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Racial divides decline but still exist in urban America

Blacks and Hispanics are significantly more likely than whites and Asians to live in high-poverty neighborhoods in the United States — neighborhoods that are often characterized by poor schools, limited social services and high crime rates, according to Penn State research.

Glenn Firebaugh, the Roy C. Buck Professor of American Institutions, Sociology, and Demography and a Population Research Institute research associate, investigates the direction and pace of change in racial neighborhood inequality.

Click here to read more: http://news.psu.edu/story/440107/2016/12/02/racial-divides-decline-still-exist-urban-america

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