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    This was such a moving video. It's such a shame there's still so much racial division in America. I think a lot of Black Americans will be supporting Hilary though.
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    (Original post by somesomebody)
    It's "fair" but inaccurate

    And yes I agree if they're African call yourself African. Obviously my posts are critiquing that whites and Arabs...prefer not to?

    Well Arabs aren't African.
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    (Original post by oShahpo)
    As to answer your question, I don't say I am African, I say Egyptian. I also believe that no one should answer "African" coz African implies a wide range of people. Also, calling black people Africans implies that they belong in Africa even if they have never been there.
    It's more to do with ancestry than anything else. For example, Arabs being called arab, despite not being born in Arabia. But I do think that there should be a better understanding of the various groups in Africa, rather than a blanket term for anyone south of the Saharan.
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    (Original post by Farm_Ecology)
    It's more to do with ancestry than anything else. For example, Arabs being called arab, despite not being born in Arabia. But I do think that there should be a better understanding of the various groups in Africa, rather than a blanket term for anyone south of the Saharan.
    I personally oppose this sort of terminology, but I admit I am not going to be able to change it obviously.
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    (Original post by oShahpo)
    I personally oppose this sort of terminology, but I admit I am not going to be able to change it obviously.
    I do think it makes sense to use it, but shouldnt be used as a first point of call to describe someone.
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    (Original post by somesomebody)

    nice scared outside quote mate
    u wot m8
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    (Original post by StrangeBanana)
    Well Arabs aren't African.
    ????????

    There are Arabs in Africa .......................
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    (Original post by somesomebody)
    ????????

    There are Arabs in Africa .......................
    ...I'm sure there are
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    (Original post by StrangeBanana)
    ...I'm sure there are
    so why did you say they're not African? Being from Africa makes you technically African. Which is why I don't like when I hear Arabs/Berbers being from Africa hating on other Africans.
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    (Original post by somesomebody)
    so why did you say they're not African? Being from Africa makes you technically African. Which is why I don't like when I hear Arabs/Berbers being from Africa hating on other Africans.
    This is a pointless discussion because "Arab" isn't a well-defined term. Many people consider Berbers Arab, many Berbers themselves don't.
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    (Original post by StrangeBanana)
    This is a pointless discussion because "Arab" isn't a well-defined term. Many people consider Berbers Arab, many Berbers themselves don't.
    Look I can't even fully remember the other things from this thread, I haven't gone back passed the page where (oh that's right) where YOU just quoted ME mentioning for no reason about Arabs. Now you want to end it? I'm just asking for clarity.

    Anyway Arabs can be African. Because there are Arab people...in Africa...get it? Same for Berbers.
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    (Original post by somesomebody)
    Look I can't even fully remember the other things from this thread, I haven't gone back passed the page where (oh that's right) where YOU just quoted ME mentioning for no reason about Arabs. Now you want to end it? I'm just asking for clarity.

    Anyway Arabs can be African. Because there are Arab people...in Africa...get it? Same for Berbers.
    ???

    If you find it difficult to continue posting feel free to stop

    I can move to Manchester tomorrow but it doesn't make me a Mancunian. Get it?
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    (Original post by StrangeBanana)
    ???

    If you find it difficult to continue posting feel free to stop

    I can move to Manchester tomorrow but it doesn't make me a Mancunian. Get it?
    Lmao do you understand that...
    Arabs and Berbers have been in Africa

    for thousands of years...? It's not just a 21 century immigration trend fool.
 
 
 
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