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Episode 77: Urban Renewal 2.0

March 28, 2017

Development efforts in American cities often push out long-term residents and communities of color. Zeroing in on Baltimore, Professor Brandi Blessett breaks down the intentional and unintentional impacts of urban policy decisions.

For More on this Topic: 
  • Read more of her work on the impact of public administration on communities of color in her two-page brief.
  • Check out Arnold Hirsch’s book on race and housing in Chicago, Making the Second Ghetto.
Further Reading: 

The Real Baltimore Crisis

SSN Basic Facts, May 2015