GENERAL COMMENTARIES ON SEGREGATION
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"Professor 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
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"Growing Apart" Gwen Ifill investigates the trend of increasing segregation in American schools and society. PBS Newshour , August 17, 2001. Author: Gwen Ifill
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"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
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"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
View Article "Integration 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.
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"But researchers 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
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"But while 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
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"NPR's Pam 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.