Roosevelt University in Chicago, Schaumburg and Online - Logo
  • Home
  • News and Events
  • History professor Erik Gellman examines past and present of discriminatory lending practices on Chicago Tonight

History professor Erik Gellman examines past and present of discriminatory lending practices on Chicago Tonight

Posted: 08/07/2014

In an August 7 segment on the history of the discriminatory lending practices that Chicago's Contract Buyers League fought against in the 1960s, Erik S. Gellman, Associate Professor in the Roosevelt University Department of History & Philosophy and Associate Director of the St. Clair Drake Center for African and African American Studies, discussed the similarity between the recent subprime mortgage crisis and the struggles of the Contract Buyers. Prof. Gellman's segment begins at 6:37.