Black People : Black sounding names.

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  1. Adrian Thomas

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    My cousin said he's going to name his kids white names. He says black sounding names will hurt chances of getting jobs. He said it makes white people think we don't like them, because we choose not to have names like them.

    I never thought about this, but why are names so different between blacks and whites? I just go by how a name sounds nothing else. If a white racist was looking through resumes he could know ones that were black, because of the names. At least if the name sounds white and you get called for an interview he'd have to waste his racist time interviewing you.
     
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    Kadijah Banned MEMBER

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    LOL! Sorry, but "Adrian Thomas" got a beef with "black-sounding" names? :rofl:
     
  3. Adrian Thomas

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    Kadijah- I don't have a beef. Leave my name alone :)
     
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    Kadijah Banned MEMBER

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    Sorry, but anyone who has a problem with so-called black-sounding names shouldn't have CHOSEN a white-sounding user-name. :)
     
  5. Adrian Thomas

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    Kadijah- Didn't know it was white sounding. Was going to go with Adrian Peterson at first, ya know the football player? but decided against that
     
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    Omowale Jabali The Cosmic Journeyman PREMIUM MEMBER

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    Well, look at the name of our POTUS. Even though his friends do call him Barry.
     
  7. Kadijah

    Kadijah Banned MEMBER

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    **sigh** You're sounding more and more like one of those folk who want to violate Kadijah's Rule #1: I don't discuss the black condition with whites.

    And with that, I bid you adieu Workingwh.... er uh, Adrian Thomas! :lol:
     
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    Enki The Evolved Amphibian STAFF

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    Dang'it...you beat me to the obvious....:SuN049:

    Stop clowin....:lol:


    Peace!
     
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    Enki The Evolved Amphibian STAFF

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    Isn't this being redundant?

    Peace!
     
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    The bigger picture is that most blacks in America already have white names...the name of the slave master.

    Ok...I'm going to go out on the limb and say that he may come back and say that they have African names.:popcorn:

    Peace!
     
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