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Old 03-12-2013, 08:12 PM
 
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What are the best cities for professional african americans to live in?

The cities would have to be integrated, racially diverse and accepting, have a vast amount of african americans in the middle, upper middle class and possess a strong job economy.
So far I know Houston TX, Dallas Tx, Columbus OH, Jackonsonville fla, Atlanta GA, Washington D.C, Raleigh N.C., Chicago IL, and Memphis TN are on that list is there any others?

I know 1 city thats not on that list and thats pittsburgh pa.
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Old 03-12-2013, 08:40 PM
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Is Jacksonville up there? As for Pittsburgh, what about parts of the East Side and some of the Eastern suburbs? Nashville may be up there. To be honest, you can find your criteria to some degree in any metro with at least a notable amount of diversity/Black people. I will say and may have to review this, but the Ithaca NY metro may have the highest percentage of Blacks(25 and older) with a Bachelors Degree or higher.
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Old 03-12-2013, 08:43 PM
 
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If I see one more of these threads. African Americans can prosper in any city they want to. I live in Phoenix which isn't the blackest city in the country but there are quite a few black professionals/yuppie types here doing well. Theres also a strong black professional network in the Phoenix area. Of course you can't beat cities like Atlanta, DC, and Chicago as having a decent black professional population. There is no "Best City" for African American professionals. It's all about your career field and what you want out of a city.
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Old 03-12-2013, 08:58 PM
 
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If I see one more of these threads. African Americans can prosper in any city they want to. I live in Phoenix which isn't the blackest city in the country but there are quite a few black professionals/yuppie types here doing well. Theres also a strong black professional network in the Phoenix area. Of course you can't beat cities like Atlanta, DC, and Chicago as having a decent black professional population. There is no "Best City" for African American professionals. It's all about your career field and what you want out of a city.
yeah..right..
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Old 03-12-2013, 08:59 PM
 
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Is Jacksonville up there? As for Pittsburgh, what about parts of the East Side and some of the Eastern suburbs? Nashville may be up there. To be honest, you can find your criteria to some degree in any metro with at least a notable amount of diversity/Black people. I will say and may have to review this, but the Ithaca NY metro may have the highest percentage of Blacks(25 and older) with a Bachelors Degree or higher.
Yeah I considered jackonsville fla I will be sending out resumes to them tonight
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Old 03-12-2013, 09:06 PM
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Yeah I considered jackonsville fla I will be sending out resumes to them tonight
Does it fit the criteria?
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Old 03-12-2013, 09:08 PM
 
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The cities would have to be integrated, racially diverse and accepting, have a vast amount of african americans in the middle, upper middle class and possess a strong job economy.
So far I know Houston TX, Dallas Tx, Columbus OH, Jackonsonville fla, Atlanta GA, Washington D.C, Raleigh N.C., Chicago IL, and Memphis TN are on that list is there any others?


The main thing is that it will depend on your career field. While I certainly recognize the value of living in a city with an abundance of cultural amenities that cater to Blacks, it should also be realized that Blacks are dispersing a bit more beyond the traditional "best cities for Blacks."
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Old 03-12-2013, 09:51 PM
 
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Detroit


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I think the west coast is the best place for african americans since its very diverse. 1. Seattle 2. SoCal
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Old 03-12-2013, 10:13 PM
 
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Old 03-12-2013, 10:13 PM
 
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Does it fit the criteria?
From the information I have gathered on thee other site it does.
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