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Redfin vowed to do more to support minority employees, but not everyone believes the company will deliver

Redfin vowed more support for minority employees, but not everyone believes it will deliver

UPDATED, July 29, 2020, 1:13 p.m.: When Redfin CEO Glenn Kelman blogged about the brokerage’s pledge to fight racism, the move backfired. Some former...

Redfin vowed more support for minority employees, but not everyone believes it will deliver
Tammy Jones

“I had to be better, stronger, faster”: Basis CEO Tammy Jones talks strategies for more diversity in real estate

When Tammy Jones decided to launch her own business, she found a partner in her former client, the Manhattan development and investment firm JEMB...

“I had to be better, stronger, faster”: Basis CEO Tammy Jones talks strategies for more diversity in real estate
Don Peebles (Getty, iStock)

Don Peebles looks to deploy capital for $500M diversity fund by year-end

Don Peebles said he’s hopeful the $500 million fund his firm launched last June to invest in projects by...

Don Peebles looks to deploy capital for $500M diversity fund by year-end
Nooklyn CEO Moiz Malik and CORE CEO Shaun Osher (Nooklyn, Getty)

Incidents at Nooklyn and Core outrage Black agents, staff

For weeks after the death of George Floyd at the hands of the police, Brooklyn agent Wileen Saint Louis...

Incidents at Nooklyn and Core outrage Black agents, staff
CBRE broker Charlie Stephens, Juda Srour and attorney David Moreno Jr. (Linkedin, YouTube)

Racist comment posted using name of real estate executive

A webinar last month was marred when someone used the name of a real estate executive to post a...

Racist comment posted using name of real estate executive
From left: Onay Payne, Jim Simmons, Margaret Anadu and Tammy Jones (Payne by Emily Assiran)

‘Your pedigree is always questioned’: Black real estate execs push for change

From blatant racism to more subtle microaggressions, the predominantly white real estate industry can be an isolating place for...

‘Your pedigree is always questioned’: Black real estate execs push for change
From left: Moishe Mana, Marcelo Claure, Robert Reffkin, and Audrey Gelman (Credit: Jemal Countess, Aaron Davidson, Jean Baptiste Lacroix, Joshua Lott and Sean Rayford, via Getty Images)

“We must do better”: Real estate leaders move to address discrimination in industry

Nationwide protests over the killing of George Floyd at the hands of police have quickly shifted to a larger...

“We must do better”: Real estate leaders move to address discrimination in industry
Compass CEO Robert Reffkin (Getty)

Robert Reffkin recounts instances of racism

UPDATED: June 3, 2:35 p.m.: As a young man in New York, Robert Reffkin was stopped by police who left his white friends alone. He watched taxis pass him by “over a hundred times.”...

Robert Reffkin recounts instances of racism
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