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Old 11-25-2014, 12:01 AM
 
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Exclusive: Guy Scott, a white Cambridge-educated economist, has been appointed acting president of Zambia
I am Africa's first white democratic leader, says Zambian vice-president - Telegraph
First - Who cares?
Second - Fouad Mebazaa was president of Tunisia for one year in 2011


Tunisian speaker sworn in as interim president

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Old 11-25-2014, 12:06 AM
 
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Don't forget that most threads started in this forum are from US-based people. US Americans have quite a unique view on these things, though most are not aware how unique it is.

How is it uniquely "American"? It is quite obvious that North Africans are NOT considered white in just about any part of Europe, and indeed endure massive levels of racism, sometimes as bad or worse than that directed against blacks.
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Old 11-25-2014, 05:16 AM
 
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Dopo, That's what one of the articles I linked mentioned that his color was more of a story than the past leader passing away. Given he grew up many still see him as Zambian.

Kev, Certainly the OP took this from a story he had read. There isn't all that much room for a very long detailed title. Why pick over that? He is said to be the first white leader since the end of Apartheid. That's been 20 years. If you want to challenge the newspapers reporting of the story, be my guest.
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Old 01-07-2015, 12:12 PM
 
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Praying for the day that Europe will peacefully elect a Black prime minister or president.

Just one administrative minister in Italy and thrown bananas and racial epithets are the order of the day.
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Old 01-07-2015, 03:51 PM
 
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Why ?
Why are you judging people based on their race ?
Why does their have to be a black president of a European nation ?
Why do they have to throw bananas and call him racist names if "race doesn't matter"?
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Old 01-07-2015, 11:57 PM
 
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Why are you attacking Europeans ?

Racism exists across the world
Look at Zimbabwe and the state sponspred racism and persecution of white people
Western nations are the most tolerant in the world
Because they're hypocrites.
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Old 01-12-2015, 11:48 PM
 
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The first "democratic" leader was "appointed"?

Why shouldn't an African country have a white president? The USA has a black one.
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Old 01-13-2015, 12:09 AM
 
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The first "democratic" leader was "appointed"?

Why shouldn't an African country have a white president? The USA has a black one.
You are assuming that it didn't happen before
keep in mind that Africa is only a few miles from Spain and Italy
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Old 01-19-2015, 11:11 AM
 
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First White president in 20 years? It is too early!
How many Black Presidents do you have in Europe despite all your oversea territories?
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Old 01-23-2015, 07:57 PM
 
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Praying for the day that Europe will peacefully elect a Black prime minister or president.

Just one administrative minister in Italy and thrown bananas and racial epithets are the order of the day.

And yet Europeans love to rant about how "racist" the US is! The "immigrant problem" that so consumes Europe, is an alien concept in the USA, so much so that those who enter illegally are even bold enough to demand that they enjoy the full rights of a citizen. In most parts of Europe even the GREAT grand kids of visible immigrants dare not ask for this, and are expected to meekly meld in and keep quiet, even as they face social and economic exclusion.
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