How The Federal Highway System Decimated Urban Neighborhoods
President Biden has proposed spending billions to help reconnect Black and low-income neighborhoods decimated by construction of the federal highway system.
Nearly 30 cities nationwide are currently discussing some form of highway removal and restoration.
Today on All Sides with Ann Fisher, we discuss the racist history of the federal highway system and efforts to right the wrongs.
- Norman Garrick, associate professor of civil and environmental engineering at the University of Connecticut
- Erica Thompson, reporter, The Columbus Dispatch
- George Holliman, former Hanford Village resident
- Jason Reece, assistant professor of city and regional planning at Ohio State University's Kirwan Institute for the Study of Race and Ethnicity
- The Columbus Dispatch: How highways destroyed Black neighborhoods in the '60s, as told by elders who were there
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