Thursday, December 21, 2006

Memphis Outer Suburbs Break Laws to Shield Juvenile Offenders from Shelby County Court System

This troubling news from Memphis gives further credence to the argument that the very legacy of the suburbs is one of white flight more than anything else (like lower taxes). With 98% of its population non-black, Germantown, Tennessee's motto could be, Yes, We Have No Black People (and We Don't Want to Send Our Punks to Mix With Theirs).

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