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In Changing Neighborhoods, Black Churches Face an Identity Crisisposted on October 16, 2012
At The Atlantic, Alessandra Ram writes about the gentrification of many traditional black urban neighborhoods, and the effect that this racial change is having on historically black churches. Today, the membership of many black churches is increasingly moving to the suburbs. Some churches are relocating with their members, while other “black churches … are realizing that alliances must be formed if they want to retain their presence in the community,” writes Ram.