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Negros are still hated in America...and in Florida!   [Copy link] 中文

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Post time 2013-7-17 21:53:27 |Display all floors
verdane Post time: 2013-7-17 16:57
Firstly I believe Florida is in America - specifically the US.

Secondly - what is your point? You d ...

The negro boy Martin, was at the right place at the wrong time.  My point was made in the thread. Its called a statement (opinion). You have one yourself with what you wrote. Coons are hunted and killed for food. Apparently, negros are hunted, shot and killed for sport in America. And WHITE people are tired of the way the world works. WHITE people need to take back some of what they have lost to ignorant people.

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Post time 2013-7-17 21:56:19 |Display all floors
JFenix Post time: 2013-7-17 18:09
The term 'negro' is hated in america.

Only racist people use that term.

It depends upon your intentions. I am sure you are a racist in some way, which is ok, because you have the right to think and you freedom of thought.

Racism is usually defined as views, practices and actions reflecting the belief that humanity is divided into distinct biological groups called races and that members of a certain race share certain attributes which make that group as a whole less desirable, more desirable, inferior, or superior.

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Post time 2013-7-17 22:03:00 |Display all floors
Do not at the outset of your career make the all too common error of mistaking names for things. Names are only conventional signs for identifying things. Things are the reality that counts. If a thing is despised, either because of ignorance or because it is despicable, you will not alter matters by changing its name. If men despise Negroes, they will not despise them less if Negroes are called "colored" or "Afro-Americans".

Moreover, you cannot change the name of a thing at will. Names are not merely matters of thought and reason; they are growths and habits. As long as the majority of men mean black or brown folk when they say "Negro", so long will Negro be the name of folk brown and black. And neither anger nor wailing nor tears can or will change the name until the name-habit changes.

But why seek to change the name? "Negro" is a fine word. Etymologically and phonetically it is much better and more logical than "African" or "colored" or any of the various hvphenated circumlocutions. Of course, it is not "historically" accurate. No name ever was historically accurate: neither "English," "French," "German," "White," "Jew," "Nordic" nor "Anglo-Saxon." They were all at first nicknames, misnomers, accidents, grown eventually to conventional habits and achieving accuracy because, and simply because, wide and continued usage rendered them accurate. In this sense "Negro" is quite as accurate, quite as old and quite as definite as any name of any great group of people.

Suppose now we could change the name. Suppose we arose tomorrow morning and lo! instead of being "Negroes", all the world called us "Cheiropolidi",--do you really think this would make a vast and momentous difference to you and to me? Would the Negro problem be suddenly and eternally settled? Would you be any less ashamed of being descended from a black man, or would your schoolmates feel any less superior to you? The feeling of inferiority is in you, not in any name. The name merely evokes what is already there. Exorcise the hateful complex and no name can ever make you hang your head.

Or, on the other hand, suppose that we slip out of the whole thing by calling ourselves "Americans". But in that case, what word shall we use when we want to talk about those descendants of dark slaves who are largely excluded still from full American citizenship and from complete social privilege with white folk? Here is Something that we want to talk about; that we do talk about; that we Negroes could not live without talking about. In that case, we need a name for it, do we not? In order to talk logically and easily and be understood. If you do not believe in the necessity of such a name, watch the antics of a colored newspaper which has determined in a fit of New Year's Resolutions not to use the word "Negro!"

And then too, without the word that means Us, where are all those spiritual ideals, those inner bonds, those group ideals and forward strivings of this mighty army of 12 millions? Shall we abolish these with the abolition of a name? Do we want to abolish them? Of course we do not. They are our most precious heritage.

Historically, of course, your dislike of the word Negro is easily explained: "Negroes" among your grandfathers meant black folk; "Colored" people were mulattoes. The mulattoes hated and despised the blacks and were insulted if called "Negroes". But we are not insulted—not you and I. We are quite as proud of our black ancestors as of our white. And perhaps a little prouder. What hurts us is the mere rnemory that any man of Negro descent was ever so cowardly as to despise any part of his own blood.

Your real work, my dear young man, does not lie with names. It is not a matter of changing them, losing them, or forgetting them. Names are nothing but little guideposts along the Way. The Way would be there and just as hard and just as long if there were no guideposts, but not quite as easily followed! Your real work as a Negro lies in two directions: First, to let the world know what there is fine and genuine about the Negro race. And secondly, to see that there is nothing about that race which is worth contempt; your contempt, my contempt; or the contempt of the wide, wide world.

Get this then, Rowland, and get it straight even if it pierces your soul: a Negro by any other name would be just as black and just as white; just as ashamed of himself and just as shamed by others, as today. It is not the name--it's the Thing that counts. Come on, Kid, let's go get the Thing!

W. E. B. Du Bois

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Post time 2013-7-17 22:09:24 |Display all floors
who gives you the right to say & to judge somethin like that here, and we all kno what's goin on in this world {:soso_e114:}{:soso_e135:}{:soso_e109:}
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Post time 2013-7-17 22:14:57 |Display all floors
youknowhat Post time: 2013-7-17 22:09
who gives you the right to say & to judge somethin like that here, and we all kno what's goin on in  ...

And you are the one of many that hide behind your computer, when the crap hits the fan...

Maybe even a coward or snitch when a war breaks out to change your life?

I give myself the right to do whatever I please. With that comes the responsibility and accountability.

Are you up for that? Really?...I think not. Just keep posting...

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Post time 2013-7-17 22:17:46 |Display all floors
Do you have Negros that live in your country, or any other race other than yours? And, how do you secretly feel about "them"? Really... Be honest with yourself. You don't need to post your comment, just think about it and learn from it.

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Post time 2013-7-17 22:21:43 |Display all floors
gaiacomm Post time: 2013-7-17 06:17
Do you have Negros that live in your country, or any other race other than yours? And, how do you se ...

just suck on a lemon would you, and what's wrong sit right behind my computer  
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