Andrew Kahrl

Andrew Kahrl

Andrew W. Kahrl is an associate professor of History and African American Studies and interim co-director of the Democracy Initiative at the University of Virginia. He is the author, most recently, of Free the Beaches: The Story of Ned Coll and the Battle for America’s Most Exclusive Shoreline.

photo: a mix of vacant and inhabited homes in Detroit.

Another Way Cities Can Protect Homeowners: End Tax Sales

Auctioning homes over unpaid taxes only makes racial and income inequities worse. The coronavirus crisis offers a good time to halt the practice, permanently.