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Northwest Herald: Begalka: Yerkes Observatory example of positive public involvement

More than 50 years after the Fair Housing Act of 1968 outlawed housing discrimination on the basis of race, sex, national origin and religion, segregation persists. According to the advocacy group National Community Reinvestment Coalition of Washington, D.C., nearly three quarters of the neighborhoods designated as high risk are inhabited by the poor. And 64% are minority neighborhoods.