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Can They Do That? (Part 3): Reversing Modern-Day Redlining

By John Spangler Associate Editor, Volume 23 Production Editor, Volume 24 Detroit remains the most segregated metropolitan areas in the United States.[1]  This is in part thanks to historical practices such as “redlining” where majority African-American neighborhoods were deemed “too … Continue reading

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Betsy DeVos, School Choice, and the Resegregation of American Public Schools

By Laura Page Associate Editor, Vol. 22 The Senate confirmation hearing of Betsy DeVos, the President’s nominee for Secretary of Education, was one of the most contentious and heated in recent history.[1]  Critics contend that the billionaire Republican donor has no … Continue reading

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Inclusionary housing: a legitimate response to rising segregation

By the Vol. 21 Associate Editorial Staff America’s cities remain highly segregated along both class and racial lines. According to a recent study, between 1970 and 2010, segregation rose within metropolitan areas among school districts. Segregation by family income rose … Continue reading

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‘Separate and unequal’: Racial segregation flourishes in US suburbs

By Luis Gomez, Associate Editor Vol. 20 America’s suburbs are displaying the same cycle of racial segregation and inequality that have afflicted major city centers for decades.  This phenomenon is due to the changing racial landscape of America’s suburbs.  Logan, … Continue reading

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