This post was originally published by Bob McCranie on ActiveRain. Follow him on Twitter: @bobmccranie. I've been doing research on the code of ethics as it applies to fair housing and the new "religious freedom" laws. I still have a lot to learn, but I found some very interesting details about segregation. In the late 1910s, protective covenants became popular as a way of protecting white neighborhoods. The states were barred from setting specific racial boundaries, but private citizens could. The Supreme Court case Corrigan v. Buckley resulted from a 1921 agreement between 30 white persons who owned 25 parcels of land. These individuals agreed that no part of any of these properties would be sold, leased or given to anyone of African-American descent. The court upheld the ri...
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