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A Black family got their beach back — and inspired others to fight against land theft

Danny Hajek, A. Martinez, Kelley Dickens  •  October 10, 2021

Duane "Yellow Feather" Shepard stands at the top of a narrow park that slopes downward toward a lifeguard training center and panoramic views of the Pacific coast. "We're looking over the horizon at a beautiful, beautiful ocean . . .

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Jim Crow of the North | Trailer

Air Date 2/25/19

A Twin Cities PBS Original. Roots of racial disparities are seen through a new lens in this film that explores the origins of housing segregation in the Minneapolis area. But the story also illustrates how African-American families . . .

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The Color of Law – A Forgotten History of How Our Government Segregated America

Book  •  By Richard Rothstein  •  2017

In The Color of Law (published by Liveright in May 2017), Richard Rothstein argues with exacting precision and fascinating insight how segregation in America — the incessant kind that continues . . .

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Fair Housing, Redlining, Greenlining: a Brief Historical Review

Joe Kirchner, Ph.D.  •  May 13, 2019

It has been half a century since the passage of the Fair Housing Act in the wake of the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King. takes this opportunity to review the historical context, passage, implementation and . . .

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Census shows modest declines in black-white segregation

William H. Frey  •  Tuesday, December 8, 2015

Racial segregation is still high in many parts of America, lying at the root of sharp inequalities that continue to be visible in many cities. But an examination of newly released Census data suggests a modest decline in black-white segregation . . .

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The Hard Stuff: Systemic Racism and Real Estate

By Rob Hahn  •  June 9, 2020

This is the followup to the first post, in which I asked whether the real estate industry was serious about race and racial issues. I am choosing to believe that we are, and that the various leaders . . .

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