Directions for Writing Assignment #2
Now that you have learned about housing policy on a national scale, this writing assignment will address how red-lining has impacted the city of Jacksonville.
For this assignment, you will consult 5 sources. Your assignment should be at least three paragraphs.
What is redlining and how has it impacted the city of Jacksonville? You must use examples from Source #1, Source #2 or Source #3 to answer this part of the question.
What did you learn about history of Jacksonville’s historic black communities and neighborhoods? BE SPECIFIC. You must use examples from Source #3 but you may also use the other sources to answer this part of the question.
What are some potential solutions suggested to confront the negative impacts of redlining? You must use examples from Source #3 but you may also use the other sources to answer this part of the question. Tell me your thoughts about these solutions and provide at least ONE solution that you think could work.
SOURCE #1- News story
SOURCE #2- How has redlining impacted Jacksonville?
Redlining in Jacksonville (Links to an external site.)
SOURCE #3- â€œA State Sponsored System of Segregationâ€: Examining the Contemporary Impact of Redlining- UNF Commons
A State Sponsored System of Segregation_ Examining the Contempo.pdf Download A State Sponsored System of Segregation_ Examining the Contempo.pdf
SOURCE #4- Planning for Equity and Underrepresented Communities- the Jaxson Article- This article was written by Ennis Davis, the man interviewed in the news story.
Planning for Equity & Underrepresented Communities (Links to an external site.)
SOURCE #5- Check out the maps of Jacksonville from 1940- the first link will take you to ALL redlining maps and the second link will take you specifically to Jacksonville (these maps are also in Source #2). If you click on the second link, you will see a map of Jacksonville and you may click on specific areas to see what was written about these neighborhoods by the federal government in the 1930s. On the map, if you click on the specific colored area, it will provide you the option to see what areas were deemed “best” versus “hazardous” to compare to today.
Mapping Inequality (Links to an external site.)
Mapping Inequality- Jacksonville 1940 (Links to an external site.)
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