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Quote: from SmellyJoe at 12:11 am on Feb. 19, 2007

saying someones thick in the uk means that your saying there stupid, dumb arse
I know what "thick" means. However your quotes implied that I somehow used that term. I did not. Furthermore it is spelled "you're" not "your". †"you're" is a contraction of you are. "your" is a possessive pronoun and does not make any ense in front of an adjective. Did you miss 10 years of English grammar education?


i would actualy like you to proove me wrong
I am gathering the data.

Post edited at 1:20 am on Feb. 19, 2007 by Steinbeck

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In answer to Smelly feet


Coffee cultivation 7000 BC Ethiopia
Scales, Balance 5000 BC Egypt
Metalwork 4500 BC Egypt
Sail Powered Boats 3500 BC Egypt
Sundial (Simple Gnomon) 3000 BC Egypt
Brick Buildings 3000 BC Egypt
Standard Weights 3000 BC Egypt †
Oil Palm, Yam Cultivation 3000 BC Africa
Pyramid Buildings 2900 BC Egypt
Mummification 2600 BC Egypt †
Papyrus 2500 BC Egypt †
Ink 2500 BC Egypt
Water Tap 1500 BC Egypt
Chariot 1400 BC Egypt
Metal Swords 1200 BC Egypt
Topographic Maps 1150 BC Egypt
Steam Power 300 BC Egypt
Astrolabe 400 Egypt †
Hydrometer 400 Egypt
Modern Sundial 1000 Moorish Spain
Cauterization 1000 Moorish Spain

Inventions by African Americans

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William B Abrams
#450,550, 4/14/1891, Hame Attachments Part for a draft horses' collar.
Christopher P. Adams
#5,641,658, 6/24/1997, Method for performing amplification of nucleic acid with two primers bound to a single solid support
James S Adams
#1,356,329, 10/19/1920, Propelling means for airplanes.
George Edward Alcorn
#4,172,004, 10/23/1979, Method for forming dense dry etched multi-level metallurgy with non-overlapped vias †
#4,201,800, 5/6/1980, Hardened photoresist master image mask process †
#4,289,834, 9/15/1981, Dense dry etched multi-level metallurgy with non-overlapped vias †
#4,472,728, 9/18/1984, Imaging X-ray spectrometer †
#4,543,442, 9/24/1985, GaAs Schottky barrier photo-responsive device and method of fabrication †
#4,618,380, 10/21/1986, Method of fabricating an imaging X-ray spectrometer
Nathaniel Alexander
#997,108, 7/4/1911, Folding Chair
Ralph W Alexander
#256,610, 4/18/1882, Corn planter check rower
Winser Edward Alexander
#3,541,333, 11/17/1970, System for enhancing fine detail in thermal photographs
Charles William Allen
#613,436, 11/1/1898, Self-Leveling Table
Floyd Allen
#3,919,642, 11/11/1975, Low cost telemeter for monitoring a battery and DC voltage converter power supply
James B. Allen
#551,105, 12/10/1895, Clothes Line Support
James Metthew Allen
#2,085,624, 6/29/1937, Remote control apparatus
John H Allen
#4,303,938, 12/1/1981, Pattern generator for simulating image generation
John S Allen
#1,093,096, 4/14/1914, Package-tie
Robert T Allen
#3,071,243, 1/1/1963, Vertical coin counting tube
Tanya R Allen
#5,325,543, 7/5/1994, Undergarment with a pocket for releasably securing an absorbent pad
Virgie M. Ammons
#3,908,633, 9/30/1975, Fireplace Damper Actuating Tool
Alexander P Ashbourne
#163,962, 6/1/1875, Process for Preparing Coconut †
#170,460, 11/30/1875, Biscuit Cutter †
#194,287, 8/21/1877, Process of Treating Coconut †
#230,518, 7/27/1880, Refining Coconut Oil
Moses T. Asom
#5,386,126, 1/31/1995, Semiconductor devices based on optical transitions between quasibound energy levels

B


Leonard C Bailey
#285,545, 9/25/1883, Combined Truss and Bandage †
#629,286, 7/18/1899, Folding Bed
Charles Orren Bailiff
#612,008, 10/11/1898, Shampoo Headrest
William M Bailis
#218,154, 11/5/1879, Ladder Scaffold Support
Marcelleaus P Baines
#7,034,654, 4/25/2006, Motor vehicle engine immobilizer security system and method , Co-inventors Thomas M Forest, David T Proefke, Axel Nix
Bertram F Baker
#1,582,659, 4/27/1926, Automatic Cashier
David Baker
#1,054,267, 2/25/1913, Railway Signal Apparatus †
#1,154,162, 9/21/1915, Signal Apparatus High Water Indicator for Bridges †
#1,620,054, 3/8/1924, Interliners to Prevent Tire Punctures
William J Ballow
#601,422, 3/29/1898, Combined Hatrack and Table
Charles A Bankhead
#3,097,594, 5/13/1963, Assembled Composition Printing Process
Benjamin Banneker
#NA 1791 Farmers' Almanac
Charles M Banks
#1,758,640, 5/13/1930, Hydraulic Jack †
#1,774,693, 9/2/1930, Jack †
#1,893,757, 1/10/1933, Release Valve
George A E Barnes
#D29,193, 8/19/1898, Design for Sign
Ned E Barnes
#792,109, 6/13/1905, Sand Band for a Wagon †
#815,059, 3/13/1906, Rail and Tie Brace †
#899,939, 9/29/1908, Hot box cooler and oiler †
#969,592, 9/6/1910, Indicator or Bulletin †
#1,124,879, 1/12/1915, Automatic film mover - co-invented with Berger Edmond †
#1,180,467, 4/25/1916, Tie Plate for Railroad †
#1,446,957, 2/17/1923, Improvement on #815,059 †
#1,655,305, 1/3/1928, Tie Plate and Joint Brace †
#1,673,729, 6/12/1928, Pole, Post and Tree Protector
Sharon J Barnes
#4,988,211, 1/29/1991, Process and apparatus for contactless measurement of sample temperature
William Barry
#584,842, 6/22/1897, Stacking device †
#585,017, 6/22/1897, Stacking device †
#585,074, 6/22/1897, Mail-canceling machine †
#585,075, 6/22/1897, Postmarking and canceling machine #585,076, 6/22/1897, Postal machine
Patricia Bath
#4,744,360, 5/17/1988, Apparatus for ablating and removing cataract lenses †
#5,843,071, 12/1/1998, Method and apparatus for ablating and removing cataract lenses †
#5,919,186, 7/6/1999, Laser apparatus for surgery of cataractous lenses

James Battle
#3,691,503, 9/12/1972, Variable Resistance Resistor Assembly
James A Bauer
#3,490,571, 1/20/1970, Coin Changer Mechanism
Robert Gordon Bayless
#3,565,818, 2/23/1971, Encapsulation process and its product (Co-inventor Donald Day Emrick) †
#3,574,133, 4/6/1971, Encapsulation process and its product (Co-inventor Donald Day Emrick) †
#3,576,660, 4/27/1971, Pressure-Sensitive Record Sheet & Coating Composition †
#3,629,140, 12/21/1971, Water Solubilization of Vanadyl-hardened Poly (vinyl alcohol) Films Useful as Capsule Wall Material †
#3,922,373, 11/25/1975, Solid Microglobules Containing Dispersed Materials †
#4,073,946, 2/14/1978, Process of Feeding Larval Marine Animals †
#4,107,071, 8/15/1978, Method of Producing Microcapsules & Resulting Product
Andrew Beard
#478,271, 7/5/1892, Rotary Engine †
#594,059, 11/23/1897, Car-coupler
George E Becket
#483,525, 10/4/1892, Letter Box
Charles Randolph Beckley
#3,856,345, 12/24/1974, Folding Chair
Billie J Becoat
#4,895,385, 1/23/1990, Kit for converting a bicycle to a dual wheel driven cycle †
#5,004,258, 5/26/1992, Kit for converting a bicycle to a dual wheel driven cycle †
#5,116,070, 4/2/1991, Dual wheel driven bicycle †
#5,184,838, 2/9/1993, Dual wheel driven bicycle
Paul Eugene Belcher and Daniel Hobel
#4,328,482, 5/4/1982, Remote AC power control with control pulses at the zero crossing of the AC wave
Landrow Bell
#115,153, 5/23/1871, Locomotive Smoke Stack †
#133,823, 12/10/1872, Dough Kneader
Alfred Benjamin #3,039,125, 6/19/1962, Stainless Steel Scouring Pads
Lyde W Benjamin
#497,747, 5/16/1893, Broom Moisteners and Bridles
Miriam E Benjamin
#386,289, 7/17/1888, Gong and Signal Chairs for Hotels
James W Benton #658,939, 10/2/1900, Lever-derrick (Inventor Walked from Kentucky to USPTO for patent)
Edmond Berger #NA, 2/2/1839, Spark plug
Bertha Berman #2,907,055, 10/6/1959, Fitted Bed Sheets
M William Binga #217,843, 7/22/1879, Street sprinkling Apparatus
Alfred A Bishop #4,077,835, 3/7/1978, Nuclear Reactor with Self-Orificing Radial Blanket
Albert B Blackburn
#376,362, 1/10/1888, Railway Signal †
#380,420, 4/3/1888, Spring Seat for Chairs †
#391,577, 10/23/1888, Cash Carrier
Charles M Blackburn #3,618,819, 11/9/1971, Electronic counting apparatus
Henry Blair 8447X, 1834, Corn seed planting machine #NA, 1836, Corn harvesting machine
John W Blanton #3,101,650, 8/27/1963, Hydromechanical Rate Damped Servo System
Bessie Blount #2,550,554, 1951, Device to help the disabled eat
Lockrum Blue #298,937, 5/20/1884, Hand Corn Shelling Device
Guion S Bluford #2,541,025, 2/13/1951, Artillery Ammunition Training Round
David M Bondu #3,907,289 9/23/1975 Golf tee

L F Booker
#D30,404 3/28/1899 Rubber scraping knife †
Peachy Booker
#3,003,717 10/10/1961 Flying Landing Platform †
Sarah Boone
#473,653, 4/26/1892, Ironing Board †
Henry A Bowman
#469,395 2/23/1892 Device for Making Flags †
Robert N Boyd
#3,503,128 3/31/1970 Dental filling composition of a coefficient of thermal expansion approximating that of natural tooth enamel †
Otis F Boykin
#2,891,227, 6/16/1959, Wire type precision resistor †
#2,972,726, 2/21/1961, Electrical Resistor †
#3,191,108, 6/22/1965, Electrical capacitor and method of making same †
#3,271,193, 9/6/1966, Electrical resistance element and method of making the same †
#3,304,199, 2/14/1967, Electrical resistance element †
#3,329,526, 7/4/1967, Electrical resistance element and method of making the same †
#3,348,971, 10/24/1967, Method of making a thin film capacitor †
#3,394,290, 7/23/1968, Thin film capacitor †
#4,267,074, 5/12/1981, Self supporting electrical resistor composed of glass, refractory materials and noble metal oxide †
#4,418,009, 11/29/1983, Electrical resistor and method of making the same †
#4,561,996, 12/31/1985, Electrical resistor and method of making the same †
Henrietta Bradberry
#2,320,027, 5/25/1943, Bed Rack †
#2,390,688, 12/11/1945, Torpedo Discharge Means (Underwater Cannon) †
James R Briscoe
#3,376,682, 4/9/1968, Building blocks with sides converging upwardly †
Thomas H Brittain
#940,671, 11/23/1909, Level †
Charles B Brooks
#507,672, 10/31/1893, Punch †
#560,154, 5/12/1896, Dust-proof bag for street-sweepers †
#556,711, 3/17/1896, Street-Sweepers †
#558,719, 4/21/1896, Street-Sweepers †
James M Brooks
#1,092,688, 4/7/1914, Envelope moistener †
John S Brooks
#4,481,925, 11/13/1984, Internal combustion engine spark timing control including peak combustion sensor

Phil Brooks
#3,802,434, 4/9/1974, Disposable ]Syringe †
Robert Roosevelt Brooks
#3,334,178, 8/1/1967, Line blanking apparatus for color bar generating equipment †
#3,518,371, 6/30/1970, Preset sensitivity and amplication control system †
#3,546,372, 12/8/1970, Vertical and horizontal aperture equalization †
Anthony Brown
#5,978,738, 11/2/1999, Severe weather detector and alarm †
#6,076,044, 6/13/2000, Weather detector †
#6,597,990, 7/22/2003, Severe weather detector and alarm †
Firmin Charles Brown
#1,719,258, 7/2/1929, Self-feeding attachment for furnaces †
Henry Brown
#352,036, 11/2/1886, Receptacle for Storing and Preserving Papers †
Henry T Brown
#3,000,995, Sept. 19, 1961, Combined isomerization & crack †
#3,407,135, Oct. 22, 1968, Reactivating hydroforming catalysts †
Lincoln F Brown
#484,994, 10/25/1892, Bridle Bit †
Marie Van Brittan Brown
#3,482,037, 12/2/1969, Home security system utilizing televison surveillance †
Oscar E Brown
#481,271, 8/23/1892, Horse Shoe †
Paul L Brown
#3,523,386, 8/11/1970, Spinable stringless top †
Brown & Latimer
#147,363, 2/10/1874, Water Closets for Railway Cars †
Hugh M Browne
#426,429, 4/29/1890, Sewer or other trap †
#886,183, 4/28/1908, Damper regulator †
Curtis L Bryant
#1,999,171, 4/30/1935, Protective device for automobiles †
Norman K Bucknor
#7,150,695, 12/19/2006, Planetary transmissions having input clutches and three interconnected gear sets, Co-inventors Patrick B Usoro, Madhusudan Raghavan †
#7,150,696, 12/26/2006, Planetary transmissions having a stationary gear member and clutched input members, Co-inventors Patrick B Usoro, Madhusudan Raghavan †
#7,153,231, 12/26/2006, Planetary transmissions having two interconnecting members and clutched input members, Co-inventors Patrick B Usoro, Madhusudan Raghavan †
#7,153,232, 12/26/2006, Planetary transmissions having a stationary member and an input member, Co-inventors Patrick B Usoro, Madhusudan Raghavan †
Robert F Bundy
#2,922,924, 1/26/1960, Signal generator †
Paul D Burgin
#1,788,507, 1/13/1931, Head lamp rim remover †
Eugene Burkins
#649,433, 5/15/1900, Breech-loading cannon †
Gerald Owens Burnham
#3,938,130, 2/10/1976, Direction coded digital stroke generator providing a plurality of symbols †
John Albert Burr
#624,749, 5/9/1899, Lawn Mower †
William F Burr
#636,197, 10/31/1899, Switching Device for Railways †
Lee S Burridge (co-inventor Newman R. Marshman)
#315,366, 4/7/1885, Type-writing machine †
Gus Burton
#2,351,002, 6/13/1944, Emergency landing runway
Wilson Burwell
#638,143, 11/28/1899, Boot or shoe †
Francis Edward Butler
#2,803,807, 8/20/1957, Audible underwater signal †
#2,912,929, 11/17/1959, Drill mine †
#2,991,441, 8/4/1961, Watertight electrical connector †
Richard A. Butler
#584,540, 6/15/1897, Train Alarm †
John W Butts
#634,611, 10/10/1899, Luggage Carrier †
Turner Byrd Jr
#123,328, 2/6/1872, Improvement in Holders for Reins for Horses †
#124,790, 4/30/1872, Apparatus for Detaching Horses from Carriages †
#126,181, 12/1/1874, Improvement in Neck Yokes for Wagons †
#157,370, 3/19/1872, Improvement in car couplings †


http://inventors.about.com/od/blackinventors/a/Black_History.htm

I am developing a cramp just doing a copy and paste and I have not even reached the C's.

Say you know what I just realized something.

It is because of idiots like the OP that we need a Black History Month. †

Hurray for Black History Month!

Post edited at 1:40 am on Feb. 19, 2007 by Steinbeck

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Quote: from SmellyJoe at 6:21 pm on Feb. 16, 2007

black man has really provided for the earth that the western civilisation and eastern civilisation hasnt already given us
BTW the "black man" has always been part of the Middle-Eastern civilization.


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Quote: from justfriends at 3:16 pm on Feb. 18, 2007

Slavery happened 100 years ago not segregation and segregation was also used to put women down. Not letting them vote and have the same rights as men. †
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White women did not have it as bad as African Americans during those times. I am sorry, but it is just true. And Slavery + Segregation walk hand in hand. I am sorry to break this news to you.

Oh you want to talk about my ancestors? Okay my grandma is from Finland and my grandfather is from Germany. My other grandmother and grandfather came from England. We didn't put your people in slavery so I don't think we should have to hear about it day in and day out.
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Your exaggerations make you sound even more racist. No one talks about slavery every single damn day. Big Woop! Your grandma and grandpa are from Germany! †
They're probably racist, too. †

And just because I happen to be white and don't like black history month for the fact that it makes blacks seem like a superior race and don't want to be forced to sing songs to MLK jr. as though he were G-d every February in school it makes me a racist. †
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I don't see how acknowledging Martin Luther King Jr. hurts you in any way at all. No one ever parades around acting like Black History Month is the greatest month ever because the black race is the greatest race †ever. If you were to admit that you are just jealous that there is a black history month, I think that you'd be one step closer to realizing how stupid it is to be so angry over a month hardly anyone celebrates unless you see some stupid commercial on television/

And if you would move back to Africa in a second because of racist people then you should have been on a ship a long time ago.
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YOU CAN NOT READ. I said that if Africa were as fully developed as America, I would be there in a second. Read carefully next time.

Why do I keep bringing up slavery in other countries? Because black history month makes it out like blacks were the only ones oppressed. You know what Jews have been oppressed, Ukranians, the Irish, Mexican and Indian children, and the Native Americans. Did they get a month in their respective countries? No so why should you, your race hasn't suffered more than any other race on earth and none of your accomplishments warrant any merit that some other race shouldn't also recieve. You want to be treated the exact same as everyone else tell you race to quit parading around like they're the greatest thing since chocolate in February. †
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First of all, black people don't "parade" around like we are the best race on earth during February. If they do, those are the ignorant bastards who do that. We have ignorant bastards in every race. KKK, anyone? Also, when have you ever watched an AD on television that EVER promoted that the black race is the best race ever? †

And just because a country jumps off a bridge, does that mean the U.S. has to jump off the damn bridge, too? If they don't want to celebrate the history of those who have been oppressed in their country, that's them. If America wants to commemorate the bad that has happened to black people in their country, then they can. It is not about black people all over the world or people all over the world, it is about the bad things that happened to the blacks in THIS country. If you don't like it, you can go back to Germany or Finland for all I care because a small month like this should not cause you or anyone else to be so effing butt hurt. This is how it's done in America. We treat someone badly for almost over 400 years, then we'll commemorate them with a month or a day. †

 

Do you see your racism? If not let me point it out before I end this post. You think that all white people in America must have enslaved your ancestors. Have you even traced your history back that far? You might not have even been here in that time and for another thing segregation was only really bad in the South. Was your family in the North perhaps? Quit being a racist pig and do some research. †
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The only reason I figured you for someone whose family history or whatever traced back to like Lincoln or something is because you seriously seem like someone who is linked to some black people haters. You really hate black history month for some reason and it lead me to believe that you are probably one of those confederate flag wavers. Anyway, segregation may have been extremely bad in the south, but the racism was still everywhere.


Segregation was nothing like slavery although it was bad and I'm not denying that slavery and segregation weren't bad I'm saying you don't deserve a month for it.

Oh yes it's not possible that my grandparent from Germany was a Jew or that they were in a concentration camp called Auschwitz. Nope my grandfather must be racist. You're just ignorant.

I'm talking about when I was in school I had to sing songs in choir like "Martin Luther King we love you Martin Luther King we really do." and have you even been to Ohio during February. You have a parade through downtown, everyother commercial is about some black family, and there are assemblies in school of people around town who are black and made a good life for themselves. It's sickening to go through this day in and day out through the month of February. Even the black students want it to be over with.

You know I really wouldn't mind moving to Finland if I knew the language. I wouldn't move to Germany but England would be nice if I had the money to. I'm not linked to anyone in this country that far back. So why should I be made to feel bad when my ancestors did nothing to yours. Why am I being blamed by black families who tell their children that the white man brings them down? I haven't done shit to you. In fact your people owe our people some sort of rememberance. Egypt enslaved us and then when Israel became a state ganged up on us with Lebanon, Syria, and Jordan to try and eliminate us. Where is our recompense by the black man for what the Jews have suffered because compared to our race you haven't suffered at all. And if we want to make recompense for things we've done wrong in the U.S. where is the Japanese month. I mean we put them in internment camps during WW2. And because I don't like black history month I must be linked to Lincoln? Holy crap you're ignorant and racist.

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http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Asian_Pacific_American_Heritage_Month

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Irish-American_Heritage_Month

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/National_Hispanic_Heritage_Month

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_commemorative_days

Copy and past these links and you will clearly see that there are other months that commemorate the accomplishments of other races besides African Americans (I found the last one to be most helpful). The reason it may seem that no other race has a month of their own except African Americans is because Black History Month is more publicized than any other month. I realize that there are other races that went through worse times than African Americans but what you have to realize is that Black History Month is only concerned with the accomplishments made by African Americans in the United States.

(Edit: My fault. I just realize that BHM doesn't celebrate black accomplishments only in the U.S. Ex: Mohandas Gandhi)

Post edited at 8:40 am on Feb. 19, 2007 by WriterEsque

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Quote: from DaRareBlackNerd at 8:16 pm on Feb. 18, 2007

Quote: from Crims0n Tears at 5:52 pm on Feb. 18, 2007

. No one is debating that blacks have done some amazing things, but they need to start realising that very few of the people in America today had ancestors who owned slaves. No one in my family had slaves, so why should I be made to feel bad about it?

The generalizations are nice, but the self-pitying needs work. Whose making you feel bad about slavery? No one but yourself. Some whites see other whites commit crimes against humanity in history and feel bad when someone brings it up. Others view it as history(as in, it has little to do with them, regardless of skin color) and act accordingly. If it's not you don't feel guilty. If you feel guilty then it's because you should-read that anyway you wish.  

As for the generalizations: stop. Who are you to say what blacks do and don't realize? I get sick and tired of non-blacks just assuming that there is a collective hive-mind that controls the black population. There isn't one.


And I am sick of hearing about something that happened long ago. It happened, it's over, get over it. And as far as the self pity, last time I checked I'm not asking for a whole month just to say how great I am. All I ever hear about is how "we" treated you so badly, and how "we" should apologise. Apologies are for something that YOU did that YOU feel is wrong. I didnt do shit, neither did any of my family. I know that not all the black people have a collective mind, I've got black friends who dont understand the point of having Black History Month.

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Writer you had to look those up. But because of how publicized BHM is no one has to look it up.

And I agree Crimson my ancestors didn't do shit to the blacks why should I have to study it and be made to feel bad over something I wasn't a part of.

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Quote: from Chava at 11:56 am on Feb. 19, 2007

Writer you had to look those up. But because of how publicized BHM is no one has to look it up.

And I agree Crimson my ancestors didn't do shit to the blacks why should I have to study it and be made to feel bad over something I wasn't a part of.


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I still dont get how you feel bad about something you were NOT A PART OF?


HOW CAN YOU FEEL BAD ABOUT SOMETHING YOU WERENT  A PART OF?


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Quote: from Springs at 12:06 pm on Feb. 19, 2007

I still don't get how you feel bad about something you were NOT A PART OF?

 
HOW CAN YOU FEEL BAD ABOUT SOMETHING YOU WERENT  A PART OF?

 
could someone answer me that? shiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiit


I don't feel bad, but where I live people are like "Oh, we did this to them and we should be ashamed of being white, and we should be thankful that they are here and blah blah blah." I'm sick of being blamed for shit I didn't do, thats all I was saying.

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Quote: from Chava at 11:56 am on Feb. 19, 2007

Writer you had to look those up. But because of how publicized BHM is no one has to look it up.

And I agree Crimson my ancestors didn't do shit to the blacks why should I have to study it and be made to feel bad over something I wasn't a part of.


I understand where you are coming but BHM wasn't created for African Americans to parade around and say how great they are. It was made to educate people on the accomplishments of African Americans and to prove that they can do anything that any other race can do.

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They've taken it too far. They're acting as though they're better than everyone else not equal. And I think one year in school will teach any idiot that blacks have accomplished something. Another twelve years insures hatred for the subject.

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just shut the fuck up let us enjoy are black history month without your dumb as view on it.

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Quote: from Crims0n Tears at 12:09 pm on Feb. 19, 2007

Quote: from Springs at 12:06 pm on Feb. 19, 2007

I still don't get how you feel bad about something you were NOT A PART OF?  

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 HOW CAN YOU FEEL BAD ABOUT SOMETHING YOU WERENT †A PART OF?  

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 could someone answer me that? shiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiit


I don't feel bad, but where I live people are like "Oh, we did this to them and we should be ashamed of being white, and we should be thankful that they are here and blah blah blah." I'm sick of being blamed for shit I didn't do, thats all I was saying.


Crimson Tears, if people are really telling you that, then all you need to do is ignore them and move on. It's not worth your time to be hung up on it.

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Quote: from Chava at 12:11 pm on Feb. 19, 2007

They've taken it too far. They're acting as though they're better than everyone else not equal. And I think one year in school will teach any idiot that blacks have accomplished something. Another twelve years insures hatred for the subject.

Lol, thats the way a lot of school subjects are. And this is what I am trying to get at. Not the fact that they don't deserve recognition, but that they take it too far. Now there are some who really want to be treated the same. They just want equal treatment in all aspects of life. These are the people that I agree with and get along with. The ones that I am complaining about are the people who say things like "I didn't get the job because I'm black," when in reality they didn't get it because they didn't try hard enough. Those people irritate me.

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