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1

Which are the closest cities?

Chicago and Cleveland

2

What do locals feel?

They've lost the thriving city but many stay as they at least still have knowledge of the area

3

What does the city appear like to an outsider?

Dangerous and a bad economy

4

Where are most black people likely to have experience the most due to what road?

Black people tended to be in inner city and never crossed the 8 mile road

5

What can happen to many of the black residents?

Be poor and looked down on

6

What change in industry did many residents witness?

Rise and fall in motoring industry

7

What emerging industries will many residents have seen?

Growth of motown and new movement towards gambling industry

8

What do whites feel?

Superior and take pride in never having visited downtown

9

What housing was built specifically to house black people?

Brewster Housing Project

10

Why has previous development and investment in houses been lost?

Many left derelict

11

What is the population of the city?

700,000

12

How many people are African-American in the city and what percentage is this?

600,000- 83%

13

How many people are white in the city and what percentage is this?

100,000- 11%