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Are blacks dogged by fear of canines?

Why are so many African-American people afraid of dogs? I have experienced this phenomenon in several different places I’ve lived. I’ve asked others (not African-American people for I fear I may offend them with this question) and some believe it has to do with the civil rights movement, when authorities used to sic police dogs on the protesters. But I’ve ...

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Are all Trumpies toothless, backwoods racists? Or just Christian?

Why did a lot of people against Trump in the election think his supporters were toothless, backwoods racists? At the same time, how do Christians justify voting for him when he’s had affairs, bullies his foes instead of turns the other cheek, and often acts only to pad his own wallet? Joanne, 63, white, Philadelphia, 80874 Replies There was not ...

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Do all black people know each other?

Do all black people know each other? RaquelP, City : Johnson City, State : TN, Country : United States, 126 Replies: Do all white people know each other? No. Therefore all black people do not know each other either. The only different between white and black people is the fact that black people have more melanin in they’re skin which is ...

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White Wisconsinites watching words?

A friend born and raised in Wisconsin tells me that no subjects of an intimate nature (money, affection, etc.) were discussed in her home. That her parents would not allow it. Is this typical in white North American households? M-Hernandez, Race : Hispanic/Latino (may be any race), City : Miami, State : FL, Country : United States, 6183 Join the dialogue ...

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Why am I always the ‘cool black guy’?

I’ve noticed when I’ve gone to almost all-white college bars that I am THE MAN. It’s almost like I’m a celebrity, as in, “Hey! It’s THE Black Guy!” What’s that about? Tola24659, Gender : M, Race : Black/African American, Religion : Catholic, Age : 23, City : Silver Spring, State : MD, Country : United States, Education level : 4 ...

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Why do Hispanic girls pluck, draw, paste and gel?

Why do a lot of Hispanic women pluck their eyebrows and then draw them on with an eyebrow pencil? And why do they draw a hard lip outline and paste their hair flat with gel? These appear harsh to me, but they must appear sexy to you and Hispanic men? Ellen, Gender : Female, Race : White/Caucasian, Age : 48, ...

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