Additional Resources

We've gathered the resources below for learning more about redlining and housing discrimination. 

(* Recommended Reads)


  • A Matter of Place - A documentary from the Fair Housing Justice Center, explains several place-related problems renters and homebuyers encounter as a result of housing discrimination. (2013, 28 mins.)
  • Housing Segregation and Redlining in America: A Short History - NPR’s Code Switch explains why neighborhoods are still segregated and how housing discrimination continues to effect families and neighborhoods today. (2018, 7 mins.) 
  • Owned: A Tale of Two Americas - A look into the history behind the US housing economy. The documentary exposes a foundational story few Americans understand as their own. (2018, 1:23)
  • Segregated by Design -  This animated film, based on "The color of Law" by Richard Rothstein, examines the forgotten history of how our federal, state and local governments unconstitutionally segregated every major metropolitan area in America through law and policy. (2019, 18 mins.) 
  • Suburban Wall video: The 1971 news segment that helped expose the discriminatory housing practices in San Leandro.
  • Invisible Wall video: The 1981 follow up to the "Suburban Wall".

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