May 23, 2023
In this Detroit Free Press article, Clara Hendrickson, Kristi Tanner, and Dana Afana share that Detroit appears to no longer stand as the nation’s largest majority-Black city. The U.S. Census Bureau estimates show Memphis — not Detroit — is now the nation’s largest majority-Black city by an estimated 680 residents.
Detroit Future City’s president and CEO, Anika Goss, shares that “there’s actual money that comes” with population losses in cities.
“There’s a financial loss in terms of your federal funds allocation that you receive and how resources are organized even from the state. So, there are real implications to that,” Goss said.
Read the article here.