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    • American Apartheid

    • Segregation and the Making of the Underclass
    • By: Douglas S. Massey, Nancy A. Denton
    • Narrated by: James Anderson Foster
    • Length: 10 hrs and 42 mins
    • Unabridged
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    American Apartheid shows how the black ghetto was created by whites during the first half of the 20th century in order to isolate growing urban black populations. It goes on to show that, despite the Fair Housing Act of 1968, segregation is perpetuated today through an interlocking set of individual actions, institutional practices, and governmental policies. In some urban areas the degree of black segregation is so intense and occurs in so many dimensions simultaneously that it amounts to "hypersegregation".

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