Month: July 2020

Redlining and Structural Racism

Photograph: Rick Wilking/Reuters Conversations surrounding structural racism and the Black Lives Matter movement extend far beyond police brutality (though, those conversations are of course important). Redlining and other segregation policies are another form of structural (or systemic) racism—racially-coded disparities in access to power, opportunities, and associated outcomes within a system of social institutions. As Angela Davis…
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