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    From the soonest years of European settlement in North America, whites subjugated and mistreated dark individuals. In spite of the fact that the Civil War at long last realized the nullification of subjugation, a brutal arrangement of racial oppression continued from there on. In the mid-twentieth century, African Americans in the South and in many parts of adjacent outskirt states were prohibited from partner with whites in a large group of organizations and open facilities—schools, doctor's facilities

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    Owning a home is something many people yearn for. According to the racial wealth gap by Janelle Jones “Overall housing equity makes up about two-thirds of all wealth for a typical household”. Many blacks would like to own a home but either are discriminated against in the housing market or cannot afford it. According to the Chicago Tribune, in 2016 only 42.2 percent of blacks owned a home while 71.9 percent of whites owned a home. Less than half of black people own a home. This then leads to education

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    racism and segregation- especially in the area of residential living. The topic of this research draws attention to the issue of racial residential segregation, particularly in the city of St. Louis. Even though there are official laws against discrimination in jobs, housing, school, etc., much of this prejudice is still very prevalent within social norms. The goal of this research is to analyze the posed question: Why and how does a person of African American descent experience racial residential

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    Racial Segregation Within Public Education High school is often considered a microcosm of society. Beliefs, social order, and current issues present themselves through student’s interactions and the environment they learn in. One of the oldest and still prevalent issues in the United States today is race and equality. So it is no surprise when racial issues are exposed in public education. Although many believe the civil rights era fixed most discrimination, racism remains in schools. Even after

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    Segregation Segregation is defined as the physical parting of races in a residential context (LaVeist & Isaac, 2013). Carried out by the various government agencies, cultural institutions and policies, African Americans have been forcefully limited to the least attractive options in terms of housing. For decades, employment opportunities and educational right of entry for African American households have been forecasted by the popular implementation of formal policies (LaVeist & Isaac, 2013).

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    Throughout history, Racial segregation has been used as a means to power and control, often for a minority, and South Africa was no different in any manner, almost a perfect, textbook case of oppression. Source 1 explains how the Apartheid first began in the 1940’s, developed and used due to economic and political instability. The English and the Dutch controlled South Africa, vying for its fertile lands, people, and its profusion of precious and strategic minerals, leading to Boer War. When South

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    Racial Segregation “Segregation is that which is forced upon an inferior by a superior. Separation is done voluntarily by two equals.” This is an important and powerful quote said by the late Malcolm X. From 1849-1950 segregation took place for a little over a century. Just 4 years after that, in Brown v. Board of Education the supreme court outlawed segregation in public schools. This was the starting point in putting an end to segregation nationwide. However, is segregation really abolished? Or

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    Racial segregation from the enforcement of a law is illegal and unconstitutional. According to Essex (2016) in cases involving de jure segregation: 1. It has been initiated or supported by government action 2. With an intent or motive to discriminate, and 3. The action must result in creating or increasing segregation. Throughout history, the courts have held cases of de jure segregation unconstitutional. Brown mandates that corrective actions be taken when the racial imbalances are a result of

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    the so called American Dream, but we haven’t reached it and we still have a long way to go. Opportunity in America can be very limited for people of color, whom now live with the consequences of the “deliberately” segregated past (Powell). Racial segregation into poverty ridden neighborhoods plays a major role in limiting opportunities. Poverty has proved to be a burden that is way too heavy for most people to hold on their shoulders. The “sobering” conclusion is that money, in and of itself,

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    Segregation, it is the action or state of setting someone or something apart from other people or things. Everyone wants their children to grow up in a safe environment and go to a great school so they can be the best version of themselves. However, that’s not the case for many low income families. There are mothers and fathers who are trying to support their children while only making minimum wage, which is nowhere near enough to support a whole family. Why is it that 95 percent of the people on

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