Historical Legacies

Historical Legacies - to whites • 1950s and 60s...

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Historical Legacies 1800s: urban America was not segregated 1870:80% of African Americans lived I rural south 1970: 80% of African Americans lived in urban areas; 50% outside the south 1940s: federal government channeled funds outside of urban areas (important in the creation of the suburbs and funds mainly given
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Unformatted text preview: to whites) • 1950s and 60s: disinvestment in African American communities • 1950s: department of housing relocated African American families • 1960s: cities with large African American populations had ghettos within the city...
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This document was uploaded on 11/01/2011 for the course SOCI 1101 at UGA.

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