Despite New England’s progressive reputation, residential segregation still exists in communities throughout the region. In this second episode of a special radio series on “Racism In New England,” we look at how housing laws and discrimination influence where we live — from the predominantly white states of northern New England to cities and suburbs in…

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Racial segregation is a modern-day problem that is perpetuated in New England through local zoning laws. That’s the argument from Sara Bronin , a land-use expert and law professor at the University of Connecticut. She talked to NEXT about the ways zoning can exclude people of color from affluent towns — and how the national…

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