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“Love lives in rage, sings lost names / With each new season of barricades”
Joyful as many of them were, taken together, the rally performances exuded a kind of collective loneliness, a longing to be united in shared space, to dance together, breathing the same air without fear.
Working to change an institution is a radical and revolutionary attempt; the act requires not only immediate responses to injustices but also requires long term plans for accountability.
Despite the Land Bank’s stated goals of supporting, “Affordable, market rate, or mixed-income housing development, business expansion, community facilities, side- and rear-yards, and Gardens and community open space, including urban agriculture,” it is clear that developers are heavily favored over communities through this process.