A look at the lives of African Americans in US suburbs touches on social integration, economic opportunity and jazz music.

This story of race and real estate chronicles the migration of Blacks from the cities to the suburbs since the Civil Rights revolution of the 1960s.

The neighbouring towns of East Orange - almost entirely African American - and South Orange - balanced among several ethnic groups - New Jersey, offer several interesting comparisons and contrasts, especially in today's era of the sub-prime lending crisis.

The mostly African Amercian East Orange has very high rates of foreclosures, many of them the product of predatory lending practices.

The well integrated South Orange remains a model of harmony among races, and greater opportunities for building wealth.

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Suburbia in Black & White will broadcast at the following times GMT:

Saturday 1st March 14:30, 22:30, Sunday 2nd March 02:30, 12:30, Monday 3rd March 00:30, Tuesday 4th March 13:30, Wednesday 5th March 19:30, 11:30, Thursday 6th March 05:30, Friday 7th March 03:00, 10:30

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