In 1933, faced with a housing shortage, the federal government began a program explicitly designed to increase — and segregate — America’s housing stock. One author Richard Rothstein says the housing programs begun under the New Deal were tantamount to a “state-sponsored system of segregation.”
Dwight David “Ike” Eisenhower, GCB, OM was an American army general who served as the 34th President of the United States from 1953 (about the time when the saying “Pull yourself up by your bootstraps” was coined) to 1961.This is not where my memory of politics starts, but needs to be added for a consitance point of view
In the United States, redlining is the systematic denial of various services by federal government agencies, local governments as well as the private sector either directly or through the selective raising of prices. But that was not the start or all that happened.