View Single Post
Old 09-08-2008, 07:20 PM   #27
CurleeDST
 
CurleeDST's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2001
Posts: 1,462
Send a message via MSN to CurleeDST Send a message via Yahoo to CurleeDST
Default

Are you serious?

Quote:
Originally Posted by susancnw View Post
This has been bothering me for a while.

He's not black, he is biracial. His mother is a white American, his father is a black Kenyan. Why does this make him black? He had a middle class white upbringing and, according to his own autobiography, he didn't attempt to explore his 'blackness' until he was in his late teens and afterwards. (seriously paraphrasing). He is married to a black woman, and probably involved in her family also. Great.

I've read articles about him in UK papers and they refer to him as biracial. Most papers around the world do.

So, why is he 'black'?
__________________
I am a 3c/4a with medium/fine strands
No strict haircare regimen - trying my hand at the Curly Girl Method.

Fitness Blog: http://femmefitalefitclub.com/
Check out the Femme Fitale Facebook page: facebook.com/FemmeFitaleFitness
CurleeDST is offline   Reply With Quote