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Tale of Two Cities

Richard1805 Wrote: Jan 29, 2013 1:50 PM
Atlanta is now 47% Black and the vast majority of city/county elected officials are Black. The schools are in shambles with teacher cheating scandals and the corruption in government is seldom addressed. It will be interesting if it follows the Detroit model (a city in which I lived in the early '80s when it was well on its way to death).
Don664 Wrote: Jan 29, 2013 10:13 PM
You think it didn't matter to the blacks who voted for Obama?
Curtis108 Wrote: Jan 29, 2013 5:30 PM
Race is immaterial. Behavior and beleifs matter.

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