RE: We are all Africans (was Re: PDAs are searchable by cops)

From: Terry Donaghe (
Date: Tue Feb 06 2001 - 10:08:14 MST

Ya know, explaining the fact that we are all Africans would probably be a
great way for a black dude to get shot by a racist cop while "resisting
arrest" or "assaulting an officer."

> -----Original Message-----
> From:
> []On Behalf Of Brian D Williams
> Sent: Tuesday, February 06, 2001 7:52 AM
> To:
> Subject: We are all Africans (was Re: PDAs are searchable by cops)
> From: "Terry Donaghe" <>
> >Most all of my black friends (or African Americans if you prefer)
> >live with being pulled over quite often. I think it even gets to
> >the point where they feel that it's just something you have to
> >deal with and they expect it. One such friend was astonished when
> >I told him I'd only ever been pulled over once. He get's pulled
> >over quite a lot, as does his parents, friends, etc. And these are
> >all middle to upper class people. They just happen to have the
> >wrong skin color.
> This sad phenomenon is do to the tremendous lag time between the
> discovery of a scientific fact and it's eventual incorporation into
> human culture.
> The fact is that every piece of scientific evidence has proven that
> we are all one species, and that we originated in the Rift valley
> area of what is now modern day Kenya.
> Every Homo-sapien's on the planet is of African origin.
> We are all literally Africans.
> I prefer the term American-African myself, where you are is more
> important than where you came from.
> Don't let my pale skin fool you, and don't let your's fool you.
> We are all originally from Africa.
> Proud descendant of a member of the first diaspora.
> Brian
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