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

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Public Affairs, 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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Our society is rigidly segregated by race and class, Cashin writes, but that is not inevitable. She suggests public policies that would promote integration. It starts with a vision of a ... Read full review

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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

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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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