Monday, August 23, 2010

More African Americans moving back to the south

Demographers noted a growing trend of black families resettling in Southern states, reflected in the 2000 census. The region had gained about 3 million black residents since the 1990 count. It added nearly 2 million more from 2000 to 2008, U.S. Census Bureau figures released this month show, by far the largest gain in black population of any region.

It is a reversal of the decadeslong flow of Southern black residents leaving for opportunities in northern urban centers.

Read more here: More African Americans move to the south

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

Though not as much to do as larger north,east,west urban areas It is safer than it was for our parents during the great black migration. It is also more peaceful and friendlier atmosphere.The large urban areas have turned very evil especially for the young black male; greatly surpasses the works of original boys in the hood (KKK). These mass murders of our youth was unheard of in our parent's generation. IT'S GOT TO STOP. CAST IT OUT!