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segregation



  • Sarah Jane Shoenfeld on Mapping segregation in D.C.

    For the past several years, Mapping Segregation in Washington DC has been documenting the historic role of real estate developers, citizens associations (white homeowner groups), and the courts in segregating the city.



  • The Jim Crow Car

    The North, the South and the forgotten origins of racial separation.



  • Why Are We Still Segregating Black History in February?

    by Christina Proenza-Coles

    Even before the U.S. was a nation, African-Americans played crucial roles in nearly every stage of history in the new world. ‘Honoring’ that history in one month is a travesty.



  • How Real Estate Segregated America

    by Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor

    Real-estate interests have long wielded an outsized influence over national housing policy—to the detriment of African Americans.



  • From Segregation to Gentrification

    by Mike Green

    Lessons from Seattle and Detroit: How city policies and NIMBYism lead to unimpeded market forces displacing poor people of color.