The Failures of Integration: How Race and Class are Undermining the American Dream

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PublicAffairs, 2004 - History - 391 pages
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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."
  

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Review: The Failures Of Integration: How Race and Class Are Undermining the American Dream

User Review  - Ayelet Waldman - Goodreads

After reading this book I felt like I had to sell my house and move to a more integrated neighborhood. Thank God my kids go to an integrated school. I cannot recommend this book highly enough. Read full review

Review: The Failures Of Integration: How Race and Class Are Undermining the American Dream

User Review  - Diane - Goodreads

This book is interesting and raises important questions, but I frequently disagreed with the author. Read full review

Contents

Wont You Not Be My Neighbor? Race and Housing
3
Racially Integrated
39
Institutionalized Separatism
83
PART
90
The Dilemma of the Black Middle Class
127
The Costs and Benefits
167
Separate and Unequal
202
The Cost of the Ghetto
237
Loggerhead Politics
263
What to Do About It
289
Acknowledgments
333
Index
383
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About the author (2004)

Sheryll Cashin was born and raised in Huntsville, Alabama, where her parents were political activists. She was a law clerk to Supreme Court Justice Thurgood Marshall and served in the Clinton White House as an advisor on urban and economic policy. A Professor of Law at Georgetown University, she is a frequent television commentator on law, politics, and race relations.

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