Four days after the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., with more than 100 cities across the country engulfed in riots, Congress passed a landmark piece of legislation known as the Fair Housing Act, prohibiting discrimination in housing based on race, religion, national origin or gender.Today, a conversation about equality and equity in the housing market, 50 years after President Lyndon Johnson the Fair Housing Act into law.Tom is joined in Studio A by, Dr. Ray Winbush. He’s the Director of Institute of Urban Studies at Morgan State University; and joining us from NPR DC is Lisa Rice, the President and CEO of the National Fair Housing Alliance.
The Fair Housing Act of 1968: 50 yrs on the Fight For Housing Equality Continues
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