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Ten Most Segregated Cities In America: Is Your City On The List?
clutchmagonline ^ | THURSDAY APR 7, 2011 | LESLIE PITTERSON

Posted on 04/10/2011 7:26:31 PM PDT by DBCJR

Well, more than fifty years since Brown v. Board, it seems America’s cities are still stuck on the “separate” part of the phrase.

As the results of the Census continue to roll out, the picture of the make up of America’s cities is being evaluated and as the numbers show, progress is slow and hard earned.

In their new report, “The Persistence of Segregation in the Metropolis,” Brown University professor John Logan and Florida State University professor Brian Stults looked at the trend in housing across the U.S. Using the 2010 Census, the pair found that despite increased racial and ethnic diversity, efforts to integrate American cities has slowed and in some places come to a dead halt.

The Most Segregated Cities in America

Detroit, Michigan Milwaukee, Wisconsin New York, New York Newark, New Jersey Chicago, Illinois Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Miami, Florida Cleveland, Ohio St. Louis, Missouri Nassau-Suffolk, New York Logan expressed his disappointment with the results telling USA Today:

“This is a surprising result. At worst, it was expected that there would be continued slow progress.”

While advocates of fair housing have worked since the Civil Rights era to secure the passage of legislation to prevent discrimination, the census numbers suggest there is a gap between the laws on the book and actual implementation.

Despite the grim news, there are some bright spots in the numbers on housing. In the last decade, Kansas City, which saw a 7.4 percent decrease in residential segregation.


TOPICS: Society
KEYWORDS: racism; segregation
Goodness, not one city in the South was listed. Imagine that!
1 posted on 04/10/2011 7:26:33 PM PDT by DBCJR
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To: DBCJR

Freedom of association?


2 posted on 04/10/2011 7:29:58 PM PDT by OldNewYork (social justice isn't justice; it's just socialism)
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To: DBCJR

One of the first things I noticed moving to Maryland (not “really” the South, but historically and culturally it is) was black people in the suburbs in more than the single-digit percentages I saw in Ohio. And it was no big deal.


3 posted on 04/10/2011 7:30:31 PM PDT by RockinRight ([insert tagline here])
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To: DBCJR
Goodness, not one city in the South was listed. Imagine that!

Miami is technically in the South; however, it feels more foreign than Southern.

4 posted on 04/10/2011 7:30:34 PM PDT by Florida native
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To: DBCJR
Goodness, not one city in the South was listed.

The underclass went to the Northern cities for the welfare and the whites then moved out of these cities.

5 posted on 04/10/2011 7:31:56 PM PDT by Last Dakotan
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To: DBCJR

I am surprised Miami is listed. Is it still considered a part of the United States? I couldn’t tell the last time I went through the airport.


6 posted on 04/10/2011 7:32:14 PM PDT by USNBandit (sarcasm engaged at all times)
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To: DBCJR

Liberal bastions all, and all with huge financial problems.


7 posted on 04/10/2011 7:33:39 PM PDT by Wiser now (Liberalism is immaturity, cloaked with the pretense of moral and intellectual superiority.)
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To: DBCJR

Um, Miami, Florida?


8 posted on 04/10/2011 7:41:09 PM PDT by Blood of Tyrants (Islam is the religion of Satan and Mohammed was his minion.)
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To: DBCJR

Nassau-Suffolk is not a city. Clearly these are Standard Metropolitan Statistical Areas rather than cities. It would be interesting to know whether they’re looking at counties (doubtful), county subdivisions, census tracts, census block groups, or census blocks when computing the degree of segregation.

Correlation does not imply causality, so an increase in segregation would not prove an increase in discrimination.


9 posted on 04/10/2011 7:41:18 PM PDT by scrabblehack
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To: DBCJR

By “segregation” they must be referring to black/white mixing. If they were talking about segregated barrios I wouldn’t be surprised if California held all ten spots.


10 posted on 04/10/2011 7:43:37 PM PDT by eclecticEel (Life, Liberty, and the Pursuit of Happiness: 7/4/1776 - 3/21/2010)
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To: DBCJR
All those Exxon "education" ads that ran during the Maters must have been filmed in these places. What I noticed was that there are mostly schvatza teachers who have mostly schvatza students, and the token white teacher had mostly white students. These ads disgust me. So do the ones that portray schvatzas as key decision makers as if they were some sort of majority of the key decision makers. I would guess more of these decision makers wear yarmulkes than are schvatzas, but I have NEVER seen an ad with a guy wearing a yarmulke. Ever!

ML/NJ

11 posted on 04/10/2011 7:44:42 PM PDT by ml/nj
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To: ml/nj

Masters !


12 posted on 04/10/2011 7:45:07 PM PDT by ml/nj
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To: DBCJR
There are no cities in America which are segregated in the historic sense.

It's damned illegal, for one thing.

Wherever it seems to exist, it is voluntary. There are no victims, no oppressors.

Churches? Most white people find "black" churches too loud, frenetic, or racist (like this one). Contrariwise, most black people I have invited to my majority-white-attended church (the only black family who are members are actually from Africa) have found it stodgy, boring, un-inspiring (which I , perhaps uncharitably, take to mean "not entertaining"). I hold my church to be non-segregated. YMMV.

13 posted on 04/10/2011 7:50:44 PM PDT by ExGeeEye (Freedom is saying "No!" to the Feds, and getting away with it. "Speak 'NO' to Power!")
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To: DBCJR

segregated is a relative thing.

Detroit is 81 % black


14 posted on 04/10/2011 7:56:23 PM PDT by stylin19a
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To: DBCJR

Here in Massachusetts we segregate using a property tax mechanism.

It is rather effective.


15 posted on 04/10/2011 7:57:01 PM PDT by mmercier
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To: DBCJR

Why is this “grim news?” What is wrong with whites preferring to live among whites? Most are willing to pay a steep price to do it via longer commutes and higher home prices.


16 posted on 04/10/2011 8:03:01 PM PDT by Minipax
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To: DBCJR

I’d like to know how the conductors of the study defined “segregated,” perhaps they defined it as “still some white people left.” That’s true in Chicago where I was raised but the percentage of white folk is rapidly decreasing due to lawlessness.


17 posted on 04/10/2011 8:04:33 PM PDT by Rembrandt (.. AND the donkey you rode in on.)
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To: DBCJR
People can live where they can afford and want in this country it is clearly laid out in the law. Segregation as perceived by the article is most likely economic in nature and by choice.
18 posted on 04/10/2011 8:13:06 PM PDT by dog breath
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To: DBCJR

Ask blacks who they rather would have as neighbors. Most don’t want hispanics, asians or whites around them. Ask hispanics who don’t speak english and would rather not be known they are here where they want to live.

The minorities balkanize themselves. And given the minorities in these areas that cause trouble know most whites try to avoid trouble, what white person in their right mind would live there? You’re just a walking target to take their anger out on.

Just walk down any street, you find blacks walking together side by side taking up the entire sidewalk and expecting everyone else to get out of their way. They don’t even look. Same with crossing the street, they cross wherever they are on the block, and expect cars to stop or slow down for them.

Talking downtown and inner city.


19 posted on 04/10/2011 8:16:44 PM PDT by Secret Agent Man (I'd like to tell you, but then I'd have to kill you.)
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To: DBCJR

Nassau-Suffolk? Not only is this not a city, but these are individual counties on Long Island.

What a bunch of bunkeroo.


20 posted on 04/10/2011 8:17:05 PM PDT by Beowulf9
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To: DBCJR
In the Los Angeles metropolitan area (that includes Orange County, the Inland Empire and San Fernando Valley), it's more a case of congregation, not segregation. Look at the very distinct areas with strong ethic backgrounds:

African-American--South Central area of Los Angeles
Chinese--cities of Alhambra and Monterey Park
Hispanics--the East Los Angeles region of Los Angeles County and the city of Santa Fe Springs especially
Japanese--the city of Torrance
Korean--the Koreatown section of Los Angeles
Vietnamese--the cities of Westminster and Garden Grove

21 posted on 04/10/2011 8:19:02 PM PDT by RayChuang88 (FairTax: America's economic cure)
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To: DBCJR

What do they expect, most if not all of the cities people move from and not to.

If they want a mixed population in these areas, they have to clean them up and cut the taxes so people will move in.


22 posted on 04/10/2011 8:21:11 PM PDT by dila813
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Notice the article says the laws aren’t being enforced. If they get their way people will be told where the MUST live.


23 posted on 04/10/2011 8:34:39 PM PDT by Terry Mross (Only a SECOND party will get my vote.)
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To: DBCJR
Those aren't Cities, they are Libtard Mother Ships.

Liberals talk the Diversity talk, but they can't seem to walk the Diversity walk.

24 posted on 04/10/2011 8:43:34 PM PDT by Kickass Conservative (If Obama was a tree, what kind of a tree would he be?)
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To: DBCJR

Miami? the government gave the city away to whatever crawled in here and Paid them as well.


25 posted on 04/10/2011 8:58:58 PM PDT by Cheetahcat ( November 4 2008 ,A date which will live in Infamy.)
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To: DBCJR

Democrat party havens.

The blacks are hopeless, voting 95% for the very people who crush them.


26 posted on 04/10/2011 9:00:35 PM PDT by FormerACLUmember (When the past no longer illuminates the future, the spirit walks in darkness.)
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To: DBCJR

Bump!


27 posted on 04/10/2011 9:12:27 PM PDT by Mr. Silverback (Anyone who says we need illegals to do the jobs Americans won't do has never watched "Dirty Jobs.")
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To: OldNewYork

Check out these cities and look at their crime statistics.

After that - puke.


28 posted on 04/10/2011 9:29:11 PM PDT by MadMax, the Grinning Reaper
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To: stylin19a

The only people living in Deetroit anymore are those who are too poor or too drug-addled to leave.


29 posted on 04/10/2011 9:30:26 PM PDT by 43north (BHO: 50% black, 50% white, 100% RED)
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To: Rembrandt

It’s going the other way in Washington DC. Now that we have a (half) black POTUS, blacks are leaving the city as fast as they can. They’re mostly moving out Pennsylvania Ave to PG County, Maryland. Formerly ghetto DC ‘hoods are becoming quickly gentrified. DC, effective this year if census trends are holding up, is 50/50 white/black. Major turnaround.

Similarly, as I understand it, in SF. As the yuppies move in, and the neighborhoods become gentrified, it’s too expensive for working or lower class (white or black) to stay in their cities.


30 posted on 04/10/2011 9:34:50 PM PDT by EDINVA (wh)
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To: DBCJR

Miami, but it isn’t really a southern city, hasn’t been for decades.


31 posted on 04/10/2011 10:42:52 PM PDT by SWAMPSNIPER
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To: Wiser now
Cleveland has a balanced budget, They have had one for the past five years. The suburbs are almost universally bankrupt, weather white or black dominated with the exception of Rocky River, Westlake, and Solon. Most of the others are under severe financial stress.

The mayor is the much maligned Frank Jackson, but he has run a a taught ship financially. Regardless the Metro is highly segregated I am surprised it isn't in the top 5. Both white and black in this area are absolute bigots.

32 posted on 04/10/2011 10:54:28 PM PDT by Jim from C-Town (The government is rarely benevolent, often malevolent and never benign!)
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To: ml/nj

Oy vey!


33 posted on 04/10/2011 11:52:48 PM PDT by Jeff Chandler (Shemp was the Fourth Stooge of the Apocalypse.)
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To: RayChuang88

You left out:

Whitey: La Mirada


34 posted on 04/10/2011 11:55:18 PM PDT by Jeff Chandler (Shemp was the Fourth Stooge of the Apocalypse.)
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To: Jeff Chandler

According to the 2000 Census, La Mirada is 1/3 Hispanic.


35 posted on 04/11/2011 3:42:26 AM PDT by RayChuang88 (FairTax: America's economic cure)
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To: All

My point in posting is that “Southern” states have historically been states rights states since the framing of the Constitution. Northeastern states have typically been federalist states.

The fight to preserve states rights has always been reframed by revisionists to be a racism issue. We are taught in our public schools that the Civil War was fought to free the slaves. Actually, abolitionist were in a small minority in the Republican party of that day. It was not until the third year of the war when Lincoln was losing that he announced the Emancipation Proclamation. The war was fought because of states rights issues.

The Lyndon Johnson years used racism and segregation to exert Federal control over states during the 60’s. I’m not defending racism or segregation, especially that which is reflected in our public policy. It is wrong. What I am pointing out is those wanting centralized government use moralistic reasons to encroach upon our freedoms, and often do so dishonestly. This example happens to be that the South, the greatest concentration of states rights states, is the bastion of segregation. It is not.


36 posted on 04/11/2011 3:54:06 AM PDT by DBCJR (What would you expect?)
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To: RayChuang88

Que?


37 posted on 04/11/2011 8:49:39 AM PDT by Jeff Chandler (Shemp was the Fourth Stooge of the Apocalypse.)
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To: Blood of Tyrants

Florida isn’t part of the “traditional” South.


38 posted on 04/11/2011 10:16:26 AM PDT by newzjunkey (Obama: peace prize winner, warmonger, golfer.)
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To: Terry Mross
Notice the article says the laws aren’t being enforced. If they get their way people will be told where the MUST live.

I've always said that if the cultural engineers had their way, they would pass laws on who you can invite to a party.

39 posted on 04/11/2011 10:38:40 AM PDT by Hacksaw (Puritanism: The haunting fear that someone, somewhere, may be happy — H.L. Mencken)
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To: Blood of Tyrants

They must be segregating Hispanics from Latinos.


40 posted on 04/12/2011 9:56:11 AM PDT by longtermmemmory (VOTE! http://www.senate.gov and http://www.house.gov)
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To: DBCJR

Looks as though the “diversity is our strength” reeducation camps haven’t been too effective.

People live where they feel safe and are comfortable with those around them.

Leftist social policies are going to have a tough time changing that.


41 posted on 04/12/2011 10:01:52 AM PDT by SharpRightTurn (White, black, and red all over--America's affirmative action, metrosexual president.)
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