Friday, March 25, 2011

Motown Becomes No Town

New census numbers show Detroit’s population plunged 25 percent from 2000 to 2010. Is there any future or hope for the Motor City?

The latest Census confirms that once-segregated Southern cities like Atlanta, Dallas, Houston and Miami are luring African Americans from northern metro areas like New York, Chicago and Detroit. Today, 57 percent of the nation’s black population now lives in the South, which is the highest it's been since 1960.
Reversing the Great Migration
Audio Embed: PRI & WNYC's program The Takeaway 3/25/11,
Hosts: Celeste Headlee & John Hockenberry.

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