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Go South, Young Black?

For Blacks everywhere, but especially in liberal northern states, even wealth does not always solve housing problems. A Brown University study reports that Blacks in the Midwest and Northeast live in worse neighborhoods than whites, even when Blacks earn good incomes.  Blacks earning $75,000 a year tended to live in ‘worse’ neighborhoods than white households earning $40,000, the review of 2010 census data found.

Once again, red beats blue: middle and upper Blacks enjoy better access to good housing in the South, the survey says.  The Atlanta area in particular finds middle and upper income African American families enjoying a range of good housing choices.

Blue is not always good for Black.

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  • Jeff77450

    “Blue” isn’t good for *anyone* long-term. The forced redistribution of wealth, in all the different forms that that takes, ultimately results in *everyone* becoming poorer.

  • Michael Bender

    It’s true in Columbia, SC as well.

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