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Old 05-03-2015, 12:17 AM
 
Location: Suffolk, Va
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What is the honor in adopting names from Africa where has given us Boko Haram? You would come back on your knees to the “white supremacist” country after a week.
so, you think boko haram is all over africa?
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Old 05-03-2015, 12:27 AM
 
Location: Suffolk, Va
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People hear names like "Shameequa" and they think "ghetto." You can complain all you want, but that's a fact and it isn't going to change. Hearing names like that makes me think of my ghetto high school. And that's not a good thing.
actually, I think you are wrong. I think that lower class people of all races are now more likely to cross cultural lines for "ghetto" names. I know of a white child named Alize' like the cheap alcohol beverage. on maury, the names are all starting to run into each other. there was a white Kiesha and a black Kayley. And everyone seems to love that God awful Nevaeh. i swear someone 10 years ago thought the were the first person to realize you could spell heaven backwards and get a silly name. it's become epidemic. My point, it is going to change.
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Old 05-03-2015, 12:28 AM
 
Location: Suffolk, Va
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Isn’t it ironic that the civil rights movement started out with a cry for integration but now blacks take pride in segregation by name.
so we have names that no one else can use or...?
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Old 05-03-2015, 12:30 AM
 
Location: Hampden, Bawlmer
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If you're USA born and I can tell your racial background from your first name or your voice on the phone without ever seeing you, I don't take you seriously. Keep the ethnic names reserved for surnames.


You can't complain about being segregated and separate and then choose names for your children that single them out, and teach them to speak in a way exclusive to one group.


It's akin to dying your hair pink and shaving into a Mohawk, and then complaining that people stare at you.


If you don't want to be treated "different" don't present yourself as "different".


My ancestor that immigrated to the USA was born Heinrich in the town of Speyer in Germany, he died Henry in Baltimore. He knew that part of integrating into society means conforming to norms. If you name your kid Shaqueesha, expect people to view them as a stereotype.
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Old 05-03-2015, 12:42 AM
 
Location: Suffolk, Va
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If you're USA born and I can tell your racial background from your first name or your voice on the phone without ever seeing you, I don't take you seriously. Keep the ethnic names reserved for surnames.


You can't complain about being segregated and separate and then choose names for your children that single them out, and teach them to speak in a way exclusive to one group.


It's akin to dying your hair pink and shaving into a Mohawk, and then complaining that people stare at you.


If you don't want to be treated "different" don't present yourself as "different".


My ancestor that immigrated to the USA was born Heinrich in the town of Speyer in Germany, he died Henry in Baltimore. He knew that part of integrating into society means conforming to norms. If you name your kid Shaqueesha, expect people to view them as a stereotype.
this post illustrates what is really going on. whites are losing control, or at least they feel they are, and this is one of the many ways they try to maintain control. can you imagine if China bought up all the land, took over this country and told us all, white people included, that if we want our kids to make a living, we better name our kids chinese names. otherwise they won't take them seriously. do you think white people would just go, "they're right" and start naming their kids what chinese people wanted them to name their kids?
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Old 05-03-2015, 04:11 AM
 
Location: Tonawanda NY
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A classic case of this is Barack Hussein Obama. Despite his middle name he was elected twice. I still wonder why his mother put Hussein as a middle name. She should have known it may have caused him problems in adulthood. Sometimes striving to be different can bite you in the butt, it has caused him some trouble also.
Well outside of racist America the Arabic name of Hussein is very popular and means "beautiful". His name is normal outside of America.
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Old 05-03-2015, 06:30 AM
 
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so we have names that no one else can use or...?
LOL, exactly. It's in no way segregation.
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Old 05-03-2015, 06:32 AM
 
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how would it hurt anyone to say hi to Shaneequa? this post is ridiculous. it's not like her name is Barney the Purple Dinosaur or A Pimp Named Slickback, and you have to say it in its entirety. maybe you shouldn't work with other human beings.


I work with a woman named Shaniqua. No one has ever died from saying her name.
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Old 05-03-2015, 06:33 AM
 
Location: Miami, FL
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Isn’t it ironic that the civil rights movement started out with a cry for integration but now blacks take pride in segregation by name.
Seems me to me blacks just do not want whites to tell them to do anything even if it is right and will take an erroneous course to demonstrate independence from whites.
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Old 05-03-2015, 06:48 AM
 
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as long as white america can admit that it's not really the name, but the blackness that bothers them.
What does "blackness" mean?

If it is this then why would that be acceptable to anyone? The party you are responding too has a point.
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