Two generations after the civil rights era, many urban Americans are actually more segregated than ever.
A story told in dots.
Cue cries of "social engineering," "forced integration," and "tyranny."
New research explains why racial segregation hasn't gone away on its own.
Even wealthy people in the suburbs.
See how your city's black-white segregation levels have changed between 1970 and 2010.
Done right, they might enable "meaningful social interaction" between a neighborhood's new arrivals and its existing residents.
Districts that stopped forcing schools to mix students by race have seen a gradual but significant -return of racial isolation, especially at the elementary level.
As a white jazz musician in a segregated country, he fought for his black bassist.
Mayor Thomas Menino says busing is unpopular and outdated. So why are 10,000 Boston kids on a waiting list to be bused to higher-quality schools?
The U.S. financial meltdown, coupled with a major education crisis, left the city reeling.