Cocoblues wrote:I should have broken down the quotations. First, Yes, I was agreeing with allaw's post that debates about hair/skin/beauty debates are for the most part divisive, as these often lead to people tearing each other apart because of their preferences.
Secondly, I was also responding to your comment in her quote:
"one of those black folks that ignore pink elephants and act like everything is flowery for black people in this country."
It's not the first time you've made it. Each time you elevate yourself as a judge of what forms a "legitimate" AA experience. No ma'am. Not all blacks view things like you do. And they should be able to say that without you throwing the passive-aggressive denial label around.
I am well aware not all black people share the same opinions. Look at Justice Clarence Thomas. The Uncle Tom/Mammy caricatures came to fruition for a reason.
I explained where my denial comment came from but you are still dancing around this comment:
Cocoblues wrote:Still, it is not a reason to bash on lighter skin URMs who just happen to have a mixed heritage.
...which makes me believe you have no proof such "bashing" occurred and tried to make a mountain out of a molehill. It's okay though. It happens.