Aug 03 2015

Don’t ‘Sanitize’ How Our Government Created Ghettos

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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”