California (Louisville, Ky.)
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Lillie Ingram is a California resident who grew up in Newburg. She discussed her childhood in a rural area of Newburg and the white flight that happened after her family was the first Black family to move into their block at 18th and Hill Street.
Neal Robertson is a Pleasure Ridge Park resident who grew up in the California neighborhood. Robertson grew up in a home his grandmother owned and his discussed how ownership gave him a different mindset from his friends who were renters. He left Louisville to play basketball and compared the racial segregation in the city to other places he lived.
Yolanda Walker is the president of the California Neighborhood Leadership Council. She discussed her concerns about a tax incremental financing district created by the city to revitalize West Louisville. She was concerned that it would lead to displacement of African American renters and higher property tax for homeowners.