of the civil rights movement and detailed family his…