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TC History Faculty Member Says Federal and Local Housing Policies Encouraged School Segregation

Ansley T. Erickson, assistant professor of History and Education, told the Star-Ledger and PolitiFact New Jersey that the location of public housing has often encouraged segregation by race and class, while mortgage finance policies and local real estate practices created mostly white suburbs.
Ansley T. Erickson, assistant professor of History and Education, told the Star-Ledger and PolitiFact New Jersey that the location of public housing has often encouraged segregation by race and class, while mortgage finance policies and local real estate practices created mostly white suburbs.

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Published Monday, Jul. 18, 2011