A proposed highway expansion threatens to disproportionately displace communities of colour, but Biden’s infrastructure plans could change that.

Prevention specialist Elda Reyes lives in a modest, three-bedroom home nestled in the corner of a small residential street in north Houston, close to Interstate 45 (I-45).

She bought the house 17 years ago, building a life on the tree-lined street with her husband Jesus, a groundskeeper, and their three children, one of whom – a 22-year-old daughter – still lives with them.  [Read more.]

Andy Hirschfeld
Al Jazeera | January 13, 2021