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The Neighborhoods We Will Not Share

Richard Rothstein The New York Times
Persistent housing segregation lies at the root of many of our society’s problems. Trump wants to make it worse. This was not a peculiar Southern obsession, but consistent nationwide. In many hundreds of instances nationwide, mob violence....

books

Los Angeles: City of Segregation

Adam Tomes Counterfire
The book under review documents a century of struggle against the partitioning of groups on the basis of race through property markets, constructions of community, and the scourge of neoliberalism, revealing racialist ideology and means to end it.

poetry

A Line Breaking

Renny Golden Naugatuck River Review
On July 27, 1919, the appearance of an African American swimmer near a white beach provoked a citywide pogrom in Chicago. Poet Renny Golden depicts the incident and a wade-in that integrated the shores during the 1960s.

Remembering the Wades, the Bradens and the Struggle for Racial Integration in Louisville

Rick Howlett WFPL, The News for Louisville, an NPR affiliate
On a October morning, Ebbs is standing next to a historical marker erected near the Wade home site a few years ago. "I’ve made sure that my children understand the significance of the fact that there’s a monument here and it is our blood relatives that went through what they did to receive something like this. So I make sure that I definitely give it the respect that it’s due."
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