one drop rule is stupid!

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youknowwho

Jackson, TN

#1 Jul 31, 2011
the one drop rule is so stupid! i was reading an article on halle berry saying her daughter is black because of the one drop rule. this is stupid because halle is half black, the father is white, so the child has more white than black, but this makes her black anyway? ridiculous! and halle calls herself black in the article. i don't believe in this rule. nobody knows if they have "one drop" or not! go far enough down the line and you probably have every color there is in your family tree. you may have to go waaay back, but come on! nobody really knows what color they truly are, and i think it's rather annoying myself not to know what color somebody is. sometimes you can't even tell because people have such a hodge podge about them.
sicko

Voorhees, NJ

#3 Dec 20, 2011
actually it's more what they look like.. for instance I have a cousin who is half black.. but looks all white..

so he's white..
sicko

Voorhees, NJ

#4 Dec 20, 2011
halle berry daughter looks white as hel though.. I know she looks black sometimes but.

yea a quarter is really not that black..
fair play

Fort Huachuca, AZ

#5 Dec 21, 2011
Is this really important?
Look at what's inside the person; color does not matter.
guest

Humboldt, TN

#6 Dec 22, 2011
if you have any black blood in you, you are black?
realblacks

Voorhees, NJ

#7 Jun 3, 2012
black power.. only pure blacks are supreme.. some white in you is all white..
Guest

Dyersburg, TN

#8 Jun 3, 2012
I agree, everyone should just be judged on behavior. You either act like a civilized human being, or you act black.
gasmoney

Runnemede, NJ

#9 Feb 6, 2013
the parts of me could have been away from each other..
God fearing woman

Santa Barbara, CA

#10 Feb 6, 2013
seriously people open your mouths and look inside OH WOW we all look the same inside. Look at people thru a blind mans eyes.
Guest

United States

#11 Feb 6, 2013
We ALL came from Adam & Eve, who were most likely very dark skinned if the biblical accounts of where they came from are accurate. our skin color changed over the thousands of years because of geographical and environmental factors. We all were cut from the same cloth boys and girls. ;)
ex Mama Afrika

Jackson, TN

#12 Feb 6, 2013
realblacks wrote:
black power.. only pure blacks are supreme.. some white in you is all white..
By that rule, only black people who have been born in Africa are black.

US wannabe roots toots are not black. Don't confuse noble Africans with your watered down bullcrap.
ex Mama Afrika

Jackson, TN

#13 Feb 6, 2013
Where people are concerned, I believe in the superiority of one race. The Human race.
God fearing woman

Santa Barbara, CA

#14 Feb 6, 2013
human race sounds good to me after all everyone has some tint of color to them rather white black muslim mexican it doesnt matter.

Since: May 10

Dyersburg, TN

#15 Feb 6, 2013
All females have a little pink.
souter

Voorhees, NJ

#16 Mar 2, 2013
blacks with white in them instantly inherit the white power..
Truth

Dallas, TX

#18 Mar 5, 2013
This is what I was told... If you have ANY race other than White/Caucasian, you are the other race. White/Caucasian is kinda like the "base", for lack of a better term. When it's mixed with others, you get the other races. Not sure if this is right or not, but it made sense to me at the time.
hostiletakeovers

Voorhees, NJ

#19 Dec 28, 2013
I started doing reverse one drop rule in which if you have Any of drop of white your white..

because I hate everyone sept for white people ..

And i barely even look white..

but who cares..
happning

Voorhees, NJ

#20 Mar 14, 2014
one drop rule rules.. ihate pure whites go die.. with All your more money..
NikaliMays

Dyersburg, TN

#21 Mar 15, 2014
All domesticated dogs are decendants of wolves, much like all extant "races" of humans are decendants of homo sapiens (who were originally dark skinned Africans). My ? is why are we so hung up on what "breed" sum1 is? The aesthetical characteristics of each so called race are no more than adaptations by nature or God (which ever you believes blesses & judges) that have allowed the human race to survive our diverse planet. The real dividing factors among us are culture & choice, what we believe to be "right & wrong" & how we choose to treat others.
truth

Little Rock, AR

#22 Mar 15, 2014
Yea but she will always have the race csrd to play her whole life .al an jesse will have her back

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