“…a degree in criminology but could not find a job in New York. In Atlanta, he became a deputy sheriff within weeks”
“The South is more benevolent than New York”
“New York has become like the old South in its racial attitudes”
More jobs, better economy, lower taxes, lower cost of living, friendlier and more welcoming communities, less crime, more integration and better race relations. Who wouldn’t prefer to live in the South?
via Ann Althouse
About 17 percent of the African-Americans who moved to the South from other states in the past decade came from New York, far more than from any other state, according to census data. Of the 44,474 who left New York State in 2009, more than half, or 22,508, went to the South….
The movement is not limited to New York. The percentage of blacks leaving big cities in the East and in the Midwest and heading to the South is now at the highest levels in decades, demographers say….