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Hobroken: Data Shows Economic and Racial Segregation in NJ Charter Schools

Hobroken: Data Shows Economic and Racial Segregation in NJ Charter Schools
The local charter school cheerleaders may try to deny the obvious, but the evidence is quite clear: the three charter schools in Hoboken, New Jersey, do not serve nearly as many students in economic disadvantage as the public schools. It's pointless to argue otherwise because the evidence is quite clear and incontrovertible. But that hasn't stopped the local charter boosters from engaging in all sorts of mental gymnastics in an attempt to rationalize this segregation.
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Like a Racist, Bad Houseguest, Segregation Stuck Around for 60 Years After the Brown Decision

Like a Racist, Bad Houseguest, Segregation Stuck Around for 60 Years After the Brown Decision
Brown v. Board of Education ended the official policy of segregation, but that doesn't mean that we, as a country, aren't still living in a 2-tiered class system. Much more needs to be done before separate-but-equal is truly a thing of the past.
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Self-Segregation: Many Americans Surround Themselves Exclusively with Members of Their Own Race

Self-Segregation: Many Americans Surround Themselves Exclusively with Members of Their Own Race
While more tolerant and integrated younger generations have eased some of the problems that were on display in the Civil Rights movement, current problems exist and much of that comes from unfamiliarity. A recent study by Reuters found that 40 percent of white Americans and 25 percent of non-white Americans are surrounded exclusively by members of their own race.
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Chaz Bolte
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Segregation on Election Day in Annandale, VA: 'Korean People Stand in a Separate Line'

Completely outrageous.
On Election Day, Leo Kim, 34, drove a group of elderly Korean Americans to the polls in Annandale, VA., a Washington suburb. They quickly found themselves in a scene out of the Jim Crow era.
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