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The Suburbs: A Creation of Government Policies

The Suburbs: A Creation of Government Policies

In 1956, the government further enabled the middle-class movement to the suburbs through the rise of new infrastructure – the interstate highway system. For many cities across the country, highways were used as a way to overpass and “erase” areas considered “black slums.”
Clip Season 1 Episode 1 Length 01:00 Premiere: 3/24/20

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East Lake Meadows

About East Lake Meadows

Learn the history of East Lake Meadows, a former public housing community in Atlanta. Stories from residents reveal hardship and resilience, and raise critical questions about race, poverty, and who is deserving of public assistance.

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