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Why Do African Americans Generally Have Lighter Skin Tone Than Africans? by ripmyheartout: 11:06pm On Mar 20, 2018
Why do African Americans generally have lighter skin tone than Africans?

Re: Why Do African Americans Generally Have Lighter Skin Tone Than Africans? by Nobody: 11:13pm On Mar 20, 2018
undecided
Re: Why Do African Americans Generally Have Lighter Skin Tone Than Africans? by metroid(m): 11:19pm On Mar 20, 2018
There are many dark skinned African Americans but showbiz generally prefer fair toned skin color grin

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Re: Why Do African Americans Generally Have Lighter Skin Tone Than Africans? by XhosaNostra(f): 11:33pm On Mar 20, 2018
No, they aren't eg. Wesley Snipes, Kevin Hart, etc. If they were generally lighter in complexion, then people like Trevor Noah wouldn't be mistaken for a Mexican by black Americans.

Another thing is, America is a multiracial society, so I'm sure the people you carefully selected have mixed bloodline somewhere in their family tree.

Furthermore, not all Africans are darker. Some are lighter, which again depends on the racial makeup of each individual African countries. In South Africa for instance, people tend to be lighter because most of them have mixed ancestry (the good weather also lends a helping hand grin), ranging from Khoisan to Caucasian, that's what happens in countries where there's more than just one race-people sleep with each other & reproduce.

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Re: Why Do African Americans Generally Have Lighter Skin Tone Than Africans? by OneCorner: 2:15am On Mar 21, 2018
they use blade to scape their skin
Re: Why Do African Americans Generally Have Lighter Skin Tone Than Africans? by Onijagidijagan(m): 3:39am On Mar 21, 2018
Bleaching, Skin lightening, some have white trait in them and the weather is not like d African
Re: Why Do African Americans Generally Have Lighter Skin Tone Than Africans? by Lionessza(f): 6:28am On Mar 21, 2018
XhosaNostra:
No, they aren't eg. Wesley Snipes, Kevin Hart, etc. If they were generally lighter in complexion, then people like Trevor Noah wouldn't be mistaken for a Mexican by black Americans.

Another thing is, America is a multiracial society, so I'm sure the people you carefully selected have mixed bloodline somewhere in their family tree.

Furthermore, not all Africans are darker. Some are lighter, which again depends on the racial makeup of each individual African countries. In South Africa for instance, people tend to be lighter because most of them have mixed ancestry (the good weather also lends a helping hand grin), ranging from Khoisan to Caucasian, that's what happens in countries where there's more than just one race-people sleep with each other & reproduce.

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Re: Why Do African Americans Generally Have Lighter Skin Tone Than Africans? by Nobody: 11:16am On Mar 21, 2018
XhosaNostra:
No, they aren't eg. Wesley Snipes, Kevin Hart, etc. If they were generally lighter in complexion, then people like Trevor Noah wouldn't be mistaken for a Mexican by black Americans.

Another thing is, America is a multiracial society, so I'm sure the people you carefully selected have mixed bloodline somewhere in their family tree.

Furthermore, not all Africans are darker. Some are lighter, which again depends on the racial makeup of each individual African countries. In South Africa for instance, people tend to be lighter because most of them have mixed ancestry (the good weather also lends a helping hand grin), ranging from Khoisan to Caucasian, that's what happens in countries where there's more than just one race-people sleep with each other & reproduce.
Impeccable observation


lol was Trevor really mistaken for a Mexican or was it just a joke?

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Re: Why Do African Americans Generally Have Lighter Skin Tone Than Africans? by XhosaNostra(f): 11:28am On Mar 21, 2018
Jayceon:
Impeccable observation


lol was Trevor really mistaken for a Mexican or was it just a joke?


I think it has a grain of truth, because if you read comments online, most people's 1st impression of him, is that of a Hispanic male. They don't think he is black.

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Re: Why Do African Americans Generally Have Lighter Skin Tone Than Africans? by Spurdo: 6:18pm On Mar 21, 2018
In general it is because there is usually a healthy admixture of of European haplotypes. Prior to Europe outlawing the slave trade european ethnic minorities were sold into slavery in North America. Point of fact is that the original slave population in the American colonies was primarily Irish. as slavery was gradually abolished in Europe the African slave trade was spearheaded by the Jewish slave traders. These Jews began to breed their African slave stock with the Irish slave stock. Over time as the European slaves were phased out the African admisture increased proportionally resulting in darker and dark slaves. With the abolition of slavery in the United States the "African American" genetic pool stabilized around certain areas resulting in, more or less, a generalized look that became stereotypical of Americans born people of African descent.

You are left with a mongerlized sub-species inferior to the original stock. This is why African Americans are generally looked down upon by both African expatriots as well as Irish expatriots. This is typified in the Amerimutt(56%) meme which is currently experiencing a surge of popularity on European and Anglosphere websites as a way to insult Americans.

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Re: Why Do African Americans Generally Have Lighter Skin Tone Than Africans? by SocialWerker: 2:31am On Mar 22, 2018
Spurdo:
In general it is because there is usually a healthy admixture of of European haplotypes. Prior to Europe outlawing the slave trade european ethnic minorities were sold into slavery in North America. Point of fact is that the original slave population in the American colonies was primarily Irish. as slavery was gradually abolished in Europe the African slave trade was spearheaded by the Jewish slave traders. These Jews began to breed their African slave stock with the Irish slave stock. Over time as the European slaves were phased out the African admisture increased proportionally resulting in darker and dark slaves. With the abolition of slavery in the United States the "African American" genetic pool stabilized around certain areas resulting in, more or less, a generalized look that became stereotypical of Americans born people of African descent.

You are left with a mongerlized sub-species inferior to the original stock. This is why African Americans are generally looked down upon by both African expatriots as well as Irish expatriots. This is typified in the Amerimutt(56%) meme which is currently experiencing a surge of popularity on European and Anglosphere websites as a way to insult Americans.

This is for the most part untrue. The Irish were indentured servants in America, not slaves. White supremacist in America created that myth to belittle the suffering of African/African American Slaves. Here's an article for you: https://www.nytimes.com/2017/03/17/us/irish-slaves-myth.html

Irish and African slave stock were never bred together. Black Americans are lighter skinned because white male slave masters routinely raped and impregnated black women.

The Irish look down on African Americans because they're white and they look down on all black people including continental Africans. Africans look down on African Americans because they believe the lies white folks create about us like the mess you wrote.

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Re: Why Do African Americans Generally Have Lighter Skin Tone Than Africans? by Spurdo: 2:42am On Mar 22, 2018
SocialWerker:


This is for the most part untrue. The Irish were indentured servants in America, not slaves. White supremacist in America created that myth to belittle the suffering of African/African American Slaves. Here's an article for you: https://www.nytimes.com/2017/03/17/us/irish-slaves-myth.html

Irish and African slave stock were never bred together. Black Americans are lighter skinned because white male slave masters routinely raped and impregnated black women.

The Irish look down on African Americans because they're white and they look down on all black people including continental Africans. Africans look down on African Americans because they believe the lies white folks create about us like the mess you wrote.
New York Times is a Jewish propaganda paper. They sell lies to excuse their crimes and push them onto others. New York Times is completely untrustworthy.

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Re: Why Do African Americans Generally Have Lighter Skin Tone Than Africans? by Wulfruna(f): 5:31pm On Mar 22, 2018
Short answer... White rapist blood. smiley

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Re: Why Do African Americans Generally Have Lighter Skin Tone Than Africans? by khiaa(f): 11:29am On Mar 25, 2018
XhosaNostra:
No, they aren't eg. Wesley Snipes, Kevin Hart, etc. If they were generally lighter in complexion, then people like Trevor Noah wouldn't be mistaken for a Mexican by black Americans.

Another thing is, America is a multiracial society, so I'm sure the people you carefully selected have mixed bloodline somewhere in their family tree.

Furthermore, not all Africans are darker. Some are lighter, which again depends on the racial makeup of each individual African countries. In South Africa for instance, people tend to be lighter because most of them have mixed ancestry (the good weather also lends a helping hand grin), ranging from Khoisan to Caucasian, that's what happens in countries where there's more than just one race-people sleep with each other & reproduce.

Nobody mistakes Trevor for a Mexican especially not African Americans, he looks absolutely nothing like a Mexican, that's just a dumb joke he made up because he was in California and the majority is Mexican. He has been mistaken for an African American or a Puerto Rican though. There are African Americans lighter than Trevor and they aren't biracial nor bleachers because for AA bleaching is rare and highly frowned upon.

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Re: Why Do African Americans Generally Have Lighter Skin Tone Than Africans? by khiaa(f): 11:43am On Mar 25, 2018
Jayceon:
Impeccable observation


lol was Trevor really mistaken for a Mexican or was it just a joke?

It was a joke he doesn't look like a Mexican at all, actually, he looks like what he is half black and half white.

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Re: Why Do African Americans Generally Have Lighter Skin Tone Than Africans? by khiaa(f): 11:57am On Mar 25, 2018
XhosaNostra:



I think it has a grain of truth, because if you read comments online, most people's 1st impression of him, is that of a Hispanic male. They don't think he is black.

Hispanic doesn't mean Mexican and he doesn't look like a Mexican. Hispanics can be as dark as Akon, it only means that you come from a Spanish speaking country. The reason they thought that he was Puerto Rican is that he was in New York at the time and there are a lot of them there. By the way, Puerto Ricans are mostly black.

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Re: Why Do African Americans Generally Have Lighter Skin Tone Than Africans? by khiaa(f): 12:15pm On Mar 25, 2018
SocialWerker:


This is for the most part untrue. The Irish were indentured servants in America, not slaves. White supremacist in America created that myth to belittle the suffering of African/African American Slaves. Here's an article for you: https://www.nytimes.com/2017/03/17/us/irish-slaves-myth.html

Irish and African slave stock were never bred together. Black Americans are lighter skinned because white male slave masters routinely raped and impregnated black women.

The Irish look down on African Americans because they're white and they look down on all black people including continental Africans. Africans look down on African Americans because they believe the lies white folks create about us like the mess you wrote.

Thank you for posting the truth, I was just about to give that ignorant idiot a little education.

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Re: Why Do African Americans Generally Have Lighter Skin Tone Than Africans? by khiaa(f): 12:19pm On Mar 25, 2018
Spurdo:

New York Times is a Jewish propaganda paper. They sell lies to excuse their crimes and push them onto others. New York Times is completely untrustworthy.

Yes, they are liars and you are a LIAR as well.
Re: Why Do African Americans Generally Have Lighter Skin Tone Than Africans? by khiaa(f): 12:23pm On Mar 25, 2018
Spurdo:
In general it is because there is usually a healthy admixture of of European haplotypes. Prior to Europe outlawing the slave trade european ethnic minorities were sold into slavery in North America. Point of fact is that the original slave population in the American colonies was primarily Irish. as slavery was gradually abolished in Europe the African slave trade was spearheaded by the Jewish slave traders. These Jews began to breed their African slave stock with the Irish slave stock. Over time as the European slaves were phased out the African admisture increased proportionally resulting in darker and dark slaves. With the abolition of slavery in the United States the "African American" genetic pool stabilized around certain areas resulting in, more or less, a generalized look that became stereotypical of Americans born people of African descent.

You are left with a mongerlized sub-species inferior to the original stock. This is why African Americans are generally looked down upon by both African expatriots as well as Irish expatriots. This is typified in the Amerimutt(56%) meme which is currently experiencing a surge of popularity on European and Anglosphere websites as a way to insult Americans.

Why would you post this lying, filthy trash here?

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Re: Why Do African Americans Generally Have Lighter Skin Tone Than Africans? by khiaa(f): 12:26pm On Mar 25, 2018
Wulfruna:
Short answer... White rapist blood. smiley

Yeah, if I could drain that filthy blood out of my body I would. angry
Re: Why Do African Americans Generally Have Lighter Skin Tone Than Africans? by revontuli(f): 12:27pm On Mar 25, 2018
Not all African Americans have light skin, some are quite dark, some are light. A lot of them have white admixture, but also Native American and Chinese, if you remember Oprah Winfrey had the ancestry DNA test and was surprised to find some Chinese ancestry.

https://splinternews.com/if-you-re-black-dna-ancestry-results-can-reveal-an-awk-1793862284

In some states, white Americans have African ancestry: https://www.vox.com/2014/12/22/7431391/guess-where-white-americans-have-the-most-african-ancestry

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Re: Why Do African Americans Generally Have Lighter Skin Tone Than Africans? by khiaa(f): 12:33pm On Mar 25, 2018
revontuli:
Not all African Americans have light skin, some are quite dark, some are light. A lot of them have white admixture, but also Native American and Chinese, if you remember Oprah Winfrey had the ancestry DNA test and was surprised to find some Chinese ancestry.

We are not an admixture of the Chinese. angry

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Re: Why Do African Americans Generally Have Lighter Skin Tone Than Africans? by Stallion93(m): 12:40pm On Mar 25, 2018
grin so Op with all these hardship in this Africa u still want to be fairer than people enjoying their lives in Almighty America. The state of health in humans is reflected on their skin to some degree, The polluted air, jedi jedi, herbal concotions, bacteria&viral infested foods we eat, too much heat, depression etc reflects on our skin. Even the Very dark Africans in America have shiny dark skin that is just a beauty to behold. Don't expect anything good from this shithole
Re: Why Do African Americans Generally Have Lighter Skin Tone Than Africans? by revontuli(f): 12:43pm On Mar 25, 2018
khiaa:


We are not an admixture of the Chinese.

Some people do, not everyone. Depends on where their family lived.
I had African American next door neighbors, the husband's mother was half Chinese. They were from California. You will find Chinese ancestry in many people (black, white, Hispanic) if their ancestors lived in a state with high Chinese population. Oprah Winfrey turned out to have 8% Native American, 3% East Asian and 0% white ancestry:


"Before taking the DNA test, Oprah said she didn’t believe she had any European or Native American ancestors. Her test results showed her to be correct about the European ancestry (she had 0 percent), but wrong about the Native American part (8 percent). She also learned she was 3 percent East Asian."

https://blogs.ancestry.com/cm/the-surprising-facts-oprah-winfrey-learned-about-her-dna/?theme=ancestry-2016
Re: Why Do African Americans Generally Have Lighter Skin Tone Than Africans? by revontuli(f): 12:46pm On Mar 25, 2018
khiaa:


Why would you post this lying, filthy trash here?

A deluded racist.
Re: Why Do African Americans Generally Have Lighter Skin Tone Than Africans? by BlackAdam55(m): 12:55pm On Mar 25, 2018
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We are not an admixture of the Chinese grin
Re: Why Do African Americans Generally Have Lighter Skin Tone Than Africans? by khiaa(f): 12:59pm On Mar 25, 2018
revontuli:


Some people do, not everyone. Depends on where their family lived.
I had African American next door neighbors, the husband's mother was half Chinese. They were from California. You will find Chinese ancestry in many people (black, white, Hispanic) if their ancestors lived in a state with high Chinese population. Oprah Winfrey turned out to have 8% Native American, 3% East Asian and 0% white ancestry:


"Before taking the DNA test, Oprah said she didn’t believe she had any European or Native American ancestors. Her test results showed her to be correct about the European ancestry (she had 0 percent), but wrong about the Native American part (8 percent). She also learned she was 3 percent East Asian."



https://blogs.ancestry.com/cm/the-surprising-facts-oprah-winfrey-learned-about-her-dna/?theme=ancestry-2016



What do Oprah and your neighbor's husband's mother's bloodline have to do with African Americans? There aren't many African Americans with Chinese bloodline, that is a lie. I live in California and we don't have a high population of Chinese. The admixture came from Black women being raped by the white slavers, and relationships with Native Americans, whom some were/are black tribes if you didn't know. undecided

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Re: Why Do African Americans Generally Have Lighter Skin Tone Than Africans? by Lovelywings: 1:00pm On Mar 25, 2018
Spurdo:

New York Times is a Jewish propaganda paper. They sell lies to excuse their crimes and push them onto others. New York Times is completely untrustworthy.

Wawu.. shocked

This is how people show their selves.
Re: Why Do African Americans Generally Have Lighter Skin Tone Than Africans? by khiaa(f): 1:05pm On Mar 25, 2018
revontuli:


A deluded racist.

He posted that racist filth and you call me a racist. Dumb Azz. SMH, You are deluded, now you know more about my bloodline than I do.
Re: Why Do African Americans Generally Have Lighter Skin Tone Than Africans? by revontuli(f): 1:08pm On Mar 25, 2018
khiaa:


He posted that racist filth and you call me a racist. Dumb azz.

I'm answering your question, not calling you anything.
Do you have basic reading comprehension?
You asked who would post this filth and I answered a deluded racist. Talking about him, not you.
Re: Why Do African Americans Generally Have Lighter Skin Tone Than Africans? by khiaa(f): 1:13pm On Mar 25, 2018
revontuli:


I'm answering your question, not calling you anything.
Do you have basic reading comprehension?
You asked who would post this filth and I answered a deluded racist. Talking about him, not you.

You are the one who lacks basic reading comprehension. I asked him WHY would he post the filth, not WHO would post it, so you see, it's you who has the problem.
Re: Why Do African Americans Generally Have Lighter Skin Tone Than Africans? by khiaa(f): 1:20pm On Mar 25, 2018
[quote author=BlackAdam55 post=66141390][/quote]

Yeah, that girl is full of it. grin

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