Residential Segregation Down for U.S. Blacks; but Group Still Most Racially isolated.(PAGE ONE)
Byline: Steve Miller, THE WASHINGTON TIMES
Black Americans experienced a notable decline in residential segregation between 1980 and 2000, but they remain the most racially isolated of minority groups, according to a newly released report from the U.S. Census Bureau.
In 2000, blacks were 10 percent more likely to interact with whites than 20 years ago, the study, "Racial and Ethnic Residential Segregation in the United States: 1980-2000," found, creating a black-white relationship that is less segregated than ever before.
Over the same period, Hispanics and Asians saw increases in segregation, which the study attributes to their status as relative …
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Publication information: Article title: Residential Segregation Down for U.S. Blacks; but Group Still Most Racially isolated.(PAGE ONE). Contributors: Not available. Newspaper title: The Washington Times (Washington, DC). Publication date: November 28, 2002. Page number: A01. © 2009 The Washington Times LLC. COPYRIGHT 2002 Gale Group.
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