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5-Year Legal Battle Pays Off for Black Residents Who Sued Their City for Condemning Their Properties

Joseph Askew Sr. reveled in good news on a recent Sunday afternoon. The 77-year-old retiree has been in a legal battle to keep his historic properties from being destroyed by the city officials in his hometown, Kinston, North Carolina. Already, they’ve demolished some of his properties. He contends it's because of his race because officials […]