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Study finds 1,500 racial covenants on Whatcom properties

Author sees connection between historic restrictions, current home ownership

This section of a preliminary map shows the properties in and near Bellingham that were restricted by racial covenants. A University of Washington study has found more than 1
This section of a preliminary map shows the properties in and near Bellingham that were restricted by racial covenants. A University of Washington study has found more than 1 (Map courtesy of Racial Restrictive Covenants Project)
By Ralph Schwartz Staff Reporter
A University of Washington study found more than 1,500 racial covenants on property deeds in Whatcom

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