More than half of the African-American neighborhoods in the state are actually jails”

CityLab:

17-year-old Lew Blank was fiddling around with the Weldon Cooper Center’s Racial Dot Map when he discovered something disturbing about Wisconsin, where he lives: More than half of the African-American neighborhoods in the state are actually jails. Not only that, but the rest of the black neighborhoods across the state are either apartment complexes, Section 8 housing, or homeless shelters—the lone exception being a working-middle class section of Milwaukee.


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August 16, 2016 · culture · city · neighborhoods · Wisconsin · race · racial dot map

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