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The End of the Segregated Century: Racial Separation in America's Neighborhoods, 1890-2010. Edward Glaeser, January 2012, Paper. "Over the past century, residential segregation in the United States has undergone two radical transformations. The first occurred between 1910 and 1960, as African-American migration to cities met with white hostility and produced massive ghettos in almost every major city. The second transformation is still ongoing, according to recently released data from the 2010 census. Segregation has declined steadily from its mid-century peak, with significant drops in every decade since 1970. As of..."