James B. Nutter Sr., who died Friday, was a pioneer of extending mortgages to African-Americans in Kansas City. The city should honor that legacy by doing more to help African-Americans and other minorities own homes in the area, the editorial board writes.
James B. Nutter Sr., who died Friday, was a pioneer of extending mortgages to African-Americans in Kansas City. The city should honor that legacy by doing more to help African-Americans and other minorities own homes in the area, the editorial board writes. The Kansas City Star File photo
James B. Nutter Sr., who died Friday, was a pioneer of extending mortgages to African-Americans in Kansas City. The city should honor that legacy by doing more to help African-Americans and other minorities own homes in the area, the editorial board writes. The Kansas City Star File photo

Editorial: What can Kansas City do to encourage home ownership? Follow James B. Nutter’s lead

July 10, 2017 05:51 PM