Black Exodus: American Cities Losing African-American Residents

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Black Exodus

On a recent visit to Everett Middle School in San Francisco, Secretary of Housing and Urban Development Shaun Donovan spoke to a 12-year-old girl who described how an influx of white residents was decreasing the number of Blacks in her neighborhood. The young student highlighted the African-American population decreases plaguing major cities across America. Take a look at other cities that have suffered a decline in Black residency.Dominique Zonyéé

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