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Residential segregation created by laws that still affect Rochester (access required)

In 1957, Alice Holloway Young tried to buy a house. She and her husband wanted to live west of Genesee Street, in Rochester’s 19th ward. Numerous times she was denied that right because of her skin color. Young — now a founding trustee of Monroe Community College and chair from 1978 to 1998 — on Friday ...

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