The state has fueled the decline by reducing funding, closing schools and allowing nearly 100 charter schools to open.
Author Aaron Foley offers “advice on everything from buying and rehabbing a house to not sounding like a completely uninformed racist when you talk to a black person.”
“Only realizing now that none of those businesses were black-owned and I deeply regret the omission!” the reporter tweeted.
The 60-year exodus from Detroit has turned city blocks into picturesque urban prairies.
Take a photo tour of one of Detroit’s most under-served communities.