Black Exodus: American Cities Losing African-American Residents

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  • San Francisco
  • Washington D.C.
  • Detroit
  • Oakland
  • Chicago
  • New York
  • Atlanta

Washington, D.C.

The nation’s capital had a Black majority population for decades, but by 2011 D.C.’s African-American population had dropped more than 11 percent in a decade. According to 2011 data, the district's Black population is now about 301,000 slightly more than half of its population.

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