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Federal Housing Administration

Baltimore has long, sad history of housing bias

Baltimore has long, sad history of housing bias

As damning as the report on Baltimore's racist housing discrimination is, it cannot possibly capture the truth of what really happened (“Report shows investment in Baltimore African-American neighborhoods hasn’t overcome racist policies of the past,” Feb. 7). America's history of housing discrimination is long, and Baltimore leads all other cities.

Early in the 20th century, the Baltimore City Council passed a local law which effectively barred black people from living on any block which was occupied by whites. The federal government one-upped the...