Saturday, October 15, 2005

Black Mecca: Atlanta Leads Nation in Child Poverty

Black Mecca: The Death of an Illusion. via.

"It was the place to be, we were told throughout the Eighties and Nineties. The housing was cheap, the weather benign, the social and business networks poppin’, the elected officials black and enlightened, and the opportunities limitless. Twenty years before it had been “the city too busy to hate.” Now it was the “Black Mecca,” and pilgrims streamed in by the tens of thousands each year." ...


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