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Federal government money is used to build housing that further segregates black and white Americans. Many don't think that's a problem.
I think integrationwill not succeed if it starts from those with power helping those disenfranchised. There is a mentality that has ruined the minds of many black Americans. Some deal with hope: 'the meek shall inherit the earth'. Others deal with a very subtle systematic conditioning: police, governance, teachers, and religious idols don't look like me, but they resemble each other.
Black America is no longer the bottom of the social totem pole here, but no one wants them to move up, so where do they go?
Latinos have become the newest disenfranchised population, leaving those in power to figure out how to keep a foot on the necks of both groups.
I don't think real integration is possible. I want it to be, but it's not working. Watch the trends, once a part of town gets a critical mass of nonwhites, whites leave. Whites don't like public transport because it allows poor blacks to come out to where they are. My school when I was a kid was "integrated " -- blacks were in the same building and in the same rooms, but you could have seriously painted a line across the floor in every classroom and the cafeteria and had blacks on one side and whites on the other. I doubt most of us ever really believed the dream. So you can build housing outside the ghetto, but within 5 years, you've just created another ghetto. I don't think it's progress.
Very odd,...no mention of which party rules, nor the history of political corruption.