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Re: Shocked! .100 times a white actor played someone who wasn't white.

Kocolicious ·
Saw that. But really blew me away is this WHITE guy playing Michael Jackson when Michael is heard SAYING he doesn't want a white MAN playing him cuz he's black and PROUD of his black heritage. But you know when massa spends his white dollars he does what he wants....even if it's disrespects the person and person's culture. But massa has a history of playing other cultures...especially ours. How many movies have we seen where massa or his whore is playing a pharaoh or Cleoparta? Then you have...
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Re: Shocked! .100 times a white actor played someone who wasn't white.

Kocolicious ·
I just love THIS quote. The entire image should be a T-shirt. Since you know black folks like to wear T-shirts in the summer. This is GOOD advertisement for WHO WE REALLY ARE. But!
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Re: Shocked! .100 times a white actor played someone who wasn't white.

Norland ·
It's their movies, their make-believe, their "let's pretend". They can paint themselves any color they so choose, play the parts of anyone they wish to be. Bottom line when they get back to their natural selves, they're still pasty, long haired people that look nothing like they do with any kinds of makeup no matter what color they pretend to be. We don't have to aggravate ourselves by going to any of their movies. I always wanted to know who taught Fred Astaire to dance the way he did. He...
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How African Americans Have Become A Permanent Minority In South Carolina

sunnubian ·
(Actually these tactics have been consistently used since the 70's, in EVERY STATE, but especially in any areas with large Black and/or minority populations, but also in parts of the country that don't have large Black/and/or minority populations merely to keep those minorities disenfranchised from and/or powerless in America's political processes and outcomes.) i.e., It's not ONLY South Carolina.) (See "Gerrymandering") Need to Know, January 20, 2012: Voting, power and South Carolina...
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Caribbean Doctors Want Ban On Skin Bleaching Products

sunnubian ·
Caribbean Doctors Want Ban On Skin Bleaching Products January 16, 2013 | Filed under: Headlines | Posted by: Editorial_Staff Skin bleaching is an epidemic in the Caribbean AFRICANGLOBE – Doctors in Antigua and Barbuda are preparing to lobby the country’s government to draft and enact legislation to limit the importation and use of skin bleaching products. News of this development was revealed by Caribarena Antigua in a report that quoted physician Patrick Matthew as saying that skin...
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The Politics And Culture Of Skin Bleaching In Sudan

sunnubian ·
The Politics And Culture Of Skin Bleaching In Sudan December 26, 2013 | Filed under: Africa , Featured | Posted by: Editorial_Staff 29 Political Islam in Sudan is hellbent on destroying the African race AFRICANGLOBE – The past 25 years have witnessed fundamental sociopolitical and cultural changes in Sudan. Women have been the terrain of many of the uneasy shifts in the country, even down to their skin, they are now being encouraged to practice skin bleaching She is in her twenties,...
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Celebrating Walter Rodney and His Vision of Emancipation

Oshun Auset ·
Celebrating Walter Rodney and His Vision of Emancipation It's hard to believe that it's been 25 years since the great Walter Rodney was brutally murdered. http://rodney25.org/ A Grounding in Guyana: Celebrating Walter Rodney and His Vision of...
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Re: The Politics And Culture Of Skin Bleaching In Sudan

Kocolicious ·
Oh no! Not there too. This is just testimony of WHERE colorism came from. It is from the ORIGINAL slaver of Africans i.e. The notorious Arab! But!
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Re: How African Americans Have Become A Permanent Minority In South Carolina

EbonyRose ·
House Representative Jesse Jackson, Jr. of Chicago has been advocating (and introducing formal legislation in Congress) for over a decade for an amendment to the Constitution that would federally legislate and guarantee EVERY CITIZEN the right to vote equally. Most people don't know (or care) nor support his proposals (by being politically engaged in the process) by insisting that their representatives approve this bill. But, I can't think of a better way to avoid all these attacks to the...
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Re: WHY HAS UGANDA NOT OUTLAWED THIS DANGEROUS, CANCER CAUSING PRACTICE? SHAMEFUL, WHITE-BOOT LICKING PRACTICE

sunnubian ·
Actually in the the pictures presented, it really looks more like these are Black people trying to get dark spots removed from their skin, more so than people than literally trying to bleach their entire complexion to lighter shades, but . . .
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Shocked! .100 times a white actor played someone who wasn't white.

sunnubian ·
Shocked! .100 times a white actor played someone who wasn't white. Posted by The Reunion Black Family on March 1, 2016 at 3:35 AM 100 times a white actor played someone who wasn’t white. 100 times a white actor played someone who wasn’t white shocked! — to learn this week that white guy Joseph Fiennes has been cast as African American icon Michael Jackson in a TV movie. But anyone who’s surprised at this news hasn’t been paying attention. Despite decades of protests over racially...
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WHY HAS UGANDA NOT OUTLAWED THIS DANGEROUS, CANCER CAUSING PRACTICE? SHAMEFUL, WHITE-BOOT LICKING PRACTICE

sunnubian ·
Light and shadows: Skin bleaching in Uganda By Ashley Strickland , CNN Updated 10:50 AM ET, Mon January 25, 2016 13 of 13 (CNN) Living in Uganda in 2013, German photographer Anne Ackermann couldn't ignore the sight of light-skinned women with obviously dark feet, elbows and joints. As someone who regularly documents issues surrounding beauty, identity and womanhood, Ackermann's natural curiosity led her to Mama Lususu. Mama Lususu, which translates to the "mother of beautiful skin," owns...
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