The Washington Post

Visualizing the segregation of D.C.’s housing

Despite increased diversity in neighborhoods like Bloomingdale,much of D.C. remains racially segregated. (Matt McClain/THE WASHINGTON POST)

“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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