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Old 05-03-2012, 11:50 AM
 
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so how did america get so ghetto?
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Old 05-03-2012, 11:56 AM
 
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many learned to work the system and suck as much in the way of assistance as they could so they didnt have to work.

many banged out as many kids as they could with no father and no means of support. the state provided for them as their reward.

many found why bother to get an education to get ahead,they can make more selling drugs.

there are more reasons then i care to list.
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Old 05-03-2012, 12:48 PM
 
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so everything wrong with america is
because of blacks and latinos?
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Old 05-03-2012, 01:08 PM
 
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no where did i say that.... those issues are in all races. where did you draw that conclusion from what was said?
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Old 05-03-2012, 01:10 PM
 
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so everything wrong with america is
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no where did i say that.... those issues are in all races. where did you draw that conclusion from what was said?




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Old 05-03-2012, 01:20 PM
 
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Hmm...so 11Kap you are asking "How did America get so ghetto"..so to put things in perspective:

America for about 400 years was simply barbaric with slavery.
Then in the late 1800s, the Irish arrived enmasse and created the first ghettos in NYC.
Since that time, the ghettos have hosted just about every new large wave of immigrants, from Italians, Jews, Chinese, Blacks, PRs, Dominicans, and now Mexicans and their ilk.

So in theory, we should all be thanking the Irish for creating ghettos..the gift that keeps on giving!

Of course that isn't true (the Irish didn't create any ghetto, they were forced into unhealthy and dangerous conditions, because, well nobody wanted to be around them and they were considered "untouchables"). I would say America becoming "ghetto" was a big step up from 400 years of barbarism. That being said, you should read a history book to understand why America became so "ghetto."
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Old 05-03-2012, 02:26 PM
 
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lol..
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Old 05-03-2012, 05:50 PM
 
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And in response to this, three of the biggest losers I ever met in my life were ... Caribbean. Cousins of my significant other and this is an acknowledged fact, family-wide.
One million Caribbean people in NjJ/NY.. and yoiur thesis is based in three.

Check any source you wish and it will show you that Caribbean NYers are more successful than AAs, despite having all the disadvantages of being an immigrant and none of those that living in a counytry for several generations offers.
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Old 05-04-2012, 08:17 AM
 
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so how did america get so ghetto?


Too many decades and centruries of political and eceonomic control in the hands of the rich.
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Old 05-04-2012, 09:34 AM
 
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^ stamp.
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