Re: WHY DO BLACK RASTAFARIAN MEN DATE WHITE WOMEN?
Posted By: PatriotWarrior In Response To: Re: WHY DO BLACK RASTAFARIAN MEN DATE WHITE WOMEN? (karibkween)
Date: Monday, 28 March 2005, at 2:55 p.m.
In Response To: Re: WHY DO BLACK RASTAFARIAN MEN DATE WHITE WOMEN? (karibkween)
I appreciate your reply.
“B.K. might be come off as a little unforgiving, but she has good reason. I am sure she isn't out there committing genocide or infanticide, like the "Whites" you are so willing to defend. She was not the one who invented the premise of "White Supremacy." and she is correct in questioning the actions of "Black Rastafarian Brothers" because she sees a conflict, like I do, between their "Pro-African" ideology and their behavior.”
I appreciate your reply.
Of course B.K. has good reason to write what she writes, but TO WHOM is she being “a little unforgiving” (& why)? You can claim that I am willing to “defend” those “Whites” -- (by which I think you mean ONLY white women) … -- but I don’t think that is what I am doing, or why I post, and when I say it appears Bantu is “trying to settle old scores”, I’m indirectly implying that she is making IMPROPER references to me, as if my motive here is to “defend” my daughter’s multi-race, or to defend white women (at the expense of black ones). No, it’s just the opposite! There, of I choose to disagree with you. If Bantu wants to go after those white (men) & other criminals committing genocide in her country Congo, I am sure she can find most of them right there where she currently resides: in the USA; so I wonder why she had to write that “I could have stayed living in a little town in Germany, and be surrounded with white folks but I will NEVER think to date one of them because I can’t ignore the substance of who I am! …” … It simply doesn’t fit! When you write about “pro-African ideolodgy” and “behavior”, what (or whose) behavior are you referring to … Having a white partner (meaning: dating a white woman), merely having a mixed-race daughter (meaning: even if one is not dating any white woman or has NO white girlfriend/wife), or both?
“You question her personal references, well her miniature universe is part of the greater Universe and thus completely relevant. For her universe shapes her and her interactions with others. It is also completely understandable why she instinctively wants to mold her universe into a shape that reflects herself and her vision. We all are endowed with that power.”
Yes, I question her references. Bantu has every right to her “miniature universe”, but she mustn’t ignore mine, nor does she need to refer to my PERSONAL one. It is in order that she posted those ideas (which I’ve already said I agree with, in principle), but I don’t find it in order when she goes to those extents: … overstepping the mark of Fair Comment!
“A mixed child has a much better shot at having African sensibilities if it is the product of a self-identified African mother and non-African father. There are exceptions to the rule, like societies where the woman is completely subjugated. However, as Westerners, we know that a "Mr. Mom" is an anomaly, not to mention the fact that it goes against nature.”
I know about this, but since Bantu Kelani’s -- (and perhaps YOUR own) -- emphasis seems to be on color (i.e. COLOR WITHIN THE BLACK FAMILY), it should really make no difference whether a mixed child is a boy or a girl, or whether the child is “Afrikan” on its maternal or on the paternal side.
Of course "Mr. Mom" is an anomaly” is clearly doesn’t exist.
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