Black People : WHAT MAKES YOU "WHITE" AS A BLACK PERSON?

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  1. KWABENA

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    Hello Family:

    I was just wondering for all the poeple out there who say that you are "white," describe being "white."

    Ex.

    "That brotha is too WHITE to be around me."

    Cedric Denson
     
  2. jamesfrmphilly

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    if you have no opposition to white policies.
    if you have no love of black culture.
    if you believe in white supremacy.

    if i can not tell the difference between you and a white person with my eyes closed.

    to me, you are white.
     
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    Thanks for the responses. James, I appreciate it.

    Cedric Denson
     
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    I think brother James pretty much covered everything!
     
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    So if I use manners around a black household, am I being White or Black?

    Just checking to see if he really covered everything.

    Cedric Denson
     
  7. jamesfrmphilly

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    black, of course!
     
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    Okay, this is my 1st real post on the site, so I'm gonna jump right into the deep end of the pool.

    What irks me is the perception that if you aren't "DOWN" as it relates to someone else's generic "AFRICAN AMERICAN" prototype, you aren't black enough.

    I find that most people who are trying to push their ideology as FACT are more apt to make this kind of sweeping generalization. I don't think that if I parade around in a Dashiki, wear dreads or sing Ole Negro Spirituals that it's gonna make me any MORE black than I already am. Window dressing, (i.e clothing, taste in music, or education) will not change the color of my skin. (please note: I love our afrocentric history, clothing, music....)


    With that being said, (WE) need to stop trying to categorize each other, accept that (WE) has as many differences as we do hues or skin tones, and work towards our commonalities to achieve
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  9. jamesfrmphilly

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    "if i can not tell the difference between you and a white person with my eyes closed."

    apply this standard to justice Thomas and see what you get.

    please do not trivialize the issue.
    this is important because nowadays black people are being sent into the community to do the devils work for him.
    not everyone who looks like you has your best interest at heart.
    we need to have an effective tool, particularly in cyber space, to determine what we are dealing with.
     
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    As you are fully aware. this is a black website supported by and for black people. To uplift and reorient ourselves to rebuild a broken community. We will not all agree how this will be done. But we all need to know who the enemy is. And by and large white supremacy is hign on the list. Alongside the negro who apologizes for whites who want nothing more than to destroy black people.

    So let's be real here, we know who the enemy is of our race. Some of them are black who do the bidding for the white machine
     
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