Editor’s note: Housing discrimination and racial segregation are still real. The reasons are not likely what you may think they are. Following is a brief, eye-opening video that explains. After watching the video, check out some of the related articles linked below.
Adam Ruins Everything: How Race Settled the Suburbs
Discriminatory practices from 70 years ago still have a strong affect on housing today.
Related, here on GMP:
HUD studies have found that African Americans and Latinos are discriminated against in one of every five home-buying encounters and one in every four attempts to rent an apartment.
Discrimination of black people is widespread in the US and it takes its toll on health.
An overview of the U.S. government’s many failed attempts to promote integrated housing since the Fair Housing Act was passed in 1968.
Hi. My name is Carrie. I’m a racist.
The stresses of poverty impact parenting and children. Dr. John Rich explains.
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