Taking a stand in Flint, or fleeing: Residents weigh the future




 
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Taking a stand in Flint, or fleeing: Residents weigh the future
 
February 1st, 2016  
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Topic: Taking a stand in Flint, or fleeing: Residents weigh the future


Taking a stand in Flint, or fleeing: Residents weigh the future
The vacant lots and crumbling houses that line a vast majority of the city’s streets are evidence of Flint’s descent from the home of General Motors — a bustling company town with a population of close to 200,000 — into the country’s murder capital, with a population down by roughly half from its peak in 1960, and a poverty rate of more than 41 percent.

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