Curious how systemic racism works? Check out your neighborhood.

Posted on AllSides October 13th, 2021
From The Center
racism, systemic racism, housing and homelessness
Shafkat Anowar/AP

Like most self-perpetuating systems, systemic racism masquerades as the norm. But as the history of housing discrimination illustrates, it’s a human-made system, not a natural one.

Becoming a first-generation homebuyer was a meaningful step for Erin. Her parents came to the United States from Cape Verde and had never been able to purchase a house. She was excited for the stability it would provide and the financial investment in her future.

But as a 40-year-old Black woman in the Boston area, Erin, who didn’t want to be named for employment...

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