Facing Foreclosure: Brooklyn Retiree on Verge of Losing Home as Subprime Lenders Target Cash-Poor Black Seniors
The Indypendent, April 25, 2008.
This story won 2nd place in a a citywide journalism competition, in the category of "Best Article on Immigrant, Racial or Social Justice Issues," awarded by the New York Community Media Alliance. It's about Simeon Ferguson, a senior citizen with many of the tell-tale symptoms of Alzheimer's disease, who is at risk of losing his home in Crown Heights Brooklyn due to an onerous and potentially criminal case of predatory lending. [Full Text]