Lack of adequate black representation is why black constituents stay on the losing end… Wellston is about to lose 1/5th of its population to make way for gentrification by one of Stenger’s donors. Make no mistake, this deal was approved by the county council. The same county council that is playing dumb in the aftermath of a federal investigation into Stenger’s deals including 2 Wellston industrial properties that set the stage for getting rid of public housing in Wellston. Where were black leaders on the county council? Or better yet, in Wellston’s city government? Any black won’t do.
Plan to get rid of Wellston public housing moves forward
The fate of the 201 housing units — and about 500 people who live inside them — has become a rallying cry over the shortage of affordable housing in the