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  • 50 years after the Fair Housing Act

    Kelly Kent Sage|Jun 1, 2018

    This year marks the 50th anniversary of the passage of Fair Housing Act, a pivotal piece of legislation that laid the groundwork for housing protections for marginalized populations in the United States. They say those who don't learn from history are doomed to repeat it, so it's worth a look back at how things have and have not changed in terms of fair housing since 1968-and just how the legislation was passed in the first place. In 1968, America was an extremely segregated society with distinct white and black neighborhoods. Racial and...