UNWELCOMED: A FAIR HOUSING HISTORY OF SALES & LENDING DISCRIMINATION EXHIBIT

Timelines

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Suggested Readings

-N.D.B. Connolly, A World More Concrete: Real Estate and the Remaking of Jim Crow South Florida, 2014

-Aaron Glantz, Homewreckers: How a Gang of Wall Street Kingpins, Hedge Fund Magnates, Crooked Banks, and Vulture Capitalists Suckered Millions Out of Their Homes and Demolished the American Dream, 2019

-Sonia A. Hirt, Zoned in the USA: The Origins and Implications of American Land-Use Regulation, 2014

-Louis Hyman, Debtor Nation: The History of America in Red Ink, 2011

-Richard B. Pierce, Polite Protest: The Political Economy of Race in Indianapolis, 1920-1970, 2005

-Richard Rothstein, The Color of Law: A Forgotten History of How Our Government Segregated America, 2017

-Gene Slater, Freedom to Discriminate: How Realtors Conspired to Segregate Housing and Divide America, 2021

-Chloe N. Thurston, At the Boundaries of Homeownership: Credit, Discrimination, and the American State, 2018

-Fair Housing Center of Central Indiana, The State of Fair Housing in Indiana Report, 2019, https://www.fhcci.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/01/2019-State-of-Fair-Housing-Report.pdf

 

Other Recommended Resources

-Giorgio Angelini’s film, “Owned, a Tale of Two Americas,” https://www.ownedfilm.com/trailer

-Fair Housing Center of Central Indiana, “History of Redlining – Indianapolis, IN,” 2020: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kX_W_XRNHJ4&t=6s

-Fair Housing Center of Central Indiana, “The History of Real Estate Sales Discrimination – Indianapolis, IN,” 2021: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WjYOA7DIz4I

-Fair Housing Center of Central Indiana, “Reverse Redlining 101,” 2021: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ku5xIVdSnYY

-Mapping Segregation DC: http://mappingsegregationdc.org/index.html#mapping

-NPR, Code Switch, “Housing Segregation and Redlining in America: A Short History,” 2018: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=O5FBJyqfoLM

-The Root, “How Redlining Shaped Black America As We Know It: Unpack That,” 2019: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2o-yD0wGxAc

-Undesign the Redline Project: http://www.designingthewe.com/undesign-the-redline

-Vox, “How the U.S. Made Affordable Homes Illegal,” 2021: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0Flsg_mzG-M

Timeline

Panel 1 (Introduction)

Panel 2 (Racial Covenants)

Panel 3 (Neighborhood Intimidation)

Panel 4 (Redlining)

Panel 5 (Blockbusting & Steering)

Panel 6 (Anti-Discrimination Efforts)

Panel 7 (New Forms of Discrimination)

Panel 8 (Today’s Outcomes & Strategies)