Lexington Tenants Union

Lexington Tenants Union

What is a tenant? A “tenant” is anyone who does not ultimately control their own housing. This includes people who rent, are houseless, or whose bank owns the loan for their home.

Lexington and Slavery

Lexington and Slavery

A few weeks ago, Lexington Mayor Linda Gorton appointed “The Commission for Racial Justice & Equality” to look at ways to address systemic racism. While that commission has created a number of subcommittees to look at various aspects of the matter, it has left one overarching issue to the vagaries of history. Lexington was one of the two largest slave markets in the South. Even more important was the fact...