Can we finally take down the Confederate statues now?

Well then please feel free to refute any of what I said.

Here's a breakdown of median income by county:

See how the lowest median incomes are mostly concentrated in the rural south with incomes increasing around the counties that have larger cities?

And here's data as of a few years ago again confirming higher rates of poverty in rural areas and greater job growth in metro areas:

Older study stating urban tax money subsidizes rural counties:

Another article with citations confirming more of the above:

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