Segregated schools are an enduring problem in urban America. But with young affluent (often white) professionals flocking to cities, and enrolling their children in public schools, a historic opportunity exists to create diverse schools.
Apr 18, 2013 The Atlantic Cities
The competition to determine which communities in Kansas City will qualify to receive Google Fiber, the nation's fastest internet service, has stoked fears of increasing the city's historic patterns of segregation, reports John Eligon.
Sep 11, 2012 The New York Times
According to Carl H. Nightingale, urban centers have been racially divided since Mesopotamia. However global organizations and demographic changes are making the possibility of increased integration a reality.
Jun 3, 2012 Salon.com
Nate Berg examines new research linking restrictive land use regulations to academically stratified neighborhoods.
Apr 21, 2012 The Atlantic Cities
Suzy Khimm reports on a new paper that demonstrates that, contrary to widely held beliefs, the country’s top metropolitan areas became <em>more</em> segregated from 1995 to 2006.
Mar 17, 2012 The Washington Post
New York City may be diverse, but it is also one of the most segregated places in the country, and a rash of recent events involving civic employees reflects this. Until this is remedied, New Yorkers "won't have as much to brag about as we think."
Oct 23, 2011 The New York Times
Recent figures from the 2010 U.S. Census highlighted the fact that many cities remain racially segregated. This commentary argues that this situation is unlikely to change.
Apr 12, 2011 New American Media
Using data from the 2010 U.S. Census, <em>Salon</em> lists out 10 urban areas where race segregation is most prevalent.
Apr 2, 2011 Salon
While integration of African-Americans is improving, while Hispanics are still are increasingly living in their own neighborhoods according to new Census data.
Dec 20, 2010 The Monterey County Herald
Small enclaves of low-wage workers in Beijing have been walled off from their surroundings in an effort to reduce crime. The separating walls have become a local controversy.
Oct 6, 2010 The New York Times