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Guest Host: Dan Reed
Segregation is thought of as a vestige of the past, but one only needs to look at a map of our region’s economic health to see how racist practices like redlining and issuing restrictive deed covenants continue to divide Washingtonians today.
We look at the ways local jurisdictions are grappling with racism that was once written into law.
Produced by Julie Depenbrock
- Stuart Eisenberg Executive Director, Hyattsville Community Development Corporation
- Trent Day Hall Community Outreach Specialist, Howard County Government
- Sarah Shoenfeld Co-Director, Mapping Segregation in Washington D.C.
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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. (Warning: Language)
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