Re: Skin tone more important for African Americans
Posted By: seshatasefekht In Response To: Re: Skin tone more important for African Americans (Leslie)
Date: Tuesday, 22 August 2006, at 1:13 p.m.
In Response To: Re: Skin tone more important for African Americans (Leslie)
peace and hotep,
leslie, doesn't the one drop rule apply anywhere White pseudo-supremacy rears its ugly head? when you state:
"Further, given how race is poorly defined by U.S standards where mixed race, light skin people and even White people are considered Black if they have one drop of ‘Black blood’, if the argument remains only about racism, then the extreme effects of the system on dark skin Blacks cannot be addressed properly. People could still continue to play off on their color prejudice and not be accused of racism if we do not focus on color discrimination/colorism.
I even see in South Africa, for example, where Blacks are accusing Black Africans of racism towards other Black Africans. By a principled definition of racism they are also very correct. They can never claim that Black Africans are responsible for institutional racism, but the charge of racism by Blacks towards other Blacks could be made based on how one defines racism.",
how do you define 'racism'? Supremacy? prejudice? bigotry?
have you ever heard of the myth of black inferiorty? of white superiority?
what does genocide have to do withe endangered species?
if white people become an endangered species, who do they blame?
if non-white people become an endangered species, who do they blame?
is anyone committing genocide against white people?
is anyone committing genocide against non-white people?
are non-white people attempting to remove each other from the face of the planet?
are white people attempting to remove each other from the face of the planet?
isn't racism produced by a fear of being removed from this planet?
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