Black People : Is Race a Scientific or Social Construct?

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  1. awo dino

    awo dino Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    I'm not sure if i need to ask brother Ankhur permission to start a thread, but I'm gonna go 'head. I'm sure I'll be hearing from him soon nuf.

    I ask this question with no hidden agenda, so's I'm hoping to learn something.

    alaafia
     
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    It is scientific and if you take thetime to look at the archives going back to 2006 you will find about 50 pages of docum,entation, that can be cross refrenced to prove that, but since this is a personal issue, does racism exist today in Puerto Rico?
     
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    where did he go, I thought he was waiting for a response?
     
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    awo dino Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    I asked about race not racism, homey. Two different things. there you go again, showing your intelligence.

    Thanks kemetkind, I'll look at the thread you posted for me. I imagined this subject would have been discussed already, but i like live discussion, not reading old threads. you never know when someones gonna come up with something new. We used to have great discussions on this question back in college over beers n' blunts.

    alaafia
     
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    Race for the most part (historically) has been used as a cultural identity. As this group or that group. Social, cultural identity. More of an us and them. They act different, look different, so they are a different race, nothing more, nothing less.

    But then came the Euros with their dived and conquer notions, created just before the Spanish inquisition and race became a tool to justify war and the demonization of others.

    This is my interpretation of the few things I have read. I like history and social anthropology, but my education has been in art and the African Diaspora.

    AXE!
     
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    By the way, kemetkind, it's my contention that it is both.

    grab yer ankhurs, here it comes!
     
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    lets just say it is a social construct,
    which has been your past hypothesis on any number of recent points

    , what exactly does tha prove and how does that effect the impact and harm that white supremacy has created, and what is your opinion of interacial marriages, brothers marrying white women and sisters marrying white men?
     
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    DEMONIZATION OF AN ENTIRE
    CONTINENT AND AN ENTIRE RACE,
    AND IT'S FOLKS WHO HAVE NOT FACED THE ABOVE IN THEIR HISTORY THAT USUALLY TAKE RACE AND THE NOTION OF RACE LIGHTLY
     
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    and who said I take it lightly?
     
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