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Silicon Valley Is Bringing Back Racist Redlining

Autonomous vehicles could turn neighborhoods into no-go zones

Map of San Francisco redlining. Source: Mapping Inequality

InIn the 1930s, the federal government surveyed 239 cities across the United States to create mortgage-lending risk maps, dividing the cities into four categories: green for the best areas, blue for areas that were “still desirable,” yellow for “declining” neighborhoods, and red to…

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