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Kinloch: Destruction of a Black Community

Kinloch MO: The Destruction of a Black Community in North County St Louis   The city of Kinloch was once a thriving all-black community as this small city located in North County St Louis has…
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Still Bangin' (The Little Rock Story)

Still Bangin’ (Gangs in Arkansas’ Little Rock) By the 1980s and 1990s Little Rock gangs began to become active in a new form, a form of Little Rock Blood sets and Little Rock Crip sets,…
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CuseTown: Rare Look into the Streets of Syracuse

CuseTown: A Rare Look Inside the Streets of Syracuse With Syracuse being a college-town, one would not think that Syracuse has the characteristics as other American cities, whether it is gentrification of the Syracuse ghetto…
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There are Black People in West Virginia

West Virginia Black Population Story The biggest misconception about the state of West Virginia is that African Americans do not live in the state of West Virginia, as this least talked about community as a…
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The Heart of Central Valley: Bakersfield, CA

The Heart of Central Valley: Bakersfield, CA Bakersfield, located in California’s Central Valley, is an unknown city that sits miles away from other major California cities with a population of close to 400,000 the city’s…
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Hub City: The History of Compton, CA

The Compton Ghetto: From a Suburb to a Home of Compton Gangs Nicknamed Hub City, the California city of Compton has for long been associated with popular culture, from being mentioned in movies to producing…