After all, that individual was not born in Africa. Same goes for Mexican Americans or any other "politically correct" way of identifying an individual from where their relatives were born. Why not simply call someone born in the United States an American?
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I wouldn't mind being called a cockatoo lol. I agree with you and spanstar, someone should be called what they like to be called.
It is a very sensitive issue and why I asked. It is something that should be talked about and not swept under the rug. Talking about big issues in a calm and collected manor is healthy.
Technically, Egypt is in the middle east (a subcontinent), but I understand what your saying here. Geography is not one of the stronger aspects of the education system here.
I understand the sentiment, but no one is holding anyone here today. If people don't like the country they are living in today they have the freedom to leave it. Everyone doesn't hate black people and find them subhuman.
Your comments are not new in that they have been used before in the past as stated "America Love it or Leave it!" When one creates a problem they can't always undo the problem for example should we all not leave this country and give it back to its o
Most African societies had slaves. Enslavement was often a by-product of localized warfare where the vanquished became the slaves of the victors. Africans sold their own people amongst themselves and to others as well. Caravan routes had long linked
Its not a matter of love or leave. Its a matter of identifing yourself in some other way than from an ancestral standpoint. You don't have to love the country to live here, its a matter of choice to live here.
It was decided for the American Indians where they will live in their own country. It was decided for African slaves to whom and where they would be sold to. It is time people stopped deciding for other races what they should be.