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The BBC has just done a report on Delmar street in St. Louis, MO.   The story depicts the street as an economic and racial dividing line in the city. According to the report, “The city of St Louis, Missouri, remains one of the most segregated cities in the US.”

The story sites a study released by the Manhattan Institute that he Manhattan Institute. The study is called, “Racial Separation in America’s Neighborhoods, 1890-2010”.  It compares cities with large African American populations and compares the segregation and population isolation between 1970 and 2010.

The BBC report compares the million dollar homes that can be found to the South of Delmar to some of the abandoned landscapes to the North. Franz Strasser interviews St. Louisansd about how St. Louis got to be so divided.

As of this report the story is the most watched item on BBC.Co.UK

See the BBC’s video here:  http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-17361995

The Manhattan Institute’s full Report: http://www.manhattan-institute.org/html/cr_66.htm


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