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Racism

August 8, 2016, 7am PDT
Being a person of color in the United States means being physically vulnerable to both environmental hazards and police violence, two professors argue.
CityLab
July 29, 2016, 9am PDT
An equity strategist offers advice on creating safe streets programs that address systemic racism.
Streetsblog
July 22, 2016, 10am PDT
Homeownership is often promoted as a way for low-income and minority families to build wealth. But it is those very families who assume the most risk in buying a house.
City Observatory
July 14, 2016, 9am PDT
Emily Badger, writing for The Washington Post's Wonkblog, doesn't let planners off the hook for the racist history of highway planning around the country.
The Washington Post - Wonkblog
July 8, 2016, 5am PDT
A Mississippi-based bank will pay $10.6 million for discriminatory lending practices.
Next City
July 1, 2016, 12pm PDT
Five U.S. cities will examine how their government operations impact people of color, and come up with solutions to advance racial equity.
Living Cities
April 2, 2016, 11am PDT
It's surprising to see places named with racially offensive words in 2016—no matter what your take on political correctness.
Crosscut
March 26, 2016, 7am PDT
The "Inequality Chronicles," now in their third installment by Places Journal, are essential reading.
Places Journal
October 7, 2015, 5am PDT
Redlining has been around for a long time, but across the country, local, state, and federal agencies are filing complaints against banks and other corporations for creative and subtle new forms of discrimination.
CityLab
Blog post
September 1, 2015, 6am PDT
University of New Orleans Professor Dr. Anna Livia Brand writes about the shortcomings in the recovery planning process in post-Katrina New Orleans caused by unaddressed racial inequality.
JPER
July 26, 2015, 5am PDT
The good news is that middle-class suburbs are becoming increasingly integrated. However, a closer look at the migration patterns of whites and minorities reveals a more complex picture, rife with racism.
The Washington Post - Wonkblog
April 13, 2015, 2pm PDT
With so much to learn just by reading a Wall Street Journal book review of "Bike Battles: A History of Sharing the American Road" by James Longhurst, history professor at University of Wisconsin-La Crosse, imagine what's to learn by reading the book.
The Wall Street Journal
March 4, 2015, 2pm PST
The tendency of transportation planning of the 20th and 21st centuries to negatively impact poor and minority populations received deep attention on national media outlets over the past few days.
Slate
February 16, 2015, 5am PST
In two parts, NPR's City Project examines Austin's premier mixed-use urban village built on the 700-acre site of the former Robert Mueller Municipal Airport which relocated in 1999. Part 2 is about racial tensions that have surfaced in the community.
NPR
January 28, 2015, 10am PST
Milwaukee Alderman Joe Dudzik's arguments in opposition to a proposed streetcar project have been heard before.
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
Blog post
November 18, 2014, 12pm PST
Conservatives and liberals tend to define "racism" very differently. As a result, accusations of racism tend to be unsuccessful outside ideologically homogenous environments.
Michael Lewyn
October 30, 2014, 10am PDT
A high profile environmental attorney in San Diego called out neighborhood opposition to development that would add density for "selfishness and closet racism."
Voice of San Diego
April 16, 2011, 5am PDT
The case of Buchanan v. Warley, decided in 1916, set an important precedent: it forbade zoning restrictions based on race.
PDI Advisor
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