Redlining in a Very White City and a Very Black One

Earlier: 92% of redlined homeowners were white

How redlining worked: In the 1930s, four kinds of lines were drawn on maps to indicate the economic desirability of a neighborhood for loans and mortgages. A-grade neighborhoods were indicated in green — perhaps coincidentally, the color of the dollar. B-grade was in blue, C-grade was in yellow, and D-grade was in red, which gave

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