Why the US is Still Segregated


Every single city in the United States is still largely segregated by race. But this isn’t just because of coincidence or personal preference. It is because of a systematic, government-sanctioned process over the course of the 20th century that forced Black Americans into low quality, over-crowded housing, and barred them from receiving financing or assistance to buy the few homes that were available to them. We can still see the effects of this state-sanctioned segregation to this day. Let’s learn about this in the context of the important Supreme Court decision Shelley v. Kraemer.


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Director of Manchester School of Samba at http://www.sambaman.org.uk
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