How One LA Neighborhood Reveals The Racist Architecture Of American Homeownership
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Property ownership eludes Black Americans more than any other racial group. NPR's Ailsa Chang and Jonaki Mehta examine why. They tell the story of LA's Sugar Hill neighborhood, a once-vibrant black community that was demolished to make way for the Santa Monica Freeway.

Their story is part of NPR's special series We Hold These Truths.

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