Aug 03 2015

Don’t ‘Sanitize’ How Our Government Created Ghettos

Posted by

ghetto

NPR published/broadcast an insightful segment about the origination of ghettos.

  • How the New Deal’s Public Works Administration led to the creation of segregated ghettos
  • The Federal Housing Administration’s overtly racist policies in the 1930s, ’40s and ’50s
  • Real estate agents’ practice of “blockbusting”

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *