Segregation In Cities

Guests: JOHN LOGAN Director of the Mumford Center for Comparative Urban and Regional Research, SUNY, Albany EDWARD GLAESER Visiting Fellow, Brookings Institution Professor of Economics, Harvard University SHANNA SMITH Executive Director, National Fair Housing Alliance The latest census numbers show that the nation is becoming more diverse, but cities remain racially segregated. Whites are more likely to live among whites, blacks are more likely to live among blacks ... and on it goes for other ethnic groups. Fair housing advocates say this is proof that racial discrimination laws need to be enforced, while others say people simply want to live among others of similar culture and outlook. Juan Williams and guests examine why U.S. cities are so segregated on a special broadcast from the Newseum in Arlington, Virginia.



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