Thrashers Forever (Actually the Thrashers were really stupid and pointless)
"Africa" "Jamaica" basically samesies amirite?
Yes, Americans sometimes have a hard time with that "some people are from the Caribbean" thing. It's a pitiful thing.
Actually, the author was correct. He said "African decent" which is true. There were no black natives in the Caribbean; they were all brought over from Africa. So even black people from Jamaica are "of African decent."Now, if he'd said "African American" then he would have been wrong. I have heard pundits on CNN say such stupid things as "African American Africans" referring to black Somalis to distinguish them from Arab Somalis. My co-worker rails against forms that list race as African American as she is Haitian and therfore not "African" even though she is "of African decent."There's really nothing wrong with just saying "black." Should we have to refer to white people as "European Americans?" I have never been a fan of the term "Native American" either, since "native" just means that you were born in a certain place. Most of us are "Native" Americans now. Of course they are not "Indian" either. "Aboriginal American" would be more apt. Perhaps we should call them "Siberian Americans" since their ancestors came to this continent over a land bridge from Siberia to Alaska.
On another note.... Real_ESPNLeBrun Hearing that Bergfors is close to re-signing in Atlanta.
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