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    (Original post by NellGwynne)
    Wait.

    Wh-why where you checking a White Supremist forum. o.O
    If you don't understand these peoples arguments you can never counter them. That's the weakness of the 'no platform' approach, it means when normal people have a conversation with racialists, they won't be able to counter their arguments.
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    (Original post by Ebuwa)
    KMT that’s not true for all black people. How about British Africans who have their own languages. Your ignorance is unbelievable. My parents are Nigerian, I was born here but English is not my first language.
    I was referring specifically to those whose first and only language is English, there are many. I said some black people, not all black people.

    I'm also black african and English isn't my first language, I know some African languages and one of them is my first.
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    The link is a little tenuous but lets lol at them anyway.
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    (Original post by freakingout!)
    If you are black (which I seriously doubt, since all you do is bash black people), I'm assuming you weren't born here?

    Maybe this is why you don't understand why black people who are born here call themselves British (looks like you're making grammatical mistakes now, most British born minorities describe themselves as British my dear...not English...:rolleyes:

    You make tsr so fun for my babygirl...pure lulz all day long
    Yes I was not born here, I thought I made that clear when you said you don't understand why we black people dress like you English people at our weddings.

    Yes I made some grammatical errors, I was tired after a long day at work and couldn't be bothered writing, I was also using my iPhone. I never said my grammar is perfect, I said people shouldn't laugh at others before looking at themselves.

    Yes they describe themselves as British, I also describe myself as British on paper but British is not the same as English. I wouldn't call a Black British person English nor would I call a British Asian English.

    Please don't quote me again unless you have something that isn't a personal insult to say, views that involve personal attacks don't have much merit.

    I'm on my way to work so I'll make this my last post to you.
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    (Original post by freakingout!)
    If you are black (which I seriously doubt, since all you do is bash black people), I'm assuming you weren't born here?

    Maybe this is why you don't understand why black people who are born here call themselves British (looks like you're making grammatical mistakes now, most British born minorities describe themselves as British my dear...not English...:rolleyes:

    You make tsr so fun for my babygirl...pure lulz all day long
    Yes I was not born here, I thought I made that clear when you said you don't understand why we black people dress like you white people at our weddings.

    Being British is not quite the same as being English. Being British is a national identity and English is an ethnic identity. I call myself black British or black African on paper but I'd never describe myself as English. The same way British Asians and British black people are not English.

    Yes I made grammatical errors, I did say I was at work the whole day; I was tired and couldn't be bothered responding to you. I was also using my iPhone. I never said my grammar is perfect, I said people shouldn't laugh at others who are trying to improve themselves. They should look at themselves first.

    Now please don't quote me again unless you have something valuable to say that isn't a personal attack. Arguments lose merit when they are full of personal attacks. I'm also on my way to work so I'll make this my last post to you.
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    (Original post by babygirl110)
    Yes I was not born here, I thought I made that clear when you said you don't understand why we black people dress like you white people at our weddings.

    Being British is not quite the same as being English. Being British is a national identity and English is an ethnic identity. I call myself black British or black African on paper but I'd never describe myself as English. The same way British Asians and British black people are not English.

    Yes I made grammatical errors, I did say I was at work the whole day; I was tired and couldn't be bothered responding to you. I was also using my iPhone. I never said my grammar is perfect, I said people shouldn't laugh at others who are trying to improve themselves. They should look at themselves first.

    Now please don't quote me again unless you have something valuable to say that isn't a personal attack. Arguments lose merit when they are full of personal attacks. I'm also on my way to work so I'll make this my last post to you.
    The ethnicity for a White English person would be Caucasian silly.
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    (Original post by babygirl110)
    Yes I was not born here, I thought I made that clear when you said you don't understand why we black people dress like you white people at our weddings.

    Being British is not quite the same as being English. Being British is a national identity and English is an ethnic identity. I call myself black British or black African on paper but I'd never describe myself as English. The same way British Asians and British black people are not English.

    Yes I made grammatical errors, I did say I was at work the whole day; I was tired and couldn't be bothered responding to you. I was also using my iPhone. I never said my grammar is perfect, I said people shouldn't laugh at others who are trying to improve themselves. They should look at themselves first.

    Now please don't quote me again unless you have something valuable to say that isn't a personal attack. Arguments lose merit when they are full of personal attacks. I'm also on my way to work so I'll make this my last post to you.
    'British' is more a citizen identity whilst 'English' generally means nationality. I'm not attacking you; I'm as baffled as the next person about nationalities:

    http://blog.cgpgrey.com/the-differen...hole-lot-more/

    ^That there is the reason it's all so confusing...beside the actual question of identity in the first place.
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    (Original post by GeorgeLegg)
    'British' is more a citizen identity whilst 'English' generally means nationality. I'm not attacking you; I'm as baffled as the next person about nationalities:

    http://blog.cgpgrey.com/the-differen...hole-lot-more/

    ^That there is the reason it's all so confusing...beside the actual question of identity in the first place.
    Oh okay great, thanks for that.

    I'm even more confused now because I'm so sure that when I complete forms under the nationality section contains British etc. I also sometimes hear some very patriotic white British people moan that their right to write English in forms but I guess they would be referring to the nationality section not ethnicity.
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    (Original post by therealOG)
    The ethnicity for a White English person would be Caucasian silly.
    Yeah okay.

    I maintain that a black person can't be English though. When I'm talking about white British people from England I always refer to them as English in order to differentiate them from other white people. I call black people born here Black British.
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    (Original post by babygirl110)
    Yeah okay.

    I maintain that a black person can't be English though. When I'm talking about white British people from England I always refer to them as English in order to differentiate them from other white people. I call black people born here Black British.
    Well that's your own subjective opinion. It has no weight at all.
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    (Original post by whyumadtho)
    I'd rather not dignify that website with traffic.
    Well said.
 
 
 
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