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    Posted: Mar 27 2014 at 4:42pm
Originally posted by kfoxx1998 kfoxx1998 wrote:

Yup.  Everything Diane said was/is because of their asses and Becky gonna come in here and try to pretend they are just colorblind as a bat.   I think its time for HER to get out a little bit more. 

Slavery been done for centuries now, it's majority blacks over her yet still the minority of "others" still have a hold on us CryCryCry
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yall know darn well, if you pay close enough attention to black men's conversations, the topic of discrimination, victimization etc. usually always centers around their plight and their plight only. when they complain about the black struggle against "the man", the black struggle equals the black man's struggle. not ours. 

the racism black women face is usually dismissed as minor and/or paranoia. there's even an undertone of  victim blaming (black women) when these type of discussions are had. hell, a lot of black men even believe that we are willing pawns in white supremacy; in cahoots with the white man to destroy the black community (welfare taking the place of men in the homes bullsh*t for example).  

their participation in our plight is residual. in other words, we reap the rewards by proxy. we don't even factor in until it's time to support them. and we're always there. 

how this ties into the conversation about the light skinned/dark skinned struggle? it ties into the discussion in that it creates a divisive atmosphere within the black community. there shouldn't be light skin/dark skin divide between us. but it is sustained when some black men (and some when but they aren't usually as brazen about it) ascribe positive characteristics to women who look closer to white, negative characteristics to darker women when we're all in this fight together.

if they don't consider this fight one that we should are partake in as i mentioned before (black women and men together), they contribute to to the fracture. makes us mere pawns in their game perhaps.








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damn afro beat me to it! you guys take anything becky says about Europe with a large shovel-full of salt please. Ermm
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europe aint no damn utopia

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Sandy and PG I'm glad I'm not the only one who never believes these affirmations from Becky.  I usually take ppl at their word so I thought maybe I just don't like her font.   But um yeah, she lyin'
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Sandra why did you remind me about the caught in the rain story Cry Silky wigs she used to wear Confused, she is now part of the kinky curly only or so she says.  I do find it right hard to believe.
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Them same white folks be acting like them silky wigs she wears looks like her real hair.......theyve been lying since day one.

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she is another I would put on ignore
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Yup.  Everything Diane said was/is because of their asses and Becky gonna come in here and try to pretend they are just colorblind as a bat.   I think its time for HER to get out a little bit more. 
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