D.C.’s changing demographics, and their subsequent effect on the city’s traditionally ethnic neighborhoods have been the source of much discussion and debate. However, while the District may be growing more diverse than ever, City Desk notes how residentially segregated the city remains.
“The persistence of black-white residential segregation reflects the nation’s inability to fully overcome the legacy of slavery, and it negatively affects education attainment, race relations, and productivity.”
Read more and view a graphic demonstrating the extent of housing segregation in D.C. on City Desk.
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