Carletta Pope and Terra Wheeler
July 25, 2010
Dr. Jamal, MD, MPH
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Johnson C. Smith University is considered a HBCU (Historical Black College or University). Another option is Another Choice for Black Children which is a charlotte based adoption agency for African-American children and other children with special needs. 28216 contain a variety of religious facilities and denominations to go along with the variety of religions and cultures. The dominant religion in the area is Baptists. The high number of fast food restaurants and eateries may attribute to chronic disease. Individuals were observed smoking, but no one was seen using drugs or drinking alcohol. While observing the community there wasn’t any active political activity but there were many signs indicating the community was predominantly Democratic. Many car bumpers were decorated with “Obama” car decals, one small boy was wearing a “Yes We Can” t-shirt, and some homes had “Obama” flags visible. The university, Johnson C. Smith, openly affiliates with both the Democratic and Republican parties but the majority is Democratic.
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Housing and Zoning
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