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  • Four Generations in the Projectc

    New York Times Magazine investigates the 30 - year history of the Robert Taylor Homes housing project in Chicago; looks at the lives of the residents, past and present, Jan. 13, 1991.
  • A Community Divided/ Blacks in the Economy

    St. Louis Post-Dispatch runs two series on segregation in the community, one dealing with housing, education and daily living, the other dealing with blacks in the economy.
  • A Color Coded City

    Kansas City Star finds that housing in Kansas City is almost as segregated today as it was 40 years ago; the city is the twentieth most-segregated city in study of 59 metropolitan areas; lending patterns and efforts by the real estate industry excerbate the problem.
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    Regardie's documents a Washington, D.C., real estate scam; dealers bought ghetto apartments with investor money and sold them back to the occupant on a HUD-guaranteed loan; also chronicles the history of segregation through real estate in the District, September 1990.
  • Profiting from poor, black families living in a crime-ridden slum

    Dallas Morning News tells the story of 150 poor black families living in a crime-ridden slum. An investigation finds that a politician and a large mortgage lender were profiting from the situation.
  • A Tale of Two Cities

    The Nation tells how blacks have been bypassed by Atlanta's economic renaissance; as businesses move to suburbs, city blacks have to commute hours for low-paying temporary jobs.
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    Washington Post Magazine takes a biographical look at Jerry Falwell; tells how he modernized fundamentalism and took it into the mainstream, and how he has changed his views on segregation, on other religions and on who can go to heaven, July 24, 1988.
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    San Francisco Bay Guardian article assesses progress of San Francisco school system in eliminating public school discrimination five years after court-ordered desegregation; finds despite the millions spent to implement the plan, efforts have ended up hurting those they were intended to help, July 6, 1988.
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    WSB Radio (Atlanta) looks at integration in the nation's cities; finds segregation has actually increased in some areas and concludes that, for many major cities such as Atlanta, school desegregation is not a reality, March 7, 1983.
  • District 20: A Question of Education

    WCBD-TV (Charleston, S.C.) examination of minority school system finds community apathy is responsible for chronic segregation, teacher incompetence and poor student achievement, 1979.