Fifty years ago today, participants in the March on Washington were seeking to narrow the economic gap between America's blacks and whites. After five decades, that gulf remains. Vauhini Vara explains how homeownership is partly to blame.
Aug 28, 2013 The New Yorker
Could 'the Hill' neighborhood in Talbot County, MD predate New Orleans' Treme as the nation's oldest continuously inhabited black community? That's what archaeologists are trying to find out in the back yard of the local women’s club.
Jul 28, 2013 The Washington Post
The first major American city to have a black majority, Washington D.C.'s demographics have shifted again.
Jul 19, 2011 The New York Times
African Americans in the North are reversing the trend set by their parents and grandparents by migrating back to the South. This post from <em>Grist</em> looks at the impact on communities and urbanism.
Jul 2, 2011 Grist
A recent study by Queens College for the New York Times shows that more than 50% of African-Americans who left New York in 2009 moved to the South.
Jun 23, 2011 The New York Times
Washington D.C. has for many years had a high population of African Americans. But now, they're moving out to the suburbs and white people are moving in.
Feb 19, 2011 NPR