From Racial Zoning to Community Empowerment

@article{Connerly2002FromRZ,
  title={From Racial Zoning to Community Empowerment},
  author={Charles E. Connerly},
  journal={Journal of Planning Education and Research},
  year={2002},
  volume={22},
  pages={114 - 99}
}
  • Charles E. Connerly
  • Published 1 December 2002
  • Sociology
  • Journal of Planning Education and Research
This article shows how Birminghams interstate highway system attempted to maintain the racial boundaries that had been established by the citys 1926 racial zoning law. It shows how the construction of interstate highways through black neighborhoods in the city led to significant population loss in those neighborhoods and is associated with an increase in neighborhood racial change. Finally, the article shows how the citys black community moved from a position of quietly protesting the… Expand

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