Retro Local

Redlining: The Jim Crow Laws of the North

12/06/2019 | 6m 38s | Video has closed captioning.

Why does Minnesota suffer through some of the worst racial disparities in the nation? One answer is the spread of racist, restrictive real estate covenants in the early 20th century. Jim Crow of the North charts the progression of racist policies and practices from the advent of restrictive covenants after the turn of the last century to their final elimination in the late 1960s.

Aired: 12/06/19

Rating: NR

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