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Anna Clark is a journalist in Detroit. She is the author of The Poisoned City: Flint’s Water and the American Urban Tragedy (Metropolitan, 2018).
It’s not by chance that the U.S. is full of hollowed-out urban centers. Residents are disproportionately poor and people of color, surrounded by wealthier and Whiter suburbs. It traces back to the Great Migration, which brought great numbers of…