Race feels different everywhere you go

Sky,
Skowhegan, ME.

In mostly white places like Maine, I feel like there’s not very much obvious discrimination or prejudice. In 50/50 places like New Orleans, white people seems to live in rich neighborhoods like Uptown and the Garden district. The lower and upper ninth ward is where I lived. Mostly black people live there. White people have been slowly moving in though. I read recently that if white people move into a black neighborhood it causes gentrification which means all the house prices go up and such… Should white people stay out of black neighborhoods and why would this be the case? I feel like there is a big chunk of information that I’m missing or I must not understand. Don’t know.

 

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