“This distortion of him (Obama) being Black African (American) is a product of racist, American Jim Crowism which has yet to be abandoned”.
“However, when African people buy into the notion that mixed-race persons are Black African, it works against dark-skin Black Africans”.
“I am genetically African and European. Politically, culturally, ect. I am African.
Is it a distortion and a product of racism that Black Africans, (of which I would qualify culturally, genetically and politically) would consider ones such as yourself, politically and ‘culturally’ African? Why would Obama not have the privilege of considering himself “African-American” and you do…or at least consider yourself ‘African’ (culturally/politically)? If you have this privilege and Obama doesn’t is this a case of sexism….since you are a sister? How is the genetics of an individual linked to their politics? How can one be African politically? Is an indigenous African capitalist, any less ‘Politically’ African than a muli-racial Socialist?
Does it work against dark skin Africans that InI consider or 'buy-in' to the notion that you and other multi-racial identify yourselves as Africans culturally and politically?
Please overstand that that questions are presented with intentions meant to provoke discussions and not ill will.
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