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How Today's Developers Maintain Jim Crow Housing Segregation

A private Brooklyn developer and a Louisiana public housing authority share the belief that racial division in housing has its plusses.
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What’s the value of black lives when it comes to housing discrimination? A Brooklyn property developer answered that question recently when writer D. W. Gibson spoke with him for New York magazine about his real-estate management practices:  

“The average price for a black person here in Bed-Stuy is $30,000 dollars. Up over there in East New York, it’s $10,000 dollars.”