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From: Renia <>
Subject: Re: Proof of Barack Obama's birth in Hawaii on 4 Aug 1961 (newsaccountalso 13 Aug 1961)
Date: Mon, 10 Aug 2009 01:59:50 +0300
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Cherryexile wrote:
> On Aug 9, 6:20 pm, lostcopper <> wrote:
>> On Aug 9, 3:21 am, Cherryexile <> wrote:
>>> Since the entire world population appear to have descended from a
>>> common group of individuals living in Africa doesn't that make us all
>>> Black?
>>> Maybe we should look at George Washington as the first black President
>>> of the US.
>> Africa is a place. Black is a color. They are not the same thing.
> But surely Black people come from Africa, so if we all come from
> Africa we are all Black? I don't understand teh distinction.

It depends when you or your ancestors came from Africa and how many
generations there are in between.

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