This letter is in response to the article by Penelope McMillan, "Black Flight From L.A. Reverses Trend," (Metro, Sept. 22).
Black migration fortunately is not a matter of moving out: For the first time in American history, the census is showing that blacks are moving up and out .
Researcher James H. Johnson came to a loss in explaining the almost random migration of blacks from Los Angeles because, based on previous census findings, blacks have moved wherever the jobs were.
Today, more blacks have choices that weren't available to them previously. Having higher education and skill transportability, we are choosing to settle in different parts of the state and country because these are places we want to live and work.