Though CNNMoney.com ranked Mentor 68th on its list of the Top 100 Best Places to Live in America, the city with a population of 47,159 is only 1.4 percent Black, with 639 Black people.
The city of Parma is 95 percent white and only 2.2 percent Black. The city has a long history of housing discrimination, which is made apparent by the 1961 case The United States of America vs. City of Parma, Ohio. The city claimed Parma became racially segregated solely as a result of associational preferences and economics, and not because of racial discrimination. The case refuted that, and it was determined that the segregation was due to housing discrimination.
The capital of North Dakota has a population of 61,272 — 94 percent white and only .6 percent Black. As of 2012, North Dakota had no anti-bias or hate crimes on the books, no independent Commission of Human Rights and no reliable system for those who feel they have been wronged to get help, according to the Huffington Post.
Warwick, Rhode Island
The second-largest city in the state of Rhode Island has a population of 82,672 and is only 1.5 percent Black.
With a population of 96,942, Livonia is 94 percent white, 3.4 percent Black and 2.5 percent Hispanic, among other races.
Maple Grove, Minnesota
With a population of 53,743, the city of Weymouth is 94 percent white, 2.9 percent Black and 1.5 percent Hispanic. The city has a history of police discrimination, with one of the most recent cases happening in August.