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Old 07-20-2014, 05:00 PM
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Originally Posted by wildgift View Post

So, chances are, while there was "white flight" of white people moving because of "push factors" of nonwhites moving in, but also because there were "pull factors" of whites-only developments with new housing, and favorable lending terms that favored these racist developments.

It's not really fair to focus on the individual racism of residents who moved, when the entire system, both the government and private market, and most of society at large, were racist.

That's way more concise and articulate then I could ever hope to be.
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Old 07-21-2014, 10:57 AM
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Yes, I think that segment is what people were trying to illustrate, but just in different ways.
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