A Black-White Housing Gap Persists, But One D.C. Woman Persevered And Won

NPR, June 25, 2021–Pam Fessler
Black and Hispanic families in the United States are far less likely than white families to own their own homes. The gap is wider today than it was before passage of the 1968 Fair Housing Act. This has led to other racial disparities, such as the ability of families to build wealth or to get a good education. But efforts are being made to close the gap, especially now that the pandemic appears to have exacerbated the divide.