Detroit Tops List Of Most Segregated Cities In The U.S.

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Detroit just received a distinction that would make most cities in our so-called melting pot nation cringe. It was found to be the most segregated city in the United States, according to a study by 24/7 Wall Street which determined “Of the 28.7 million black Americans living in the nation’s largest metropolitan areas, nearly one-quarter reside in segregated neighborhoods — where at least 80% of residents are Black.” When it comes to the Detroit-Warren-Dearborn area specifically, “More than 60% of residents live in neighborhoods dominated by their respective racial groups, double the average percentage nationwide,” and in terms of Black residents, “57.7% live in predominantly Black neighborhoods.” What’s really distressing is that the Black poverty rate is 33.3 percent, compared to 11.4 percent for whites. Segregation in Detroit is ages old. “By using race to determine home loan eligibility, the FHA deliberately segregated the Detroit area over the course of the mid-20th century…”
[MadameNoire]

A Work-Life Balance Will Actually Make You More Successful, Here’s How

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Normally when people talk about having a work-life balance, the focus is on how a balance is necessary to improve your personal life. But having a work-life balance can also help your career. “Having better work-life balance enables you to work smarter and be happier overall,” said therapist/life coach Cara Maksimow, author of “Lose That Mommy Guilt, Tales and Tips from an Imperfect Mom” and owner of Maximize Wellness Counseling & Coaching LLC. “You work better and smarter and are more productive when you are happier and balanced. Your concentration, ability to be creative and think differently improves when you are feeling centered, balanced and happy.” Cheryl E. Palmer, owner of Call to Career, agreed. “Being balanced makes you more productive. It may seem counterintuitive, but you actually achieve less when you are overly busy…”
[MadameNoire]

Donald Glover’s ATLANTA Posts Big Ratings, Already Most Critically Acclaimed Cable Show Of The Year

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ooks like you really love Atlanta. The new comedy created by rapper/actor Donald Glover scored some big ratings on it’s debut viewing and the second episode was the talk of Twitter on Tuesday night. FX Networks has released the first numbers on Atlanta and they are looking pretty good. Per release: The premiere telecast (Tuesday, September 6, 2016; 10PM-10:35PM) was basic cable’s most-watched scripted primetime comedy debut in Adults 18-49 (1.2 million) since the April 2013 series premiere of Inside Amy Schumer (Comedy Central). In Total Viewers, Atlanta was basic cable’s second most-watched scripted primetime comedy series premiere in the last two years (1.8 million), behind only Wrecked (TBS) earlier this year. The premiere telecast was followed immediately by the second episode, which held 90% of Total Viewers (1.6 million) and 92% of Adults 18-49 (1.1 million).
[HipHopWired]


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