Demolition Means Progress: Flint

Andrew Highsmith an assistant professor of history at UC Irvine and author of┬áDemolition Means Progress: Flint, Michigan, and the Fate of the American Metropolis, explains the origin of the phrase “demolition means progress”. Flint Michigan and GM’s history of racial segregation. African American politics and the limited nature of reform in Flint. Education and poverty. […]