Stanislaus County to search for records revealing white-only neighborhoods and racism

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The grotesque language of racially restrictive covenants still appears on Stanislaus property records during home-buying transactions, even though the restrictions have been illegal for more than 50 years.

The Stanislaus County clerk-recorder’s office will search millions of records for these discriminatory covenants that restricted property ownership in white-only sections and isolated minority families in substandard segregated neighborhoods.

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