NPR, September 18, COVID-19 May Have A More Serious Impact On Formerly Redlined Communities
When people talk about structural racism, they often point to redlining. That was a practice the banks used for decades to avoid lending money to the residents of Black and immigrant neighborhoods. Though redlining was outlawed in 1968, a new nationwide study shows it continues to have an effect on the health of neighborhoods and the people who live there. NPR’s Maria Godoy reports.