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A Taste of Tucson, Arizona

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DID YOU KNOW THESE FACTS ABOUT TUCSON?

  1. Tucson is a city in and the county seat of Pima County, Arizona, United States, located 118 miles southeast of Phoenix and 60 miles north of the U.S.-Mexico border. According to the U.S. Census Bureau the population is 543,910.

  2. Tucson is the largest city in southern Arizona, the second largest in the state after Phoenix. It is also the largest city in the area of the Gadsden Purchase.

  3. At the end of the first decade of the 21st century, downtown Tucson is undergoing a revitalization effort by city planners and the business community.

  4. Tucson has hot summers and temperate winters. However, Tucson is almost always cooler and wetter than Phoenix because of its higher elevation.

  5. Much of Tucson's economic development has been centered on the development of the University of Arizona, which is currently the second largest employer in the city. Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, located on the southeastern edge of the city, also provides many jobs for Tucson residents.

  6. Every October for the past 30 years, Tucson Meet Yourself has presented the faces of Tucson's many ethnic groups. For one weekend, dancing, singing, artwork, and food from more than 30 different ethnicities are featured in the downtown area.

Radio Stations:
KXCI 91.3 FM Tucson, AZ Variety
KRQQ 93.7 FM Tucson, AZ Top-40
K250AN (KLTU) 97.9 FM Christian Contemporary
KOHT 98.3 FM Marana, AZ Hip Hop
KQTH 104.1 FM Tucson, AZ News/Talk
K285DL (KFFN) 104.9 FM Tucson, AZ Sports
KWCX (CP) 104.9 FM Sports
KTGV 106.3 FM Oracle, AZ Urban Contemporary
KNST 790 AM Tucson, AZ News/Talk
KGVY (CP) 1080 AM Tucson, AZ Oldies
KGVY 1080 AM Green Valley, AZ Oldies
KWFM 1450 AM Tucson, AZ Comedy
KFFN 1490 AM Tucson, AZ Sports

http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0/
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Demographics of Tucson, Arizona

By Race

White

Black

Native American

Asian

Hispanic

Total Population

68.8%

4.4%

2.8%

2.7%

39.5%

Because Hispanics could be counted in other races, the totals above could possibly be more than 100%. If you would like a detailed listing of all ethnic groups in the U.S., please Click Here.

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Famous Blacks from Tucson, Arizona

     
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Businesses in Tucson, Arizona


A small percentage of the businesses listed on BlackCityInfo.com may not necessarily be black owned and operated but have received favorable reviews from users who have visited the establishment, or from the owners themselves who warmly seek out African American patronage.


BEAUTY CARE - HAIR SALONS - MULTICULTURAL

  1. Dezign-n-Fades -   2618 West 1st Ave. - Tucson, Az 85719 - (520) 882-4226

  2. Exclusive Touch -   6009 East 22nd Street - Tucson, Az 85711 - (520) 745-0932

  3. Posses Styling Emporium -   Stylist Cellisa Johnson
    3266 East Speedway Blvd. - Tucson, Az - (520) 882-5004 - (visit website)

  4. Remilaku's Natural Beauty -   6009 East 22nd Street - Tucson, Az 85706 - (520) 573-3483

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BLACK BUSINESSES - SERVICES - VENDORS ETC.

  1. Exquisite Ensembles and Gifts by Tammie, LLC -  Category: Gifts -  Tammie has an artistic spirit, an eye for design and a passion to create. She has designed gifts and ensembles ranging from gift baskets, floral arrangements, wedding flowers, jumping brooms, costumes, unique centerpieces for corporate events, party favors, and gift ensembles for nearly 20 years. Driven by her passion, Exquisite Ensembles and Gifts by Tammie, LLC was formed to provide Just the gift, day, or design you had in mind!   Tucson, AZ (520) 668-8240  - (visit website)

  2. Law Office of Joshua Black PLC -  Category: Legal --  Joshua is a civil litigator who focuses his practice on employment litigation and appeals. Joshua regularly represents employees in matters of discrimination, wrongful termination, harassment, and wage disputes. He versed in both state and federal laws in employment matters. The Law Office of Joshua Black help employees hold business accountable when they violate employees rights. We are located on 5055 N 12th St Suite 100 Phoenix AZ, 85014 - 623-738-2225 Call us today for a free consultation -(azemplymentlawyer.com)   - 5055 N 12th Street Suite 100 Phoenix, AZ (623) 738-2225  - (visit website)

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RECREATION

  1. Desert Trails -  Category: Black Golf Clubs -   7401 E. 38th St. Tucson, AZ 97730 (520) 790-8705

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DINING - CATERING - BBQ - SOUL FOOD

  1. Tipp's BBQ & Soul Food Restaurant -   1336 North Scottsdale Road, - Tucson, AZ 85757 (480) 946-7775 - (visit website)

  2. Zemam's -   2731 East Broadway Boulevard, - Tucson, AZ 85716-5307 - (520) 323-9928

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CITY VIDEO CONNECTION


Weaves & Extensions By Remilaku In Arizona 520-573-3483 Call Me! Tucson Arizona Call Now!

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CHURCHES



  1. Friendship Baptist Church -   850 North 11th Ave. - Tucson Az. 85705 - (520) 622-2690

  2. Grace Temple Baptist Church -   1019 E. 31st Street - Tucson Az. 85713 - (520) 622-8126

  3. Mount Olive Church of G.I.C. -   403 East Lee Street - Tucson Az. 85705 - (520) 884-7929

  4. New Life Worship Center -  Church, Non-Denominational - Pastor Joyce J. Stevens Mailings: PO Box 26712 Tucson AZ 85726-6712   - 2568 E. Menor Strav - Tucson Arizona. 85713 - (520) 623-0583 - (visit website)

  5. Open Hands Ministry -  2448 South Harrison Road, Tucson, Arizona 85748 (520) 733-3035

  6. Prince Chapel Ame Church -   602 S Stone Ave - Tucson Az. 85701-2310 - (520) 624-2871

  7. Rising Star MBC -   2800 E. 36th Street - Tucson Az. 85713 - (520) 791-3068

  8. Southside Church of Christ -   2503 East 36th Street - Tucson Az. 85713 - (520) 622-0645

  9. Trinity Baptist Church -   1402 North El Rio Drive - - Tucson Az. 85745 - (520) 623-8582

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ENTERTAINMENT



  1. Chicago Bar -   live music 7 days a week ranging from blues, classic rock, metal, r&b and reggae
    5954 E. Speedway Blvd. - Tucson, AZ 85712-5192 - (520) 748-8169

  2. Jazz Club -   Tucson, AZ - (520) 888-2144

  3. Laff's Comedy Cafe -   2900 E. Broadway - Tucson, AZ - (visit website)

  4. Metro Nightclub -   296 N Stone Ave - Tucson, AZ - (520) 622-4700

  5. Reid Park Zoo -   1100 S. Randolph Way - Tucson, AZ 85716 - (520) 791-3204

  6. Tucson Children's Museum -   200 S. 6th Ave. - Tucson, AZ - (520) 792-9985

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ANNUAL EVENTS



  1. Black Women's Task Force Annual Conference
    Held in September   - (visit website)

    Guest speakers.


  2. Tucson Annual Juneteenth Festival
    Held in June - 2160 N. 6th Avenue - Donna Liggins Rec Center   - (visit website)

    Juneteenth is the oldest known celebration commemorating the ending of slavery in the United States. Gospel Jubilee celebration.


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