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Re: Why Do African Americans Generally Have Lighter Skin Tone Than Africans? by khiaa(f): 12:54am On Mar 26, 2018
revontuli:


Dude, I never said anything about ALL black Americans' bloodline. I said some have Chinese and Native American ancestry. Done some research and found out a lot of the Chinese bloodline came from the Caribbean immigration from the Chinese workers there marrying the Afro-Caribbean people. It's a small percentage of people who have any Chinese bloodline. Some people even traced their distant relatives in China and visited them.

There's nothing wrong with a bit of Chinese bloodline anyway, I don't see any reason for getting so offended about that.
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First off I am not a dude, I'm a woman. Next time make yourself clear you just changed the game. Had you posted this information before there wouldn't be this misunderstanding? Carribeans are not African Americans they have different bloodlines than we do. Problem solved. I'm offended because it's not true.

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Re: Why Do African Americans Generally Have Lighter Skin Tone Than Africans? by revontuli(f): 12:56am On Mar 26, 2018
khiaa:
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First off I am not a dude, I'm a woman. Next time make yourself clear you just changed the game. Had you posted this information before there wouldn't be this misunderstanding? Carribeans are not African Americans they have different bloodlines than we do. Problem solved. I'm offended because it's not true.

Some of them immigrated to the States and their descendants became African Americans. Some people like Oprah got Chinese admixture from distant ancestors (possibly early Chinese immigrants marrying AA. Quite a few AA youtubers disclosed their 23andme results showing Chinese and Native American ancestry.)
Dude is a gender-neutral thing in modern slang. Everyone is dude lol.
Re: Why Do African Americans Generally Have Lighter Skin Tone Than Africans? by khiaa(f): 1:01am On Mar 26, 2018
revontuli:


Some of them immigrated to the States and their descendants became African Americans.
Dude is a gender-neutral thing in modern slang. Everyone is dude lol.

They aren't African American, they consider themselves as Carribean Americans. Yeah, calling a woman DUDE is just as dumb as calling her BRUH and that is considered gender-neutral in modern slang but it's still dumb.

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Re: Why Do African Americans Generally Have Lighter Skin Tone Than Africans? by khiaa(f): 1:09am On Mar 26, 2018
revontuli:


Some of them immigrated to the States and their descendants became African Americans. Some people like Oprah got Chinese admixture from distant ancestors (possibly early Chinese immigrants marrying AA. Quite a few AA youtubers disclosed their 23andme results showing Chinese and Native American ancestry.)
Dude is a gender-neutral thing in modern slang. Everyone is dude lol.

Now you are reaching, I have watched those ancestry shows and you are exaggerating with the QUITE A FEW comments, straight up lie.

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Re: Why Do African Americans Generally Have Lighter Skin Tone Than Africans? by revontuli(f): 1:24am On Mar 26, 2018
khiaa:


Now you are reaching, I have watched those ancestry shows and you are exaggerating with the QUITE A FEW comments, straight up lie.

All this angry negative attitude trying to start fights with random people isn't helping your cause.
Whatever is frustrating you in life, attacking random forum people isn't the way to deal with it.
Re: Why Do African Americans Generally Have Lighter Skin Tone Than Africans? by khiaa(f): 1:48am On Mar 26, 2018
revontuli:


All this angry negative attitude trying to start fights with random people isn't helping your cause.
Whatever is frustrating you in life, attacking random forum people isn't the way to deal with it.

Oh, I'm not angry at all, I'm just holding you accountable for your untruths, if you consider being accountable for your actions as personal attacks then girl you better grow up real soon because it's a cruel world out here. undecided

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Re: Why Do African Americans Generally Have Lighter Skin Tone Than Africans? by revontuli(f): 3:36am On Mar 26, 2018
khiaa:


Oh, I'm not angry at all, I'm just holding you accountable for your untruths, if you consider being accountable for your actions as personal attacks then girl you better grow up real soon because it's a cruel world out here. undecided

I'm not talking about just me, I'm talking about your general crappy attitude like the attacks on the Nigerians & the South African lady, insulting Nigerians on their own forum.

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Re: Why Do African Americans Generally Have Lighter Skin Tone Than Africans? by Favor99(m): 3:50am On Mar 26, 2018
revontuli:


I'm not talking about just me, I'm talking about your general crappy attitude like the attacks on the Nigerians & the South African lady, insulting Nigerians on their own forum.
Hey cut it out. Khiaa is cool with us Nigerians and other Africans. She was just having a normal debate on this forum. I didn’t see any insults coming from khiaa.

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Re: Why Do African Americans Generally Have Lighter Skin Tone Than Africans? by khiaa(f): 4:40am On Mar 26, 2018
revontuli:


I'm not talking about just me, I'm talking about your general crappy attitude like the attacks on the Nigerians & the South African lady, insulting Nigerians on their own forum.

See there you go again with your untruths, I didn't insult anyone, I was only being truthful, something you should try.
Re: Why Do African Americans Generally Have Lighter Skin Tone Than Africans? by BrideOfDracula(f): 5:34am On Mar 26, 2018
khiaa:


1. There is no reason for you to bring up white blood from over 150 years ago.

2. The majority of people are dark in South Africa and yes you have more pressing issues like Aids/HIV.

3. I believe I said Nigeria.

4. Your feelings/observations do not change the status quo. African, Americans are not into bleaching that would be an insult to our ancestors. I don't recall ever conversing with you and I am sure that I haven't unless you went by another name. Yes, you are wrong, I don't look down on anyone except for evil savages who belong in hell with their father The Devil.

1. It's part of someone's DNA whether you're comfortable with the fact or not. Did you know that a genealogy test, when you go for one, it'll go as far back as the 9th generation? Deal with it.

2. LMAO. No, they're not dark, the reason we can pick out a foreigner quite easily. Last time I checked, AIDS was an issue in your ghettos too grin

3. I don't care.

4. Yes, you do bleach. The broke ones who can't afford things like chemical peel etc, spend a lifetime self-loathing & wishing they were much lighter, so they can brag about being biracial cheesy

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Re: Why Do African Americans Generally Have Lighter Skin Tone Than Africans? by Martin0(m): 7:37am On Mar 26, 2018
khiaa:

I prefer a massage. tongue
OK finegrin
Re: Why Do African Americans Generally Have Lighter Skin Tone Than Africans? by khiaa(f): 7:39am On Mar 26, 2018
BrideOfDracula:


1. It's part of someone's DNA whether you're comfortable with the fact or not. Did you know that a genealogy test, when you go for one, it'll go as far back as the 9th generation? Deal with it.

2. LMAO. No, they're not dark, the reason we can pick out a foreigner quite easily. Last time I checked, AIDS was an issue in your ghettos too grin

3. I don't care.

4. Yes, you do bleach. The broke ones who can't afford things like chemical peel etc, spend a lifetime self-loathing & wishing they were much lighter, so they can brag about being biracial cheesy


Everything you wrote is the issues that you self-hating dark skin South Africans do to look like your COLORED South Africans. No country in the world has the Aids/HIV epidemic like yours does.

What is your obsession with African American DNA, why don't you check your own maybe you'll discover that you have ONE DROP of Caucasoid blood running through your veins. With the joy and excitement of the good news, you can tell everyone that you're not black you're COLORED.

With the issues going on in your country why are you on a NIGERIAN website debating with an AMERICAN about our DNA instead of working on getting those interlopers out of SOUTH AFRICA?

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Re: Why Do African Americans Generally Have Lighter Skin Tone Than Africans? by khiaa(f): 7:44am On Mar 26, 2018
Martin0:


OK finegrin

Are you good with your hands? Make sure they aren't rough, I have tender sensitive skin. cheesy
Re: Why Do African Americans Generally Have Lighter Skin Tone Than Africans? by Martin0(m): 7:50am On Mar 26, 2018
khiaa:


Are you good with your hands? Make sure they aren't rough, I have tender sensitive skin. cheesy

hahahahahahah sorry next time I won't dare yougringrin

oya oya am living ur house nowgrin

**opens door **

**door closed with anger **
Re: Why Do African Americans Generally Have Lighter Skin Tone Than Africans? by khiaa(f): 8:23am On Mar 26, 2018
Martin0:


hahahahahahah sorry next time I won't dare yougringrin

oya oya am living ur house nowgrin

**opens door **

**door closed with anger **


**Runs to the door, in tears cry opens the door**

**Yelling out the door* "Baby Baby Baby please come back" grin
Re: Why Do African Americans Generally Have Lighter Skin Tone Than Africans? by Martin0(m): 8:27am On Mar 26, 2018
khiaa:


**Runs to the door, in tears cry opens the door**
**Yelling out the door* "Baby Baby Baby please come back" grin

**Am no longer interested **
**walks down the street ** sighted a lady with flawless skin **
**walks into her apartment **gringrin
Re: Why Do African Americans Generally Have Lighter Skin Tone Than Africans? by khiaa(f): 8:37am On Mar 26, 2018
Martin0:



**Am no longer interested **

**walks down the street ** sighted a lady with flawless skin **

**walks into her apartment **gringrin

**Closes my door, go into the bedroom grabs a hammer** grin

** Goes outside to the girl's apartment**
** Knocks on the door**
** Martino answeres partially nude*
** Martino slams the door and runs**
** I knock on her door again**
** Martino's afraid to come outside** grin
Re: Why Do African Americans Generally Have Lighter Skin Tone Than Africans? by Martin0(m): 8:53am On Mar 26, 2018
khiaa:

**Closes my door, go into the bedroom grabs a hammer** grin
** Goes outside to the girl's apartment** ** Knocks on the door** ** Martino answeres partially nude* ** Martino slams the door and runs** ** I knock on her door again** ** Martino's afraid to come outside** grin

gringringrin
**open's d door **
**dive her, hold her hands Round her waist **
**started begging **baby calm downgrin am sorry deargrin
**girl came outside her apartment saying to kia **
you can have him, you lucky I didn't lay him down **gringrin
Re: Why Do African Americans Generally Have Lighter Skin Tone Than Africans? by khiaa(f): 9:02am On Mar 26, 2018
Martin0:



gringringrin

**open's d door **

**dive her, hold her hands Round her waist **

**started begging **baby calm downgrin am sorry deargrin

**girl came outside her apartment saying to kia **

you can have him, you lucky I didn't lay him down **gringrin


** breaks free from Martino clutches** tongue

**Picks up hammer off the ground** sad

** Started to forgive Martino** wink

** Girl walks out talking smack** angry

** Hits girl in the mouth with hammer** grin
Re: Why Do African Americans Generally Have Lighter Skin Tone Than Africans? by Martin0(m): 9:23am On Mar 26, 2018
khiaa:

** breaks free from Martino clutches** tongue
**Picks up hammer off the ground** sad
** Started to forgive Martino** wink
** Girl walks out talking smack** angry
** Hits girl in the mouth with hammer** grin

**looking at her as fear seating on the ground, as she picks up the hammer **
**fear's she's gonna heat me The hammer ** oh I said **thanks ""**
**baby u hit her mouth **i said "
OK let go home now holding her trying to separate them " **i said **
carried her up like a newly wedded couple " walks "home *****
Re: Why Do African Americans Generally Have Lighter Skin Tone Than Africans? by Nobody: 1:27pm On Mar 26, 2018
khiaa:


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.
African Americans don't bleach?

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Re: Why Do African Americans Generally Have Lighter Skin Tone Than Africans? by BrideOfDracula(f): 2:01pm On Mar 26, 2018
khiaa:



Everything you wrote is the issues that you self-hating dark skin South Africans do to look like your COLORED South Africans. No country in the world has the Aids/HIV epidemic like yours does.

What is your obsession with African American DNA, why don't you check your own maybe you'll discover that you have ONE DROP of Caucasoid blood running through your veins. With the joy and excitement of the good news, you can tell everyone that you're not black you're COLORED.

With the issues going on in your country why are you on a NIGERIAN website debating with an AMERICAN about our DNA instead of working on getting those interlopers out of SOUTH AFRICA?

LMAO. Did you know that in most cases you can't tell the difference between some Coloureds & some black South Africans (particularly blacks from the Cape), because they actually share the same ancestor? It shows how little you know about South Africa. Look up the DNA of South Africans & educate yourself. I know how you lot are averse to education, but try a little harder on this one grin AIDS is there in your ghettos too, so I don't know why you're here feeling brand new as if AIDS is something that only happens in South Africa, when you have people sucking D for a rock of crack in your midst. Spread it will. Not wishing that on you though, but remember that in South Africa it also started with just a few people before we reached this point. Taking a jab at me about AIDS is a joke, when AIDS is a worldwide epidemic that any sexually active person could get should they make the wrong move with the wrong person. While you're taking low blows about AIDS, I hope you're protected grin

I don't need to check my DNA to know that, I'm Coloured on my mother's side, but I still identify as a Xhosa because that's the culture I relate to the most, considering that I was raised in it. No South African would wanna be mistaken for a Coloured. Are you kidding me? They have a bad reputation & are not looked at with admiration here in South Africa. You really know NOTHING about South Africans. You're just projecting your African American worship for anything biracial on South Africans grin That's not our style, sorry.

Why are YOU here? Don't you have crackheads to rescue or armed police to run away from? 1st serve your community before coming up with ideas about what should be done with mine. You can't "AXE" me what I'm doing in another country's forum when you're a guest here yourself grin The nerve! I'm here because I want to & don't need anyone's permission to be here either.

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Re: Why Do African Americans Generally Have Lighter Skin Tone Than Africans? by Nobody: 9:30pm On Mar 26, 2018
khiaa:


Ok, now I honor you. wink from this moment on you are one of my best friends on Nairaland. kiss
oh thank u dear I really appreciated it. now I feel like cry
Re: Why Do African Americans Generally Have Lighter Skin Tone Than Africans? by Lionessza(f): 5:34am On Mar 27, 2018
BrideOfDracula:


LMAO. Did you know that in most cases you can't tell the difference between some Coloureds & some black South Africans (particularly blacks from the Cape), because they actually share the same ancestor? It shows how little you know about South Africa. Look up the DNA of South Africans & educate yourself. I know how you lot are averse to education, but try a little harder on this one grin AIDS is there in your ghettos too, so I don't know why you're here feeling brand new as if AIDS is something that only happens in South Africa, when you have people sucking D for a rock of crack in your midst. Spread it will. Not wishing that on you though, but remember that in South Africa it also started with just a few people before we reached this point. Taking a jab at me about AIDS is a joke, when AIDS is a worldwide epidemic that any sexually active person could get should they make the wrong move with the wrong person. While you're taking low blows about AIDS, I hope you're protected grin

I don't need to check my DNA to know that, I'm Coloured on my mother's side, but I still identify as a Xhosa because that's the culture I relate to the most, considering that I was raised in it. No South African would wanna be mistaken for a Coloured. Are you kidding me? They have a bad reputation & are not looked at with admiration here in South Africa. You really know NOTHING about South Africans. You're just projecting your African American worship for anything biracial on South Africans grin That's not our style, sorry.

Why are YOU here? Don't you have crackheads to rescue or armed police to run away from? 1st serve your community before coming up with ideas about what should be done with mine. You can't "AXE" me what I'm doing in another country's forum when you're a guest here yourself grin The nerve! I'm here because I want to & don't need anyone's permission to be here either.



grin grin

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Re: Why Do African Americans Generally Have Lighter Skin Tone Than Africans? by khiaa(f): 8:53am On Mar 27, 2018
Jayceon:
African Americans don't bleach?

Very few entertainers do.

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Re: Why Do African Americans Generally Have Lighter Skin Tone Than Africans? by khiaa(f): 8:56am On Mar 27, 2018
BrideOfDracula:


LMAO. Did you know that in most cases you can't tell the difference between some Coloureds & some black South Africans (particularly blacks from the Cape), because they actually share the same ancestor? It shows how little you know about South Africa. Look up the DNA of South Africans & educate yourself. I know how you lot are averse to education, but try a little harder on this one grin AIDS is there in your ghettos too, so I don't know why you're here feeling brand new as if AIDS is something that only happens in South Africa, when you have people sucking D for a rock of crack in your midst. Spread it will. Not wishing that on you though, but remember that in South Africa it also started with just a few people before we reached this point. Taking a jab at me about AIDS is a joke, when AIDS is a worldwide epidemic that any sexually active person could get should they make the wrong move with the wrong person. While you're taking low blows about AIDS, I hope you're protected grin

I don't need to check my DNA to know that, I'm Coloured on my mother's side, but I still identify as a Xhosa because that's the culture I relate to the most, considering that I was raised in it. No South African would wanna be mistaken for a Coloured. Are you kidding me? They have a bad reputation & are not looked at with admiration here in South Africa. You really know NOTHING about South Africans. You're just projecting your African American worship for anything biracial on South Africans grin That's not our style, sorry.

Why are YOU here? Don't you have crackheads to rescue or armed police to run away from? 1st serve your community before coming up with ideas about what should be done with mine. You can't "AXE" me what I'm doing in another country's forum when you're a guest here yourself grin The nerve! I'm here because I want to & don't need anyone's permission to be here either.

Damn, a whole essay, I really struck a nerve. cheesy cheesy cheesy

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Re: Why Do African Americans Generally Have Lighter Skin Tone Than Africans? by BrideOfDracula(f): 8:58am On Mar 27, 2018
khiaa:


Damn, a whole essay, I really struck a nerve. cheesy cheesy cheesy

Not even on your best day smiley

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Re: Why Do African Americans Generally Have Lighter Skin Tone Than Africans? by lefulefu(m): 3:53pm On Mar 27, 2018
Stallion93:
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
cheesy cheesy cheesy
Re: Why Do African Americans Generally Have Lighter Skin Tone Than Africans? by lefulefu(m): 4:10pm On Mar 27, 2018
revontuli:


We gotta find you an African American beauty then!
They always show the ladies like Beyonce in showbiz, but there are stunning dark-skinned AA ladies you can see in everyday life. If you go to a black Southern Baptist church, you'll see them.
with ukwu(booty) right? I am a lover of women with ukwucheesy.
Re: Why Do African Americans Generally Have Lighter Skin Tone Than Africans? by khiaa(f): 12:44am On Mar 28, 2018
BrideOfDracula:


Not even on your best day smiley

SMHundecided
That tantrum of an essay you gave, which I didn't waste my time reading proves otherwise. Girl, you better calm down before you have a stroke. It's ridiculous to get so emotional on a forum, you must be broken in real life. sad

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Re: Why Do African Americans Generally Have Lighter Skin Tone Than Africans? by HORRORIZON: 1:55am On Mar 28, 2018
Lol @ someone claiming AA bleach. We are not known for bleaching, it's extremely rare and highly looked down upon. You will be extremely ridiculed if it's found out that you bleached. The only time I've ever heard of an AA bleaching is if it was for reasons related to vitiligo as is the case with Michael Jackson. Some with this condition have bleached their skin in order to make it one even tone. AA as a whole are naturally lighter toned on average due to the fact of that we have about 30% mixture with lighter toned races, primarily European and Native. Additionally, our African roots are substantially derived from Igbo and other African ethnic groups in which are known for having a rather large light complected demographic.

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Re: Why Do African Americans Generally Have Lighter Skin Tone Than Africans? by BrideOfDracula(f): 6:49am On Mar 28, 2018
khiaa:


SMHundecided
That tantrum of an essay you gave, which I didn't waste my time reading proves otherwise. Girl, you better calm down before you have a stroke. It's ridiculous to get so emotional on a forum, you must be broken in real life. sad


Kettle calling pot black. If you're unfazed by my so called tantrum, then what's this lame attempt at trying to be personal? I have nothing to prove to you, so believe whatever you wanna believe. Because what I've realised is, people who make assumptions about other people, they're usually projecting their own issues on others. Get well soon smiley

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