Jim Crow of the North charts the progression of racist policies and practices from the advent of restrictive covenants to their elimination in the late 1960s. Racial disparities are seen through a new lens in this film that explores the origins of housing segregation in the Minneapolis area. The story also illustrates how African-American families and leaders resisted this insidious practice.
Jim Crow of the North
1 HourThe origins of housing segregation and how racist real estate covenants set the stage for loan refusals or redlining in the U.S.; the University of Minnesota's Mapping Prejudice Project.
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