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Champaign Housing Authority Considers Demolishing a Third Black Neighborhood

Started by Indy Media, April 18, 2013, 11:32:03 am

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Champaign Housing Authority Considers Demolishing a Third Black Neighborhood

A protest was held before the board meeting of the Housing Authority of Champaign County (HACC) on Thursday, August 23, 2012 by those questioning plans to demolish Bristol Place, a largely African American neighborhood on the North End in Champaign. This comes on the heels of the demolition two public housing units, Dunbar Court and Joann Dorsey Homes, also largely comprised of black residents. Local authorities have ambitions of eliminating all signs of poverty, while failing to address the basic needs of those less fortunate.

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