SOUTHWEST NASHVILLE EDITION
VOLUME XX, ISSUE XX XXXXXXXXXX, 2020
VOLUME 2, ISSUE 3 JULY 25AUG. 21, 2020
IN REDLINING NASHVILLE
According to an independent analysis, the Metro Nashville Police Department had four of the policies in 8 Can’t Wait before June 11. The Community Oversight Board recommends further policies. 8 CAN'T WAIT
DEEPROOTEDRESULTS Eects from redlining can still be seen today by comparing the percentage of white and Black homeownership in these areas.
2017 homeownership rates
These areas were typically white neighborhoods and would be deemed safest for investors to take on mortgage loans.
Aligned with 8 Can’t Wait before June 11
Aligned with 8 Can’t Wait as of June 11
Policy recommendations from the COB
1 Ban chokeholds and strangleholds 2 Require de-escalation 3 Require warning before shooting 4 Exhaust all alternatives before shooting 5 Duty to intervene 6 Ban shooting at moving vehicles 7 Establish use of force continuum 8 Require all force be reported
These areas were seen as still a conservative investment for home loans.
This category refers to areas that were once "desirable" but may have seen an inltration of people of color.
These areas were occupied by mainly Black residents and deemed risky. Lenders would often refuse to make home loans there.
PHOTO BY ALEX HOSEYCOMMUNITY IMPACT NEWSPAPER
SOURCES: CAMPAIGN ZERO, METRO NASHVILLE COMMUNITY OVERSIGHT BOARDCOMMUNITY IMPACT NEWSPAPER
SOURCES: REDFIN, 20132017 5YEAR AMERICAN COMMUNITY SURVEYCOMMUNITY IMPACT NEWSPAPER
SOURCE: UNIVERSITY OF RICHMOND “MAPPING INEQUALITY” COMMUNITY IMPACT NEWSPAPER
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