Everyone says look at what 'those people' did to my city. And race is always an element. In 1950, Detroit had a population of 1.8 million; 80 percent were white, 20 percent black. Today the population is 900,000 and those percentages have more than reversed. -Jerry Herron

 

Everyone says look at what 'those people' did to my city. And race is always an element. In 1950, Detroit had a population of 1.8 million; 80 percent were white, 20 percent black. Today the population is 900,000 and those percentages have more than reversed.


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