The New Deal Didn’t Create Segregation

Housing segregation, like racism in general, has deep roots in American society. It wasn’t imposed by the federal government — and certainly not by the New Deal.

Richard Walker, Living New Deal Director in an interview with the Jacobin.

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New Deal Maps

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