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Poetry exposes truth about public housing in the Bay Area

It took months of digging through documents and interviewing sources for journalists at the Center for Investigative Reporting to thoroughly investigate the troubed housing authority in Richmond, CA. But this investigation had a twist: three young poets team up with the Off/Page Project to reveal the housing crisis in Richmond, CA. Jeffrey Brown reports.

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