Posts Tagged ‘Segregation’

Your Black News Headlines: 12/12/2008

December 12, 2008 Leave a comment

Your Black News: George Bush’s New Neighborhood Segregated Until 2000?

December 7, 2008 Leave a comment

As President Bush prepares to move into his new Dallas home at the end of his term, neighborhood residents worry about having him close by. [...]

But the exclusive Dallas community the Bush family will soon join has a troubled history of its own.

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

Enacted in 1956, part of the original document reads: “Said property shall be used and occupied by white persons except those shall not prevent occupancy by domestic servants of different race or nationality in the employ of a tenant.” [...]

The neighborhood is home to many famous people, including former presidential candidate Ross Perot and Mark Cuban, the billionaire businessman and Dallas Mavericks owner [...]

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Your Black World Headlines: 10/10/2008

October 10, 2008 Leave a comment

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