Unformatted text preview: medicine. 3) Boyle also says that Garland Avenue sat “Halfway between the squalor of the inner city and the splendor of suburban Grosse Pointe.” This neighborhood provided a chance for African Americans to climb the social ladder, at least a lot more than they could in the south. These examples show that growing northern cities like Detroit gave migrating African Americans the chance to move up in the world by providing more and better work opportunities. 1) Eric Foner, Give Me Liberty: An American History, vol. 2, 2nd ed., (New York: W.W. Norton and Company, 2008) pg. 722 2) Kevin Boyle, Arc of Justice, (New York: Henry Holt and Company, 2004) pg. 21 3) Ibid., pg. 15...
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