i don' understand how black people don't consider the term african american insulting

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  1. jdwhatever

    jdwhatever Fesh Gold

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    it just sounds insulting:dontknow::dontknow:
     
  2. ChuckZ

    ChuckZ You're so pusillanimous, oh yea.

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    could just as well be a shiv thread
     
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    it's not a racist statement in the least
     
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    ChuckZ You're so pusillanimous, oh yea.

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    black>african amercian
     
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    ChuckZ You're so pusillanimous, oh yea.

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    racist
     
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    the irony is most blacks look at Africans in shame, disgust and self-hatred
     
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    The term was probably thought up by some lily white pussy who was too afraid to call a black person black. I've never thought of the term "black person" as racist or demeaning . It's a fucking description. Everything these days has to be renamed because the world is becoming pussified .
     
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    Jessie Jackson, actually
     
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    figures, jesse is definetely a racist
     
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    nice :jj:
     
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    if i remember correctly, in the mid to late 90s its what they wanted to be called. now... not so much
     
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    I know some Hatian and African people that get pissed if you call them African Americans. They don't like to be associated with the lazy American blacks.
     
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    interesting
     
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    and vice verse...but the Africans have a valid reason
     
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    Fucking figures . That asshole is nothing but a shitstirrer and a con artist.
     
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    Why is it racist to called a Japanese person a "Jap" but it's not racist to call a Scotsman a "Scot"?
     
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    Still don't know what was so offensive about colored.