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African American?

Anonymous
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Serious question, what do people call African Americans in other countries? I'm assuming if you are born in England for instance you wouldn't be an African American.
Posted by Anonymous on Feb. 6, 2016 at 6:10 PM
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Manic_Sinner
by 5/27/2018🤰🏽 on Feb. 6, 2016 at 6:11 PM
No idea. I would assume they're called black. Here's a bump.
Anonymous
by Anonymous 2 on Feb. 6, 2016 at 6:11 PM
Afro Caribbean
Pink.Sunshine
by Petty Princess on Feb. 6, 2016 at 6:12 PM

I don't know. I've never lived in another country other than America.

Anonymous
by Anonymous 3 on Feb. 6, 2016 at 6:12 PM
Depends on if you were born there or not. Here where I live, if you were born here, you are just Norwegian. Maybe Afro-Norwegian if you have family from Africa.
Reading.Rainbow
by Mad Martigan on Feb. 6, 2016 at 6:20 PM

They're just English.



Anonymous
by Anonymous 1 - Original Poster on Feb. 6, 2016 at 6:22 PM
Neither have I, I've always been curious. I've also wondered if some of the people who use racially insensitive words to us are using the politically correct terms for their country.

Quoting Pink.Sunshine:

I don't know. I've never lived in another country other than America.

bonberi
by Platinum Member on Feb. 6, 2016 at 6:24 PM
Just Kiwi (aka New Zealander).
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Anonymous
by Anonymous 1 - Original Poster on Feb. 6, 2016 at 6:28 PM
So far it seems like the US are one few countries that actually make a distinction. I always thought everyone had a regional term for African American for some reason.
Pink.Sunshine
by Petty Princess on Feb. 6, 2016 at 6:29 PM

maybe some are and some aren't I think. Just like in our home countries.

Quoting Anonymous 1: Neither have I, I've always been curious. I've also wondered if some of the people who use racially insensitive words to us are using the politically correct terms for their country.
Quoting Pink.Sunshine:

I don't know. I've never lived in another country other than America.


Anonymous
by Anonymous 4 on Feb. 6, 2016 at 6:31 PM
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In Britain they're just black because calling black people African is stupid.
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