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EXCERPT: “New Minneapolis Mayor Jacob Frey acknowledges that much of the city’s housing market is still influenced by intentionally segregationist, racist policies of the past. Market forces and zoning policies continue to bolster those patterns today. His new office recently proposed a $50 million housing plan to provide housing choices that seeks to undo some of those patterns and create a more racially and economically integrated city. ‘I’m fully aware of the political pushback that will inevitably come to bear, but I’m willing to stake my career on this …’ says Frey. ‘I believe we should have affordable housing in every neighborhood of this city, including the wealthy ones.’” READ: http://bit.ly/2GCtvRO