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Is a person who is 73% African full black?

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    No, I heard the threshold is 73.142%.

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    That question doesn't make sense.
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    They cannot be full black if the other 27% consists of other colours. Then again how does someone be 73% African? What does full black even mean? I've not seen anyone with a colour of #000000
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    (Original post by UWS)
    They cannot be full black if the other 27% consists of other colours. Then again how does someone be 73% African? What does full black even mean? I've not seen anyone with a colour of #000000
    Like 73% genetically subsaharan African
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    Only if you are 27% Telly Tubby.
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    (Original post by KnowledgeIsBest)
    That question doesn't make sense.
    In what way? I am basically asking, if you are 73% subsaharan African are you still considered African?
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    Black refers to the color of ones skin, which is determined by the amount of melanin someone has in their skin.

    Not all Africans are black.

    This is not an opinion btw, it's a matter of fact.
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    (Original post by AfricanPrinceXI)
    Black refers to the color of ones skin, which is determined by the amount of melanin someone has in their skin.

    Not all Africans are black.

    This is not an opinion btw, it's a matter of fact.
    I am talking about subsaharan African though such as Nigerians Ghanaians etc
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    (Original post by blackstar101204)
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    I have no idea what 73% African is, but if both your parents are African, you're African. One parent African, you're African + whatever the other parent is. Anything further than that and you're forcing it.

    You are what your parents are, that's my opinion.
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    (Original post by blackstar101204)
    I am talking about subsaharan African though such as Nigerians Ghanaians etc
    'Full black' is a nonsensical term.

    'Full African' would be more appropriate.

    And I don't think 73% of anything can be regarded as 'full' by any stretch.
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    It's more about how you identify really.

    You are African if you are from Africa.

    And not all Africans are black.

    You are black if you feel you are black. Meaning you look it, act it, feel it.
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    (Original post by Optimum_)
    I have no idea what 73% African is, but if both your parents are African, you're African. One parent African, you're African + whatever the other parent is. Anything further than that and you're forcing it.

    You are what your parents are, that's my opinion.
    Both my parents have one mixed parent so my dads dad is 3/4 European and 1/4 African and my mums mother is 1/2 Asian 1/2 black and my other two grand parents are mostly African but they both have a mixed race grand parent. So what does that make me?
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    (Original post by blackstar101204)
    Both my parents have one mixed parent so my dads dad is 3/4 European and 1/4 African and my mums mother is 1/2 Asian 1/2 black and my other two grand parents are mostly African but they both have a mixed race grand parent. So what does that make me?
    It makes you mixed race. You can say you're black without being 'full black'. I'm 50% black and call myself black on the daily. You can't be 'full' something if you have other things in there, but that doesn't stop you being that race/ethnicity.
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    Everyone's got some black in them
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    (Original post by blackstar101204)
    Both my parents have one mixed parent so my dads dad is 3/4 European and 1/4 African and my mums mother is 1/2 Asian 1/2 black and my other two grand parents are mostly African but they both have a mixed race grand parent. So what does that make me?
    Oh, interesting.

    It makes you mixed, own it bro.
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    (Original post by wickedisgood)
    It makes you mixed race. You can say you're black without being 'full black'. I'm 50% black and call myself black on the daily. You can't be 'full' something if you have other things in there, but that doesn't stop you being that race/ethnicity.
    Fair enough
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    Do you understand what 'full' means?? It means 100%

    So you're asking if 73% = 100% ...

    I'll let you figure it out.
 
 
 
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