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Originally posted by hammanderr
Blacks are being unfairly victimized all over the US and blah blah blah
Originally posted by Tsubaki
Barack Obama is mixed. Slavery in Africa pre colonization was akin to indentured servitude. Slavery by the Europeans was not, remember? Remember how Blacks couldn't feel pain? Were sub-human? Blacks are considered less intelligent, I wonder if the living conditions of most Blacks have anything to do with that? I wonder if Rap music is responsible for any of this? I wonder why Rap music was generally ignored by all but who listened until more White teens began to listen? I wonder why I get pulled over at least 6-7 times a month for generally no reason. I wonder why a high number of Mississippians would like to see Jim Crow laws return.
I wondered as a kid why I never saw to many people that looked like me on T.V very often. I wondered why my mom told me I had to cut my hair when I got older if I wanted to be successful? I liked my afro. I wonder why those old white ladies always pull their children/grandchildren close when I walk by? I wondered why I had to enroll in "special electives" to learn about the history of Africa? I wonder why that guy asked my Russian wife was she a "'n-word' lover" a few weeks ago? I wonder why Southlake Texas looks so nice. I wonder why I never see Blacks/Asians/Hispanics passing through on my way to work. I wonder why diversity is painted negatively here?
As long as blacks live amongst whites, or any other non-blacks, they will always feel 'unfairly victimized' and 'discriminated' against. And this is due to the simple fact that, on average, non-blacks have greater intellectual capacity than blacks. All known IQ and intellectual data supports this statement. Control for income & environment if you want; intelligence always comes down to descent (i.e. genetics).
Originally posted by majesticgent
I'll preface this by saying I am a Black / African-American / Human / male.
I am a black man. I am probably going be shot by another black man because I am black, and if he doesn't shoot me first then I will shoot him. All my ancestors were slaves, but I don't know that because I cannot and/or refuse read a biased or non-fictional history book. I'm probably going to commit a homicide, rob or assault you because I play the race card and blame the man for all of my problems and don't want to succeed. My entire race of people has not evolved and we are all destitute and can't do anything without being raised within a different ethnic culture other than my own.
OK I compiled that pile of garbage statement by reading a good majority of comments on this thread. I am a black man and I'm not going to ask for your sympathy, hand outs, or anything else from you. For example: I'll be the first to admit that I loathe affirmative action. The fact that affirmative action exists to me lets me know that in order to get a "fair" shot at a job, there has to be a law against apparent and blatant discrimination solely because of my race. Now that's ignorant. Maybe they think I don't have the mental faculties of a non-black, I'll steal office supplies, rape their wives, stab my other black affirmative action co-worker in a dice game, show up to work thirty minutes late with a 40, or God knows what else.
For those that do; There is no need for you to cross the street, clutch your purse, bring your child in closer, fear me, hate me, prejudge me, lock your doors when I approach your car at the intersection, think I am less intelligent, or (add whatever you like here) because I am probably minding my own business thinking of ways to better myself and my family; Which makes it is a waste of your precious time and energy which could be best suited towards something positive in life.
I don't need to give anyone a history lesson on what happened to blacks in the US and how far we've come and how far we have to go. I thank those people who stood up against insurmountable odds to grant me the liberties I have today.
But go on... Continue to think of me what you will simply because I'm black. I'm not losing any sleep over it...
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