I need to be ENLIGHTENED..

These concepts are socially constructed and have been given much weight. What are your thoughts?
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I need to be ENLIGHTENED..

Unread post by P.Millz » April 22nd, 2005, 3:00 pm

Aiight , Im Ecuadorian. But I look like the average African American...which means that I have African ancestry . So when people ask me if Im Spanish, should I just say " no" since I have African ancestry?

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Unread post by WhiteBoy » April 22nd, 2005, 3:23 pm

both your parents african? do you speak spanish or portuguese?

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Unread post by TmaaN » April 22nd, 2005, 3:24 pm

Are you Spanish?

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Unread post by P.Millz » April 22nd, 2005, 4:05 pm

Both my parents are Ecuadorian.

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Unread post by WhiteBoy » April 22nd, 2005, 4:14 pm

tell people when they ask that you are "Ecuadorian" or "of Ecuadorian descent"

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Unread post by P.Millz » April 22nd, 2005, 4:29 pm

^^I tell them that .. or I tell them Im just a dark skin latino ...

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Unread post by WhiteBoy » April 22nd, 2005, 4:49 pm

i mean your in a strange situation where you have ethnic back round and geographical back round, so really you could go either way. as i understand it down there, people think that blacks are like what they see on TV "yo yo's" and all that hip hop.
really dawg its up to you to keep it real, your asking for information on your personal back round from people on a streetgang web site,,,, so?:roll:

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Unread post by DC » April 22nd, 2005, 5:30 pm

you are fucked up, you dont even know what you are after all these years. Who gives a fuck, just say you are Ecuadorian..

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Unread post by P.Millz » April 22nd, 2005, 8:58 pm

Nigga I know what I am ..
Its just that some niggas here were talking about real latinos and some stupid shit...

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Unread post by WhiteBoy » April 23rd, 2005, 12:39 am

P.Millz wrote:Nigga I know what I am ..
Its just that some niggas here were talking about real latinos and some stupid shit...
OH so you wanted to see if you could get away with saying "Ni66a" on an american street gang website with out having some Web gangsters from South Central E-Slap your ass? while drinking their juice in the hood.

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Unread post by Anonymous20 » April 23rd, 2005, 4:26 am

your ecuadorian, end of discussion lol..

so what if you got african background?
if you want to be seen as an african american cuz you got african background like 3 generations back (and you STILL dont know where they came from).. in that case all white people in america can call themselves ENGLISHMEN or FRENCH or GERMANS or whatever.. u know what im sayin'?

Black Dominicans aint seen as african americans right? (i dont think so), but (dark skinned) Latinos

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Unread post by George » April 23rd, 2005, 7:16 am

Should you have to classify yourself as something just to give people an answer????

How about telling them you may have mixed ancestry?

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Unread post by Anonymous20 » April 23rd, 2005, 1:49 pm

George wrote:Should you have to classify yourself as something just to give people an answer????

How about telling them you may have mixed ancestry?

word..
you aint gettin' no realer just cuz u tell em yer Black.
dont be ashamed of your mixed ancestry.

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Unread post by alexalonso » October 10th, 2008, 11:50 am

since both your parents are Ecuadorian thats what you are by ethnicty. Racially you may be African mixed.

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Unread post by Kara Ben Nemsi » October 10th, 2008, 5:54 pm

You are Ecuadorian with mixed Ameri-indian, African, and possibly a dash of European ancestry. What happened in Latin America, unlike America, is after the African slaves got their liberty they intermixed almost fully. So call yourself Ecuadorian. I wish we had more Blacks and Browns in this country that called themselves Americans rather than try to Africanize and La Razasize everything. Whites just call themselves Americans anymore (except for a few seperatists).

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