Family Properties: Racial Exploitation, Urban Decay, and Community Activism in Mid-Twentieth-Century Chicago

Lecture Description

Drawing from her book, “Family Properties”, Satter describes the history of predatory real estate practices that drained wealth from black Chicago, and many similar black communities across the urban north. It also describes her father’s activism against the bank redlining of African American communities, and the effects of that activism on her family.

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Race Urban and Suburban

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