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What does it means to be black?
« on: March 05, 2006, 11:38:28 PM »
I just wanted to get some opinions on the topic. This should be interesting.

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Re: What does it means to be black?
« Reply #1 on: March 05, 2006, 11:54:16 PM »
You gotta eat fried chicken, watermelon, ack ignant, and of course, be a beneficiary of AA (I'm being facetious, but also predicting an inevitable response to this thread).

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Re: What does it means to be black?
« Reply #2 on: March 06, 2006, 12:08:54 AM »
You gotta eat fried chicken, watermelon, ack ignant, and of course, be a beneficiary of AA (I'm being facetious, but also predicting an inevitable response to this thread).

*Trying to save us all the headache.

Talk about stereotypes Bluesweater, I for one like my chicken baked  :P
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Re: What does it means to be black?
« Reply #3 on: March 06, 2006, 12:13:31 AM »
Black is what everyone tries to imitate.
Honesty has a beautiful and refreshing simplicity about it. No ulterior motives. No hidden meanings. An absence of hypocrisy, duplicity, political games, and verbal superficiality. As honesty and real integrity characterize our lives, there will be no need to manipulate others.--Chuck Swindoll

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Re: What does it means to be black?
« Reply #4 on: March 06, 2006, 01:06:49 AM »
You gotta eat fried chicken, watermelon, ack ignant, and of course, be a beneficiary of AA (I'm being facetious, but also predicting an inevitable response to this thread).

*Trying to save us all the headache.

Talk about stereotypes Bluesweater, I for one like my chicken baked  :P

I can't do fried chicken or watermelon. 
Mets will take the NL Pennant.

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Re: What does it means to be black?
« Reply #5 on: March 06, 2006, 09:08:15 AM »
There is no one thing. Everyone, black, white, or whatever is an individual and nothing makes you any more or less black. The second you attach "meaning" to being black you fall into the trap of stereotypes and generalizations. Now, if you want to learn about the black experience or black history, then I can recommend a few good books for you to read. Class dismissed.

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We're not accepting this CHANGE UP in the rules. Period. American presidents have been in the bed with organized crime, corporate pilferers, and the like for years. And all u want to put on this man is that his pastor said "Gotdamn America?" Hell, America.U got off pretty damn well, if you ask me...

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Re: What does it means to be black?
« Reply #7 on: March 06, 2006, 07:45:02 PM »
I know what black means to others.  How it can affect their daily lives but skin color is only of secondary importance to me.  Development of your inner self is far more important than what others might peceive about the other you.
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Re: What does it means to be black?
« Reply #8 on: March 06, 2006, 08:09:33 PM »
1. Your mother must have a baby daddy
2. You must have worn Starter
3. You play spades to the death
4. Mama Nem' play bid wisk
5. You must use the phrase Mama Nem'
6. You must remember Martin and Living single
7. You must know most or the words to the "Flava in ya Ear Remix"
8. Your parents or grandparents used to have a jerry curl or Afro
9. You must have stood in line or know know someone who has when a new pair of shoes came out
10. You know how to do the electric slide, booty call, and dare I saw can follow instructions on the Cha Cha Slide
11. There must be a picture of the Black Jesus in one of your relatives house

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Re: What does it means to be black?
« Reply #9 on: March 06, 2006, 10:19:11 PM »
Being black means having someone from Africa pass you some DNA. The End.
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