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Mapping Inequality

Mapping Inequality is a grant-funded project created through the collaboration of three teams at four universities. It provides scanned maps and area descriptions created by agents of the federal government's Home Owners' Loan Corporation between 1935 and 1940.

kalamazoo HOLC map

Mapping Prejudice - Minneapolis & St. Paul, Minnesota

Mapping Prejudice identifies and maps racial covenants, clauses that were inserted into property deeds to keep people who were not White from buying or occupying homes.

Justice Indeed - Ann Arbor & Washtenaw County, Michigan

Justice InDeed is a collaborative project dedicated to exposing and responding to the fact that the deeds to thousands of homes in Washtenaw County contain “racially restrictive covenants” – or provisions prohibiting Black people and other minorities from living there.

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