The Dream Revisited: A Discussion on Place-Based Affirmative Action

Research & Policy | July 21st 2014

Launched on Martin Luther King Jr. Day earlier this year, The Dream Revisited is a “slow debate” on the role that segregation in neighborhoods and schools plays in hindering economic and racial equality. It is presented as part of the Furman Center’s year-long Integration Research Initiative.

The fifth discussion in the series explores how affirmative action could be reformed to redress neighborhood inequality. Essays in this discussion include: 

Join the discussion on Twitter via the hashtag #TheDreamRevisited.

The Dream Revisited will feature a new discussion each month for the entire year. At the conclusion of project in 2014, the debates will be digitally archived. The Dream Revisited is presented as part of the NYU Furman Center's Integration Research Initiative and supported in part by a grant from the Open Society Foundations.

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