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Old 08-08-2013, 11:45 AM
 
Location: Somewhere flat in Mississippi
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I am curious about neighborhoods in American cities that were once all-white but have now majority-minority. One way to tell is if the churches in the neighborhoods that were built by historically-white denominations are now used by denominations dominated by another race.
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Old 08-08-2013, 11:51 AM
 
Location: a bar
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3 of the 5 churches in my old neighborhood are now Brazilian. The neighborhood is still predominatly white though.
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Old 08-08-2013, 11:54 AM
 
Location: Philadelphia
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I live in a neighborhood named Germantown that is 80% AA. Very fascinating history.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Germantown,_Philadelphia
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Old 08-08-2013, 04:53 PM
 
Location: Miami,FL
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well I am a white hispanic living in miami so almost the entire county qualifies but you can see the change among the churches for sure. In the Coral gables area there is an old lutheran church that still has services in both english and german but for the most part the germanic and slavic cultures have been replaced by the hispanic cultures(plural) although in some areas like miami beach and coral gables it can still be seen.
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Old 09-20-2014, 04:10 PM
 
Location: massachusetts
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well I am a white hispanic living in miami so almost the entire county qualifies but you can see the change among the churches for sure. In the Coral gables area there is an old lutheran church that still has services in both english and german but for the most part the germanic and slavic cultures have been replaced by the hispanic cultures(plural) although in some areas like miami beach and coral gables it can still be seen.
What's a "white hispanic"?
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Old 09-20-2014, 05:21 PM
 
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What's a "white hispanic"?
I guess they may a Spaniard (who are white/European), a person of Hispanic origin who passes for white (too long to go into), or white person who is from a Hispanic area.
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Old 09-20-2014, 10:45 PM
 
Location: Oakland, CA
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What's a "white hispanic"?
Search for pictures of "Argentinian people" and most of the people would pass as White in the U.S.
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Old 09-20-2014, 11:17 PM
 
Location: Østenfor sol og vestenfor måne
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Hispanic is a culture not a race, thus a Hispanic couple be White, Black, Asian, or other.
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Old 09-22-2014, 12:27 PM
 
Location: New York NY
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The change is certainly not recent, but Harlem (NYC) used to have a large Jewish population. You can see that in the synagogues that dot the area which have all long since converted to Protestant congregations.

Here is one in the center of Harlem near where I once lived:

Mount Olivet Baptist Church, Central Harlem - Harlem One Stop
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Old 09-22-2014, 12:49 PM
 
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The change is certainly not recent, but Harlem (NYC) used to have a large Jewish population. You can see that in the synagogues that dot the area which have all long since converted to Protestant congregations.

Here is one in the center of Harlem near where I once lived:

Mount Olivet Baptist Church, Central Harlem - Harlem One Stop
Though Harlem is actually much whiter now than in the past. It's no longer majority black.

And it was really never all white, unless you want to go back to when it was rural. Harlem is more of an example of the opposite- a formerly nonwhite area with a fast growing white population.
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