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SD News Roundup: School district gerrymandering & a big desegregation lawsuit

This week, I have quick roundup that focuses on two big topics from the last week or so of school (de)segregation news: An extremely comprehensive Vox story about school district zoning and a potentially groundbreaking case in the Minnesota Supreme Court. 649 more words

School Segregation

News Roundup, first of 2018: A civil rights victory and segrenomics in action

Happy New Year everyone! SD Notebook is back from a long holiday-and-work induced hiatus with the first news roundup of 2018. In addition to the (hopefully more frequent) roundups, I’m working on pieces about youth activism and school integration, and I’m planning to do semi-regular research roundups separate from the news ones. 1,092 more words

School Segregation

Myrna Loy: Her World Beyond Hollywood, Part II 1950-1993

Today’s post is written by Dr. Greg Bradsher, Senior Archivist at the National Archives at College Park

On February 4, 1950,  Howland H. Sargeant, then Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for Public Affairs wrote George V. 6,477 more words

Archives II

Do’s and Don’ts of Tenant Screening

Residential landlords have the right to choose the best tenant they can find. That probably means a tenant who seems most able to comply with the lease terms, pay the rent on time, avoid damaging the premises, and refrain from disturbing other tenants. 356 more words

Legal Topics

U.S. Cities With the Worst Record of Housing Discrimination

While legislation and policies like the Fair Housing Act and the Housing and Community Development Act have criminalized housing discrimination, it is still a subtle but stark reality in today’s market. 452 more words


Fair Housing Complaints

Paraquad and the Equal Housing Opportunity Center have filed complaints against various apartment complexes in the area over potential violations of the Fair Housing Act. The violations relate to lack of handicap accessibility at certain market rate projects in the area. 16 more words

Fair Housing