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How integrated is your neighborhood?

White Detroit residents protest black occupancy of the Sojourner Truth Homes, Feb. 1942. Does this photo from 1942 bother you? It should. But what should bother us more is the current status of housing/neighborhood integration in the United States, where there are no signs or angry mobs to keep people out of certain neighborhoods, and yet the pernicious practice continues.
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