SOURCE: The 74
Past discriminatory housing policies have been determined to be a major factor in the black-white wealth gap. A new report has linked redlining to present-day inequalities in education.
SOURCE: Made By History at The Washington Post
by Tracey Deutsch and James McElroy
In addition to selling food, grocery stores have also preserved a social order that treats shoppers of different races differently, dispensing hierarchy along with food — and, in fact, creating it.
SOURCE: New York Times
A recent study has examined a historical connection between racist redlining practices in urban planning and heat-trapping environments in present-day urban neighborhoods.
SOURCE: The Atlantic
Urban inequality didn’t happen by accident.
SOURCE: Boston Review
by Colin Gordon, Walter Johnson, Jason Q. Purnell, and Jamala Rogers
The disproportionate toll COVID-19 has taken on black Americans is a product of conscious choices by actors at every level of government and private industries like banking, insurance and real estate.
SOURCE: Billy Penn
The federal government in the 1930s established the housing policies that keep cities segregated even today, said author and historian Richard Rothstein.
Professor of history Nathan Connolly visited the travelling exhibit "Undesign the Redline."
It's time to remedy the effects of that terrible policy.
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