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Post 1 - Chemerinsky

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"Desegregation will not occur without judicial action; desegregation lacks sufficient national and local political support for elected officails to remedy the problem."

I feel when it comes to desegretion people do not think "big" enough, I believe the key to desegregtion is disrupting the concentration of race and poverty in North American neighborhoods. I developed this idea last semester with professor Washington when he spoke about deconcentrating poverty for blacks to ensure higher quality education for black youth. I think Chermerninsky was spot on when he mentioned that school segregation is related to residential segregation and neighborhood schools. I think if judicial action was geared more towards housing equality and disrupting patterns of white migration in neighborhoods then there would be a great affect on the diversity within schools.