Categories:  'Racial Inequality'  

Racial Segregation Has Been Exacerbated

"According to new research, migration patterns set in motion by the foreclosure crisis slowed declines in segregation across metropolitan America between blacks and whites by 19 [...]

“According to new research, migration patterns set in motion by the foreclosure crisis slowed declines in segregation across metropolitan America between blacks and whites by 19 percent, and between whites and Hispanics by 50 percent. It’s well-documented that minorities were hit particularly hard by foreclosures. But this work, published in the American Sociological Review, suggests that those racial disparities were compounded by what happened next: Minorities who lost their homes moved to more distressed neighborhoods, while white homeowners who could leave appear to have been the first to pull out of places hit by foreclosure.”

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Publication Date: 15/12/2016
Source: Vox
Author: Daniel Nichanian
Publication Date: 29/10/2012
Source: The New Yorker
Author: Jane Mayer
Publication Date: 01/10/2016
Source: Al Jazeera
Author: Jessica Sarhan
Publication Date: 08/05/2015
Source: The Washington Post
Author: Emily Badger