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8. John Logan, “Separate and Unequal: The Neighborhood Gap for Blacks and Hispanics in Metropolitan
America” (Albany, N.Y.: Lewis Mumford Center for Comparative Urban and Regional Research, October 13,
9. Nathalie F. P. Gilfoyle et al., Brief Amicus Curiae of the American Psychological Association in Support of Respondents. In the Supreme Court of the United States, Barbara Grutter, Petitioner v. Lee Bollinger et al., Respondents,
and Jennifer Gratz and Patrick Hamacher, Petitioners v. Lee Bollinger et al., Respondents (2003): 14. 24 homogeneity of neighborhoods has been highly correlated with income and overall
well-being. For the most part, neighborhoods that are predominantly white enjoy better
schools, lower crime, better transportation access, better environmental conditions, and
so on. Moreover, this racialized “neighborhood gap” in equality actually grew in the past
decade as whites who earned more moved to neighborhoods that matched their own
economic status while blacks and Hispanics continued to be less mobile and less able to
move to better neighborhoods.10
As a natio...
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