Historical Redlining Contributed To Health Disparities, UCSD Public Health Dean Says
The ZIP code that covers much of San Diego's City Heights neighborhood is seeing a higher rate of coronavirus cases than San Diego County, and it's a similar situation in Southeast San Diego. These communities, that have larger Black and Hispanic populations than the region, are where the nearly century-old and now illegal practice of redlining occurred—when a government-backed body marked maps of predominantly minority communities in red and labeled them a poor financial investment.
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