A quote from Natalie Y. Moore, author of The South Side: A Portrait of Chicago and American Segregation, sums up the concern of many. “If we’re going to effectively address race relations, we have to address our separateness.”
Simply Google the term “resegregation” and you get over 97,000 hits. Books, newspaper, professional and academic articles abound on resegregation for those who are interested. Listed below are just a few of the library's books and government documents on the topic.
- Burris, Carol Corbett. On the Same Track: How Schools Can Join the Twenty-First Century Struggle Against Resegregation. Boston: Simmons College/Beacon Press, 2014.
- Grimsley, Jim. How I Shed My Skin: The Unlearning of Racist Lessons. Chapel Hill, North Carolina: Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill, 2015.
- Grooms, Harlan Hobart. Segregation, Desegregation, Resegregation. Birmingham Alabama, 1979.
- Harris, James Tyra. Alabama Reaction to the Brown Decision, 1954-1956: A Case Study in Early Massive Resistance. Ann Arbor: University Microfilms, 1979.
- Klarman, Michael J. Brown vs. Board of Education Movement and the Civil Rights Movement New York: Oxford Press, 2007.
- Roithmayr, Daria. Reproducing Racism: How Everyday Choices Lock in White Advantage. New York: New York University Press, 2014.
- United States Commission on Civil Rights. Becoming Less Separate? : School Desegregation, Justice Department Enforcement, and the Pursuit of Unitary Status. Washington, DC: U.S. Commission on Civil Rights, 2007.
- United States Commission on Civil Rights. The 50 states report submitted to the Commission on Civil Rights by the State Advisory Committees, 1961. Washington, DC: U.S. Commission on Civil Rights, 1961.
- United States Commission on Civil Rights. Fulfilling the Letter and Spirit of the Law: Desegregation of the Nation's Public Schools: A Report of the United States Commission on Civil Rights. Washington, DC: U.S. Commission on Civil Rights, 1976.
- United States Commission on Civil Rights. Southern school desegregation, 1966-67: a report of the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights, July, 1967. Washington, DC: U.S. Commission on Civil Rights, 1967.