The most segregated cities in the U.S.

Researchers from Florida State and Brown Universities have analyzed census data to compile a list of the country’s most segregated cities, accompanied by maps showing which neighborhoods are the most segregated. Detroit, MI, is No. 1, followed by Milwaukie, WI, and New York, NY. Is your hometown on this list? What do you think contributes to the persistence of racial segregation in these areas and throughout the country?

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