BORN IN SOUTH AFRICA LIVES IN AMERICA. WHY ISN'T SHE CALLED AFRICAN-AMERICAN? | image tagged in charlise theron | made w/ Imgflip meme maker
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Ironically, "African American" is /not/ a very PC term. Plenty of black people come from the Caribbean, not Africa, and plenty of Africans visiting the US are offended when they're called African American.
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Exactly.
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Exactly.
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She has more right to call herself African-American than someone with darker skin who has never set foot in Africa.
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Batman Slapping Robin Meme | BECAUSE SHE'S NOT BLA... THAT WAS RHETORICAL, YOU IDIOT | image tagged in memes,batman slapping robin | made w/ Imgflip meme maker
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Philosoraptor Meme | I THINK THAT MAKES HER SOUTH-AFRICAN-AMERICAN | image tagged in memes,philosoraptor | made w/ Imgflip meme maker
Unless she lives in the north
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First Google result says she's South African and American.
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Read further than the snippet you see on the results page. She was born in South Africa. She eventually moved to the United States. I read an article in which she explained her early life/career and how she used to spend a great deal of time perfecting her English accent. They say she is South African and American because she has citizenship in the United States.
At any rate here is more, " Charlize Theron was born in Benoni, a city in the greater Johannesburg area, in South Africa, the only child of Gerda Theron (née Gerda Jacoba Aletta Maritz) and Charles Jacobus Theron. She was raised on a farm outside the city. Theron is of Afrikaner (Dutch, with some French Huguenot and German) descent, and Afrikaner military figure Danie Theron was her great-great-uncle.

Theron received an education as a ballet dancer and has danced both the "Swan Lake" and "The Nutcracker". There was not much for a young actress or dancer to do in South Africa, so she soon traveled to Europe and the United States, where she got job at the Joffrey Ballet in New York. She was also able to work as a photo model. However, an injured knee put a halt to her dancing career.

In 1994, her mother bought her a one-way ticket to Los Angeles, and Charlize started visiting all of the agents on Hollywood Boulevard, but without any luck. She went to a bank to cash a check for $500 she received from her mother, and became furious when she learned that the bank would not cash it because it was an out-of-state check. She made a scene and an agent gave her his card, in exchange for learning American English, which she did by watching soap operas on television.

Her first role was as a young mother in a park in a B-film in 1995, but it was a non-speaking role with three seconds of screen time. Her next role was as Helga Svelgen in 2 Days in the Valley (1996), which landed her the role of Tina Powers in That Thing You Do! (1996). Since then, she has starred in movies like The Devil's Advocate (1997), Mighty Joe Young (1998), The Cider House Rules (1999), The Legend of Bagger Vance (2000) and The Italian Job (2003). On February 29, 2004, she won her first Academy Award, for her performance in Monster (2003)."
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Sick-ass Freddie Mercury was born in Africa as well
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British Zanibar (at the time), to be specific, of Parsis from India, making him Persian, or rathr, Iranian.
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rather*
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Does anyone remember a couple Olympics ago when NBC called the Kenyan runner an African American?

Idiots.
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Best of The Venture Brothers:

Jefferson Twilight: I'm a Blackula Hunter
Unnamed Fishman: So you only hunt African-American vampires?
JT: No, I sometimes hunt British vampires. There are no 'African-Americans' in England.
UF: Ah, yea. Good point...
JT: So I hunt blackulas.
UF: I was just trying to be...
JT: Look, I only hunt black vampires. I don't know what the PC name for that is.
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:-)
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And I don't mean the field or the people in it. According to feminism, "Math" itself is misogynistic, a tool of "the patriarchy".

And let's not even get into the feminists and other SJWs now claiming that academic rigor in engineering studies is sexist, racist, homophobic, "reinforces white heterosexual male privilege", yadda yadda yadda.
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"According to feminism"? that's an interesting statement!

Common, please tell me which fantasmatic current of feminism says that. Otherwise, you're just doing the very thing you're denouncing.

Because some drunken guy who said women are s**ts that all men are pigs.
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http://thefederalist.com/2016/09/29/feminist-phd-candidate-science-sexist-not-subjective/
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So yeah, one person said that...
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Who is sche
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She's of European descant
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But aint all europeans also Africant descendants? Doesn't the origins of humanity (home erectus) traces to Africa?
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Yup, that to
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Africa has over 54 independent countries, each with their own distinct cultures and languages. But that's none of my business. (Thumbs up, raising awareness is a good thing.)
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Where does it say Africa is a country?
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'White' people are labeled by Country/Nation of origin.
'Black' people are labeled by Continent of origin.
Any more questions?
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Ever meet any Senegalese?

Gambians?

Nigerians?

Ghanians?

Kenyans?

Ethiopians?

Somalis?

Haitians?

Jamaicans?

Trinidadians?

Cuz here in Da Big Melting Pot, that's what they go by.

Negro > Colored > Black > African Americans? Who came up with those transitions?
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Can't argue with that, now that you made me think about it, but it's not white people who came up with the term "African American", and all the others came up with their own terms for their country of origin /after/ "African American" was coined. In other words, both formats are self-identification. (To be completely fair, most black people in America don't even know their country of origin, not for sure.)

I mean, cops don't call white people "German Americans", "Irish Americans", or even "European Americans" on BOLOs, they're called "white" or "caucasian".

Regardless, that's all beside the point. That happens, yes, but it in no way has any bearing on the question of where this meme says anything "about Africa being a country".
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What I learned from watching "Black Panther"...
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