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    Re: African Americans in Montana
    billie

    On 8/11/08, Diamond wrote: I AM FROM THE SOUTH AND WE ARE
    MOVING AWAY FROM HERE TO GET AWAY FROM THE African-AmericanS
    HERE THEY ARE OVERCROWING US! WE CAN'T BREATH!
    > I am a bi-racial female teacher in Montana and the amount of
    > racism I have experienced here is less than what I
    > experienced in Mississippi. Most people have never been
    > around minorities here but they are very open and willing to
    > get to know you for who you are and not what your race is.
    > My kids are almost full black and they are doing very well
    > in the schools. It was a culture shock at first but cost of
    > living is low and crimes are low here so it is worth it.
    >
    >
    >
    > On 7/31/08, darnell wrote:
    >> I'm a black woman from the South with 10 years of teaching
    >> experience. I am interested in moving to a different
    >> state. I just want to experience something different. I
    >> know this may sound really stupid but I wonder if there
    >> are any black people there??? I knew a black family who
    >> lived there about 14 years ago (military family) and they
    >> stated there was a lot racism. Is that true? I want a
    >> straight up answer. I don't want to have to deal with
    >> racism so if anyone knows please just tell me straight
    >> out. I know that racism still exist and I know it tends
    >> to be more prevalent in certain areas. If I am totally
    >> wrong please tell me. Thanks for your help.

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