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Joe Harrington

Joe Harrington is a student and writer in St. Paul, Minnesota who focuses on urban geography, transportation and environmental policy. He is a GIS specialist at Our Streets Minneapolis, a Minnesota based transportation and environmental justice advocacy nonprofit. He is a also member of the board of directors at

Letter from Minneapolis: The Legacy of Highway Construction

Highways were convenient tools to rid the cities of perceived social ills, a mindset deeply embedded in white supremacy. Here's how it played out in two neighborhoods.