Race Matters: The Folks Next Door

  title={Race Matters: The Folks Next Door},
  author={A. Scott. Henderson},
  journal={Reviews in American History},
  pages={119 - 125}
  • A. Henderson
  • Published 1 March 2001
  • Political Science
  • Reviews in American History
In 1953, a University of Chicago Law Review article concluded: "Of all discriminations encountered by the Negro and other minority groups, none has proved more difficult to overcome than exclusion from housing." Readers might have construed this statement to mean that housing discrimination was largely a thing of the past. Indeed, only a few years earlier the Supreme Court had declared that judicial enforcement of restrictive covenants was unconstitutional. This pronouncement capped a long… 
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