In Kansas City, Troost Avenue is a dividing line. By historical design, neighborhoods east of Troost are black, neighborhoods west of Troost are white. But now change is underway, as residents are making change in their community, causing more people to flock to restaurants and shops on both sides of the street that bisects the city.
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For Decades A Dividing Line, Troost Avenue In Kansas City Sees New Hope | NBC Nightly News
This reminds me of my hometown in OH. Most of the black folks were pretty much segregated. The neighboring town was still driving them off completely in 1995 when I left. All of this is based on ignorance, which leads to anger and, a lot of times, violence.
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