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Old 09-30-2009, 05:21 PM
 
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BTW speaking of Ike Turner - Dallas is where Tina got away from him - she jumped out of his car in the I-30 freeway canyon and ran up the hill to the then-Ramada Inn.
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Old 09-30-2009, 05:26 PM
 
Location: Underneath the Pecan Tree
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BTW speaking of Ike Turner - Dallas is where Tina got away from him - she jumped out of his car in the I-30 freeway canyon and ran up the hill to the then-Ramada Inn.
She lucky it wasn't I-35!
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Old 09-30-2009, 05:29 PM
 
Location: Funky Town, Texas
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She lucky it wasn't I-35!
Tina Turner quote "I like it rough"
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Old 09-30-2009, 05:32 PM
 
Location: Underneath the Pecan Tree
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Tina Turner quote "I like it rough"
true LOL
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Old 09-30-2009, 05:46 PM
 
Location: ITL (Houston)
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I've always thought that Houston was supposedly the more "black-friendly" city in Texas. Don't get me wrong, Dallas is not too far behind, but it seems like Houston is held in higher regard (press, polls, events, etc.) in that instance. Not disputing what your saying, just trying to get a clear POV. Missouri City seems to be where the black middle class is going to in Houston, while in D/FW, the Best Southwest area and the southern portions of Arlington and Grand Prairie seem to be the major destination areas for the black middle class.

I'd say that they're still a bit more integrated than say, Stone Mountain/Lithonia here in Atlanta or Prince Georges County, MD outside DC.
Southern areas of Arlington? I don't think so. The southern areas of Arlington are like North Katy. I have friends who stay in that part of GP and it's mostly white. But the Best Southwest is the best example.

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Basically what your doing is ignoring DFW southern roots and the towns in between. The South begins East of I 35 not I 45. You have to live here and experience it to really get a feel of the southern roots. Those big Mega Churches, gospel singers, and the soulful atmosphere of Dallas can't be ignored. Brown and Cora natives of the area from Tyler Perry plays attend church in Fort Worth, Texas. Gospel Artist Kirk Franklin is from Fort Worth, Texas you better believe we have strong proud southern tradition in DFW. DFW and Atlanta politically and culturally are mirror images of each other. Also what distinguish them from Houston is there is a large concentrated black middle class. Houston has a slightly larger black population due to the Katrina effect, but its not as concentrated as the Dallas middle class. The biggest difference between Dallas & Atlanta is Dallas has Oak trees and Atlanta has the numerous Pine trees.
Nah.

First, the "Katrina effect" is not why Houston has more Blacks than DFW (talking metro areas). DFW has always had more Caucasians and less Blacks than Houston. That, and Houston definitely has a strong concentration of middle class blacks. More than DFW. It wasn't too long ago that Missouri City was rated one of the top cities/suburbs for Blacks.
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Old 09-30-2009, 05:46 PM
 
Location: Funky Town, Texas
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Nah.

First, the "Katrina effect" is not why Houston has more Blacks than DFW (talking metro areas). DFW has always had more Caucasians and less Blacks than Houston. That, and Houston definitely has a strong concentration of middle class blacks. More than DFW. It wasn't too long ago that Missouri City was rated one of the top cities/suburbs for Blacks.
"Chill Out"
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Old 09-30-2009, 05:49 PM
 
Location: Texas
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I wouldn't claim Jamie Foxx as much as he talks down on Texas.
When has Jamie Foxx ever said something bad about Texas when he wasn't joking?
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Old 09-30-2009, 05:53 PM
 
Location: Funky Town, Texas
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{Angel 713}

My Aunt has lived in South Arlington for since the early 90's that area is very intergrated with black, white, and asian middle class families. The area is not entirely white.
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Old 09-30-2009, 05:56 PM
 
Location: Underneath the Pecan Tree
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When has Jamie Foxx ever said something bad about Texas when he wasn't joking?
JAMIE FOXX - FOXX RELIEVED TO LEAVE RACIST SOUTH
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Old 09-30-2009, 06:24 PM
 
Location: Willowbend/Houston
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My wife has worked with Jamie Foxx on a number of occasions. Of all the celebrities she worked with, he was the only one that she had nothing but bad things to say. One of the most pompus and rude individuals shes ever met. If you knew my wife, who tries so hard to see the good in everyone, you would know what a big deal that is.

Most famous people that she delt with were very polite and down to earth (Robert Downey Jr., Dustin Hoffman, Denzel Washington, etc.). Jamie Foxx treated my wife (who did accounting for several studios in LA before she switched carrers) like dirt. I would love to kick his a** and I dont care where hes from.

Odds are, hes just blowing smoke. Thats all he really does.
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