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While Michigan’s African American population declined slightly over the past decade, Black residents have become a majority in two more Detroit suburbs, according to U.S. Census data, reflecting a continued movement from the state’s largest city to nearby communities. Blacks comprise 13.5% of the state’s population, down from 14% in 2010, according to the latest Census Bureau numbers. But Blacks are spreading out and becoming a bigger part of the community in a variety of localities, especially in Metro Detroit.

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