African American History Culture : A 'Forgotten History' Of How The U.S. Government Segregated America

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A 'Forgotten History' Of How The U.S. Government Segregated America

In 1933, faced with a housing shortage, the federal government began a program explicitly designed to increase — and segregate — America's housing stock. Author Richard Rothstein says the housing programs begun under the New Deal were tantamount to a "state-sponsored system of segregation" ...


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Federal housing policies created after the Depression ensured that African-Americans and other people of color were left out of the new suburban communitiesand pushed instead into urban housing projects, such as Detroit's Brewster-Douglass towers.

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