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29 Thus the Supreme Court, in pursuit of a “colorblind constitution,” turned Brown v. Board of Education on its head. Brown had finally outlawed school segregation, perhaps most famously prompting President Dwight Eisenhower to send federal troops to protect Black students as they entered Little Rock High School in 1957. ”30 Oppressed or unfortunate people themselves throw up obstacles that reinforce false stereotypes. Positioned at the bottom, where the society itself is most unfair, they sometimes behave in ways that appear to be—and often are—selfdestructive.
S. 37 Patterns of international migration have changed, and so have labor markets. With few exceptions, minority populations in central cities and inner suburbs find themselves more than ever victimized by poverty, marginalized and exploited, pushed aside when they are not needed or employed at low wages when they are. Rising credentialism excludes those who lack formal education and training from good jobs, and antiimmigrant (or anti-Latino) politics reinforces the discriminatory effects. 38 In today’s difficult world, poverty isolates a growing group of racially distinct Americans who are socially disconnected from the greater society, educationally handicapped, and institutionally victimized not only by labor markets but by the social-welfare and penal systems.
More recently, with further challenges to the dollar’s stature as the global currency, the rise of Chinese commodity exports, the shift overseas of manufacturing and even service jobs (one portion of “outsourcing”), and the autonomy of transnational financial empires, a globalized economy has become ascendant. The most agreed-on date for a sharp shift in direction is 1973 or 1974, after the first global oil price shock, when a new world economic pattern began to take hold. The effects of these changes were unmistakable by the late 1970s, when global difficulties led the Carter administration to cut back on urban aid.