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Dartmouth Professor Says Racial Diversity Increases, But Segregation Persists

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Published on Jun 14, 2012

U.S. census data shows racial diversity is increasing in major cities across the United States. But highly diverse neighborhoods are still rare, newly arrived immigrants continue to settle in concentrated residential patterns, and many African Americans remain concentrated in segregated neighborhoods, according to recent research by Professor of Geography Richard Wright. Wright and two colleagues—Steven R. Holloway of the University of Georgia and Mark Ellis of the University of Washington—examined neighborhood tract data from the 1990, 2000, and 2010 U.S. censuses and created "cartographic visualizations" of 53 large metropolitan areas and every state in the United States. Their maps showing the changes in neighborhood racial configuration in these cities can be viewed at: http://mixedmetro.us/ Wright also recently published a paper in The Professional Geographer, "The Racially Fragmented City? Neighborhood Racial Segregation and Diversity Jointly Considered," co-authored by Holloway and Ellis.

In this video, Wright discusses their research and the enormous demographic change Atlanta has undergone over the last 20 years. Read more at Dartmouth Now: http://bit.ly/MtRUsJ

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