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What was proven wrong? I agreed that the decendants of people committing crimes did work here in indentured servitude. But they shouldn't be pitied just as African Blacks shouldn't be--if that's what the crowd wants.
And Semper, truthfully now, how many do you count as plenty? A few of us have taken a stand, but the majority have no sympathy for Black people. I suggest you reread the entire thread.
I took your advice.
30 Posts in defense of reparations or a single view of Black Racism Only, or against posters that espoused an opposite view.
29 Posts directly against Reparations or contending a view of many races having experienced similar circumstances.
13 Posts either non committal or referencing another issue.
Looks pretty even to me.
Blacks are not always the only Victims. At least not on this thread as the numbers don't lie.
Originally posted by Rockpuck
Abstract indeed your continent "mother Africa" was the best example to all of humanity in your most glorious empires.
Blacks have made your own culture here in America as well, it constitutes pimps, slappin hoes, beotches, FUBU, Gangsta rap, flaunting the N word, disrespect to women and no regard for the "Family" I knew a family of blacks that grew up down the street from me, 2 sisters and 3 brothers, not one had the same father.
Is that ALL of blacks, no not by far, but that is how your represented, would "mother Africa" be proud?
And you should no, no man will ever get my money. Il leave it at that. I don't give a damn what color you might be, I never enslaved you I in no way hold you back, it is not ME who "forces" kids to drop out of school because BET made them think they are all gangstas, it is not me that "forces" them to join gangs and be "opressed" by society. Start with some self respect and stop blaming others for personal failures.
Ceci, who started the slave trade? Dutch did actually, not British and they recieved them through other African tribes that took over another tribe.
And you should also note that groups like KKK and NAACP are in no way the same.
Originally quoted by Rockpuck
Fine, il leave it at im an Irish American whos family imigrated after America formed, my family never owned a slave, we fought for the union, and the county my families farm was located in PA was an Irish Catholic community with almost no blacks.
How am I responsible for your ancestors problems?
You classify all whites as the same and show no regard for their actual history, where they came from, and their ETHNICITY.
Your ignorance blinds you from that, and for the reasons I have stated I will NEVER pay anyone money becuase they feel a hundred years ago a white man did them wrong.
That is the way of life, that is human nature, learn to accept it.
What makes it so hard to know your ancestors where enslaved?
Is it the fact they where slaves.. or because your where not dominate, that whites where stronger and opressed you?
Im Irish American, I hold no ill feelings against the Vikings who pillaged my ancestors Island many centuries ago.. I hold no ill feelings for the English opresion that hadnt ended untill a few decades ago... it did not effect me. Self responsibility, no one owes you a thing.
I find it appalling that people will use any sort of information to cloud over the fact