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Unformatted text preview: Detroit, Chicago, Milwaukee, and Gary are 80-90% segregated Segregation of blacks is much higher than that of Hispanics or Asians, the darker your skin, the more segregated and poorer you are. Filipinos, Vietnamese, and Indians are more segregated than Asians. Hyper-segregation-a term describing the observation that black Americans in metropolitan areas live within large, continuous settlements of densely inhabited neighborhoods that are packed tightly around the urban core (Massey and Denton)...
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- Spring '08