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The Macomb Daily Blogs: Politically Speaking: Did Macomb County Play A Key Role In Detroit's Decline?

07/28/2013 11:29 am ET | Updated Sep 27, 2013
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Growing up in Roseville in the 1970s, by the time I reached junior high school the majority of my neighborhood friends were refugees from Detroit, those who fled at a time when the inner city was showing the earliest signs of degenerating into an urban wasteland.
These suburban families represented the beginning of white flight, a massive population shift that would prove to be Detroit's undoing over the next four decades.

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