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Detroit’s Glimmer of Hope May Leave Some Neighborhoods in the Dark


BY MICHAEL GOOD How does one measure urban revitalization? For the Kresge Foundation in midtown Detroit, it is the sound of hammers clanking on steel beams as formerly empty lots surrounding its offices finally undergo construction. It’s bulldozers and work crews tearing up Woodward Avenue to install tracks for the new M-1 line, a light […]

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Evangelizing in the Inner City


The Role of White Evangelical Churches in Urban Renewal BY EUGENE SCOTT This piece appeared in our 2015 print journal. You can order your copy here.  Over the past decade, cities have increased significantly in popularity. While the mid-twentieth century saw the rise of the suburb—due in part to white flight— the early twenty-first century is […]

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