This Detroit-made mobile game explores housing inequality in familiar story

‘Dot’s Home’ tackles redlining, gentrification, and a history of racist housing practices

By Randiah Camille Green

Dorothea Hawkins is offended and appalled when a developer knocks on the door of her grandma’s house, offering the family cash to sell the home. With a leaking ceiling and other repairs piling atop exorbitant property taxes, Dorthea’s (aka Dot) grandma has a difficult choice to make — sell and start over or fall deeper into debt to preserve the family’s investment...

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November 29, 2023

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