How A Half Century Of Redlining Successfully Segregated American Neighborhoods


One strategy for engaging a skeptic is asking the basic question: why is the housing for black (or other) people concentrated in one area? Instead of answering the question too quickly, it may be useful to let the struggle with it for a while. At the right time, a short article like this, which links past practices with current reality, may be helpful in getting someone to see the racial past is still with us.