'Your Property Values Will Crumble'
In a decade, East Lake went from being predominantly white to 90% African American.
The Suburbs: A Creation of Government Policies
In 1956, the government further enabled the middle-class movement to the suburbs.
Deteriorating Conditions with No Help in Sight
Tenants in East Lake Meadows soon find things aren't getting things fixed.
The Only Piano in the Projects
The Lightfoot brothers recall how they ended up with a piano while living in East Lake.