After the Civil War the Northerner certainly didn't want the negro to live beside them in their cities. While in the south it was a common thing."
Doyle, there is a corrollary to that idea: In the North, they don't care how high a black gets, so long as they don't get too close; while in the South, thy don't care how close a Black gets, so long as they don't get too high.
I don't think that's as true today as it once was, but many years ago I saw examples of those attitudes, both in the North and South. Stan