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How integrated is your neighborhood?

White Detroit residents protest black occupancy of the Sojourner Truth Homes, Feb. 1942. Does this photo from 1942 bother you? It should. But what should bother us more is the current status of housing/neighborhood integration in the United States, where there are no signs or angry mobs to keep people out of certain neighborhoods, and yet the pernicious practice continues.
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Shook Ones: Residents In Predominantly Black Detroit Neighborhood Say They’re Scared To Go To Church For Fear Of Homes Being Burglarized

Ethnicity & Race / African American : Bossip (last year)

Detroit Residents In Crime Ridden-Neighborhood Say They Feel Like Prisoners In Their Homes A group of residents living in a crime-ridden and predominantly black Detroit neighborhood say they often feel like prisoners in their own ho... Read Post

Moving Day: 1942

Arts / Photography : Shorpy Historic Photo Archive (last year)

February 1942. Detroit, Michigan. "Riot at the Sojourner Truth Homes, a new U.S. federal housing project, caused by white neighbors' attempt to prevent Negro tenants from moving in. Moving vans convoyed by police department moving N... Read Post

Why Inner City Blacks See Racism Everywhere and Think We Are Still in Slave Days and Whites Don’t

US Politics / Conservative : Wizbang (15 hours ago)

(I totally forgot to post this today!) Inner city blacks have a skewed and untrue view of what America “is” today and it is because they live in all black neighborhoods. This often self-imposed isolation is also why white people don... Read Post


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