A term used to describe white hard working, non-welfare using, people with morals and values that flee a particular area because it is overrun by the blight and crime often associated with minorties. A community that may have once thrived and prospered with business, good economics, and safety and now is the equivalent of a third world country because minorities came in and drove all business away. White Flight could be compared to a cancer that has been diagnosed early, the diagnosis could be the equivalent of vacating the area immediately rather than waiting for the disease(minorities) to come in and completely destroy that community.
Man, this apartment complex was quiet and clean when the white couple lived across the hallway. The second night the blacks moved in the cops were here. The cops said they could hear the bass all they way down in the parking lot. I guess it's time to take the "White Flight" before I end up dead.
by BigTimeJ March 16, 2010
A perfectly legitimate attempt by innocent people, often oppressed white middle class individuals and families, to exercise their civil rights to choose which neighbors they want to live with and what lifestyle they wish to pass on to their children, by peacefully leaving neighborhoods that no longer meet their very reasonable standards of safety and decency. This phenomenon is often misrepresented as racist by those who resent the freedom to move that these hard-working people have earned, without dependence on government support.
Detroit, Michigan displays the results of white flight. Neighborhoods that once thrived, filled with wage-earners who took good care of their properties and maintained acceptable behavior standards for safety, are now nearly empty. Those who remain are sometimes recorded as complaining to the government, demanding that should step in with taxpayer's money and fill the increasingly wide gaps left behind.
by Eleanor Sinclair February 11, 2008
An Asian girl with a white boyfriend is said to have white flight. This is an attempt to counter those who claim white men with Asian girlfriends have yellow fever.
Question: Is she going out with a white guy or an Asian guy? Answer: She has white flight.
by Ladiesmatt September 30, 2013
flight away from Mexicans or chicanos in all parts of California ( people east of I5 pray that governator will stop all immegrunts )
white flight started in 1950's in LA now we have black flight ( to south east ) white flight still ongoing now from ( Brown attack chicanos ) ( to washington state and along Canada border )in downtown LA yellow skins pushing chicanos west toward beaches. Red man still puff peace pipe outside of big city. ( BC bud gud canadian shit ) All is well in the Holy City of the Angles.
by itichie_nocanpo June 24, 2006
A name given by sociologists to the mass exodus of crackers (white people) from the inner city to the suburbs as soon as black people started moving in. Racist motherfuckers couldn't stand living in the same neighborhood as someone of a different skin color.
The opposite of white flight, black people moving into the city from the 'burbs, should be called BLACK ATTACK.
by Nick D July 23, 2004