Here's a very good article in Architectural Digest by Meaghan O'Neill on "Why Justice in Design is Critical to Repairing America". Check it out.
"Racial inequity is historically and literally built into the country’s landscape—here’s how we can begin to fix that."
"Design professionals alone, of course, are not to blame. But as a group of people who generally view themselves as progressive problem solvers, they have some power—and responsibility—to help un-build inequity. No one yet knows exactly how to build a just city."
“We have to understand what the built environment has done, and what we can do,” says Van Buren. “It starts everywhere and it is starting everywhere—and it needs to happen now.”