just lost your job? sorry you can’t be upset because there are kids in africa. your parents died? sorry there are kids in africa. just found out you have cancer? DON’T YOU DARE CRY THERE ARE KIDS IN AFRICA
^Haha, very funny. WE HATE THIS TOO! Yes there are kids in Africa that need help, but there are kids in need in every other continent as well! This is really annoying and it makes it seem like everyone who is from Africa must be poor and unhealthy. That’s not true. Stereotypes, man. But what can I say when the only things many people have seen regarding Africa are those “Feed the Children” commercials? That’s really where the “THERE ARE STARVING KIDS IN AFRICA” saying started. It’s just a saying that doesn’t need to be said. It’s pretty offensive. It’s not right to those children in Africa who actually are starving and you’re making fun of them. It’s also awkward and uncomfortable for those who are actually African… But at the same time it’s not right to tell someone they can’t be happy/sad because there are other people in the world who wish they had their life. You were blessed with the life you have, and you’ve grown accustumed to the luxuries (or lack of) so obviously your ups and downs will be different from someone else’s.
I hope you had a good one! Were you yelled at for not knowing how to cook a certain dish? Forced to bring everyone’s plates to the kitchen? Become the servant of the night? Scolded for using your left hand for something? Ha!
All: What are you thankful for?
Are you allowed to go black friday shopping?
mkdf,sbdf So I ran into your blog. And not african. But im in a play where all of the black kids are african but me. And I know they're really just fooling around but every now and then someone mentions how im not really black cuz im not originally from africa and i was reading this blog. And honestly there are so many similarities between what i've read and what I go through. And it's kinda nice having that reassurance? I dont know how to phrase but yea. Im rambling. Kay. bye now
Lol! Tell them I said they’re not really black because they’re originally from Africa. They’re African not black lmfao. And your welcome ^_^
Ok so Mum’s having an important diplomatic meeting at home, I want to go out using her car and the allowance she was going to give me that day (Mandela would have been proud of my campaign for such luxuries). Anyway to sweeten the deal I clean up her study-library-office and wait for the woman to arrive. She gets there with the big guest and attempts to dazzle him with her brand new iMac… which refuses to start (Crap). She calls me into the office all heated and Blazes me with every form of (African) parentally cusswords and names. All through this I wait patiently and looking very contrite. When she finally yells at me to leave her sight, I quietly stoop low and connect the power plug to the wall socket, leave quietly and DIE laughing at the far side of the house! [I never got my allowance that month though :( ]
I apologize for not posting much lately, even though no one complained.
I am of course an African that has demanding school work and activities and I don’t want to disgrace my family with bad grades. LOL don’t worry I’ll be back queuing soon!