Resources

Mapping Prejudice has worked with a wide variety of media makers and researchers to tell the stories and explain the significance of racial covenants. Below you'll find news stories, presentations, journal articles and resources for educators.

Jim Crow of the North

This one hour documentary uses the history of racial covenants in Minneapolis to explore the complex history of discriminatory housing policies and their contemporary legacies. This Emmy award-winning film explains why mapping racial covenants is so important.

Documentary
Contemporary Legacies of Covenants
History of Racial Covenants
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From Awareness to Action

A guide for confronting modern racism in housing, policy, and communities.

Educator Resource
Community Activism
Land Use Policy
Reparative Policy
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Prince and the Making of the Minneapolis Mystique

Kirsten Delegard & Michael J Lansing. Middle West Review. 2018.

Academic Publication
History of Racial Covenants
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Long Shadow of Racial Discrimination: Evidence from Housing Covenants of Minneapolis.

Aradhya Sood, William Speagle & Kevin Ehrman-Solberg. SSRN. 2019

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The annihilation of time by space

Kate Derickson. Urban Geography. 2019.

Academic Publication
Contemporary Legacies of Covenants
History of Racial Covenants
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Racial Housing Covenants in the Twin Cities

MNopedia

An overview of the history of racial covenants in the Twin Cities.

History of Racial Covenants
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Reparations Syllabus

University of Minnesota Libraries

An offshoot of the “Reparations, Repatriation, and Redress” symposium at the University of Minnesota, this curriculum presents an archive of scholarly and popular sources on themes related to reparations.

Educator Resource
Reparative Policy
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Mapping Prejudice Educator's Guide

This guide suggests ways that teachers can use Mapping Prejudice in the classroom. It provides both context and a list of resources that are available to the public online.

Educator Resource
Contemporary Legacies of Covenants
History of Racial Covenants
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Mapping Prejudice: History of Race & Real Estate in Minneapolis Bus Tour

Presentation
Contemporary Legacies of Covenants
Covenants and Environmental Justice
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State of the Map 2019

Presentation
Contemporary Legacies of Covenants
Data/GIS for Racial Justice
History of Racial Covenants
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Mapping Prejudice Sheds Light on Twin Cities Racial Injustice

Presentation
Community Activism
Contemporary Legacies of Covenants
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City of Minneapolis Black History Month Event: Mapping Prejudice: Racial Housing and Covenants, History and Housing. Keynote

Presentation
Contemporary Legacies of Covenants
Housing Crisis
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Robbinsdale Makes it Easier for Residents to Research, Remove Racial Covenant Language

Presentation
Contemporary Legacies of Covenants
Discharging Covenants
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Golden Valley Starts 'Just Deeds Project' to Help Citizens Remove Racial Covenants

Presentation
Contemporary Legacies of Covenants
Reparative Policy
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Mapping the Roots of Housing Disparities in Minneapolis

Presentation
Contemporary Legacies of Covenants
Housing Crisis
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