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Retro Local is a companion initiative to Retro Report on PBS, highlighting local headlines and the historical seeds that were planted years ago in communities across the country. We’ll explore stories from eight PBS member stations on topics ranging from the environment to civil rights, from mental health to immigration, learning more about today by diving into the past.

Retro Local

S01E10 · Redlining: The Jim Crow Laws of the North

Why does Minnesota suffer through some of the worst racial disparities in the nation? One... More

Why does Minnesota suffer through some of the worst racial disparities in the nation? One answer is the spread of racist, restrictive real estate
covenants in the early 20th century. Jim Crow of the North charts the progression of racist policies and practices from the advent of restrictive
covenants after the turn of the last century to their final elimination in the late 1960s.

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