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Old 10-21-2015, 01:13 PM
 
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Every black person I know from Austin (and this isnt an exaggeration), is trying to get to DFW or Houston ASAP.
Yep. It's already well established that when black people move to Texas, Houston and DFW are pretty much the only viable options to consider.

Probably the only exception is if you are military and get sent to one of the bases in San Antonio, Killen, or El Paso, and even then you will be a black spec in a sea of brown and white.
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Old 10-21-2015, 01:17 PM
 
Location: Washington D.C. By way of Texas
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Yep. It's already well established that when black people move to Texas, Houston and DFW are pretty much the only viable options to consider.

Probably the only exception is if you are military and get sent to one of the bases in San Antonio, Killen, or El Paso, and even then you will be a black spec in a sea of brown and white.
Yeah except Killeen. Killeen's largest demographic is actually Black. One of the very few cities in Texas that has that status. But nobody would move to Killeen if not for the military.
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Old 10-21-2015, 01:20 PM
 
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That DFW has the 2nd/3rd fastest growing black population in the U.S. And Austins black population is shrinking.
Right. Especially since Austin's black population wasn't even large to begin with. I have run into several black former residents of Austin over the years and they all complained about how Austin pushed them out years ago when it decided to market itself to alternative white people, like a Portland or a Seattle.
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Old 10-21-2015, 01:21 PM
 
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Yeah except Killeen. Killeen's largest demographic is actually Black. One of the very few cities in Texas that has that status. But nobody would move to Killeen if not for the military.
True. That's what I was trying to say about Killeen (it's kinda like an East Texas in that regard)...lol. I just didn't separate it from San Antonio and El Paso because I was trying to make a similar point about all three. Thanks for catching that.
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Old 10-24-2015, 01:09 AM
 
Location: Atlanta, GA
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Blackest Cities in America:
1. Detroit
2. Baltimore
3. Memphis
4. New Orleans
5. Newark
6. Atlanta
7. Cleveland
8. DC
9. St Louis
10. Cincinnati


Least Black Cities in America:
1. Santa Ana
2. Anaheim
3. El Paso
4. Honolulu
5. San Jose
6. Albuquerque
7. Tucson
8. San Francisco
9. San Antonio
10. Portland
Phoenix was left off at 5-6% AA
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Old 10-24-2015, 12:40 PM
 
Location: Las Vegas
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I know Charlotte didnt make the list but there seemed to be a lot of racial harmony that i haven't seen in other places.

The HBCU's seem to be the only thing Blacks have going for them in Nashville. It isn't a huge magnet for Black professionals like Atlanta, Charlotte and Raleigh/Durham. I don't see them loosing Black people like Austin or rust belt cities like Chicago.
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Old 10-24-2015, 07:26 PM
 
Location: Nashville, TN
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I know Charlotte didnt make the list but there seemed to be a lot of racial harmony that i haven't seen in other places.

The HBCU's seem to be the only thing Blacks have going for them in Nashville. It isn't a huge magnet for Black professionals like Atlanta, Charlotte and Raleigh/Durham. I don't see them loosing Black people like Austin or rust belt cities like Chicago.
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Old 10-24-2015, 08:53 PM
 
Location: Duluth, GA
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Wow my city is on there am shock but overall other black cities will take over Cincinnati, like Philadelphia why da is not on the list Cincinnati Black Population under 200,000 and Philadelphia is over Cincinnati, so overall you should move Cincinnati away and add Philadelphia, of da makes sense, mostly some cities is in the West Coast, and lots of Hispanic Population LOL
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Old 10-24-2015, 10:16 PM
 
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Wow my city is on there am shock but overall other black cities will take over Cincinnati, like Philadelphia why da is not on the list Cincinnati Black Population under 200,000 and Philadelphia is over Cincinnati, so overall you should move Cincinnati away and add Philadelphia, of da makes sense, mostly some cities is in the West Coast, and lots of Hispanic Population LOL
What did you just say? I think that was just some random list.
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Old 11-24-2015, 11:30 AM
 
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Hi. I am most interested in this list. Can you give me the source, and/or some numbers to back up the standings? I have been making my own similar list, but culling the info from difference sources, so it's not 100% apples to apples. So yes, I would appreciate further info.

I am posting in the city vs. city area a question called Baltimore vs. Wilmington (DE) vs. Harrisburg vs. York (PA). (Realizing that some of these places are completely different from one another.) While I do need informed opinions based on personal experience, even better, I would appreciate in terms of the experience of being black in those cities.
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