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The Workforce Is Even More Divided by Race Than You Think

The labor market is stratified, if not calcified, by race, with whites seeing much higher wages and lower unemployment than blacks and Hispanics.

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White Flight's Surprising 'Silver Lining'

The historic exodus of whites from American cities helped boost black homeownership nationwide.

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How Banks Are Still Discriminating Against Minorities in the Foreclosure Crisis

They're doing a much better job of maintaining and marketing foreclosed homes in white neighborhoods.

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Yes, Amsterdam Really Did Banish an Entire Family to a Shipping Container 'Scum Village'

The city has sent a "socially disruptive" family to Zeeburger Island, an ex-industrial port zone monitored by a heavy police presence.

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Hysteria and Racist Screeds Over HUD Plans to Map Neighborhood Diversity

Cue cries of "social engineering," "forced integration," and "tyranny."

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America's Landlords Are Far Less Likely to Rent to Gay Couples

Plus more findings from HUD's landmark first study on LGBT housing discrimination.

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Housing Discrimination Still Exists, in Deceptively Subtle Forms

How real estate and rental agents find ever-more subtle ways to keep a neighborhood white.

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In Arizona, Fear of a Transgender Toilet

Arizona wants to tie bathroom access to birth certificates; scientists sound warning about pit latrines; a municipal government does BYO toilet paper.

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In India's Cities, Separation Doesn't Mean Safety for Women

Women-only trains and taxis may only be reinforcing the threat of sexual violence in places like Gurgaon.

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Fixing a City by Dividing It Up

Escondido is almost half Latino, but has elected only one Hispanic city councilman in 120 years. A new lawsuit aims to change that