UNDERSTANDING INSTITUTIONALIZED DISCRIMINATION AND RACISM
FIRST: Listen to this 35 minute program: https://www.npr.org/2017/05/03/526655831/a-forgotten-history-of-how-the-u-s-government-segregated-america (Links to an external site.)
SECOND: View these maps of redlining in the Bay Area: https://joshbegley.com/redlining/ (Links to an external site.)
THIRD: Answer the following two questions:
1. What struck you the most about what you heard in the program? Answer in 2+ detailed paragraphs.
2. Based on your knowledge of housing prices and public schools in the Bay Area, how do you still see the impacts of this historical injustice impacting local communities today? Answer in 2+ detailed paragraphs.
*If you need more background to answer question 2 here are some additional resources organized by city of focus:
Berkeley: https://www.berkeleyside.com/2018/09/20/redlining-the-history-of-berkeleys-segregated-neighborhoods (Links to an external site.)
San Francisco: https://www.sfgate.com/bayarea/article/San-Francisco-segregated-neighborhoods-redlining-10806723.php (Links to an external site.)
East Bay: https://bpr.berkeley.edu/2018/04/17/to-segregate-or-not-to-segregate-that-is-the-bay-areas-question/ (Links to an external site.)
Alameda: http://www.acphd.org/media/144733/lduc-segreg.pdf (Links to an external site.)