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Reynolds Farley

Farley describes rise of Detroit's middle class in Atlantic story

a PSC In The News reference, 2011

"'Detroit Was Like Cheers: Everyone Knew Your Name'" - The Atlantic. 03/09/2011.

Much has been made of the great poverty among Detroit's black residents. Less has been said about the rise of black middle and upper-middle classes in the last half century. Here Ren Farley is quoted on the emergence of Detroit's middle class starting in the 1950s.

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Reynolds Farley

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