In the 1950s and 1960s, neighborhoods of color across the country were often destroyed to make way for new development in American cities. The practice had a name: urban renewal.
Typically people wouldn't be paid for the property they lost. But now in Athens, Georgia, former residents of a neighborhood erased by urban renewal have won reparations of a sort. Georgia Public Broadcasting's Grant Blankenship has more.
This segment aired on May 12, 2021.