The Young and Restless in Black and White | City Observatory

May 14, 2019
  • D.C. Policy Center
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On May 14, 2019, the D.C. Policy Center’s article, The Great Sort: Part III, was cited by City Observatory:

The varied racial pattern of urban location by education has important implications for understanding neighborhood change. In part, it fits with a stereotypical view of gentrification, fueled by well educated young whites. But it also shows that young black adults, especially better educated ones, are moving to the suburbs. As David Rusk has pointed out, the suburbanization of the most successful black households has contributed to the growing economic polarization of black neighborhoods.

Read more: The Young and Restless in Black and White | City Observatory

Related: The Great Sort: Part III | D.C. Policy Center

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