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Old 05-30-2010, 11:38 PM
 
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Yes...we have a black person who has lived on our island for about twenty years now.. He isn't black any more at all, his skin has lost most of it's pigment.
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Old 05-31-2010, 02:18 AM
 
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omg, i'm laughing my ass off metlakatla, good one!

Same is happening here, the black persons I know here just keep losing their pigmentation from lack of sun in Canada. Soon they will be all caucasian.
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Old 05-31-2010, 09:41 AM
 
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Okay wow you guys are cool.
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Old 05-31-2010, 10:07 AM
 
Location: Fort Wayne
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Hello Im just conducting research about african americans in states with low percentages of AA's. Where do AA's live in Anchorage? Are they chill? Are they wild/ghetto? are they classy? Are they respected and treated well? Im just doing research.
Are you serious?
Wouldn't a more intelligent question just have been "Can somebody tell me about the African-American community (as it is ) in Alaska?"
Without all the "wild/ghetto" & "classy" nonsense?

Obviously there are Blacks in Alaska thanks to the military bases and the jobs. Whether they are just living their lives or have formed a community (or communities) is up to them,isn't it?

Would you ask White Americans how they'd act in Alaska? Nice and calm or "Nascar and hillbilly-ish?"
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Old 05-31-2010, 04:02 PM
 
Location: Anchorage
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That's funny - we went to Clam Gulch this weekend and I saw my first Alaskan whites that could be classified as "Nascar and hillbilly-ish" - I thought we had left those types back in Texas.

Blacks here do not tend to be wild/ghetto. Sorry, but I need a definition of 'chill'. I guess that leaves "classy" - yes, the blacks I have run into fit that group best.
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Old 05-31-2010, 04:18 PM
 
Location: Tower of Heaven
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23,000 blacks in Alaska in 2008.
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Old 05-31-2010, 04:46 PM
 
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I would imagine that it depends on how they were raised. White Nascar tobacco spitting hillbillies typically are not the off-spring of well educated white people.

Personally, I don't want to live around ghetto whites, blacks, hispanics or any other type of person like that.
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Old 05-31-2010, 07:48 PM
 
Location: on top of a mountain
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That's funny - we went to Clam Gulch this weekend and I saw my first Alaskan whites that could be classified as "Nascar and hillbilly-ish" - I thought we had left those types back in Texas.

Blacks here do not tend to be wild/ghetto. Sorry, but I need a definition of 'chill'. I guess that leaves "classy" - yes, the blacks I have run into fit that group best.
Nascar and hillbilly-ish....I resemble that remark and take offense thank you!
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Old 05-31-2010, 07:53 PM
 
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Well Im african-american myself and considering we have high numbers of ghetto African americans here Im wondering if it is the same way even in areas where the black population is low. Im researching areas with low African-american populations and learning more about where the live do they stick together and whether or not they act like some of the stereotypical black people like we do in most major american cities unfortunately.....but thats another convo....
well now Detroit4Life...you just stay in your above the "getto" African-american counterparts lifestyle and look down your nose assuming that there are "wide/ghetto" negro people...no I am not black and you are showing your arrogance in your supposed study of black people.
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Old 06-01-2010, 11:09 PM
 
Location: Naptowne, Alaska
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I chill in my ghetto, which is sort of in the wild, spittin snus, whilst I watch NASCAR! True dat...
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