Redlining: Mapping Inequality in Dayton & Springfield

Who was Harry Kissell?

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Learn how the Springfield Ohio native and real estate developer, Harry Kissell, developed one of the earliest planned suburbs in the United States. These suburbs were based on racially restrictive deeds and covenants that prevented Black people from living there. Harry Kissell took his ideas to Washington and helped lay the groundwork for policies that came to be known as redlining.

Aired: 02/08/22 | Rating: NR

Distributed nationally by American Public Television

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