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    Re: African Americans in Montana
    Ellen


    Just because we have a black president doesn't mean that black people
    don't suffer discrimination.

    On 2/08/09, Darnell 239 wrote:
    > Billie,
    >
    > It is a good thing you are leaving the south. I'm sure the racism
    > you demonstrate in your classroom doesn't help the student any.
    > Maybe you should leave teaching there is no room left for racism
    > in this day in and time. Especially, since you have a black
    > president!
    >
    > On 2/08/09, billie wrote:
    >> 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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