Mapping Prejudice Seeks Volunteers to Map Restrictive Racial Covenants in Property Deeds

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Mapping Prejudice identifies and maps racial covenants, clauses that were inserted into property deeds to keep people who were not White from buying or occupying homes. From their base in the University of Minnesota Libraries, they collaborate with community members to expose the history of structural racism and support the work of reparations. Mapping Prejudice uses crowdsourcing to transcribe racial covenants in property deeds. After completing work in Hennepin and Ramsey counties, they are now helping Milwaukee and other cities create databases that track racial injustice. Join their community researchers who are learning together to document this hidden history.

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