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A brief history of poverty and jobs in Detroit

 

THE INTERSECTION

Chapter 3: Poverty

Today, and throughout this year, the Detroit Journalism Cooperative (DJC) will explore whether the social and economic conditions that sparked the tragic events of 1967 have improved in Detroit. In the wake of recent unrest in Ferguson, Baltimore and other American cities, such questions are hardly academic. Today's topic: Poverty.

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