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Old 12-11-2008, 11:11 AM
 
Location: Zurich, Switzerland/ Piedmont, CA
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I would say that the least racist Cities are the ones with the most diversity. Maybe L.A. or New York or Houston or Atlanta or Miami, Chicago, DC.
There is racial tension in both NY and LA. Every now and then we see come across a news story that makes us wonder about these 2 and how races get along there.
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Old 12-11-2008, 11:20 AM
 
Location: Hiawatha neighborhood of Minneapolis
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There isn't a place on Earth that is free of racism...
Sadly, threads go on even after the correct answer has been provided.

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Old 12-11-2008, 02:09 PM
 
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Any state where it's common for a person not to be hired for a certain job because she or he does not speak Spanish.
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Old 12-11-2008, 02:13 PM
 
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You are absolutely correct. My brother in law rambles on how racist Virginia is and I made the same argument as yours. He lives in a wealthy northern Jersey town with very little minorities. I live in a very diverse area, heck my street may have every kind of minority there is and its a strong middle class area. I also pointed out to him that Virginia, a few years ago, voted in the nation's first black Governor, Governor Wilder.
Douglas Wilder - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Not true....PBS Pinchback was the first Black governor back during reconstruction in Louisiana:P. B. S. Pinchback - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
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Old 12-11-2008, 08:31 PM
 
Location: New Mexico to Texas
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Any state where it's common for a person not to be hired for a certain job because she or he does not speak Spanish.

Now this one isnt racist cause I live in New Mexico and certain jobs prefer you to speak Spanish, its for the company to be able to help all customers like banks and the courts.
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Old 12-12-2008, 04:36 AM
 
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San Antonio no doubt.
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Old 12-12-2008, 10:29 AM
 
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Not true....PBS Pinchback was the first Black governor back during reconstruction in Louisiana:P. B. S. Pinchback - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Which one is true? Both Wikipedia sites state different men as the first. All I know is when Wilder was elected it was stated on national TV that he was the first. So it would be interesting to hear from others why we have two first to be black governors. There must be a reason or technicality.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Douglas_Wilder
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Old 12-12-2008, 11:16 AM
 
Location: Orlando
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Sadly, threads go on even after the correct answer has been provided.


I actually agree, but there will always be a disagreement when people insist that racism in only geared toward minorities.

It goes both ways and until that's adressed, sadly that statement will always be true.
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Old 12-12-2008, 12:42 PM
 
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Which one is true? Both Wikipedia sites state different men as the first. All I know is when Wilder was elected it was stated on national TV that he was the first. So it would be interesting to hear from others why we have two first to be black governors. There must be a reason or technicality.
Douglas Wilder - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Pinchback was the first AA to become governor after succeeding Henry Clay Warmoth, who was impeached.
Wilder was the first AA elected governor. Douglas Wilder - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
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Old 12-12-2008, 01:14 PM
 
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