From the NPR YouTube site:
In 1968, Congress passed the Fair Housing Act that made it illegal to discriminate in housing. Gene Demby of NPR’s Code Switch explains why neighborhoods are still so segregated today.
Our local KPBS station has what might be considered a companion piece to this video: Redlining’s Mark On San Diego Persists 50 Years After Housing Protections. It includes maps of San Diego showing the red-lined areas and a link to the April 5th Midday Edition podcast featuring Stephen Russell, executive director, San Diego Housing Federation and Richard Rothstein, author of “The Color of Law”. [Read more…]