Evanston, IL will be the first city to provide housing discrimination reparations:

Since my family was involved in the white-flight segregation of the Chicago area, this is a step in the right direction.

Just for clarification, while my family was never directly involved in the politics, they did materially benefit as homeowners from Chicago-area neighborhood redlining after WWII.

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The short version is that Black people in northern US cities were systematically targeted by predatory housing practices, or had their homes devalued by the banking and insurance industries.

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