"I'd be surprised to find any city that did not have restrictive covenants," said LaDale Winling, a historian and expert on housing discrimination who teaches at Virginia Tech in Blacksburg.
SOURCE: Minnesota Daily
Racial restrictive covenants have been legally unenforceable since 1948 and illegal under the Fair Housing Act of 1968, but remain on the deeds of many older properties. A program in Minnesota allows homeowners to remove them.
SOURCE: New York Times
by Richard Rothstein
Activism for racial justice will not succeed until activists recognize how residential segregation has been made into a normal feature of the American landscape and pressure the developers and banks who have profited from it to take restorative action.
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