Monday, December 08, 2008

Ancient History

Aw, heck.  That was eight years ago.  That's a l-o-n-g time. Right?

Bush's New Neighborhood Barred Non-Whites Until 2000

Until 2000, the neighborhood association's covenant said only white people were allowed to live there, though an exception was made for servants [...]

George W. Bush and those whites-only Texas suburbs

At a cursory glance, the news about George W. Bush moving into a former whites-only enclave in Texas called Preston Hollow looks to be one of those minor, one-day stories. After all, it's not as if these kinds of covenants are still in existence or are being enforced, right?[...]


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