- Racial Geography is Destiny
- The legacy of American apartheid is the greatest
determining factor in the economic differences between 'the races'.
Poverty and Politics
Scratch Me, and I Bleed Champaign:Geography, Poverty and Politics
in the Heart of East
Central Illinois Jonathan Sterne Bad Subjects, Issue #17 November
Race & Place
For Blacks and Whites, living together in racially integrated neighborhoods
helps to improve attitudes about one another and behavior toward other
according to researchers in the recent book, "Race & Place,"
Cambridge University Press. However, the scholars show that both groups
differ in how they view race-related issues.
- Segregation in Cities
The latest census numbers show that the nation is becoming more diverse,
but cities remain racially segregated. Whites are more likely to live
among whites, blacks are more likely to live among blacks ... and
on it goes for other ethnic groups. Fair housing advocates say this
is proof that racial discrimination laws need to be enforced, while
others say people simply want to live among others of similar culture
and outlook. Juan Williams and guests examine why U.S. cities are
so segregated on a special broadcast from the Newseum in Arlington,
Representation of Racial Segregation
- William Bowen. Cal State Northridge
James M. Blaut - A Cultural Theory of Racism
- Institutional Racism Remains Manifest Through
- Oliver & Shapiro
"..racial inequality has been structured
through systematic barriers, institutionalized in American society
and public policy over generations, which limit the accumulation of
Glenn Loury - An American Tragedy
In cities across the country, and
in rural areas of the Old South, the situation of the black underclass
and, increasingly, of the black lower working classes is bad and getting
worse. No well-informed person denies this, though there is debate
over what can and should be done about it. Nor do serious people deny
that the crime, drug addiction, family breakdown, unemployment, poor
school performance, welfare dependency, and general decay in these
communities constitute a blight on our society virtually unrivaled
in scale and severity by anything to be found elsewhere in the industrial
- Whiteness is Significant
- Whitefolks have existential barriers to overcome
before any significant anti-racist ethos in the mainstream of America
can make Race Relations anything more than empty rhetoric.
Are You White?
Racism is Not Equal
All racist acts are not equal either in intent or effect.
The state does have a compelling interest in insuring that society does
not exclude groups but I don't see that it is useful in policing all
instances of racist discriminations. For this reason I have come up
with three classes of racist offense. This is necessary to keep some
perspective and to guide actions and reactions.
|The Political Impetus
for Racial Integration Has Subsided
Facts About Affirmative
Action Have Been Obscured to the Electorate