Las Vegas' Historic Westside revitalization plans are gaining momentum

August 6, 2020

 

LAS VEGAS (KTNV) — Las Vegas was once known as the “Mississippi of the West” for its racist and segregationist policies.

Red-lining was rampant starting in the 1920s, with the city only allowing African Americans to live and own businesses on the west side of the Union Pacific train tracks.

Even with segregation as the law of the land, the community was vibrant and progressive -... Read More