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    Went to this rural part of England and was told I was the first black man to visit by somw of the locals. Surely I should be written in some form of history book for records?


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    that's super weird especially as I live in a big city so I see people of all different ethnicities literally everyday,
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    Not really because it's not a big deal, the same thing happens when white people go to rural parts of India and Central Africa. All it does is highlight the fact that you're a minority in that region, nothing more nothing less.
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    (Original post by Got Milk)
    Went to this rural part of England and was told I was the first black man to visit by somw of the locals. Surely I should be written in some form of history book for records?


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    Which Village did you visit?
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    (Original post by matwillis)
    Not really because it's not a big deal, the same thing happens when white people go to rural parts of India and Central Africa. All it does is highlight the fact that you're a minority in that region, nothing more nothing less.
    I see no difference in my situation and christopher columbus. I discovered a land no black person had been.


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    (Original post by Got Milk)
    I see no difference in my situation and christopher columbus. I discovered a land no black person had been.
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    But the land was already discovered, everybody knew it was there. Just because you make such a big deal out of your race doesn't mean everyone else has too. No body says Christopher Columbus was the first white guy to discover the West Indies nor do they say Cook was the first white guy to discover Australia they say European. They focus on their geographic origins and not their race. So why are you making a big deal out of your skin colour?

    Also discover and visit are different words. Visit makes more sense than discover in this context.
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    (Original post by matwillis)
    But the land was already discovered, everybody knew it was there. Just because you make such a big deal out of your race doesn't mean everyone else has too. No body says Christopher Columbus was the first white guy to discover the West Indies nor do they say Cook was the first white guy to discover Australia they say European. They focus on their geographic origins and not their race. So why are you making a big deal out of your skin colour?

    Also discover and visit are different words. Visit makes more sense than discover in this context.
    Go to google, type in "who discovered the west indies" what is the first name you see?


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    (Original post by Got Milk)
    Went to this rural part of England and was told I was the first black man to visit by somw of the locals. Surely I should be written in some form of history book for records?
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    I have a hard time believing that at least one other black person has never been to every place in England. Not saying you are lying I just think they are probably wrong.
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    (Original post by lulno)
    I have a hard time believing that at least one other black person has never been to every place in England. Not saying you are lying I just think they are probably wrong.
    There are probably still some hamlets dotted about that have never seen any other skin colour than white arrive at. The kind of places that you'd only go to if you knew it was there, y'know? Probability wise it's unlikely, but not impossible.
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    (Original post by Got Milk)
    Go to google, type in "who discovered the west indies" what is the first name you see?


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    Christopher Columbus, i already said that though. But the wiki page accompanying it also says he was the first European not the first white guy to discover it. So yea, i'll quote: "Indigenous peoples were the first inhabitants of the West Indies. In 1492, Christopher Columbus became the first European to arrive at the islands, where he is believed by historians to have first stepped foot in the Bahamas."
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    And?
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    Name of the village?!?!
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    Were they still nice to you though?

    also what is the village called??
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    (Original post by matwillis)
    Christopher Columbus, i already said that though. But the wiki page accompanying it also says he was the first European not the first white guy to discover it. So yea, i'll quote: "Indigenous peoples were the first inhabitants of the West Indies. In 1492, Christopher Columbus became the first European to arrive at the islands, where he is believed by historians to have first stepped foot in the Bahamas."
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    It's been known for quite a while that Indigenous Americans had some European ancestry.
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    (Original post by DanB1991)
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    It's been known for quite a while that Indigenous Americans had some European ancestry.
    That doesn't make them European now does it plus at the time of their migration there was no concept of a Europe let alone a European so thanks for the irrelevent facts. Also if you're looking at the same stuff i am, it well known that native americans have 1/3 European genetic make-up and 2/3's East Asian. So what's your point?
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    (Original post by matwillis)
    Christopher Columbus, i already said that though. But the wiki page accompanying it also says he was the first European not the first white guy to discover it. So yea, i'll quote: "Indigenous peoples were the first inhabitants of the West Indies. In 1492, Christopher Columbus became the first European to arrive at the islands, where he is believed by historians to have first stepped foot in the Bahamas."
    I did not say I was the first person to discover the village (obviously not if locals live there) like columbus I am the first non indigenous race to discover a certain area.
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    (Original post by Got Milk)
    I did not say I was the first person to discover the village (obviously not if locals live there) like columbus I am the first non indigenous race to discover a certain area.
    You just contradicted yourself in the same sentence. First you said you did not say "discover" in regards to the village then you say "I am the first non-indigenous race to discover a certain area." Like, seriously dude. Also earlier you said and i'll quote: "I discovered a land no black person had been." So, yes you did say that you discovered the village. Also non-indigenous could mean lots of different people. Everyone not indigenous to that small English village is not just black people and i doubt you know all people. So tell how do you know that there have never been any Asian people to that village or Hispanics. They are all non-indigenous and yet you believe you are the first out of centuries of immigration from the world. You believe you are the first non-indigenous person to that village? I highly doubt it.
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    It's a bit suspicious that you are not telling us the name of the village?
 
 
 
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