The Legacy of Redlining

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Public schools rely heavily on local property taxes to balance their budgets. The legacy of redlining is felt by communities of color whose property values are significantly lower than neighboring communities just outside the "red line."

The History of Redlining. A redlining map of New Orleans. Redlining, a process by which banks and other institutions refuse to offer mortgages or offer worse rates to customers in certain neighborhoods based on their racial and ethnic composition, is one of the clearest examples of institutionalized racism in the history of the United States.

I sat down separately with three of the pastors involved in Empower West – Joe Phelps of Highland Baptist Church, Erica Whitaker of Buechel park baptist church and F. Bruce Williams of Bates Memorial Baptist Church – to talk about the book and the legacy of redlining in Louisville. Listen in the player above, or read below.

Now on the 100 year anniversary of the riots, Chicago is still living under the shadows of their dark legacy – with.

The mural pays homage to the pan-African community of Central District and to the legacy of the building itself. In 1968 the.

“The legacy of federal redlining and discriminatory housing policies and private practices is still visible today, as housing discrimination has taken different forms and African American.

It’s now $2.13, in what labor scholars call a jarring remnant from the legacy of slavery. Man murdered on Red Line was.

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A Legacy of Segregation and Discrimination: Redlining.the housing sector is a prime example of the confluence of influences, often working together, to tilt the playing field away from communities of color.

Historical practices, such as housing discrimination in Detroit, have been shown to have lasting impacts on communities. Perhaps the most explicit example is the practice of redlining in the 1930s, whereby lenders outlined financially undesirable neighborhoods, populated by minority families, on maps and prevented residents from moving to better resourced neighborhoods.

Mapping Inequality introduces viewer to the records of the home owners’ loan Corporation on a scale that is unprecedented. Here you can browse more than 150 interactive maps and thousands of "area descriptions." These materials afford an extraordinary view of the contours of wealth and racial inequality in Depression-era American cities and insights into discriminatory policies and practices.