What if he wanted to be considered Black and that was what he called himself? What if he dedicated himself to working within the Black community to build it up?
Originally Posted by Amneris
That is a beautiful thing for someone like WEB Dubois, Malcolm X or even you, Amneris, to choose. But not every mixed race person with black ancestry wants to make that choice. And that should be ok too.
Originally Posted by love yourself first
I agree, and so, if someone of a mixed ancestry chooses to do so, others should likewise give them the courtesy of not saying they are "part Black" or "biracial" if that is not what the person chooses.
Get used to me. Black, confident, cocky; my name, not yours; my religion, not yours; my goals, my own; get used to me. -Muhammad Ali