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Old February 23rd, 2012, 12:43 PM   #1
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racial history month?

do you believe there shoud be anymonth esspecially devoted to a race
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Old February 23rd, 2012, 01:13 PM   #2
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do you believe there shoud be anymonth esspecially devoted to a race

No, for the simple reason there are 12 months and many more races so someone would by necessity be excluded.
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Old February 23rd, 2012, 01:17 PM   #3
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true so why is there a black history month
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Old February 23rd, 2012, 01:19 PM   #4
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true so why is there a black history month
No idea,I didnt know there was one.
Is there a white history month?
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Old February 23rd, 2012, 01:24 PM   #5
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Is there a white history month?
That would be illegal here. They can have Miss Black America. But Miss White America will not fly.
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this i do not understand
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Old February 23rd, 2012, 01:28 PM   #7
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That would be illegal here. They can have Miss Black America. But Miss White America will not fly.
Is there a Miss America?
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Old February 23rd, 2012, 01:29 PM   #8
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this i do not understand
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Is there a Miss America?
Yes there have been Miss America's for years.
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Yes there have been Miss America's for years.
...and can Miss Black America take part in Miss America?
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...and can Miss Black America take part in Miss America?
Yes. Some have been black.
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Yes. Some have been black.

Riiiiiight....who organises this?
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Riiiiiight....who organises this?
I think right now Donald Trump. But it has had different leadership over the years. But the black white thing is legally they can not discriminate. So Donald has no control over that part.


When did the Miss America Competition begin?
It began in 1921, when East Coast newspapers sent their city representatives to the Second Annual Fall Frolic as special guests.

http://www.missamerica.org/competition-info/faq.aspx

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Old February 23rd, 2012, 02:20 PM   #14
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Riiiiiight....who organises this?
You know there have been black Ms. Americas before right? There's one of them: http://www.missamerica.org/our-miss-...2000/2004.aspx
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You know there have been black Ms. Americas before right? There's one of them: http://www.missamerica.org/our-miss-...2000/2004.aspx
I'm afraid I don't follow beauty competitions so no
I'm surprised there is a Miss Black America if the Miss America competition is open to all.
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I'm surprised there is a Miss Black America if the Miss America competition is open to all.
They also have scholarships strictly for African Americans in this country.
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I'm surprised there is a Miss Black America if the Miss America competition is open to all.
I don't either, I just knew that I didn't know there was a Miss Black America though.
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They also have scholarships strictly for African Americans in this country.

Is that fair?
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Old February 24th, 2012, 09:06 PM   #19
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Is that fair?
That, my friend, is a matter of opinion.

Personally, I have no issue with it. There are, however, some who do. I understand their objections and reasoning behind them, but feel it is best for not only African Americans, but America as a whole.
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That, my friend, is a matter of opinion.

Personally, I have no issue with it. There are, however, some who do. I understand their objections and reasoning behind them, but feel it is best for not only African Americans, but America as a whole.

It seemed to me to have a slight sprinkling of 'segregation' to it , albeit in a positive way.
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