Slide 16. Negative Effects of Segregation on Health and Human Development
- Racial segregation concentrates poverty and excludes and isolates communities of color from the mainstream resources needed for success. African Americans are more likely to reside in poorer neighborhoods regardless of income level.
- Segregation also restricts socio-economic opportunity by channeling non-whites into neighborhoods with poorer public schools, fewer employment opportunities, and smaller returns on real estate.
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