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Direct Link To This Post Posted: Jul 19 2014 at 3:31pm
Originally posted by rickysrose rickysrose wrote:

there is no exceptional black, nigerian

It's a racist construct used for subjugating and sabotaging blacks don't fall for it





THIS. Nigerian, as someone who once thought their self a special magical unicorn non-black cool black person thanks to falling for that crap in her teenagehood, I can tell you, do not fall for it.

People who try to put you in that box don't see you as fully equal.
They don't see you as a sign of diversity in black people. They see you as an exception to their racist views.
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: Jul 19 2014 at 3:21pm
Originally posted by hauteshellbi hauteshellbi wrote:

Cut her off now. I don't want you buying sh*t for her or her baby not one diaper...nothing!!


LOLLOL

You hit it on the nail. I was wondering if she was white too.
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: Jul 19 2014 at 1:14pm
Originally posted by sexyandfamous sexyandfamous wrote:

Originally posted by Nigerian_princess Nigerian_princess wrote:



Honestly I'm ready to pack up and move back to Nigeria. I was just there this Christmas and I'm ready to go back. My aunt and uncle want me to come live with them once I've graduated.

Your degree will probably be worth more in Nigeria because it is from the USA... so it is not a bad idea to move backSmile

And I don't think you should bother with telling this girl why you are dropping here. She will cry white tears or worse, she will say that you are overly sensitive and will be glad that she hurt you by sending his pic.

Just block her number and move on with your life.


It depends. If it's nursing, definitely NOT. 
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: Jul 19 2014 at 1:11pm
Originally posted by Nigerian_princess Nigerian_princess wrote:



Honestly I'm ready to pack up and move back to Nigeria. I was just there this Christmas and I'm ready to go back. My aunt and uncle want me to come live with them once I've graduated.

Your degree will probably be worth more in Nigeria because it is from the USA... so it is not a bad idea to move backSmile

And I don't think you should bother with telling this girl why you are dropping her. She will cry white tears or worse, she will say that you are overly sensitive and will be glad that she hurt you by sending his pic.

Just block her number and move on with your life.


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Direct Link To This Post Posted: Jul 19 2014 at 12:45pm
Originally posted by Nigerian_princess Nigerian_princess wrote:

Wow I really can't keep up with all these comments. I did NOT expect my post to gain this much feedback.

My sister and I have had talks about my parents isolating us from other Nigerians(because of their own issues) and that hindering us from forming connections and learning more about our culture. I moved here when I was 7 and these are the people I grew up around. Mostly white people that don't really like outsiders. I guess I did try to conform to something that would get me accepted. I rreally don't know what else to say to you all...


OP, this issue transcends race. This is about what's inside of you. That voice that says, "Hey, this is not ok."
You hear that voice, and you know that the way you are being treated by this person is out of line. Otherwise, you wouldn't have posted.
I'm glad you had a chance to vent. Heaven knows venting helps.
At 23, you're old enough to respect yourself.
Cut off this person, and anyone else who disrespects you.
Your life will be richer and fuller for it.
Good luck.
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: Jul 19 2014 at 12:38pm
i had like all black friends and i still had a skewed view. 

id get into arguments with ppl cus they didnt like my comments about blk ppl and them getting on my nerves.. 
i didnt care though. id be like.. thats how i feel, dont like it? oh well... 

sometimes it just takes time and certain things to see things differently. 
ppl can teach all they want.. doesnt always work. 



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Direct Link To This Post Posted: Jul 19 2014 at 12:36pm
Wow I really can't keep up with all these comments. I did NOT expect my post to gain this much feedback.

My sister and I have had talks about my parents isolating us from other Nigerians(because of their own issues) and that hindering us from forming connections and learning more about our culture. I moved here when I was 7 and these are the people I grew up around. Mostly white people that don't really like outsiders. I guess I did try to conform to something that would get me accepted. I rreally don't know what else to say to you all...
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: Jul 19 2014 at 12:34pm
Only read the first post.

She is not your friend.
Drop her.
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: Jul 19 2014 at 12:32pm
OP, there have been times in my professional life when I felt I had to dance on hot coals and have been on pins and needles.

Heck, sometimes I’ve been out right beside myself.

But never, eva, eva, eva, in my personal life, have I willingly danced with the devil.  As my daughter would say, “Nah, son!” You, on the other hand, seem to keep accepting dates with the devil and expecting angelic behavior.

So I ask you, in light of the ongoing pattern of disrespect being hurled your way by this person, what’s really going on here?

Do you:

A.     A.  Not mind being disrespected and disregarded?

B.      B. Like being a token?

C.      C.  Or are you getting something out of this “friendship” that keeps you coming back for more?

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Direct Link To This Post Posted: Jul 19 2014 at 12:24pm
Maysay, I had a friend post that video to my FB wall saying "Do I sound like this?"

And Thought with school and work I really don't have the time like I used to to go to Philly. Plus I still haven't mastered my fear of I-76(hence my friend driving to the city all the time)

Honestly I'm ready to pack up and move back to Nigeria. I was just there this Christmas and I'm ready to go back. My aunt and uncle want me to come live with them once I've graduated.
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