By Philip Tegeler. Public Housing and the Legacy of Segregation, ed. Margery Austin Turner, Susan J. Popkin, and Lynette Rawlings (Urban Institute Press Report, 2009).
Excerpt: “Concentrated poverty and racial isolation persist in American cities. Recent data show that while the proportion of poor black and Latino families living in high-poverty neighborhoods declined between 1960 and 2000, the relative isolation of these groups, compared to whites, increased during the same period.”