Why so much hostility?
This whole conversation went completely over your head
We both have brown skin, but only one group is called black
Ghandi a black leader? huh are you serious right now?
So you are basically saying only African people have "black" and brown skin?
What about Negritos(little black people)
What about Melanesians(land of the blacks/black islands)
Austrailian Aborigines and Maoris(Refer to themselves as black and have had black panther groups)
Andaman islanders(Blacker than any african i ever laid eyes on)
Africans are NOT the only "black" people in the world
All that other black inclusiveness shit you tryna spin on to me about including indians in on black history month you can cut it out, you just being silly for the sake of not taking an L at this point, i dont give two shits about indian people or no other non-african people, im just callin a spade a spade, pun intended
Black is a phenotype, young nigga, not a race, now you can kick that racist ass Negroid, caucasoid, mongoloid, australoid, capoid, africoid, true negro bullshit if you want and have some merit but on the other end you just lost as far as colors and phenotype goes
@ the bold I think you're absolutely right. I don't get what y'all trying to say and I'll be the first to admit it.
Do me a favor and simplify it for my young uninitiated mind...according to you..do Ghandi and Malcolm X have a race in common? Or are you rejecting the notion of race all together? If Indians are Black like you say, then why isn't Ghandi a Black leader?
I never said Africans were the only Black people. I definitely consider the people of Andamans islands and other peoples of the South Pacific Black. I said INDIANS aren't Black though. Yes they have dark skin. Albinos have light skin...are they white? Some Arabs have dark skin, are they Black too?
@zombie just said this:
Black means what we want it to mean.
Because race is largely a social construction with only minimal biological reality
And you cosigned it. But now you coming talking about phenotype, which is a biological term. So are we talking social constructs or biology?
If race is purely a social construct then what do phenotypes have to do with it?
Oh word so Indians are y'all brothers now