The black slum proletariat has been growing in numbers and density. As agricultural mechanization and other factors continue pushing Negroes out of the South, the urban ghettos expand each year by half a million; only 40,040 Negroes annually find their way into the suburbs. This trend has not been affected at all by any antipoverty or Great Society programs.
When the migration of Negroes to Northern and Western cities was at its height during World War II, factory jobs were available a...
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