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Response to TreasonousBastard (Original post)

Mon Jul 1, 2019, 11:48 AM

7. Guess you never lived in the northeast. AAs and West Indians get along well mostly.

Give me some curry goat, jerk chicken and meat patties any day.

And Harris grew up in the Bay Area (Oakland, Berkeley, Black Panther Party founded there, Berkeley always left-leaning and political). There is a large, "woke" AA population there so of course she identifies as an African America. And you do know that Jamaica, where her father is from, is part of the African diaspora, right? So she's as much African America as Barack Obama or any other mixed race person who IDs as black is.

What's the problem?

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