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Suburban Crisis

Andrew R. Highsmith

in Demolition Means Progress: Flint, Michigan, and the Fate of the American Metropolis

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780226050058
eISBN:
9780226251080
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226251080.003.0009
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

By the early 1970s, the neighborhood battles over race and housing first triggered by urban renewal had spilled over Flint’s northern border into suburban Beecher. There, a controversial federal ... More


Race for Profit: How Banks and the Real Estate Industry Undermined Black Homeownership

Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781469653662
eISBN:
9781469653686
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469653662.001.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

By the late 1960s and early 1970s, reeling from a wave of urban uprisings, politicians finally worked to end the practice of redlining. Reasoning that the turbulence could be calmed by turning Black ... More


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