“Urban renewal” was black removal

Reverend Dr. Amos Brown talks about the founding of the San Francisco Redevelopment Agency in 1948, which began a process that displaced many of the black residents of the Fillmore district, among others, in a nationwide trend towards ‘modernization’ of cities.

Storyteller: Reverend Dr. Amos Brown
Date of Story: 1948
Location of Story: Fillmore District, San Francisco, CA, U.S.A.
Location: Third Baptist Church, San Francisco, CA, U.S.A.
Date: 10 October, 2016