“In the 30 years I have been researching schools, New York state has consistently been one of the most segregated states in the nation — no Southern state comes close to New York,” said UCLA Civil Rights Project co-director Gary Orfield.It's interesting to observe so many anti-Southern historians and bloggers spend so much time discussing their selective memory regarding the Jim Crow history of the South - something that ended decades ago - yet they conveniently ignore the current situation in the North and often focus on symbolism rather than substance. This allows them to ignore real problems in their own backyard. They seem to be stuck in some kind of time warp where their agenda blinds them. They should separate their emotions and biases from their analysis. Story here.
Illinois, Michigan, Maryland and New Jersey followed New York on the most-segregated-schools list.