Now, it’s New York City


Recently I was reminiscing on my blog about the Dr. Sowell’s remarks concerning the flight of black inhabitants from San Francisco and other cities; the main factor was the cost of housing.

But today I became aware of the decrease in black population in none other than New York City– the first major population center for black inflow during the 1880’s–in the just released 2010 census.  The main reason cited by Charles M. Blow, a black columnist whom I read regularly, cited the reasons to lack of job opportunities and to frequent police stops for a variety of excuses.

Read Blow’s article here


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