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Old 01-31-2012, 11:20 AM
 
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To be honest in a lot of wealthier, predominantly white neighborhoods if a minority family of similiar income level moves in, they'd probably get a bbq welcoming them to the neighborhood as all the residents fall over themselves trying not to appear racist.
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Old 01-31-2012, 04:56 PM
 
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There are wealthy black people who move to Potomac and you don't see people coming out in Klan robes. Do you think a bunch of rich white people are going to start a fit if Oprah Winfrey or Colin Powell moves next to them? Mike Tyson might not be the best example since I could imagine reasons not living next to him other than his race but the rich white people in Potomac aren't straight up Archie Bunker clones. My uncle lives in Potomac and is South American and a retired ambassador. He's as dark skinned as George Lopez but incredibly wealthy, he's never complained about neighbors lighting crosses on his lawn or treating him poorly. The upper class sees green more than skin color.
Not even close to the same thing amigo.
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Old 01-31-2012, 07:28 PM
 
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There are wealthy black people who move to Potomac and you don't see people coming out in Klan robes. Do you think a bunch of rich white people are going to start a fit if Oprah Winfrey or Colin Powell moves next to them? Mike Tyson might not be the best example since I could imagine reasons not living next to him other than his race but the rich white people in Potomac aren't straight up Archie Bunker clones. My uncle lives in Potomac and is South American and a retired ambassador. He's as dark skinned as George Lopez but incredibly wealthy, he's never complained about neighbors lighting crosses on his lawn or treating him poorly. The upper class sees green more than skin color.

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