Redlining maps are what made me aware that the rights and freedoms that should be available to all - are not available to all. Even though the Constitution of the United States specifically says that "all men are created equal", laws had to be written to allow people of color the right to finally live where they wanted. However, the implication of these maps has been everlasting.
The words laid over are just a few of the results of what these maps have caused.
Created after WWII, these maps indicated where people of different races could and couldn't live. (See this picture at Atlas Coffee, address below.)
Created after WWII, these maps indicated where people of different races could and couldn't live. (See this picture at Atlas Coffee, address below. )
The process or state of excluding or being excluded.
Racially segregated but ostensibly ensuring equal opportunities to all races. In the pivotal case of Plessy v. Ferguson in 1896, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that racially separate facilities, if equal, did not violate the Constitution. Segregation, the Court said, was not discrimination.
"The policies created a country in which whites gained access to the wealth-generating effect of homeownership that largely eluded blacks. It’s largely blamed for the substantial wealth gap that exists today, with white households having, on average, 12 times more wealth than the $11,030 the average black household has."
1. take away possessions from someone
deprive of positive human qualities.
the state of being a slave.
the action or state of setting someone or something apart from other people or things or being set apart.
feel intense or passionate dislike for (someone).
Redlining #1 and #2 are hanging for the month of August 2020 with the Ken Caryl Art Guild. 11757 W Ken Caryl Ave, Littleton, CO 80127