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Old 01-14-2013, 02:58 AM   #31
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Default Re: Colin Powell calls out GOP leaders for tolerating racism in the party.

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Yea, nationalism can potentially be detrimental but black unity and trying to protect an identity are not necessarily negative things. The way you go about expressing your nationalism is the difference in whether it is a positive or not.

I've never really understood why people are so interested in holding on to specific cultural practices? I'd much prefer to see exchanges of ideas and togetherness even at the expense of losing some older cultural identity.

Nationalism to me is another type of man made exclusivity.
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Old 01-14-2013, 03:12 AM   #32
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I've never really understood why people are so interested in holding on to specific cultural practices? I'd much prefer to see exchanges of ideas and togetherness even at the expense of losing some older cultural identity.

Nationalism to me is another type of man made exclusivity.

I think it is possible to hold on and strengths cultural practices in the process of sharing with others but we might be having to broad a discussion now.
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Old 01-14-2013, 04:03 AM   #33
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Default Re: Colin Powell calls out GOP leaders for tolerating racism in the party.

Colin Powell is black?
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