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FRACTIONAL NUMBERS:The Census says a lot about who we are--and New York is now one of the most segregated cities in the nation. City Limits MONTHLY Author:Annette Fuentes

View Article "After decades of entrenched racial segregation, Allegheny County neighborhoods made greater strides toward integration in the past decade than ever before, a Pittsburgh Tribune-Review analysis shows." County Race Barriers Fade, Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, May 19, 2003, Author: Mark Houser
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"The country's real melting pot is 2,800 miles from New York. So what's life like in Sacramento, a place where everyone's a minority - and why is there still racial tension?" Welcome to America's Most Diverse City TIME, Aug. 25, 2002 Authors: Ron Stodghill and Amanda Bower
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"Thus, demographers are divided about whether overall integration, particularly noticeable in the nation's South and West, should be regarded as significant, incremental or merely a numerical mirage." Chicago Tribune, July 15, 2001. Author: David Mendell.
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"The United States has endorsed the ideal of racial and ethnic integration, championed by Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. as America's moral imperative, but the nation's heartland remains stubbornly segregated. " Chicago Tribune, June 21, 2001. Author: David Mendell
View Article "Combating segregation has to be a high priority on the political agenda. And enforcement must be swift. Landlords, real estate agents and other housing providers must get the message that discrimination is not acceptable." Buffalo News, June 6, 2001. Author: Editorial.
View Article "The Mumford Center report gives new urgency to enforcing fair housing laws and investing in urban neighborhoods and schools." Detroit Free Press, May 10, 2001. Author: Jeff Gerritt.
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"Metro Atlantans are much more likely to go home to integrated neighborhoods than they were a decade ago." Atlanta Journal Constitution, May 6, 2001. Author: Kirk Kicklighter
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"Despite increased diversity across the country, America's neighborhoods remain highly segregated along racial and ethnic lines, according to a study released Tuesday." USA Today, April 4, 2001. Author: Haya El Nasser.
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"Choice is what is preferable," Logan said. "The current situation, particularly for African-Americans, is that even if they achieve a high level of socioeconomic mobility, the range of choice tends to be quite narrow." Fort Worth Star Telegram, April 3, 2001. Authors: Jennifer Autrey and Dianna Hunt.
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"The analysis, conducted by researchers at the State University of New York at Albany, found that from 1990 to 2000, even as virtually every corner of the country adopted a slightly darker hue, whites, blacks, Asians and Hispanics still tended to live apart." New York Times, April 3, 2001. Author: Eric Schmitt.
View Article "New York, the iconic immigrant destination, seems to be saved by its open arms. Only because of a swell of new immigrant residents was the city able to gird against decline." U.S. News and World Report, April 2, 2001. Author: Angie Cannon.
View Article "The Twin Cities area became more integrated in the 1990s as people of color migrated from highly concentrated enclaves in the core of Minneapolis and St. Paul out into neighborhoods beyond." Minneapolis Star Tribune, March 30, 2001. Author: David Peterson.
View Article "After holding at the mid- to high 70s for three decades, the index for Pittsburgh fell sharply from 1990 to 2000, dropping from 74 to 67." Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, March 25, 2001. Author: Mark Houser.
View article "While Albany's minority population has grown to more than one-third of the city's total, neighborhoods are not becoming the tapestries of diversity those numbers might suggest" Albany Times Union, March 25, 2001. Author: Cathy Woodruff.
View article "The analyses, done by researchers at the State University at Albany, indicate little change since 1990 in what they find to be a high degree of residential segregation." New York Times, March 23, 2001. Authors: Janny Scott.
View article "The first Census 2000 numbers show that in Chicago, while the city is more diverse, with a rising Hispanic population, African Americans remain largely segregated in all-black blocks." Chicago Sun Times, March 18, 2001. Authors: Mark Skertic and Bill Dedman.
View article "Despite the sweeping changes revealed by the new census numbers, New York remains a segregated city." New York Times, March 18, 2001. Author: Andrew Friedman.
View article "Unlike in other cities in the study, the index of dissimilarity between blacks and whites in Las Vegas has decreased since 1990." Las Vegas Review-Journal, March 17, 2001. Author: Michael Weissenstein.
View article "Like the rest of the state, the Capital Region's minority population is continuing to become more segregated, concentrating in city neighborhoods of the same race." Albany Times Union, March 16, 2001. Author: Sylvia Wood.
View article "Blacks and whites in New York are no more likely to share neighborhoods than they were a decade ago, when New York was one of the nation's most segregated cities." Washington Post, March 16, 2001. Author: D'Vera Cohn.
View article "...suburbs are changing in ways like the cities, and in a way, are becoming more like cities certainly in their diversity." New York Times, March 16, 2001. Author: David W. Chen.
View article "But this increased diversity doesn't necessarily mean more integration, say researchers at the University of Albany who analyzed 2000 Census data for 64 metropolitan areas." USA Today, March 14, 2001. Authors: Haya El Nasser and Paul Overberg.
View article "Yet despite this evidence of America's increasing ethnic variety, the view from neighborhoods remains stubbornly segregated." Christian Science Monitor, March 14, 2001. Author: Laurent Belsie.
View article "New Jersey's growing diversity has had little impact on the state's historical pattern of black-white housing segregation." The Star Ledger, March 11, 2001. Author: Robert Gebeloff.