In addition, city dwellers are more apt to marry across races (18%) relative to people living in less urban areas (11%).
An analysis of intermarriage—note they considered only certain races (Asian, Black, Hispanic, and White)—showed that 42% of intermarried couples included one Hispanic partner and one White partner.
After you create your account, you'll be able to customize options and access all our 15,000 new posts/day with fewer ads. You should see the looks I get when I tell them that I'm a Buddhist. I might add that the Charlotte area, while having a humongous Baptist church every half mile, also has a surprising variety of houses of worship including a very unique and colorful Buddhist temple and various exotic denominations including Korean Baptists, some sort of Ethiopian Orthodox church and much more.
I believe I read there are only two Jewish temples in the entire area! I think Charlotte is southern in its hospitality and friendliness.
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Some forums can only be seen by registered members. You'll be harassed more for being a liberal and not going to church than for being a bi-racial couple. C., the first thing that ask you is "what do you do", and "what church do you go to". The only thing they seemed more interested in than their churches was our 16 year old daughter as babysitters seem to be in high demand!
Since that time, a steady increase in interracial marriages has been observed, though today's rates vary considerably by geographical region.
It is filled with military families from all over the place and did not have the traditional "other side of the tracks" you find in most southern cities because it grew up around Camp Lejuene.thanks again for your great words about Charlotte rsmg I think very few places in the United States has a higher denisty of open minded, accepting people than Western North Carolina.Around these parts republicans are the few and far between.the polite thing to do if you dont want to go to someones church after being invited is just to say, thank you but no thank you.Is that not taught above the mason dixon line--or is it all about hostility to people sharing??