De Reduce Segregation In America

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Society is a whole lot different than it was sixty years ago, but there are still things that haven’t been fixed in today’s lifestyle. De facto segregation is still at large today De facto segregation is when a person or family chooses to move to a segregated area. They are practically forced out of their former town because they usually can’t afford bills and taxes and move to a town with lower bills. De jure segregation is the type of segregation that happened sixty years ago when blacks had to use different facilities and were limited to different jobs. African Americans are the number one race that is usually featured in the lower income class, segregated education and poor housing. Poverty is the new segregation because of poor housing,…show more content…
Shelters like red cross can only be your shelter for so long. Families can only stay in a shelter for so long. Shelters are meant for people or families to temporary stay until they can find a home. Some shelters kick out families after so long if they cannot or refuse to find a home. Many basic needs cannot be provided to families in shelters and must live by the rules of the shelter. Families that move to live in affordable housing do not usually live in a good environment. Education in that area is usually segregated and holds a poor learning style. Some public services are not provided and you would have to go to other towns to use them like library’s, parks or schools. Poor housing can define a community and there income rate. Very few cities or towns with poor housing and income are a suitable lifestyle for children. Cities or towns with poor tax or income rates cannot provide certain services like parks, public restrooms or even sidewalks. Most houses that unemployed people take up don’t meet the requirement of the family’s needs in order to live. The average square footage of a house for a average family is twenty-seven hundred square…show more content…
Some cities are so segregated that 50% of blacks would need to move. A majority of poor schools are still highly segregated Most people who live in poor housing were in segregated schools. Most areas with low income or poor housing tend to not live in areas with good schools systems. Poor communities tend to not have the money to fund schools for better education sources like teachers, equipment or school trips. Segregated schools may feature a higher disciplinary or crime rate as well as lower graduation rates and SAT scores. Studies have proven that police must interfere more often in segregated schools for violence and to help assist for disciplinary actions. Students from segregated schools are more likely to be involved in the criminal justice system than non segregated schools. Poor schools do not really rely on taxes because the city can’t pay high taxes. Cities with low income have to raise taxes just to meet the minimum requirement to pay for public education. Cities tax rates may vary by needs of schools and the city overall. The average city with an average household income of fifty-three thousand may have a tax rate of one to six

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