Education: Resegregation

The name of the process is "resegregation." It happens typically when a once-white school is opened to all races and in a few years becomes all-Negro. Or, in another backfire of the Supreme Court's desegregation decision, a few Negroes may try classes in a white school, and then for various reasons resegregate by returning to Negro schools. The result, in many places, is more segregation than ever.

The trend is clearest in the border cities, where Southern Negroes are migrating in vast numbers* while whites move to the suburbs. In St. Louis, Southern School...

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