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Old 08-08-2009, 08:07 PM   #222
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AND... there would not be these opportunities for people to be in loving, mutual, non-coerced interracial marriages supported by their families if it were not for the efforts of civil rights activists and Black Power to de-criminalize and normalize interracial relationships and to take away the stigma of Blackness and integrate public places so more diverse people had the chance to meet. So if you are the product of an interracial relationship or are in one in the US, or other countries as well, you can thank historical figures who identified as BLACK for the privilege.
And I do thank them, I just don't think having to stay in the mindsets of racism that they themselves fought against is the best way to honor them.
Yes, this.
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