Jamika Scott, an organizer for the Tacoma Action Collective, explains the the history behind the term "redlining," which describes racially discriminatory housing and lending practices that have taken place across the country and were prevalent in Tacoma in the 20th century. She and others have asked environmental group RedLine Tacoma to change its name because of the word's racist history. Candice Rudd cruud@thenewstribune.com
Jamika Scott, an organizer for the Tacoma Action Collective, explains the the history behind the term "redlining," which describes racially discriminatory housing and lending practices that have taken place across the country and were prevalent in Tacoma in the 20th century. She and others have asked environmental group RedLine Tacoma to change its name because of the word's racist history. Candice Rudd cruud@thenewstribune.com

Is the name of a Tacoma environmental group racist? Some say yes, and want it changed

August 23, 2017 01:15 PM

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