We’ve lost Black households in our urban areas.
what can we do about it?
Census and other data indicate that the percentage of Black households in the city of Greenville has declined since 2010. This isn’t just due to growth in the number of white households; the raw number of Black households has declined as well, meaning that Black residents are leaving and their numbers aren’t being replaced by new Black residents.
But there are things we can do, as community members, as voters, as donors and investors. Learn more below.
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Furman’s data on racial displacement in Greenville, SC
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