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Carter led protests against the Baltimore real estate tycoon Morris Goldseker, whom Carter and other activists accused of blockbusting — a practice through which developers stoked racial fears to increase profits.
The game continued to start in a blockbusting fashion as Perin saved brilliantly from Gentiletti, preventing a second own goal in the game in the matter of minutes.
The notorious blockbusting schemes of the postwar period provide just one example of how real estate has actively courted racial tension in the service of profit.
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