Results of Their Poll
John Logan says census data shows that New York City is not the beautiful
mosaic many like to think it is. In fact, New York is the third most
segregated city in the country. "WABC-TV NEW YORK, April
24, 2002. Author: Diana Williams
Gwen Ifill investigates the trend of increasing segregation in American
schools and society. PBS Newshour , August 17, 2001.
Author: Gwen Ifill
|"John R. Logan,
a sociologist at the State University at Albany who has long studied
black-white segregation, said he shifted after 1990 to include Asians
and Latinos. He has gone from thinking of segregation as "almost
entirely imposed on minorities" to believing there is "more
variation and complexity among different groups, and even different
social classes among groups." " The
New York Times, July 29, 2001. Author: Janny Scott
|"It took 50
years for similar white ethnic communities to disperse in eastern
cities and vestiges of them still remain." Orlando
Sentinel, July 4, 2001. Authors: Robin Fields and Ray Herndon
has been the goal of 40 years of activism, civil rights law and public
policy. Nevertheless, decades after segregation became illegal, blacks
remain the nation's most isolated racial or ethnic group and white
flight continues to undermine the formation of stable mixed neighborhoods."
Los Angeles Times, June 24,
2001. Author: Robin Fields.
at the State University of New York say the same census reveals that
American cities are becoming more racially divided than ever, an impression
which is difficult to miss in somewhere like Washington." Guardian
Unlimited (UK), May 7, 2001. Author: Martin Kettle
much progress has been made at the boundaries of race and ethnicity,
most whites still live in remarkably separate neighborhoods from most
non-whites, the census data show." The Chicago Tribune, April 8,
2001. Author: Clarence Page
Fessler reports that despite the country's increasing racial diversity,
a new report shows segregation remains common in metropolitan areas.
The report, using data from the 2000 Census, comes from the State
University of New York in Albany." National
Public Radio, April 3, 2001. Author: Pam Fessler.