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Housing segregation at the core

Writing in The Nation, Orlando Patterson describes residential segregation as the "crucial source" of the still persisting "exclusion of blacks from the private sphere of American life."  "Nowhere," he writes, "is the paradox of public integration and private exclusion better reflected than in the fact that America's most segregated places are its most liberal metropolitan areas, where blacks play major roles in public life."

Center Rebuts Wall Street Journal's Anti-Desegregation Editorial

ADC's response, as published in the Journal.