Black Girl Festival: What my identity means to me

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Re: Black Girl Festival: What my identity means to me

#101  Postby Fallible » Nov 21, 2017 9:12 am

You can stop dragging threads off topic, then people might feel more inclined to post.
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Re: Black Girl Festival: What my identity means to me

#102  Postby Keep It Real » Nov 21, 2017 9:20 am

Good advice fal.
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Re: Black Girl Festival: What my identity means to me

#103  Postby Keep It Real » Dec 17, 2017 7:10 am

Meet the US woman who is backing African-American gun clubs.

Samantha Sorillo is vice president of Miami's Black Arms Gun Club.


http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/video_and_audio/headlines/42342471/why-this-us-woman-is-backing-minority-gun-clubs

(Basically) separate but equal, right?
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#104  Postby LucidFlight » Dec 17, 2017 6:07 pm

From the article:
"The club says it welcomes people from any background as long as they support the group's goals and agenda."

Well, that's good. I was wondering how they determine a person's African-American-inity.
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Re: Black Girl Festival: What my identity means to me

#105  Postby Keep It Real » Dec 17, 2017 6:11 pm

Yeah, that's why I put "Basically" in my comment. The goals and agenda of the group are to teach every Afro-American person how to be competent with firearms. I'm sure their membership will be flooded with Republican NRA lighter people.
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#106  Postby Keep It Real » Dec 17, 2017 6:14 pm

It would also be against the law for them not to put that caveat in most likely; so it's hard to tell if the instigators are really happy for lighter people to join. I know what I predict they really feel...and it ain't harmonious.
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#107  Postby SafeAsMilk » Dec 17, 2017 6:43 pm

Keep It Real wrote:Yeah, that's why I put "Basically" in my comment.

So by "basically" you mean "not at all".
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#108  Postby Keep It Real » Dec 17, 2017 6:54 pm

Yeah that's right SAM; not at all :roll:
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#109  Postby SafeAsMilk » Dec 17, 2017 7:52 pm

Glad we cleared that up, because that's the only charitable way to view what you said.
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Re: Black Girl Festival: What my identity means to me

#110  Postby Keep It Real » Oct 06, 2018 10:35 am

Ironclad wrote:;)Image


Claudia Rankine: On Whiteness - American poet Claudia Rankine explores the ubiquity of dyed blonde hair.

Only made it half-way through before I got too pissed off to carry on. Allegedly white people are signalling their racial "whiteness" when they wear white clothes, and the same is true for people who dye their hair blonde. This is said in the broadcast despite acknowledging that blonde is indicative of youth. I dare say there is no similar series where a white person talks about "blackness". Big fail, radio 4.
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#111  Postby Fallible » Oct 06, 2018 10:39 am

That's what you took from that image?
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#112  Postby Keep It Real » Oct 06, 2018 10:44 am

No the post is about the link I posted. Just thought I'd drag in that image 'cos it references blondeness.

I don't know what I'd take from the image, except that the girl on the right doesn't look like a sex doll and so is preferable :dunno:
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#113  Postby Fallible » Oct 06, 2018 10:46 am

The thing that struck me about it was that this is how liberal women are being represented. Liberal women look like that, and so you would choose a sex robot over one.

As for the blonde thing, what are black women signalling when they dye their hair blonde?
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#114  Postby Keep It Real » Oct 06, 2018 10:50 am

Fallible wrote:The thing that struck me about it was that this is how liberal women are being represented. Liberal women look like that, and so you would choose a sex robot over one.


Yup, and also the primary/only useful function of a Significant Other is as a sex object.

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Re: Black Girl Festival: What my identity means to me

#115  Postby Keep It Real » Oct 06, 2018 10:55 am

Fallible wrote:As for the blonde thing, what are black women signalling when they dye their hair blonde?


Maybe often the same thing white women are "signalling" when they dye their hair green.
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Re: Black Girl Festival: What my identity means to me

#116  Postby Keep It Real » Jun 06, 2020 4:23 pm

Animavore wrote:Get help.


That comment got 17 likes. The "kir is a racist" formal mod warning got 9 likes.

Rest assured "Ani" that I keep trying to "get help" to further the causes I identify and fight for, unfortunately with limited success I judge, as I find seemingly most people are fucking idiots ad nauseum. On the plus side, rest assured I have plans in the pipeline ad spectacular.

Anyway. Bump. I am "glad" some white protesters have now fallen fowl of police aggressive error. I continue to think highly of the police, having Loooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooong dealings with them, personally speaking.
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#117  Postby felltoearth » Jun 06, 2020 4:32 pm

^incoherent. Try again.

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Re: Black Girl Festival: What my identity means to me

#118  Postby Svartalf » Jun 06, 2020 5:44 pm

Thommo wrote:Slavery is a primary cause of racism?

That doesn't make a lot of sense to me.

It would if you access that the whites have thoroughly interiorized the premise that blacks are necessarily part of an inferior, subservient class.

That such a view should still be universally prevalent 150 years after slavery was done away with and more than 50 years after the civil rights movement largely succeeded seems... iffy.
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Re: Black Girl Festival: What my identity means to me

#119  Postby Thomas Eshuis » Jun 06, 2020 9:25 pm

Keep It Real wrote:
Animavore wrote:Get help.


That comment got 17 likes. The "kir is a racist" formal mod warning got 9 likes.

You're necro-ing a thread that's over a year old to complain about something I already pointed out to you, should be discussed in the Feedback sub-forum. :roll:
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Re: Black Girl Festival: What my identity means to me

#120  Postby Keep It Real » Jun 07, 2020 1:56 am

I have no interest in engaging with TE's insensitive nether regions posts on this one.
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