Todd Michney on Redlining and the Home Owners’ Loan Company

In our second episode we talk to Todd M. Michney, Assistant Professor at the School of History and Sociology at Georgia Institute of Technology, who shares insights from his book Surrogate Suburbs: Black Upward Mobility and Neighborhood Change in Cleveland, 1900–1980 about redlining and the HOLC’s role in housing discrimination.

Read more about the New Deal and the broken promises to African Americans due to redlining and discriminatory lending in Professor Michney’s recent article,New Perspectives on New Deal Housing Policy: Explicating and Mapping HOLC Loans to African Americans.”

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Todd Michney on Redlining and the Home Owners' Loan Company
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