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11/20/2014 Discrimination - Residential processes that contribute to persisting racial segregation: - White Flight - a trend wherein whites flee communities as the minority population increases - Gentrification - socio-cultural changes in an area resulting from wealthier people buying housing property in a less prosperous community Employment Asian median income: 65,100...black: 32,200 Poverty rates by race during the years 55.1% to 27.6% black 22.8 to 25.3 for hispanic 16.1 to 12.3 asian 7.5 to 9.8 non-hispanic white Color Blind Racism - the use of race-neutral principles to defend the racially unequal status quo - A perspective that asserts that we are all equal therefore we should ignore racial distinctions, cannot lead to equality - Based on reduced overt, individual-level racism - This perspective ignores the existence of structural-level racism - Prevents this form of racism from being addressed Color Blind Policy - These policies would most address issues of racial inequality by focusing on the class-related aspects of the problem -
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