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The San Francisco Chronicle documented a man in the Bay Area worrying that affordable housing might turn his area into a “ghetto.”
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Relegated to low-class jobs and living in crowded ethnic ghettos, the Irish were portrayed as undesirable immigrants with less-than-average intelligence, who were prone to criminality.
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Sophie, as a teen, was imprisoned in the Vilna ghetto from 1941 to 1943.
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In 1975, FBI Deputy Associate Director James Adams testified before the Senate that the bureau had three times as many “ghetto informants” as confidential sources within the Klan — as good an index as any of the agency's priorities.
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An equal pay for work of equal value clause insulates women from the wage inequity inherent in pink ghetto jobs, or jobs that are underpaid by virtue of being predominantly female.
AMERICAN CAPITALISM NEEDS EQUAL-PAY LEGISLATION. CANADA IS SHOWING US HOW TO MAKE IT WORKMATTHEWHEIMEROCTOBER 12, 2020FORTUNE
For, in truth, the exterior appearance and the entrance-chambers are the worst part of the Ghetto dwellings.
LIPPINCOTT'S MAGAZINE OF POPULAR LITERATURE AND SCIENCEVARIOUS
But the name of the Old Jewry reminds us of the ghetto which was an important part of old London.
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To this roaming, hunting, exploring, adventurous breed what greater contrast is there than the denizens of the Ghetto?
THE OLD WORLD IN THE NEWEDWARD ALSWORTH ROSS
Hence it has been suggested Judaicam became Italian Giudeica and thence became corrupted into ghetto.
ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 11, SLICE 8VARIOUS
They belong among the best Ghetto stories that have been written in New York, and they display undoubted talent.
THE HISTORY OF YIDDISH LITERATURE IN THE NINETEENTH CENTURYLEO WIENER
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO GHETTO

  • adjacency
  • area
  • block
  • closeness
  • confines
  • contiguity
  • district
  • environs
  • ghetto
  • hood
  • jungle
  • locale
  • locality
  • nearness
  • neck of the woods
  • parish
  • part
  • precinct
  • propinquity
  • proximity
  • quarter
  • region
  • section
  • slum
  • stomping ground
  • street
  • suburb
  • territory
  • tract
  • turf
  • vicinage
  • vicinity
  • ward
  • zone
  • zoo
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