"Darts and Laurels" - Gloria Cooper - Columbia Journalism Review

"Darts and Laurels" - Gloria Cooper - Columbia Journalism Review

by: Gloria Cooper | publication date: November 1, 1989 | Publication: Columbia Journalism Review | journal issue: November 1989 |

"Posing as prospective home buyers in the $200,000 market, teams of black and white reporters visited fifteen agencies in Hartford and its suburbs and found that all too many black clients were subjected to financial grilling."

Laurel from Columbia Journalism Review, The Hartford Courant reported a widespread practice of racial discrimination in the real estate market in Hartford and its suburbs.

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