Race-Baiting Michelle Obama Lying Again

Michelle Obama Cites View of Growing Segregation – NYTimes.com

TOPEKA, Kan. — Sixty years after the Supreme Court outlawed “separate but equal” schools for blacks and whites, civil rights advocates say American schools are becoming increasingly segregated, while the first lady, Michelle Obama, lamented that “many young people are going to schools with kids who look just like them.”

“Today, by some measures, our schools are as segregated as they were back when Dr. King gave his final speech,” Mrs. Obama told 1,200 graduating high school seniors Friday here in the city that gave rise to the landmark Brown v. Board of Education case.

Yeah, but what Mibama doesn’t bother to mention is that this is by choice as much as anything:

An Empirical Analysis of the Causes of Neighborhood Racial Segregation

This study provides direct evidence on the causes of housing segregation using new data from the Multi-City Study of Urban Inequality. The central finding is that blacks? preferences for black neighborhoods and whites ?preferences for white neighborhoods are major causes of housing segregation.

Personal choice.  I’m sure Michelle thinks that should be outlawed.  Because racism.

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