Post Reply Does this seem more toward to base on where you came from? (Read please)
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I remember my co-worker from the Court house few years ago was telling me that this guy hired a African man from Africa, He was suppose to meet him outside of the court house, when this guy came up and told him his name.. He was dumbfounded, because the man isn't Black, but White!

The reason he was call African is because that where he was born and raise in.. I bet you all didn't expect that.

I was thinking, wouldn't that apply the same with Asian? Because a Man/Woman who happen to be White/Black/Brown came from Asia.. She/He was born and raise there, They're consider Asian.

What you think about that? :p
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JanusCascade wrote:

I remember my co-worker from the Court house few years ago was telling me that this guy hired a African man from Africa, He was suppose to meet him outside of the court house, when this guy came up and told him his name.. He was dumbfounded, because the man isn't Black, but White!

The reason he was call African is because that where he was born and raise in.. I bet you all didn't expect that.

I was thinking, wouldn't that apply the same with Asian? Because a Man/Woman who happen to be White/Black/Brown came from Asia.. She/He was born and raise there, They're consider Asian.

What you think about that? :p


I agree
therefore all "African" Americans are
just
fucking
AMERICAN



you are American
not both

there is a difference between ancestory and where you are born
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redokami wrote:


JanusCascade wrote:

I remember my co-worker from the Court house few years ago was telling me that this guy hired a African man from Africa, He was suppose to meet him outside of the court house, when this guy came up and told him his name.. He was dumbfounded, because the man isn't Black, but White!

The reason he was call African is because that where he was born and raise in.. I bet you all didn't expect that.

I was thinking, wouldn't that apply the same with Asian? Because a Man/Woman who happen to be White/Black/Brown came from Asia.. She/He was born and raise there, They're consider Asian.

What you think about that? :p


I agree
therefore all "African" Americans are
just
fucking
AMERICAN



you are American
not both

there is a difference between ancestory and where you are born



I see what you mean, I think the reason for both name is for who to look for/expect for.. Just in case of Credit card scam or Law Enforcement searching for this person.

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I mean...yeah. It is just not as common for people with a different ethnicity to be born and raised in that environment.
Posted 9/10/16

JanusCascade wrote:

I remember my co-worker from the Court house few years ago was telling me that this guy hired a African man from Africa, He was suppose to meet him outside of the court house, when this guy came up and told him his name.. He was dumbfounded, because the man isn't Black, but White!

The reason he was call African is because that where he was born and raise in.. I bet you all didn't expect that.



Yes I did, I was thinking he was maybe South African
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I take it this was a South African? Yes if you're born in a specific country then that is your nationality. Since Africa, the continent has over 50 countries in it people there are referred to by their specific countries. Only South Africa and Central African Republic would use African in their nationality. USA people took African American to do with ethnicity or dominant ethnicity.

I can call myself both Caribbean and British because I've lived in both those places. If I wish I can apply for dual nationality. If people start to get curious and ask my nationality now and I answer them correctly they get confused.
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Both sets of my grandparents immigrated to America (Legally) from Europe in the 1920's. Does that make me an European American? How do I differentiate between my ancestors and the people who came to America with the pilgrims? My ancestors where not here during the witch burnings, slave years, or wars with the native Americans. So I need some kind of Politically Correct label that separates my whiteness form the whiteness of the naughty white people of the distant past. Such a dilemma... Post-Cracka European American maybe?

Someone, please help me to find my proper politically correct ethnic label!!!
Posted 9/10/16
Reminds me of David Bateson, the VA of 47 in the hitman games he looks exactly like 47 and he's white too but he was born in Africa. I wonder if he's been in that situation before, I would imagine so
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Somebody confusing nationality with ethnicity
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