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Old 08-08-2018, 08:08 PM
 
Location: Honolulu, HI
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Why divide Africa would be my bigger question? Its really was no such things as a South Africa until colonization.
You answered your own question: colonization. Being carved up and divided was Africa's destiny due to it's proximity to European powers and it's reliance on outdated tribal culture. It was a Dog eat Dog world back then. Hell Japan colonized parts of China at one time and China is massively bigger than Japan.

But one ironic thing with Africa's history is when they sold their own people to European and Western powers during the tragic transatlantic slave trade. This allowed the decedents of slavery to become citizens of 1st world countries and live in far better conditions had their ancestors instead stayed in west and central Africa.

So while everyone can agree the current divisional state of Africa is tragic, we can also see that many descendants of slavery were able to escape it and live far better lives.
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Old 08-08-2018, 08:47 PM
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they sold their own people to European and Western powers during the tragic transatlantic slave trade.

Slaves were POWs and people from other tribes. AAs and Africans...are not the same people. We are from different "tribes".
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Old 08-09-2018, 10:57 PM
 
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Slaves were POWs and people from other tribes. AAs and Africans...are not the same people. We are from different "tribes".
Africans slaves were POWs, debtors, and rewards to tribal chiefs. All of which were sold to the West by African chiefs. Learn your African history
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There were three types: those who were slaves through conquest, those who were slaves due to unpaid debts, or those whose parents gave them as slaves to tribal chiefs.
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_slavery

African Americans are the descendants of the slaves (Africans) who arrived in America.
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Most African Americans are descended from Africans brought directly from Africa to America to become slaves. Originally captured in African wars or raids and transported in the Atlantic slave trade.[2] African Americans are descended from various ethnic groups, mostly from western and central Africa, including the Sahel.
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The major ethnic groups that the enslaved Africans belonged to included the Hausa, Bakongo, Igbo, Mandé, Wolof, Akan, Fon, Yoruba, and Makua, among many others.
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/African-American_history

This is elementary African history that everyone should know. AA and Africans are the exact same people except one lives in a far better country and is exposed to different culture.

AA ancestry and lineage has been traced to the above major African ethnic groups.
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Old 08-10-2018, 09:23 AM
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Listen, non-black person. Don't try to educate me on my culture. I said what I said, and I know who my people are. You are free to believe the Eurocentric propaganda.
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Old 08-10-2018, 10:23 AM
 
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listen, non-black person. Don't try to educate me on my culture. I said what i said, and i know who my people are. You are free to believe the eurocentric propaganda.
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Old 08-10-2018, 10:54 AM
 
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Listen, non-black person. Don't try to educate me on my culture. I said what I said, and I know who my people are. You are free to believe the Eurocentric propaganda.
But Egyptians were non blacks. Hell they were Persian and Albanian ruled for a while. Egypt merged with Syria for a minute.
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Old 08-10-2018, 11:23 AM
 
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But Egyptians were non blacks. Hell they were Persian and Albanian ruled for a while. Egypt merged with Syria for a minute.
No they were not, stop trying to rewrite history. That’s like saying the North American landmass was not populated with Cherokees, Sioux, and other tribes just because a bunch of Europeans came and dominated.
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Old 08-10-2018, 11:46 AM
 
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No they were not, stop trying to rewrite history. That’s like saying the North American landmass was not populated with Cherokees, Sioux, and other tribes just because a bunch of Europeans came and dominated.

Yeah but Egypt wasn't populated by black people in like 1000 bc
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Old 08-10-2018, 11:51 AM
 
Location: Honolulu, HI
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Listen, non-black person. Don't try to educate me on my culture. I said what I said, and I know who my people are. You are free to believe the Eurocentric propaganda.
I’ll glaldy post my black hand again. Thanks for assuming I’m white.
I’ll educate you on MY culture as you are clearly ignorant of it.


Learn your African history and stop embarrassing us. Not everything is propaganda just because it hurts your feelings.

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Old 08-10-2018, 12:23 PM
 
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Yeah but Egypt wasn't populated by black people in like 1000 bc
It’s still populated by Black people to this day so you’re incorrect.
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