The Disturbing History of the Suburbs

  • Опубликовано: 4 окт 2017
  • Redlining: the racist housing policy from the Jim Crow era that still affects us today.
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  • Pro Odermonicon
    Pro Odermonicon 4 часа назад

    But it's opposite day.

  • Nat Nat
    Nat Nat День назад

    Is this in England too cause my school is hella black and HELLA poor

  • krysta setterberg
    krysta setterberg День назад

    Sims muisc!!

  • Nicholas S
    Nicholas S 2 дня назад +1

    Or... maybe suburbs are mostly white is because America is 76.6% white. Anyone think of that?

  • Salty Skeletal
    Salty Skeletal 2 дня назад

    I’ve always wondered why my schools and neighborhood was mostly white. Is there anything we can do to fix it?

  • Anthony Brown
    Anthony Brown 2 дня назад +1

    That ended was kind of sad

  • LN_ ._.
    LN_ ._. 2 дня назад

    Wow so fking racist

  • pApI.sHoRtleGs
    pApI.sHoRtleGs 4 дня назад +2

    in my grade there are only 9 black ppl including me

  • Honeh_ Lee
    Honeh_ Lee 4 дня назад

    I live in a hood and latino neighborhood and then I went to a swim party that was at a kids house and was shocked I dint know white rich neighborhoods had like gates and you had to state you're name and a shit ton info to get in.

  • Jaidyn Nguyen
    Jaidyn Nguyen 4 дня назад

    Dang! “I didn’t get to choose what color I was when I started.”

  • Chauncey Mattei
    Chauncey Mattei 4 дня назад

    Thumbs up for approaching this touchy subject 👍🏾 Growing up in a poor neighborhood that was actually nicknamed “redline” this tugged at my heart.

  • emis
    emis 4 дня назад +1

    Collegehumor does poor research, most of the statistics are wrong .it would take Me two long to list them all , because Adam makes so much litle assumptions,so here are some nitpics:. 3:10 wrong whites and blacks are equaly likely to get thier education payed by parients , they get the same money from grants and end up with simular amounts of debt despite the fact that whites are more likely to work through college. 3:15 this is allsow a mith
    Only 20% of whites get wealth passed on to them ,interesting thing statistics show that whites who get 0% money passed to them still make more money than most other ethnic grupes who due

  • Llolil Fdhgff
    Llolil Fdhgff 5 дней назад

    Thank god im white

  • Tom G.
    Tom G. 5 дней назад


  • Collective
    Collective 5 дней назад +2

    Lol. there's so much false information and blatant lying in this video. Also, you being discriminatory towards whites is just embarrassing.

    Your 85 IQ viewers probably won't find any problems, though.

  • BulletTraj
    BulletTraj 6 дней назад +1

    Why are so many americans such racist assholes.

  • Anna Kooima
    Anna Kooima 6 дней назад

    It's the guy from Dog with a Blog!

  • Yara Abdoh
    Yara Abdoh 6 дней назад +1

    Why do you guys keep using the sims music

  • Sebastian Ochoa
    Sebastian Ochoa 6 дней назад

    At least it's getting better. I go to a really great public school, and there is a lot of diversity there.

  • The OddBookworm
    The OddBookworm 6 дней назад

    Adam thank you so much for this clip. My teacher had mentioned Levittown in the suburbs and I could remember the history behind suburbs so easily

  • MissMagic
    MissMagic 6 дней назад

    That's why I'm thankful I live in Bowie and go to Bowie High. Because my own government teacher has said that our high school is the #1 wealthiest predominantly black school in the nation.

  • roi tiberman
    roi tiberman 7 дней назад

    Why is there so much Sims music in this series?

  • TVMovieMakers
    TVMovieMakers 7 дней назад

    Is that Good Luck Charlie’s dad?

    OBERONFFF 7 дней назад +1

    98% complete BS

  • Political Gamer
    Political Gamer 7 дней назад

    where the republicans got their "California and Detroit bad and Texas good" arguments

  • Lonesuome Star
    Lonesuome Star 7 дней назад +2

    Personally it feels as though he's shaming those in suburbs.
    Even thou he's not doing that.

  • Oras Orinis
    Oras Orinis 7 дней назад

    How can i get that game

  • AliveFruit
    AliveFruit 8 дней назад

    *Now I can buy PrOpErTy*

  • Maletic AnimeWatcher
    Maletic AnimeWatcher 8 дней назад

    The adult man looks familiar.

  • r3d racc00n
    r3d racc00n 8 дней назад

    I feel bad for the guy who was hired and was forced to say " developers I want you! To exclude no whites"

  • William King
    William King 8 дней назад +1

    Adam you r also forgetting personal choice. I have seen people lose wealth because of bad choices

  • Not Cash Money of you
    Not Cash Money of you 9 дней назад

    Isn't Adam talking to a famous person?

  • Jo Backson
    Jo Backson 9 дней назад

    White flight is racist but gentrification is also racist. Solid logic.

  • Cheshire Kat
    Cheshire Kat 10 дней назад +1

    It's not racist to want to live as far away from a poor neighborhood, as possible.
    Poor neighborhoods have the highest crime rates; and hence, are the most dangerous.
    Everything from gangs, to drug-dealers (and we're not talking about just pot) to sexual-predators, to drive-by shootings, to armed robbers.
    It's simply that most poor people in the U.S. aren't European-American.
    Your average middle-class European-American wouldn't want to live in a redneck trailer park, either.
    And somehow I doubt that Adam lives in one, either.
    The main thing today, which keeps African-Americans in poverty, is that teenage African-American girls will spread their legs for just about any male they think can get them knocked-up; so that they can drop out of school, spend the next 18 years (more- if they have multiple kids) mooching off of welfare; and when their children grow up, ,mooch off of THEM.
    These girls think that a baby is just a cute doll that they can dress up, play with, show off, and then put down and ignore, when they get tired of it.
    "I don't need to work. I can just put my baby in day-care all day, or have my mom take care of it, while I hang out with my friends, and go out with boys".
    And then of course, they begin to realize that babies cry very frequently (often, for no discernable reason); wake up at all hours, need to be fed (about every 3 hours as newborns) or changed, or burped, or because they have a fever, or an ear-infection, or an upset stomach...,that very few boys want the responsibility for taking care of a child (much less, one that isn't theirs); so they can't keep a steady boyfriend (much less a good one); and that welfare checks and food stamps don't cover things like diapers, electric bills, car-repair bills...etc. and that they need to get a job to supplement it.
    Unfortunately, since they have an incomplete education, it's almost impossible for them to get a good job; so they end up spending long hours (often at 2 or 3 jobs), for little pay; and when they DO have some free time-they are too exhausted, and too strapped for cash, to do things such as hang out at the mall with friends, or go to a movie. Consequently, they begin to resent their child/children for "ruining my life"; and start abusing/neglecting it/them. And their revolving door of boyfriends and one-night stands also typically abuse their child/children.
    With the result that the children grow up to be just as messed up as their parents (typically the girls becoming teenage mothers, and the boys becoming criminals).
    As for those few kids born in the ghetto, who decide to ignore peer pressure; and instead, work hard to get good grades, stay away from gangs, drugs, alcohol, unsafe sex...etc. finish high school with good grades, earn a scholarship, leave for collage, get good jobs, marry, and THEN have children, they are stigmatized by their peers in the ghetto, for "selling out"; and "acting White".
    What DOES work, is comprehensive sex-ed classes at school (none of the "abstinence only" garbage), which teach them all of this; BEFORE they become sexually--active, the importance of using protection every single time that they have sex, the tricks that boys will use to try to get them to have unprotected sex (" you can't get pregnant the first time you have sex", "I'm sterile because I swim and chlorine kills sperm", "You can't get pregnant if you do it standing up", "You can just drink a lot of soda and pee afterwards", "If you love me, you'll do it", "we can use plastic wrap for a condom"...etc.), and having low-cost Planned Parenthood clinics opening up in their neighborhoods.
    Poverty levels drop in just a few years, because the girls are pulling themselves out of poverty; instead of following in their mothers' footsteps; and in 14-17 years, crime levels drop as well; because more and more of the individuals who would otherwise grow up to become criminals, aren't being born.
    And that goes for redneck trailer-parks, as well.

  • Wiiley Shaw
    Wiiley Shaw 10 дней назад

    Not all suburbs are white. I live in Virginia on a suburban street with about 30 houses. They are probably 10-13 white families, but it is mostly biracial, Asian, black, and Indian people. The private drive I live on I am the only white person, but it is okay because neighbors are nice :)

  • Fetchdafish
    Fetchdafish 10 дней назад +1

    This is pure anti white racism.

  • Pixel Dylan
    Pixel Dylan 11 дней назад +1

    I couldn’t tell if this was a comedy routine or an educational video

  • Ray14
    Ray14 11 дней назад

    i feel bad living in the suburb now. (and i'm white)

    • Nicholas S
      Nicholas S 2 дня назад

      +Ray14 k

    • Ray14
      Ray14 2 дня назад

      +Nicholas S uh that was a week ago i dont remember nor care about the video no more

    • Nicholas S
      Nicholas S 2 дня назад

      Why? America is over 76% white, of coarse suburbs are going to be white.

  • billnye69
    billnye69 11 дней назад

    I can totally verify this as a Caucasian who is married to a Mexican woman.
    Story1: (I live in Canada, he's in California) One time I owed my father-in-law $200 and I sent him a US money Bank certified money order to repay him, when he cashed it they refused to give him the money for almost 3 weeks.
    Even though it was a certified money order they claimed they had to hold the money for at least a week to verify it, then they claimed that the bank in Canada had not released the money plus other excuses.
    I went to my bank and asked if they were holding the money and they said no, our records show that the Bank of America has had the money the moment the money order was cashed, that they never held it. My bank rap was on the phone with the head branch in Toronto with me to verify this.
    I told him this and he told his bank this and I even had my bank send confirmation to the bank of America that the money was clear and they still held it for another week before he got it.
    All over $200 that had been certified from day one. His bank had the money for 3 weeks.
    Story2; One time I had a fraudulent withdrawal from my bank account of $600, I called and filed a fraud claim. The money was back in my account with in 36 hours after a single phone call.

  • kishkitty__
    kishkitty__ 11 дней назад

    That sims 4 music thooo

  • Adam Smith
    Adam Smith 11 дней назад

    Ron's been working out

  • Ellie Fern
    Ellie Fern 11 дней назад

    am i the only of distracted by the sims 3 music

  • kaneki k
    kaneki k 11 дней назад

    Question: did the Fair Housing Act of 1968 stop this? Or did the effects of Redlining already stump lower class African Americans?

  • kaneki k
    kaneki k 11 дней назад

    Sad that FDR let this happen..

  • a grill
    a grill 12 дней назад +1

    ok. but you didnt need to make the white family look stupid and kinda annoying, that just further increases stereotypes and racism.

  • Dusty Conner
    Dusty Conner 12 дней назад +1

    You know, when you BLATANTLY skew a narrative and cherry-pick talking points, you COMPLETELY invalidate your message.
    Congrats! Your desire to demonize middle class white America got in the way of actually EDUCATING people that could one day try to fix things!

  • Trevor Past
    Trevor Past 12 дней назад

    Which is more racist to say?
    “Insufferably white neighborhood”
    “Insufferably black neighborhood”
    “Insufferably Jewish neighborhood”

  • Blue Pineapples
    Blue Pineapples 12 дней назад

    This is what people mean when they talk about white privilege.

  • Charlie :3
    Charlie :3 12 дней назад

    It’s the dad from Dog with a Blog!

  • yeet yeet
    yeet yeet 12 дней назад +2

    This is literally the opposite and I have lived in 4 different states and 6 different citys

    NEREVS FORLIFE 12 дней назад

    That isn’t true for Massachusetts, THANK YOU BAKER👏 👏 👏👏👏

  • WoodWitch Creations
    WoodWitch Creations 12 дней назад

    That kid is awesome

  • A B
    A B 12 дней назад +1

    "insufferably white" how is this not racism?

  • Wolfaa Labat
    Wolfaa Labat 13 дней назад

    Man, my dad is white and I’m black and live in the suburbs I don’t know if that affects anything, but still that’s rigged

  • ColorScarf YT
    ColorScarf YT 13 дней назад

    This is so sad can we get 1 like?

  • The Only Blue Corn Scone
    The Only Blue Corn Scone 13 дней назад

    Carcassonne game pieces.

  • TheKitkat825
    TheKitkat825 13 дней назад

    I live in indian suburban....

  • Amanda Vassiliadis
    Amanda Vassiliadis 14 дней назад

    So how can this change exactly?

  • boi boi
    boi boi 14 дней назад

    so adam is trying to say that the hood should be in the green???

  • Thomas Joseph
    Thomas Joseph 14 дней назад

    I won't subscribe to a bunch of idiots that think "Adam ruins everything" is some sort of perverted Gospel.
    UNSUBSCRIBED from College Humor. Looks like you should rename your channel, "College Racists Hiding in Plain Sight".

  • Thomas Joseph
    Thomas Joseph 14 дней назад +1

    Oh Please, this is the most amount of bullshit I have seen in one place in my entire life.
    Redlining had more to do with income and NOT Race after it really started to become something during the 50's-70's i.e. after the Civil Rights Era. Before that, Blacks and Minorities didn't have the same "Rights" as everyone else.
    Adam is the biggest Leftist out there and a joke among those of us with common sense.
    This video is nothing but a bullshit plug for Socialism using fake Racist rants.
    Before you big effing Fascist Losers call me a Racist, I am mostly American Ojibwe and I grew up the first 8 years of my life on an Indian Reservation where we did not have running water in our home and then my parents wisely moved us down towards Minneapolis in a mostly White Suburb and neighborhood. My father started off working 2 jobs for us to afford living in our home and we NEVER had any Racist neighbors who wanted to "Keep us out". I guess they weren't Racist because they were CONSERVATIVES and NOT Leftists.
    The ONLY TIME in my life I have ever felt discriminated against or talked down to was when I went to college and came across DEMOCRATS.

    • Thomas Joseph
      Thomas Joseph 10 дней назад

      +Ishir Mehra Notice I NEVER used the words LIBERAL or LIBERALISM. I said LEFTISTS. Liberals and Leftists have NOTHING in common. REAL Liberals, like me, have more in common with today's Conservatives than they do with the Leftist Horde trying to infect the once great Democratic Party.
      As an American Patriot of mostly Ojibwe Heritage (just over 2/3rds), I never see any Racism from people that I know who are Conservatives. I do however, feel, hear, and see much from the Leftist side. The Left tells me how I should be living my life, how I should "Feel" like a victim because I am one from any numerous reasons like White Privilege, etc. They are the ONLY ones that talk DOWN to me. Then, when their message is delivered to me, they pretty much want NOTHING to do with me. My Conservative friends ask me out for beers, or to come over and do things, or go out to the shooting range.

    • Ishir Mehra
      Ishir Mehra 12 дней назад

      Thomas Joseph, first of all, do not associate liberalism with Communism, or socialism, b/c they are different, also not all democrats are not racist, and not all conservatives are racist, it's just that some people.. COUGHDONALDCOUGHTRUMPCOUGH. gave it a bad name. Also, Fascists, are racist, that is the foundation of fascism.

  • Beth Whitlow
    Beth Whitlow 14 дней назад +7

    My question is: But now what? The dad in this video was ignorant and that isn't necessarily his fault, but now that he has this information what can he do with it? Not everyone is going to become a politician or a powerful figure that can enforce change in the laws. So how can an average white suburban Joe help?

    • Courtney Johnson
      Courtney Johnson 7 дней назад +2

      Yeah it's more an institutional problem. Individually, you can be self aware of your own privilege and be politically active in encouraging better housing policy and urban planning

    • Cheshire Kat
      Cheshire Kat 10 дней назад +3

      @ Beth Whitlow
      By writing letters to their local politicians, asking them to allocate more of the state/city's annual budget to the improvement of local public schools; with an emphasis on the need for more qualified teachers, more school supplies (especially updated textbooks), more science classes, more comprehensive sex-ed classes, more school busses, later starting times (so the kids can get the sleep they need for their brains to function properly), and renovations for crumbling school buildings.
      Preferably by increasing local taxes on the rich; but if that doesn't fly (and proposed increases on the rich, rarely pass, in the U.S.), suggest that the tax revenue to pay for all of this, be raised by sin taxes (taxes on tobacco products, beer, soda, casinos, lotto tickets, strip clubs...etc.).

  • King Of Pugs
    King Of Pugs 15 дней назад

    So true only 1 kid out of 30 kids are black in my class

  • EJ Estonactoc
    EJ Estonactoc 15 дней назад

    liberal agenda

  • Aszkorb
    Aszkorb 15 дней назад

    Hi i'm white give me money

  • Hazim D. Nugachu
    Hazim D. Nugachu 16 дней назад

    Black is I

  • This is it Films
    This is it Films 16 дней назад

    Isn’t that dude from dog with a blog

  • Nichole Dlp
    Nichole Dlp 17 дней назад

    That guy is from dog with a blog and he boy named doy from girl meets world

  • zelda strauss
    zelda strauss 17 дней назад

    White power!

  • Steven Moore
    Steven Moore 18 дней назад

    I listened to an episode of the dollop and boy is the creation of suburbs crazy.

  • Jonothan Barone
    Jonothan Barone 18 дней назад

    why America why :(

  • Panzer Hund
    Panzer Hund 19 дней назад

    What about eastern asians who came to USA in 1970, didn't know english, but now on average earn more money. Also, what about the fact that blocks of flats for poor white people are clean, while poor black people tend to destroy the property?

    • Jasc Random
      Jasc Random 12 дней назад

      Because the Government actively promoted/changed the Stereotype of eastern asians to a more positive one in order to get friendly with its east asian allies, essentially putting them on parr with white americans.
      Poor White americans get to have more hope in climbing up than Poor Black americans.

  • Dawid Swierczek
    Dawid Swierczek 19 дней назад

    They charge them more because they present a bigger risk. Credit score itself isn't enough to judge someone's credit worthiness.

    • Jasc Random
      Jasc Random 12 дней назад

      They THOUGHT they were a bigger risk, because of their racism, which ended up making them a bigger risk.

  • Dawid Swierczek
    Dawid Swierczek 19 дней назад

    You pay rent with a loan? 1:26

  • Maestrul Gamer
    Maestrul Gamer 20 дней назад

    Black peoples will be poor forever in SUA.That's just,sad!

  • Shovel Face
    Shovel Face 21 день назад

    Y’all.. didn’t know abt this??

  • Jeremy Boeve
    Jeremy Boeve 21 день назад

    It's so white in my neighborhood, I didn't see a dark skined person until I was 7

  • Adriel Battle
    Adriel Battle 21 день назад

    OK well already know this..... Let quit blaming the dead and figure out how to fix it...don't harp on the past ,but don't pretend that it went away on its own

    • Myloe _
      Myloe _ 19 дней назад

      In order to fix the problem you need to know how it happened or else you're doomed to repeat it.

  • Violet Pirate
    Violet Pirate 21 день назад

    As a black man this is all wrong and bs propaganda

  • Hans420thSiegeReg
    Hans420thSiegeReg 22 дня назад

    Truth is...the game was rigged from the start

  • Jessica Jayes
    Jessica Jayes 22 дня назад

    Makes me glad I lived in poverty.

  • Brandon 25
    Brandon 25 23 дня назад

    Old policies and they’ve been change racist laws are gone and any claims they exist is bs you forget the us population is %72 suburbs are becoming more mixed then before because of new non racist laws and the bullshit claimed and also that blacks and latinos are destined to live in poverty and bad areas not because of discrimination but yet their own culture they believe predominantly that they should be cool gang bangers now not being able to get. A good job or help, Adam ruins everything is somewhat okay sometimes like with bashing tech companies but sometimes you just take some shit sources and take them as facts, get someone who actually understands the topic and yes those people you bring in do but they are also wrong a lot of time especially when it come to this race shit. Disgusting leftist trash.

  • Mila Burhanzai
    Mila Burhanzai 23 дня назад

    I live in the suburbs....but I’m not white soooooooo

  • H T T I G
    H T T I G 23 дня назад

    0:03 *animal screeching*

  • HornetReviews39
    HornetReviews39 23 дня назад

    2:27 has to be my favourite line in this video

  • lunareclipse0629
    lunareclipse0629 23 дня назад

    Rather than complaining that "suburbs are unfair", we should be pointing out that suburbs are just terrible places in general. They're cultural dead zones that are environmentally disastrous, and blatantly encourage groupthink.
    Every person I've ever met who was raised in a suburb has been the most entitled, selfish, and obnoxious little shit I ever met.

    DJ ARSENAL 24 дня назад

    I have seen that guy somewhere
    Is he from a tv show
    I forgot what he is in tho
    Hes from dog with a blog

  • Mister Knight Owl & Co.
    Mister Knight Owl & Co. 24 дня назад

    As a realtor, if I say no to any client based on skin color i get fired, fined and face jail time. Things have changed legally speaking.

    MO BAMBA 24 дня назад

    What's wrong with the kid😂

  • Big Fella
    Big Fella 24 дня назад

    oh yeah yeah

  • Zekgangster
    Zekgangster 24 дня назад

    Thank god I do not live at the us Australia is the best and turkey 🇹🇷

  • Base Of Operations
    Base Of Operations 25 дней назад +1

    Todd chrislley

  • KingGoldDragon
    KingGoldDragon 25 дней назад

    I am not racist. But for one maybe black people should stop complaining and all try to excel in school so that they can get a better job or get a college degree and make a change. Cause right now what most black people do are go out into the street and sell drugs rob people and all that.

  • Disgusting
    Disgusting 25 дней назад +1

    This is based on the premise that all white people get free wealth from their grandparents able to get a home.. loan.
    Huh? My kids will be grown before my parents die and leave me their home.. Where's my generational wealth?
    Get a job and save your money, anybody paying 20% down on a home can get approved regardless of race.

  • John Jason Tesla
    John Jason Tesla 25 дней назад

    Adam is a multi -millionaire who lives in a gated community.
    Typical rich liberal!

  • Luke Cappa
    Luke Cappa 25 дней назад

    I live and Levittown and there’s hella black people

  • angela is horRENdous
    angela is horRENdous 26 дней назад

    can we talk about how cute that kid is

  • EasyCompany 04
    EasyCompany 04 26 дней назад

    Bull shit I live in a almost all white neighborhood and my schools almost all Mexicans and blacks

  • Aronas Putvinas
    Aronas Putvinas 26 дней назад +2

    D O G W I T H A B L O G

    • Car Fan
      Car Fan 24 дня назад

      Aronas Putvinas X D

  • Nanying Li
    Nanying Li 26 дней назад

    I live in the suburbs and the population is
    34.79 percent white
    11.29 percent black
    0.3 percent Native American
    28.62 percent Asian
    0.96 percent Pacific Islander
    5.52 percent mixed race
    18.25 percent Hispanic
    0.29 percent other races