Racism by Design: Understanding Redlining & Its Adverse Effects on the Black Community

6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Event Details

Learn how government policies reinforce personal racism through discussion of Supreme Court Cases, Restrictive Covenants including local examples, and the development of blockbusting and contract systems.  Also discussed will be the socio-political fall out including White Flight and the deterioration and ghettoization of African American neighborhoods with a focus on Dayton, OH and on tax driven systems.  This facilitated discussion led by Faheem Curtis-Khidr, History Professor at Sinclair Community College, and offered in partnership with the Montgomery County ADAMHS Board, will help illuminate the Undesign the Redline exhibit hosted at the Dayton Metro Library from August 6-September 25.  Please register in advance, to receive a link to join this virtual discussion.

Visit http://www.daytonmetrolibrary.org/undesign-the-redline, for more information about the exhibit. 

What to expect and what you’ll need to participate: This program will be held online through Webex. You will need a stable internet connection and, if desired, a webcam and a microphone-enabled device or headset. If you do not have those items, you may also join by phone. After you register, you’ll receive details by email on how to join the meeting on the day of the event. 

If you have registered for the event and do not see an email from the Dayton Metro Library with meeting instructions by the day of the event, please check your SPAM folder. If you still do not see a message, email dmlprogramming@daytonmetrolibrary.org. 

Event Type(s): History & Genealogy
Age Group(s): Adults, Lifelong Learners
Presenter: Faheem Curtis-Khidr

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