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A Brief History of Racism in Redlining

Redlining [red-lahy-ning]: noun: a discriminatory practice by which banks, insurance companies, etc., refuse or limit loans, mortgages, insurance, etc., within specific geographic areas, especially inner-city neighborhoods. (via dictionary.com) The practice of redlining in cities across the United States, including Philadelphia, started with the creation of the Federal Housing Administration in […]