Originally published 01/08/2015
How Levittown responded when a black family moved in.
Originally published 11/22/2013
David Austin Walsh
Journalist Peter Savodnik discusses his new book, "The Interloper."
Originally published 12/12/2017
American cities used zoning laws to direct new construction and to control where people lived. Across the country, zoning was designed to keep black and white apart, to protect white neighborhoods against black people. By helping white families to build up wealth through home ownership and preventing black families from doing the same, federal, state and local governments have contributed to today’s racial disparities in wealth.
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