Study: Blacks are less segregated than ever before

Source: USA Today

Black segregation from other racial groups has hit its lowest point in more than a century — declining in all 85 of the nation’s largest metropolitan areas — but social and income inequality persist.

A Manhattan Institute report out Monday shows that no housing market has a level of black isolation as high as the national average just 40 years ago and that “all-white neighborhoods are effectively extinct.”

“This shift does not mean that segregation has disappeared,” the report says. “The typical urban African American lives in a housing market where more than half the black population would need to move in order to achieve complete integration.”

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