Unable to raise support among leaders of the Pennsylvania Lutheran Synod, the Rev. Jehu Jones loses the mortgage on his Black congregation’s building
Rise of Jim Crow laws to disenfranchise and remove economic gains made by Blacks during Reconstruction
Tulsa, OK riots wipe out vibrant Black area of city, a major setback for Tulsa’s Black population.
NY Times interactive site Tusla Race Massacre (subscription may be required)
The GI Bill failed to compensate Black veterans of WWII the same as Whites.
1950 - today
Redlining used by lenders to restrict Black ownership in certain areas of American cities