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I hate the term African American...ugh.
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Originally posted by melikey melikey wrote:

<span style="color: rgb51, 51, 51; font-family: Georgia, Century, Times, serif; font-size: 15px; line-height: 21px;">When provided write-in lines, as much as 50 percent of people who checked their race as "white" wrote in an ethnicity such as Italian, Polish, Arab, Iranian or Middle Eastern. More than 76 percent of black respondents also wrote in an ethnicity, such as Jamaican, Haitian or Ethiopian.</span>
<p style="list-style: none; margin: 0px 0px 15px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; line-height: 21px; color: rgb51, 51, 51; font-size: 15px; font-family: Georgia, Century, Times, serif;">When provided write-in lines, as much as 50 percent of people who checked their race as "white" wrote in an ethnicity such as Italian, Polish, Arab, Iranian or Middle Eastern. More than 76 percent of black respondents also wrote in an ethnicity, such as Jamaican, Haitian or Ethiopian.


that sh*t kills me how them arabs & mid easterners think their asses are WHITE!!
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Idk why people don't like African American.....especially since you are an American of African descent. 
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Originally posted by Senior Detective Senior Detective wrote:

Originally posted by melikey melikey wrote:

<span style="color: rgb51, 51, 51; font-family: Georgia, Century, Times, serif; font-size: 15px; line-height: 21px;">When provided write-in lines, as much as 50 percent of people who checked their race as "white" wrote in an ethnicity such as Italian, Polish, Arab, Iranian or Middle Eastern. More than 76 percent of black respondents also wrote in an ethnicity, such as Jamaican, Haitian or Ethiopian.</span>
<p style="list-style: none; margin: 0px 0px 15px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; line-height: 21px; color: rgb51, 51, 51; font-size: 15px; font-family: Georgia, Century, Times, serif;">When provided write-in lines, as much as 50 percent of people who checked their race as "white" wrote in an ethnicity such as Italian, Polish, Arab, Iranian or Middle Eastern. More than 76 percent of black respondents also wrote in an ethnicity, such as Jamaican, Haitian or Ethiopian.


that sh*t kills me how them arabs & mid easterners think their asses are WHITE!!

but in the US they are classified as white.  remember that article/thread about that Egyptian guy fighting not to be classified as white because all Egyptians regardless of color are classified here as white.

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Originally posted by Senior Detective Senior Detective wrote:

Originally posted by melikey melikey wrote:

<span style="color: rgb51, 51, 51; font-family: Georgia, Century, Times, serif; font-size: 15px; line-height: 21px;">When provided write-in lines, as much as 50 percent of people who checked their race as "white" wrote in an ethnicity such as Italian, Polish, Arab, Iranian or Middle Eastern. More than 76 percent of black respondents also wrote in an ethnicity, such as Jamaican, Haitian or Ethiopian.</span>
<p style="list-style: none; margin: 0px 0px 15px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; line-height: 21px; color: rgb51, 51, 51; font-size: 15px; font-family: Georgia, Century, Times, serif;">When provided write-in lines, as much as 50 percent of people who checked their race as "white" wrote in an ethnicity such as Italian, Polish, Arab, Iranian or Middle Eastern. More than 76 percent of black respondents also wrote in an ethnicity, such as Jamaican, Haitian or Ethiopian.


that sh*t kills me how them arabs & mid easterners think their asses are WHITE!!

i wonder what people like hoda kotb consider themselves. she's Egyptian. 
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@ Tatee THEY should not be tho, their color is not white or even close to it.

@ nini, technically EVERYBODY in the world is from African descent. I prefer to break it down & simplify
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I have an Egyptian friend she considers herself black...and the term Negro is outdated they really should remove it.
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Originally posted by Sleek Sleek wrote:

I have an Egyptian friend she considers herself black...and the term Negro is outdated they really should remove it.


A lot of North Africans don't, and some even say they are not African at all.  Its pretty interesting.
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote Sang Froid Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: Jan 11 2014 at 7:51pm
Bunny if you can tell me which country I come from I'll give you $1mil. 
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Originally posted by Sang Froid Sang Froid wrote:

Idk why people don't like African American.....especially since you are an American of African descent. 


because it implies we are immigrants. Under that logic, why aren't YT's called European-Americans? Don't get me wrong we are Americans from African descent, however the term isn't equally applied.
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