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Local Leaders Call For Change On Anniversary Of ‘Brown Vs. Board Of Education’

Saturday marked the 60th anniversary of the decision that banned racial segregation in public schools, but Michael Meyers, executive director of the New York Civil Rights Coalition said that city schools are more segregated than ever.

05/17/2014

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Report: New York Schools Are Most Racially Segregated

New York state has the most segregated public schools in the nation, with many black and Latino students attending schools with virtually no white classmates, according to a report released Wednesday.

03/26/2014

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Westchester County Stands To Lose Money Over Fair Housing Orders

Westchester County stands to lose $7.4 million in grants unless officials there quickly comply with fair housing orders, the federal government warned Monday.

03/25/2013

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Long Island Among America’s Most Segregated Metro Areas

Experts blame long-standing restrictive housing patterns.

02/24/2011