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Segregation Now: The Resegregation of America’s Schools

From ProPublica’s description of the project: “Nikole Hannah-Jones of ProPublica has spent the last year investigating the resegregation of the country’s schools.

Almost everywhere in the country, Hannah-Jones found, the gains of integration have been eroded. And nowhere has that been more powerfully and disturbingly true than in the South – once home to both the worst of segregation and the greatest triumphs of integration. Freed from the federal oversight that produced integration, schools districts across the 11 former states of the Confederacy have effectively re-instituted segregation for large numbers of black students, in practical terms if not in law.”