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The failures of integration : how race and class are undermining the American dream

Author: Sheryll Cashin
Publisher: New York : Public Affairs, ©2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Argues that racial segregation is still prevalent in American society and a transformation is necessary to build democracy and eradicate racial barriers.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Sheryll Cashin
ISBN: 158648124X 9781586481247 1586483390 9781586483395
OCLC Number: 54694658
Awards: Short-listed for Hurston/Wright LEGACY Award (Nonfiction) 2005
Description: xxii, 391 pages ; 25 cm
Contents: Won't you not be my neighbor? : race and housing --
Bucking the trend : racially integrated communities and racial integration --
Institutionalized separatism --
The dilemma of the black middle class --
White separatism : the costs and benefits --
Schools : separate and unequal --
The cost of the ghetto --
The 50-50 nation : loggerhead politics --
What to do about it.
Responsibility: Sheryll Cashin.

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On May 17, 1954, the Supreme Court unanimously declared that separate educational facilities for blacks and whites are inherently ""unequal"" and, as such, violate the 14th Amendment.  Read more...

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