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Had it up pretty close to seventy. Raceway Jeffrey shout, KCBS most bay area residents are increasingly living in neighborhoods, where the family next door. Looks like their own has KCBS's Meghan gold, spe- reports, UC Berkeley. Researchers have found that overall the bay area is more segregated now than it was in nineteen seventy researchers at the Haas institute for a fair and inclusive society at UC Berkeley have created a new interactive map that lets you explore segregation in the bay area over the last several decades, all of the tracks are low, segregation in nineteen seventy. If you move the slider two thousand ten it's almost all high or moderate, Steven Mnuchin is director of the institute and co author on this report. He says the only two counties to be doing slightly better are Alameda in San Francisco. It's hard to come up with an answer as to why this is happening. He says, because sure demographics can change but. It's not about who lives here, but where they live, take Oakland. For example. It is one of the most diverse cities in the whole country, but it's also a city that has clearly definable racial neighborhoods. So it's a very segregated city and segregation manifest in the schools in the problems this 'cause extend beyond education, he says we will be able to solve the student achievement gap that will be able to work on parent mortality, infant mortality solve police brutality, or mass incarceration and injustice in the criminal Justice system. Because says, racial segregation has always been at the root of racial inequality, making gold speak. KCBS..

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