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Old 02-20-2009, 03:21 PM
 
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how can queens be segregated lol
its probably the most diverse city in the entire us
it has people of basically ethnicity you can think of
A place can still be diverse yet segregated. In fact, a lot of places where they shove the "diversity" argument down everyone's throat tend to be very segregated in reality.

The key is looking for integrated places, but many people seem to have their heads up their asses on "diversity!"
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Old 02-20-2009, 03:30 PM
 
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Atlanta big time !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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Old 02-20-2009, 04:39 PM
 
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Atlanta is actually not very segregated comparatively. There are some neighborhoods with mostly one race or another...but more often than not the areas are mixed and, in my experience, most residents are not concerned with the race of their neighbors.
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Old 02-20-2009, 04:50 PM
 
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Atlanta is actually not very segregated comparatively. There are some neighborhoods with mostly one race or another...but more often than not the areas are mixed and, in my experience, most residents are not concerned with the race of their neighbors.
That depends. There were some issues with Forsyth County a few years ago.
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Old 02-20-2009, 08:07 PM
 
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That depends. There were some issues with Forsyth County a few years ago.
Yes...Oprah highlighted Forsyth County in the 80s. But that doesn't lead to the conclusion that Atlanta is the most segregated city in the U.S.
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Old 02-20-2009, 11:31 PM
 
Location: Augusta GA
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Atlanta itself is not as segregated as some cities, but the suburbs of Atlanta are VERY segregated!
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Old 02-21-2009, 08:28 AM
 
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Not so in Houston, which is very very diverse and hardly segregated.

Even outside of this city, there isn't really a big problem of black and white racism, nowadays. A lot of racism in the south seems to be directed towards some foreigners. Still, nobody here "knows their place." No one here accepts any injustice. Blacks, along with all other minorities demand the same respect and fairness that everybody else gets.

For the most part, racism is more of a taboo in the south than it is anywhere else.
I am a bit late on this.

Houston is a different story. Houston has always been a bit different. Houuston was more of a melting pot so it developed differently.

I was telling of how it historically has been and how some feelings could be passed down and at the same time hidden.
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Old 02-21-2009, 10:35 AM
 
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Atlanta itself is not as segregated as some cities, but the suburbs of Atlanta are VERY segregated!
Some are, and some aren't. I've been in several suburban areas and have never noticed a lack of diversity in any of them. There may be a visible majority of one race or another, but certainly not to the extreme of being segregated.
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Old 02-21-2009, 10:36 AM
 
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I went into the bar 2 blocks from my house to buy a pizza today. There were black gangsta types, longhaired (probably self-described) "rednecks", middle-aged black women drinking with and talking to old white men. Everybody was cheering a live police chase on the big-screen TVs. I love Pittsburgh.
From my experiences, Pittsburgh, despite being a rust belt city, has a fair amount of affable black-white integration and a decent amount of black-white interracial couples and families. Even though this is especially true for the university neighborhood of Oakland where I was as a freshmen at U Pitt, the local blacks and whites there seem to not hold too much hostility towards each other. I honestly think this is partially because of the lack of class divides, because in Pittsburgh, there is no rich-white/poor-black divide. Nearly everybody's working class or poor, and it's that class similarity I think that heavily contributes to the citizens having more familiarity and less strain between each other!
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Old 02-21-2009, 05:19 PM
 
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Cincinnati, D.C., SF Bay Area, Chicago, Detroit, Milwaukee, St. Louis, Minneapolis and Memphis are probably the most segregated cities of the United States.
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