Sunday, August 23, 2009

Racial Integration Put to the Test in Suburbia

Of the many fault lines in American life — school desegregation, Social Security, guns, immigration, health care policy, abortion — residential desegregation has been so charged it has all but disappeared from view, says New York Times's Peter Applebome. But the historic agreement that compels Westchester County to create hundreds of housing units for moderate-income people in some of the most affluent and least racially diverse communities in the country is holding people's feet to the fire ... read more

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