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Redlining and its Repercussions

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Redlining—the systematically racist banking practice of denying loans to people of color in post-WWII urban neighborhoods—is often portrayed as a closed chapter in the nation’s history of structural inequality. Yet intense discrimination persists as non-white communities face continuous exclusion from the “American Dream” of homeownership, or are targeted by predatory lending practices, further widening the racial wealth gap. Join UC Berkeley’s Richard Rothstein, as he reveals the findings of his recent book, The Color of Law: A Forgotten History of How our Government Segregated America, April de Simone, co-creator of the Undesign the Redline project, and Sarita Daftary-Steel, founder of the East New York Oral History Project, in a conversation moderated by Kai Wright, host of WNYC podcasts There Goes the Neighborhood, Indivisible, and The Stakes.

This program is presented as part of Brooklyn Historical Society's 400 Years of Inequality: Slavery, Race, and Our Unresolved History initiative, an immersive series of of reflection, analysis, and discussion commemorating our nation's unresolved history of slavery.

Special thanks to our 400 Years of Inequality programming partners:

400 Years of Inequality is made possible through the generous support of Joanne Witty and Eugene Keilin, Sylvia and Byron Lewis, Margaret Seiler and Hovey Brock, Alexandra Bowie and Daniel Richman, the Brooklyn Community Foundation, and donors to BHS’s Race and History Fund.

For questions about this event or other inquiries, contact our Visitor Services desk at 718-222-4111, ext. 250.

Redlining and its Repercussions
Wed, October 16
Doors: 6:30 pm
Event: 7:00 pm

$15 General Admission / $10 for Members


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Brooklyn Historical Society public programs are made possible by the New York State Council of the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Legislature; and, in part, by public funds from the New York Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council.

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