Detroit To Create 'African Town'

A new economic development plan that calls for racial isolation is hotly debated in Detroit.
September 21, 2004, 9am PDT | Chris Steins | @urbaninsight
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"A majority of the Detroit City Council wants to implement an economic development plan it commissioned for $112,000 that preaches racial isolation and rails against immigration in its bid to gain economic success for poor blacks... The crux of the plan is the creation of a business district -- dubbed African Town -- that would be funded in part with city money and made up of black-owned businesses catering to a black clientele."

Thanks to Laura Kranz

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Published on Tuesday, September 21, 2004 in The Detroit Free Press
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