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Feeling "Invisible," Black Residents Leave Austin

When Austinite Natalie Madeira Cofield walks among the local boutiques and cafes in her South Congress Avenue neighborhood, she likes to take note of the other African-Americans she sees. 

“If I get past 10, I’m like, ‘Wow, there are a lot of black people out today,’” said Cofield, 32, who moved to Austin three years ago from Washington to become head of what is now the Greater Austin Black Chamber of Commerce.

Read more: http://kdhnews.com/news/texas/feeling-invisible-black-residents-leave-austin/article_635217be-6d7e-5fab-b2f3-184f49a18054.html

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