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Old 05-24-2014, 03:19 AM
 
Location: North West Northern Ireland.
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Black people have very diverse cultures despite many people thinking there's a generic black culture. One example is the culture of Congolese people and Barbadians, people look similar but the cultures are very different.

Barbadians have a hybrid European (mainly British) and West African culture.

Its very evident in London actually when black Africans and Black Caribbeans live side by aide you can tell the difference in cultures; Black Caribbeans integrate in UK culture much much more easily and seem less uncomfortable with the general culture than Black Africans. This could be due to the fact that Caribbean culture has that European hint for example, speaking English, using common food ingredients and coming from an essentially very similar government structure.

White Europeans look similar, enough yet a white Ukrainian are very different to a white South African...
Well IDK I can tell a Polish person from a British person to be honest.
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Old 05-24-2014, 08:54 AM
 
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Armenians and Georgians share a similar culture to the lower Middle Eastern people like Iraqis, Jordanians and Lebanese (in music mostly) but they're different looking to them (on average).

Armenian man (on average they're more 'light' featured, similar to Russians, quite to the contrary that they are dark like the Kardashians):

[url]http://37.media.tumblr.com/tumblr_m5idf5yaoW1ryvu5zo1_500.jpg[/url]

Iraqi man (darker overall):

[url]http://usarmy.vo.llnwd.net/e2/-images/2010/03/08/66285/size0-army.mil-66285-2010-03-08-160355.jpg[/url]

Lebanese man (now they look 'Mediterranean'):

[url]http://1.bp.blogspot.com/-Fw53WIXrvLk/TzQhqVF97ZI/AAAAAAABB14/h2KOCJWGEgY/s800/rodolphe%2Bbue%2Bnader1.jpg[/url]
I have rarely met Iraqui men who are dark skinned. I hang out with ALOT of Iraquis, work with alot of them, and see many daily.
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Old 05-24-2014, 10:38 AM
 
Location: London, UK
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People say that but really America is a white country with over 200 million white people.
Actually America is very culturally mixed maybe the majority of the population is white but the culture of the USA stems from West Africa, "Hispanic" and various (white) European countries.

So no its not a white country.
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Old 05-24-2014, 10:40 AM
 
Location: London, UK
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Well IDK I can tell a Polish person from a British person to be honest.
I never said one couldn't.
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Old 05-24-2014, 10:42 AM
 
Location: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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Irish and Black Americans are very similar culturally. But this could be because I think much of the black American culture was influenced by Ireland. Or both were historically oppressed by British people
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Old 05-24-2014, 10:47 AM
 
Location: London, UK
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Irish and Black Americans are very similar culturally. But this could be because I think much of the black American culture was influenced by Ireland. Or both were historically oppressed by British people
But black people were oppressed 1000% worse than Irish people a comparison can't be made, Irish people were not enslaved...
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Old 05-24-2014, 10:59 AM
 
Location: North West Northern Ireland.
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Actually America is very culturally mixed maybe the majority of the population is white but the culture of the USA stems from West Africa, "Hispanic" and various (white) European countries.

So no its not a white country.
Its 64% non hispanic white.
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Old 05-24-2014, 11:01 AM
 
Location: North West Northern Ireland.
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Irish and Black Americans are very similar culturally. But this could be because I think much of the black American culture was influenced by Ireland. Or both were historically oppressed by British people
No they aren't don't be so ridiculous.
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Old 05-24-2014, 11:30 AM
 
Location: London, UK
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Its 64% non hispanic white.
I'm not talking about population but cultural influence...
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Old 05-24-2014, 02:18 PM
 
Location: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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But black people were oppressed 1000% worse than Irish people a comparison can't be made, Irish people were not enslaved...


Actually they were indentured servants in America before black slavery became popular in America
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