Black People : I don't think I like identifying a race as "black"

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  1. THE-GOD

    THE-GOD Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    How come we are the only people classified like a box of crayons. Everybody else is called by their nationality and we're just "black". My skin color is actually like the color of peanut butter. Also in this society the caucazoid has given the term black a bad definition.
     
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    That's cause the caucazoids (whitey) is a fool. Black is cool with me, it's a lot better then white. I don't really like peanut butter. Do you not like dark chocolate?
     
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    Well if we get another major movement going we can get it changed.
    I think Blacks during the civil rights movement were just happy to have the power to define how we would be called,
    I don't know what alternatives they considered. Probably wanted to get away from Negro because it was to close too the ā€œNā€ word.

    I kinda like how we fooled everybody, we change from the Spanish word for black to the English word for black...... Black.
     
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    I'M A AFREEKAN....I'MA I'MA I'MA
    AFREEKAN!

    BLACK AFREEKAN THAT IS


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    I am an African born here in America, plain and simple.

     
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    I'm not African. I'm American. My family has been In this country for more than ten generations we have earned the right. But since this country doesn't allow that, I'll choose Black. The antithesis of white.
     
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    I'M NOT ONE OF THESE CRAZY TITLES PEOPLE TRY TO IDENTIFY THEMSELVES AS......I'M NOTHING
     
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    It's all about perception.
    For me, the word black does not bring up images of negative, but beautiful & positive things. I have thrown away that mindset that black things are bad.

    I Am Black!
    I Am Proud!
     
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    I don't think of negative images when I hear the word "black" either, but that may be because of my environment.

    I always identified with the term black because it was one that connected me to people like me all over the globe regardless of our nationality.

    Do you think that people identify themselves based off of what is more important to them? For example if your land is more important then you would probably ID yourself by that land....
     
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    I continue to be more concerned about the contents/less impressed by the labels...

    :em0200:
     
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