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Family Properties

Race, Real Estate, and the Exploitation of Black Urban America

Family Properties( )
Author: Satter, Beryl
ISBN:978-0-8050-7676-9
Publication Date:Mar 2009
Publisher:Henry Holt & Company
Imprint:Metropolitan Books
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $30.00
Book Description:

Part family story and part urban history, a landmark investigation of segregation and urban decay in Chicago-and cities across the nation The "promised land" for thousands of Southern blacks, postwar Chicago quickly became the most segregated city in the North, the site of the nation's worst ghettos and the target of Martin Luther King Jr.'s first campaign beyond the South. In this powerful book, Beryl Satter identifies the true causes of the city's black slums and the ruin of urban...
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