Posted By: ASHANTI PRIDE
Date: Friday, 24 October 2003, at 6:05 a.m.
Greetings to all,
Its been some time since I posted on this board. I have been reading some of the past threads as of late. I'm wondering what is this new fascination with the "Dark-Skinned Africans" reasonings in regards to leadership. I've noticed that some people on the board, especially various Admins, have been stressing the importance that a leader be dark-skinned with kinky hair. The theme sounds good on paper until you dissect it thoroughly. I'll wait to read the definition first and foremost before I begin reasoning. I do have a few questions.
What are the general qualifications or abilities desired in order for a person to be deemed an acceptable leader for our cause?
Does "light-skin and curly hair" make a person less of an African?
Do "fare&light-skinned Africans" not experience sufferage?
Are you only focusing on the plight in the US or do you speak of the plight for Africans home & abroad?
We can definitely reason afterwards. Let me also inform some of you of my physical appearance since it seems important to some. I'm a so-called "Dark African with kinky hair, and broad nose" whose parents both hail from Ghana. So I'm qualified to at least ask questions. In general, I still applaud the fire and effort for discussing possible solutions to some of the grand problems that haunt us. Thanks in advance.
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