Free Film on Housing Discrimination August 3, 2015

race_powerofanillusionIn light of the continuing plague of neighborhood segregation, housing discrimination, and gentrification, California Newsreel has posted a video online for free public viewing called “The House You Live In.” It is an episode from their documentary film, “RACE—The Power of an Illusion.”

The episode reveals some of the discriminatory policies supported by the federal government after World War II and the legacy of those policies today.

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