50 Years Ago: President Johnson Signed The Fair Housing Act

Gene Demby of NPR’s Code Switch reviews the history of government policies that created and reinforced segregation.  The Fair Housing Act was an attempt to correct the situation that failed time and time again.  To watch the 6 1/2 minute video “Housing Segregation In Everything” click here.

The NAACP Legal and Education Defense Fund’s Thurgood Marshall Institute has created an interactive map which offers a retrospective on housing discrimination in the United States.

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