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Black Districts Gutted as Suburban Flight Reshapes Congress Maps

Michigan will no longer have a majority-Black House district

There are 22 majority-Black districts in the current Congress. Next year, there will be as few as nine. 

The lost seats are a casualty of highly politicized redistricting wars, with state-by-state showdowns bringing dramatic change to electoral maps that were already being reshaped by demographic forces that include a decades-long Black migration to suburbs.