It’s been more than 50 years since the Supreme Court ruled that segregation was illegal, yet we still live in a country that’s chock-full of racially split neighborhoods (see: New Orleans). Why is integration failing, how does it affect land use, and what do high-tech mapping gadgets have to do with it all? Jon Christensen interviews Georgetown law professor Sheryll Cashin to find out.
- new in Main Dish: Integrate Expectations
- new in Soapbox: An excerpt from Cashin’s book The Failures of Integration
- see also, in Grist: Poverty & the Environment, a special series