Thanks, ConjureMan Ali.
Nighthawk01, i do see your point: According to Wikipedia, at the 2000 US census, the town of Kingston, OK looked like this:
1,390 people, 552 households, and 381 families residing in the town. The population density was 791.8 people per square mile (304.9/km²). There were 629 housing units at an average density of 358.3/sq mi (138.0/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 78.56% White, 0.14% African American, 14.68% Native American, 0.95% Asian, 1.80% from other races, and 4.75% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 4.39% of the population.
0.14% of 1,390 people is about 2 people.
Your county seat, Madill, is a bit larger and certainly more racially balanced. At the 2000 census it had 3,410 people, 1,284 households, and 830 families residing in the city. The population density was 1,179.8 people per square mile (455.6/km²). There were 1,453 housing units at an average density of 502.7/sq mi (194.1/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 64.52% White, 6.04% African American, 6.42% Native American, 0.26% Asian, 0.03% Pacific Islander, 15.84% from other races, and 6.89% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 20.97% of the population.
6.04% of 3,410 people is about 220 people. Now you have something to work with.
So you've got some work to do. Meet some of those 220 African American folks and make friends.
Remember, i am not asking you to talk to anyone about rootwork, conjure, magic, or hoodoo. I am asking you to get to know somebody well enough to inquire and learn about a family custom, belief, recipe, trick, omen, or what is popularly called superstition (i don't like that word, but a lot of folks use it).
But if you can't be friends with a black person, just don't take the course, okay? Read the free spells, buy the green HHRM book, have fun, stay cool, and God bless you.
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