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View Poll Results: Do you think that if Keira was Black (or coloured) she would have the same succes??..
Yes 4 21.05%
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Old 25-07-2004, 01:29 AM   #21
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Ooops, I guess I'm too used to being politically correct. What is the correct term for African-Americans in Europe. Saying colored or "coloured" in the US is kinda racist.
All recent polls conducted show that blacks in the US prefer to refer to themselves as black rather than African American. Besides, I don't think blacks care which term you use.

Saying the word colored is not necessarily racist. NAACP = National Association for the Advancement of Colored People.

What's with the racial hypothetical question anyways...
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Old 25-07-2004, 01:56 AM   Senior Registered Member #22
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The NAACP was founded in 1909, when the term "colored" was still in very wide use.

By the way, no problem Guido. I was too aggressive,
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Old 25-07-2004, 02:36 AM   #23
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No, because if you think about it, if she was the same, but had black skin, she would be one ugly person but I am not racist, all I am saying is that blacks, whites, asians etc., all have their distinctive looks and if Keira had black skin she would look awkward. There are many beautiful black people, asians etc., but Keira would be pretty funky looking.
 
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Arrow Very true Josher...

I really think that Josher is on to something. Congrats for being the first person to come out and say what everybody wanted to hear all along. I believe this is the answer to the question.
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I'm assuming the question was if Keira didn't look the same and was black (because with all due respect I doubt her features would be found on a black person...because skin colour is just part of one's racial makeup...the bone structure differs, as do other things)...but had the same talent...would she be as big, and so I voted yes. I think I see no reason why a talented young coloured actress would not do well. Just look at her asian co-star in Bend It...she's gone on to big things...and in my view her talent isn't QUITE as good as Keira's, given she's a fair bit older (it's like a 6 year gap or something).

Still a fucking stupid thread though.
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Old 25-07-2004, 05:38 AM   #26
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The NAACP was founded in 1909, when the term "colored" was still in very wide use.

By the way, no problem Guido. I was too aggressive,
If colored was so offensive, the organization would have changed its name a long time ago.
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Well, it's kinda stupid to change the name of the NAACP (which is one of the most well-known special interest groups in the United States). The term 'colored' is by itself a racist and outdated adjective, simply because 'colored' could mean anything other than white - including black, red, yellow, etc. What's the point in changing the NAACP to NAAAAP or NAABP? The change in the name does little to the image. However, any other use of the word 'colored' to mean non-white people in any racial context (in the NAACP's case, an outdated context), I find racist and derogatory.

But what's the point of this thread?
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But what's the point of this thread?
Don't think there is one...
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Not really racist, just depends on what ethnic background you like physically, since that's what most people here like her for. Her acting isn't a good reason since there's more talent out there.
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Old 02-08-2004, 10:03 PM   #31
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I think she would definetly have succes in the movie-business,
because her parents stimulated her so much, because they work(ed?)
in that business too, if she would have been black and equal to the
beauty of Keira now... she would definetly have the same succes.
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I think this thread has run its course. Its full of spam and I think everyone has reached the same conclusion.
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