HOW TWIN CITIES IS TRYING TO CLOSE HOME OWNERSHIP RACE GAP | PBS NEWSHOUR
The Twin Cities is one of the most affordable metropolitan areas of the country. Its longstanding racial disparities in home ownership are also among the worst. Just 25 percent of Black residents in Minneapolis and St. Paul own their homes, compared to 75 percent of white residents. Special Correspondent Fred de Sam Lazaro explores why — and what’s being done to change it.
Mapping Prejudice: From Awareness to Action
A guide for confronting modern racism in housing, policy, and communities.
This guide from the Mapping Prejudice project suggests ways that teachers can use Mapping Prejudice in the classroom. It provides both context and a list of resources that are available to the public online.
Trial & Tribulation: Racism and Justice in Minnesota
We look back at the last 100 years of Minnesota’s deep racist history, and examine the pressing questions of this moment in our collective history. How did this happen? Why did it happen here? And what does it take to heal? Trial & Tribulation: Racism and Justice in Minnesota is part of the Twin Cities PBS digital storytelling project Racism Unveiled.
Racism Unveiled is a digital storytelling project that aims to provide surprising insights into how activism, political voice, representation, and voting rights have a direct impact upon the quality of BIPOC communities’ daily lives in Minnesota and beyond. Watch two brief videos and read two brief articles starring local BIPOC leaders, laymen, and sheroes who are looking to change the way Black folks experience daily life in Minnesota.