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Old 01-29-2018, 04:44 PM
 
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Much of the racial problems in the US are political. A Democrat signed the civil rights bill, and the Republicans became the party of the "resistance" (who wanted to take things back to the pre civil rights era).

You won't hear talk of white privilege or anything like that in Europe. People would condemn racists, but the dynamics are very different.

There is now a large presence of POC in Europe, but these are people who WANTED to come to Europe and who immigrated there. There wasn't a historically LARGE Black slave population in Europe.

Whether African or African American or Caribbean or Latino, the Black population of Europe chose to move here and chose to remain.

Ditto for other groups like Arabs, Pakistanis, Chinese, etc.
That because European nations are over 89% white, with nearly 80% native to the their land. Like Spain actually being 89.9% Spanish alone.

US is 77.1% White, but only 60% non Hispanic white, most of Hispanics are mix anyways, over half the babies born in the US are minorities. and by 2044 the country will become minority majority. And Even the white population is not largely monolithic. divide in German, English, Italian, Irish and etc.

Nations with less diversity there less discus about race, ethnicity, and religion because there less diversity actually there. They aren't racial utopias.

This reminds of posters saying how place Seattle, portland, Minneapolis have such tolerance for diversity then criticize the places were most minorities are.

It also should be note, while "There wasn't a historically LARGE Black slave population in Europe" those nations are the one who colonize the Americas and brought slaves there. Cuba, Columbia, Venezuela etc etc and were New Spain.


The West and US isn't the only place were there been racial issues, other places the bought haven't been rocked, Like a lot of Asian countries like Japan are not diverse. While I would call it racism because it isn't hatred but there is a level of ignorance due low interaction with other groups and a in group bias in those countries.
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Old 01-29-2018, 06:33 PM
 
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That's a common ridiculous mindset you get from people that identify as African-American and white-Americans in some case as well. Many of them have a warped view of the word they see it in black and white without any nuances or shades of gray.
Unfortunately, globalist plantation identity politics are well,...., global.
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Old 01-30-2018, 10:53 AM
 
Location: Maryland
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This is again the American cultural habit of applying their binary "Black"/ "White" thinking to the rest of the world. As one
Nigerian explained to me, in his opinion only Americans and South Africans are obsessed with Race, the rest of the world
takes into account religion,ethnicity and culture.
I agree but that's because these groups of blacks have lived next to and been oppressed with whites. They've also been told they are nothing by whites and unfortunately large groups of them believe it. Hence the obsession.
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Old 02-05-2018, 02:10 PM
 
Location: London, UK
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Can we please get back on track instead of paying attention to idiocy? I don't get why you even give someone as ignorant as that the time of day.

Soo....HAVE ANY AFRICANS VISITED OTHER AFRICAN COUNTRIES?

Would be great to hear opinions/experiences.
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Old 02-08-2018, 08:33 AM
 
Location: Ireland
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Well I am an African (of British Descent) and have visited Mozambique, Botswana, Namibia, Angola, Gabon, Equatorial Guinea and Morocco.

Hugely different experiences and cultures. All beautiful, all suffer from whatever disease it is that prevents Africa from sorting its nonsense out.
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Old 04-18-2018, 02:14 PM
 
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That's a common ridiculous mindset you get from people that identify as African-American and white-Americans in some case as well. Many of them have a warped view of the word they see it in black and white without any nuances or shades of gray.
Given the history of the USA why the shock that AAs see life in black and white. Loads of whites go to Starbucks, pull out their devices, buy nothing and yet don't get arrested. Two blacks WAITING for someone do? That should indicate something.
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Old 04-18-2018, 03:29 PM
 
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Given the history of the USA why the shock that AAs see life in black and white. Loads of whites go to Starbucks, pull out their devices, buy nothing and yet don't get arrested. Two blacks WAITING for someone do? That should indicate something.
Or homeless whites go to Starbucks to keep warm for HOURS in the winter time. And clearly don't buy anything.

Obviously the issue is inconsistent enforcement of the rules. Either everyone needs to be made to buy something, or no one needs to be made to buy something.
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