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Afrocentrism is like “therapeutic mythology”, a way to promote the self-esteem of African Americans “by creating a past that never was.” The origins of Afrocentrism lay in black nationalism and is NOT factual history. Were Afrocentrism a means of creating African American community and thus empowering a minority, it would be comparable to such mythologies used by other minorities. Such mythologies, however, have been grounded in historical thought, while Afrocentrism is factually errant and theoretically flawed.

By urging black Americans to seek empowerment in a misconstructed Egyptian history, Afrocentrists not only mislead, opening their students to ridicule, but they also assert that culture is “transhistoric”–that is, it can be transferred through time and space intact. Culture is always changing and will be different as a result of any transfer, willing or unwilling, on the part of those living it. African Americans have created a culture of their own – a culture of which to be proud, but not an Egyptian or African culture. Afrocentrism turns African Americans into helpless victims whose ancestors created a glorious culture and then for thousands of years accomplished little. They became the dupes and victims of Europeans, enslaved and exploited, and now their descendants must look to a mythical African past for purpose and meaning.

Given the popularity of Afrocentrism and its spread through the academic community and popular culture, anyone teaching history or otherwise interested in the nature of historical methodology should take the time to educate themselves. The manipulation of history to create a particular attitude or support a political point of view is sometimes a way of creating unity and gaining power for political gain.

Afrocentrism in a nutshell: The ancient Egyptians were black, Cleopatra was black, the ancient Greeks stole Africa’s culture (philosophy, medicine) and claimed it as their own, Africans invented writing, had many architectural achievements, developed electricity and “early planes.” They believe that Africa is one homogeneous culture, despite the fact that many cultures exist on the continent, and that all ancient civilizations were either black or stole ideas from blacks.

Here’s the kicker: Jesus was black. Yes, despite the fact he was born in the Middle East of a Jewish mother, he was in fact a black man. Therefore, Jews and Christians hijacked Judaism and Christianity from Africans.

Afrocentrism is currently taught in some government-run (taxpayer-supported) schools. Every subject, even mathematics, is taught from an afrocentric perspective. Its utter foolishness may render you speechless.

According to a story in the Chicago Tribune, “Afrocentric curriculum proposed for District 65″ (registration req.), black residents in Evanston have asked the school board hacks to consider implementing an afrocentric curriculum, which they hope will raise the scores of black children:

After decades of struggle to close the achievement gap between white and black students, Evanston school officials are considering a curriculum that would emphasize African literature, history and arts as a way to improve academic performance….

White pupils in the Evanston district continue to outperform black pupils by wide margins on standardized tests. The differences on the latest 2003 Illinois State Achievement Tests were typical, showing that on 3rd-grade reading tests, 87 percent of white pupils met or exceeded standards compared with 43.4 percent of black children. Similar disparities were seen in every grade and in every subject.

At first glance, anyone with half a brain can see that this is a dumb idea, even without all the evidence completely discrediting afrocentrism. No reputable scholars acknowledge afrocentrism or even take it seriously, yet these parents think exposure to ignorant claims will raise their kids’ test scores? Get me some smelling salts!

This bogus history (which “scholars” say was destroyed by whites to downplay Africa’s greatness) is apparently designed to raise the self-esteem of black kids, which some surmise is the reason for their poor performances in school. Again, at first glance, it’s obvious that lack of parental involvement and home environments not conducive to learning (no books, too much TV viewing), coupled with unqualified teachers and the indoctrination of politically correct tripe like afrocentrism, are major reasons black children underperform in school. Why black parents allow their precious gifts from God to be experimented on by quacks is beyond me.

For more on the absurdity of afrocentrism, check out scholar Mary Lefkowitz, who wrote an excellent book, Not Out of Africa. Dinesh D’Souza wrote a good article about afrocentrism.

Additionally, University of California history professor Clarence Walker has written extensively on the subject. He says, “Afrocentrism is a mythology that is racist, reactionary, and essentially therapeutic.

If blacks want to study myth, legend and outright lies, they should do so on their own time with their own money. But they cross the clear line of rationality when they want to poison young black minds with this garbage and make you pay for it.

While the grown-ups are puffing themselves up about so-called African accomplishments, these poor children are taught distortions and lies in the name of “ethic pride.” The result? White students, who study real accomplishments by Western cultures, including the black American sub-culture, will continue to outperform black students. Afrocentrism is just another way to divert the blame for black failures to someone or something else. As usual, it’s the kids who suffer.

But at least they’ll feel good about themselves.
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Afrocentrism is like “therapeutic mythology”, a way to promote the self-esteem of African Americans “by creating a past that never was.” The origins of Afrocentrism lay in black nationalism and is NOT factual history. Were Afrocentrism a means of creating African American community and thus empowering a minority, it would be comparable to such mythologies used by other minorities. Such mythologies, however, have been grounded in historical thought, while Afrocentrism is factually errant and theoretically flawed.

By urging black Americans to seek empowerment in a misconstructed Egyptian history, Afrocentrists not only mislead, opening their students to ridicule, but they also assert that culture is “transhistoric”–that is, it can be transferred through time and space intact. Culture is always changing and will be different as a result of any transfer, willing or unwilling, on the part of those living it. African Americans have created a culture of their own – a culture of which to be proud, but not an Egyptian or African culture. Afrocentrism turns African Americans into helpless victims whose ancestors created a glorious culture and then for thousands of years accomplished little. They became the dupes and victims of Europeans, enslaved and exploited, and now their descendants must look to a mythical African past for purpose and meaning.

Given the popularity of Afrocentrism and its spread through the academic community and popular culture, anyone teaching history or otherwise interested in the nature of historical methodology should take the time to educate themselves. The manipulation of history to create a particular attitude or support a political point of view is sometimes a way of creating unity and gaining power for political gain.

Afrocentrism in a nutshell: The ancient Egyptians were black, Cleopatra was black, the ancient Greeks stole Africa’s culture (philosophy, medicine) and claimed it as their own, Africans invented writing, had many architectural achievements, developed electricity and “early planes.” They believe that Africa is one homogeneous culture, despite the fact that many cultures exist on the continent, and that all ancient civilizations were either black or stole ideas from blacks.

Here’s the kicker: Jesus was black. Yes, despite the fact he was born in the Middle East of a Jewish mother, he was in fact a black man. Therefore, Jews and Christians hijacked Judaism and Christianity from Africans.

Afrocentrism is currently taught in some government-run (taxpayer-supported) schools. Every subject, even mathematics, is taught from an afrocentric perspective. Its utter foolishness may render you speechless.

According to a story in the Chicago Tribune, “Afrocentric curriculum proposed for District 65″ (registration req.), black residents in Evanston have asked the school board hacks to consider implementing an afrocentric curriculum, which they hope will raise the scores of black children:

After decades of struggle to close the achievement gap between white and black students, Evanston school officials are considering a curriculum that would emphasize African literature, history and arts as a way to improve academic performance….

White pupils in the Evanston district continue to outperform black pupils by wide margins on standardized tests. The differences on the latest 2003 Illinois State Achievement Tests were typical, showing that on 3rd-grade reading tests, 87 percent of white pupils met or exceeded standards compared with 43.4 percent of black children. Similar disparities were seen in every grade and in every subject.

At first glance, anyone with half a brain can see that this is a dumb idea, even without all the evidence completely discrediting afrocentrism. No reputable scholars acknowledge afrocentrism or even take it seriously, yet these parents think exposure to ignorant claims will raise their kids’ test scores? Get me some smelling salts!

This bogus history (which “scholars” say was destroyed by whites to downplay Africa’s greatness) is apparently designed to raise the self-esteem of black kids, which some surmise is the reason for their poor performances in school. Again, at first glance, it’s obvious that lack of parental involvement and home environments not conducive to learning (no books, too much TV viewing), coupled with unqualified teachers and the indoctrination of politically correct tripe like afrocentrism, are major reasons black children underperform in school. Why black parents allow their precious gifts from God to be experimented on by quacks is beyond me.

For more on the absurdity of afrocentrism, check out scholar Mary Lefkowitz, who wrote an excellent book, Not Out of Africa. Dinesh D’Souza wrote a good article about afrocentrism.

Additionally, University of California history professor Clarence Walker has written extensively on the subject. He says, “Afrocentrism is a mythology that is racist, reactionary, and essentially therapeutic.

If blacks want to study myth, legend and outright lies, they should do so on their own time with their own money. But they cross the clear line of rationality when they want to poison young black minds with this garbage and make you pay for it.

While the grown-ups are puffing themselves up about so-called African accomplishments, these poor children are taught distortions and lies in the name of “ethic pride.” The result? White students, who study real accomplishments by Western cultures, including the black American sub-culture, will continue to outperform black students. Afrocentrism is just another way to divert the blame for black failures to someone or something else. As usual, it’s the kids who suffer.

But at least they’ll feel good about themselves.
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More bullshit about my culture.

I'm sick of this so in this post and many others I shall give my spite to wretched moods of misery. Africa is not, it's lila and it's my home kingdom. You're kind and their existence along with all the traitors that follow will be moving in to a new phase of life very soon. Your right we didn't build such abominations to this planet or else where in the galaxy.

You will find out soon what is buried and what your kind does not want discovered on this planet.

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When the fractals and primordials get here various humans beings aware of choices should know we will not tolerate worship of various things. Till then serve your dragon masters well. Even in death they will know no escape from us. The same people pushing that bullshit are the same people you will gladly follow in depths of hell and heaven.

Your accomplishments are only that because you decide it fate and existence have a much different way of bring resolution to bullshit justice.

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Out Of Africa is lazy science. The claim that humanity started in Africa is based solely on the fact that the oldest human bones were found there.

They were found there because they were sitting on top of the dirt in a huge desert. What if the oldest humans were in Ohio? You can't just walk through the woods and expect to see bones there. The african bones were a lucky find. To base a theory on it is very lazy.

But it is convenient.
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More bullshit about my culture.

I'm sick of this so in this post and many others I shall give my spite to wretched moods of misery. Africa is not, it's lila and it's my home kingdom. You're kind and their existence along with all the traitors that follow will be moving in to a new phase of life very soon. Your right we didn't build such abominations to this planet or else where in the galaxy.

You will find out soon what is buried and what your kind does not want discovered on this planet.

83
80000000000000000000000000000003 [30]
8000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000​000000000000000000000000000000000000000000003 [104]

When the fractals and primordials get here various humans beings aware of choices should know we will not tolerate worship of various things. Till then serve your dragon masters well. Even in death they will know no escape from us. The same people pushing that bullshit are the same people you will gladly follow in depths of hell and heaven.

Your accomplishments are only that because you decide it fate and existence have a much different way of bring resolution to bullshit justice.

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Lol, wut?

Is this response an example of the fruits of Afrocentrism OP?
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More bullshit about my culture.

I'm sick of this so in this post and many others I shall give my spite to wretched moods of misery. Africa is not, it's lila and it's my home kingdom. You're kind and their existence along with all the traitors that follow will be moving in to a new phase of life very soon. Your right we didn't build such abominations to this planet or else where in the galaxy.

You will find out soon what is buried and what your kind does not want discovered on this planet.

83
80000000000000000000000000000003 [30]
8000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000​000000000000000000000000000000000000000000003 [104]

When the fractals and primordials get here various humans beings aware of choices should know we will not tolerate worship of various things. Till then serve your dragon masters well. Even in death they will know no escape from us. The same people pushing that bullshit are the same people you will gladly follow in depths of hell and heaven.

Your accomplishments are only that because you decide it fate and existence have a much different way of bring resolution to bullshit justice.

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Lol, wut?

Is this response an example of the fruits of Afrocentrism OP?
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I honestly didn't get it : /
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Out Of Africa is lazy science. The claim that humanity started in Africa is based solely on the fact that the oldest human bones were found there.

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Africa remains above water, sea levels rose 425 feet since the last ice age (20k years ago).

So Atlantis, Lemuria, and anything else is under water

that being said, only african erectus was found in africa.. NO NEANDERTHAL WAS EVER FOUND IN AFRICA, and modern africans have zero neanderthal dna

that all said, africa still doesn't have the oldest fossils.

Big brained cro magnon also did NOT come from Africa, RH negative and an extra vertibrae poops on that theory



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Me neither. His black wisdom was too much for my white brain. *sarcasm font*

EDIT: you slipped one in between my response.

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he is basically saying were all going to be culled ... i wish death on him and his family and i mean that , americas blacks are fucking descusting vile things living in the clouds
" Are you really worthy enough to enter " or are you kidding yourself ...
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he is basically saying were all going to be culled ... i wish death on him and his family and i mean that , americas blacks are fucking descusting vile things living in the clouds
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Damn dude, you seem pissed. He seemed to be a half-wit, so cut him some slack- Afrocentric style.
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Out Of Africa is lazy science. The claim that humanity started in Africa is based solely on the fact that the oldest human bones were found there.

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Africa remains above water, sea levels rose 425 feet since the last ice age (20k years ago).

So Atlantis, Lemuria, and anything else is under water

that being said, only african erectus was found in africa.. NO NEANDERTHAL WAS EVER FOUND IN AFRICA, and modern africans have zero neanderthal dna

that all said, africa still doesn't have the oldest fossils.

Big brained cro magnon also did NOT come from Africa, RH negative and an extra vertibrae poops on that theory




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LMFAO
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Out Of Africa is lazy science.
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LMFAO
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Afrocentrism is like “therapeutic mythology”, a way to promote the self-esteem of African Americans “by creating a past that never was.” The origins of Afrocentrism lay in black nationalism and is NOT factual history. Were Afrocentrism a means of creating African American community and thus empowering a minority, it would be comparable to such mythologies used by other minorities. Such mythologies, however, have been grounded in historical thought, while Afrocentrism is factually errant and theoretically flawed.

By urging black Americans to seek empowerment in a misconstructed Egyptian history, Afrocentrists not only mislead, opening their students to ridicule, but they also assert that culture is “transhistoric”–that is, it can be transferred through time and space intact. Culture is always changing and will be different as a result of any transfer, willing or unwilling, on the part of those living it. African Americans have created a culture of their own – a culture of which to be proud, but not an Egyptian or African culture. Afrocentrism turns African Americans into helpless victims whose ancestors created a glorious culture and then for thousands of years accomplished little. They became the dupes and victims of Europeans, enslaved and exploited, and now their descendants must look to a mythical African past for purpose and meaning.

Given the popularity of Afrocentrism and its spread through the academic community and popular culture, anyone teaching history or otherwise interested in the nature of historical methodology should take the time to educate themselves. The manipulation of history to create a particular attitude or support a political point of view is sometimes a way of creating unity and gaining power for political gain.

Afrocentrism in a nutshell: The ancient Egyptians were black, Cleopatra was black, the ancient Greeks stole Africa’s culture (philosophy, medicine) and claimed it as their own, Africans invented writing, had many architectural achievements, developed electricity and “early planes.” They believe that Africa is one homogeneous culture, despite the fact that many cultures exist on the continent, and that all ancient civilizations were either black or stole ideas from blacks.

Here’s the kicker: Jesus was black. Yes, despite the fact he was born in the Middle East of a Jewish mother, he was in fact a black man. Therefore, Jews and Christians hijacked Judaism and Christianity from Africans.

Afrocentrism is currently taught in some government-run (taxpayer-supported) schools. Every subject, even mathematics, is taught from an afrocentric perspective. Its utter foolishness may render you speechless.

According to a story in the Chicago Tribune, “Afrocentric curriculum proposed for District 65″ (registration req.), black residents in Evanston have asked the school board hacks to consider implementing an afrocentric curriculum, which they hope will raise the scores of black children:

After decades of struggle to close the achievement gap between white and black students, Evanston school officials are considering a curriculum that would emphasize African literature, history and arts as a way to improve academic performance….

White pupils in the Evanston district continue to outperform black pupils by wide margins on standardized tests. The differences on the latest 2003 Illinois State Achievement Tests were typical, showing that on 3rd-grade reading tests, 87 percent of white pupils met or exceeded standards compared with 43.4 percent of black children. Similar disparities were seen in every grade and in every subject.

At first glance, anyone with half a brain can see that this is a dumb idea, even without all the evidence completely discrediting afrocentrism. No reputable scholars acknowledge afrocentrism or even take it seriously, yet these parents think exposure to ignorant claims will raise their kids’ test scores? Get me some smelling salts!

This bogus history (which “scholars” say was destroyed by whites to downplay Africa’s greatness) is apparently designed to raise the self-esteem of black kids, which some surmise is the reason for their poor performances in school. Again, at first glance, it’s obvious that lack of parental involvement and home environments not conducive to learning (no books, too much TV viewing), coupled with unqualified teachers and the indoctrination of politically correct tripe like afrocentrism, are major reasons black children underperform in school. Why black parents allow their precious gifts from God to be experimented on by quacks is beyond me.

For more on the absurdity of afrocentrism, check out scholar Mary Lefkowitz, who wrote an excellent book, Not Out of Africa. Dinesh D’Souza wrote a good article about afrocentrism.

Additionally, University of California history professor Clarence Walker has written extensively on the subject. He says, “Afrocentrism is a mythology that is racist, reactionary, and essentially therapeutic.

If blacks want to study myth, legend and outright lies, they should do so on their own time with their own money. But they cross the clear line of rationality when they want to poison young black minds with this garbage and make you pay for it.

While the grown-ups are puffing themselves up about so-called African accomplishments, these poor children are taught distortions and lies in the name of “ethic pride.” The result? White students, who study real accomplishments by Western cultures, including the black American sub-culture, will continue to outperform black students. Afrocentrism is just another way to divert the blame for black failures to someone or something else. As usual, it’s the kids who suffer.

But at least they’ll feel good about themselves.
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americas blacks are fucking descusting vile things living in the clouds
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Afrocentrism is like “therapeutic mythology”, a way to promote the self-esteem of African Americans “by creating a past that never was.” The origins of Afrocentrism lay in black nationalism and is NOT factual history. Were Afrocentrism a means of creating African American community and thus empowering a minority, it would be comparable to such mythologies used by other minorities. Such mythologies, however, have been grounded in historical thought, while Afrocentrism is factually errant and theoretically flawed.

By urging black Americans to seek empowerment in a misconstructed Egyptian history, Afrocentrists not only mislead, opening their students to ridicule, but they also assert that culture is “transhistoric”–that is, it can be transferred through time and space intact. Culture is always changing and will be different as a result of any transfer, willing or unwilling, on the part of those living it. African Americans have created a culture of their own – a culture of which to be proud, but not an Egyptian or African culture. Afrocentrism turns African Americans into helpless victims whose ancestors created a glorious culture and then for thousands of years accomplished little. They became the dupes and victims of Europeans, enslaved and exploited, and now their descendants must look to a mythical African past for purpose and meaning.

Given the popularity of Afrocentrism and its spread through the academic community and popular culture, anyone teaching history or otherwise interested in the nature of historical methodology should take the time to educate themselves. The manipulation of history to create a particular attitude or support a political point of view is sometimes a way of creating unity and gaining power for political gain.

Afrocentrism in a nutshell: The ancient Egyptians were black, Cleopatra was black, the ancient Greeks stole Africa’s culture (philosophy, medicine) and claimed it as their own, Africans invented writing, had many architectural achievements, developed electricity and “early planes.” They believe that Africa is one homogeneous culture, despite the fact that many cultures exist on the continent, and that all ancient civilizations were either black or stole ideas from blacks.

Here’s the kicker: Jesus was black. Yes, despite the fact he was born in the Middle East of a Jewish mother, he was in fact a black man. Therefore, Jews and Christians hijacked Judaism and Christianity from Africans.

Afrocentrism is currently taught in some government-run (taxpayer-supported) schools. Every subject, even mathematics, is taught from an afrocentric perspective. Its utter foolishness may render you speechless.

According to a story in the Chicago Tribune, “Afrocentric curriculum proposed for District 65″ (registration req.), black residents in Evanston have asked the school board hacks to consider implementing an afrocentric curriculum, which they hope will raise the scores of black children:

After decades of struggle to close the achievement gap between white and black students, Evanston school officials are considering a curriculum that would emphasize African literature, history and arts as a way to improve academic performance….

White pupils in the Evanston district continue to outperform black pupils by wide margins on standardized tests. The differences on the latest 2003 Illinois State Achievement Tests were typical, showing that on 3rd-grade reading tests, 87 percent of white pupils met or exceeded standards compared with 43.4 percent of black children. Similar disparities were seen in every grade and in every subject.

At first glance, anyone with half a brain can see that this is a dumb idea, even without all the evidence completely discrediting afrocentrism. No reputable scholars acknowledge afrocentrism or even take it seriously, yet these parents think exposure to ignorant claims will raise their kids’ test scores? Get me some smelling salts!

This bogus history (which “scholars” say was destroyed by whites to downplay Africa’s greatness) is apparently designed to raise the self-esteem of black kids, which some surmise is the reason for their poor performances in school. Again, at first glance, it’s obvious that lack of parental involvement and home environments not conducive to learning (no books, too much TV viewing), coupled with unqualified teachers and the indoctrination of politically correct tripe like afrocentrism, are major reasons black children underperform in school. Why black parents allow their precious gifts from God to be experimented on by quacks is beyond me.

For more on the absurdity of afrocentrism, check out scholar Mary Lefkowitz, who wrote an excellent book, Not Out of Africa. Dinesh D’Souza wrote a good article about afrocentrism.

Additionally, University of California history professor Clarence Walker has written extensively on the subject. He says, “Afrocentrism is a mythology that is racist, reactionary, and essentially therapeutic.

If blacks want to study myth, legend and outright lies, they should do so on their own time with their own money. But they cross the clear line of rationality when they want to poison young black minds with this garbage and make you pay for it.

While the grown-ups are puffing themselves up about so-called African accomplishments, these poor children are taught distortions and lies in the name of “ethic pride.” The result? White students, who study real accomplishments by Western cultures, including the black American sub-culture, will continue to outperform black students. Afrocentrism is just another way to divert the blame for black failures to someone or something else. As usual, it’s the kids who suffer.

But at least they’ll feel good about themselves.
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So whats the problem?

Christers do this kind of ignoring of reality based off faith as well and im not supposed to hate on them.
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do they actually believe that crap? too funny!
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Is this another Egyptians were not black thread?

Look, just because you find some coolness in Egyptians does not need to mean you need to change their skin color to white. I know your desperate to have some kind of culture or history of your own, but you are gonna have to actually find it now...sorry...I doubt you will be able to steal much more in the coming days...everyone is on to you now.
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Negative ethnicity leads to total destruction...
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americas blacks are fucking descusting vile things living in the clouds
 Quoting: godsaveme


afro
 Quoting: Anonymous Coward 959838


I swear to god, EVERY OP (might be the same guy, idk) that posts a thread regarding this subject ALWAYS comes at it from a "I don't like black people" angle. Instead of an "I want to know the truth of our origins" angle!

You guys are fucking douchebags.
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03/21/2011 04:16 AM
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Sorry Racist Blankies... the closest your ancestors got to the Pyramids was Stonehenge. I think you have the inferiority complex.

And if that Pathetic Crooked Toothed Brit Twit above recalls his own country's pathetic attempt at Historical Revision with the PitDown Man.... Oh yes why of course modern man originated in Britain, By Jove that's absolutely Brilliant (in English Accent). No, I think it's your history that is the total fraud!


Hahaha -- Stonehenge What a Joke!!! Losers!
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+1
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04/06/2011 09:56 AM
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Hahaha -- Stonehenge What a Joke!!! Losers!

 Quoting: Anonymous Coward 1144326


They were the ones that brought africans clothing

you would showering under urinating cows like the Dinka tribe if not for them, so get over your white hatred, your ancestors used to worship as GODS
SERIOUSFACE

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04/06/2011 10:04 AM
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More bullshit about my culture.

I'm sick of this so in this post and many others I shall give my spite to wretched moods of misery. Africa is not, it's lila and it's my home kingdom. You're kind . . .
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[link to www.trilulilu.ro]
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Despite the refusal of the Secretary General of the Egyptian Supreme Council of Antiquities, Zahi Hawass, to release any DNA results which might indicate the racial ancestry of Pharaoh Tutankhamen, the leaked results reveal that King Tut's DNA is a match with Western European Y chromosomes.


DYS 19—14
DYS 385a—11
DYS 385b—14
DYS 389i—13
DYS 389ii—30
DYS 390—24
DYS 391—11
DYS 392—13
DYS 393—13
DYS 437—14
DYS 438—12
DYS 439—10
DYS 448—19
DYS 456—15
DYS 458—16
DYS 635—23
YGATAH4—11
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he is basically saying were all going to be culled ... i wish death on him and his family and i mean that , americas blacks are fucking descusting vile things living in the clouds
 Quoting: godsaveme


Damn dude, you seem pissed. He seemed to be a half-wit, so cut him some slack- Afrocentric style.
 Quoting: Dundas


LOL
I say burn all of your bridges while you still have control of the flame
' "Those who give up freedom in the name of security deserve neither".
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04/14/2011 12:46 PM
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Is this another Egyptians were not black thread?


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the slaves were black

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