Re: Statistics vs. Speculation
Posted By: discipleofmaat In Response To: Re: Statistics vs. Speculation (rasi)
Date: Sunday, 1 February 2009, at 9:16 a.m.
In Response To: Re: Statistics vs. Speculation (rasi)
rasi, all due respect but I do not know where to start. Knowing how i am long-winded I would have to write a book.
I really think you are arguing just to be argumentative. You say you lived where you claimed...you mean to tell me that you did not witness or experience light-skin superiority complexes? you mean to tell me that you did not see lights being more popular and picked as class presidents and picked as homecoming kings and queens and what not, more than darks?
And please don't tell me about how YOUR homecoming queen was the darkest sista ever. I am talking about trends. Again, there are exceptions.
I ask for an example of where lights were/are in the lower echelons of a society consisting of lights and darks. I truly await that edification.
If you agree that it is in entertainment, why do you think it is limited to that? Entertainment mirrors society. The fancy negros with jewelry and rims with the light gals represent the subconscious desires of young black males.
Light skinned females represented the closest we could get to white women. And that is because of black males buying into the standards of the WASP male. We want to be just like him; his woman from the Playboy magazines, cars, and clothes from GQ.
My intelligence is offended if you actually want me to prove colorism to you, another black who supposedly lived in "the hood".
why waste my and your time with shenanigans? Ones from Cleveland, USA, Afrika, Trini-Tobago, Jamaica ALL see the same thing.
Where do YOU live?
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