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The first self-made female millionaire and billionaire in the US were both black,why? watch

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    I am talking about Sarah Breedlove and Oprah. The former was literally born into the first black generation of post-slavery America. They were not only black, but also female and born in extreme poverty. Add to that the fact that the number of white women in the US was also far higher. Boggles the mind , doesn't it?
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    because they're smart
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    (Original post by Daquan)
    I am talking about Sarah Breedlove and Oprah. The former was literally born into the first black generation of post-slavery America. They were not only black, but also female and born in extreme poverty. Add to that the fact that the number of white women in the US was also far higher. Boggles the mind , doesn't it?
    No? Why does it boggle your mind?
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    Most likely a combination of family work ethic, the right environment and a lot of luck shaped them into the type of person who'll go and seek out their own success. Not to mention the people who would've helped/supported them on the way up.

    I think the first reason is the most significant.
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    Because black people are ****ing awesome!
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    (Original post by wallah abdi)
    No? Why does it boggle your mind?
    Because the odds were stacked against them. The richest people don't tend to come from poor, minority backgrounds. Especially not the immediate descendants of slaves.
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    Imagine how my life would be like if i married Oprah................
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    They're badass
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    (Original post by wallah abdi)
    No? Why does it boggle your mind?
    Exactly, the reason is because as black women we have to work three times, if not, even more than that to reach where we want and so they are probably where they are because they had so much more perseverance and determination to get to the place they desired.
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    (Original post by chitamara42)
    Exactly, the reason is because as black women we have to work three times, if not, even more than that to reach where we want.
    Can you provide your source for this?
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    (Original post by wallah abdi)
    Can you provide your source for this?
    I don't need a source, I know from my own personal experience?
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    (Original post by chitamara42)
    I don't need a source, I know from my own personal experience?
    So your own personal experience extends to all black women? Interesting.
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    (Original post by wallah abdi)
    So your own personal experience extends to all black women? Interesting.
    From my own personal experience I understand that black women do have to work much harder to get where they want to be in life? That does extend to all black women, what exactly is your point?
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    (Original post by chitamara42)
    From my own personal experience I understand that black women do have to work much harder to get where they want to be in life? That does extend to all black women, what exactly is your point?
    How do you know that all black women work much harder from "your own" experience?
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    (Original post by wallah abdi)
    How do you know that all black women work much harder from "your own" experience?
    I never said that they work much harder, I said that they HAVE to work much harder to get to where they want to be?
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    (Original post by chitamara42)
    I never said that they work much harder, I said that they HAVE to work much harder to get to where they want to be?
    Again, can you prove this happens to all black women and not just you?

    And in what ways have you worked much harder compared to your white counterparts?
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    (Original post by chitamara42)
    I never said that they work much harder, I said that they HAVE to work much harder to get to where they want to be?
    Stop avoiding his question. If you have no proof, then just admit it already. If you have, don't beat around the bush. We'd love to be enlightened.
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    I don't think it's the colour of their skins that did this (sarcasm intended). They were obviously smart, focused and played every single card of theirs the right way.
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    (Original post by wallah abdi)
    How do you know that all black women work much harder from "your own" experience?
    Because we live in a global system of racism which is directed towards black people and that global system of racism, has created systems to halt, put roadblocks up for black people.

    So that means if you are black, you start the race ten yards further back. Thus we have to work harder, in the main.

    Now that is not right. But that is the system.
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    (Original post by Prince_Paul_246)
    Because we live in a global system of racism which is directed towards black people and that global system of racism, has created systems to halt, put roadblocks up for black people.

    So that means if you are black, you start the race ten yards further back. Thus we have to work harder, in the main.

    Now that is not right. But that is the system.
    That's deep, the same thing with brown muslims tbh
 
 
 

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