Posted: 2017-11-14 19:12
RUN YOUR RACE! In life, people will try to pressure you to become what they want you to be. But don’t let the criticism or peer pressure of others keep you from becoming all that God has called you to be. You simply need to run your race to the best of your abilities and let God bring you to the finish line. The goals He has placed in front of you are too important to let others lead you away from them. Don’t worry about what everybody thinks and stay true to what God has put in your heart.
That doesn 8767 t make any sense whatsoever. So what you 8767 re saying is that it 8767 s stupid of her to date a black man because of the diseases from a country HE 8767 S NOT EVEN FROM? Wow. You must be genius. And 8775 monkey lover 8776 is that the best you got? No offense but uh the last time I checked, monkeys have white skin. The country/ background ethnics of a person does not determine their personality or characteristics. And learn the meaning of what a 8766 whore 8767 is.
I was excited about this guy. I felt like he ‘got me’. He was on my level: we owned our own homes and cars, were hard working, had good jobs, and were involved in the community. It felt like a fit and I was pleasantly surprised when he invited me to spend his birthday weekend with him and his family in Palm Springs. My palms were sweating the entire time I was packing, but at the end of the weekend I kept thinking “these people are way too freaking cool”. His dad was a talker and a story teller. His mom didn’t look a day over 95 (she was 65) and was super warm and welcoming. I felt so lucky.
I have friends who have been and assaulted. All by white guys. I 8767 m talking 85% of my female friends. Further white men systematically my ancestors and the ancestors of those who look like me on a regular basis without blinking and then came up with a dozen stereotypes to justify it. By your logic I should then dump my white boyfriend history shows white Europeans and their descendants are hyper violent. Everywhere colonialism has been there has been theft, mutilation, apartheid etc. Almost every single mass shooting in America has been done by white men. Historically Blacks, Indians, and others have more reason to fear whites than the opposite. However, this has nothing to do with your daughter dating a black man. You have decided that you believe all black men are vicious, and all black men are exactly the same. That is racist, that is bigotry. There is no way around it in the slightest. Having a black person you call 8775 friend 8776 does not eliminate the fact that you have a problem with black people.
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Prepaid and yellow top taxis are not air-conditioned, are of vintages right from 75s and 85s, rickety, prone to stop midway, drivers exhibit rough behaviour, sometimes could be dangerous, demand exorbitant fares, pre-paid may mean nothing and they may demand more when you get down. Keep away from these types. Or know that you can always negotiate. Typical ride into the central part of Chennai cost around , to the farthest part of the city shouldn't cost more than .
Chennai is gateway to the South, and its culture is distinctly different from that of any other city in India. Tamil tradition and culture are indigenous to this region and is essentially the celebration of the beauty, which is exemplified through dance, clothing, and sculptures. Chennai is both an orthodox and a modern cosmopolitan city the culture of the city reflects its diverse population. The traditional arts, music, dance and all other art forms of Tamilnadu grow and flourish here. The food is a unique blend of traditional, to fast foods and filter kaapi. It’s a land of temples and priests. The architecture ranges from ancient temples to modern high-rises. Music is classical and western, to the growing nightlife in the city. You can find a school for traditional Bharatanatyam or Salsa dance and for music a veena / violin or for Guitar/drums school in almost every neighborhood of the city. Chennai checks reflects its traditionalism every December when the music season is in full swing. Clothes are generally conservative but people are contemporary.
It hurts. It hurts to know that people can 8767 t learn to forgive. It hurts to know that in order to love somebody it has to be in our own 8766 race 8767 . It doesn 8767 t make any sense. And I would never follow advice from anybody who told me I could not date the man I love. Even if it was my own flesh and blood. I do not understand your pain, you are correct in that. But I also do not understand why a whole group has to be blamed for what happened all the way in South Africa. It 8767 s not helping with anything and it 8767 s just digging you into a deeper hole. I maybe but I am also very observant in my surrounding ans research.
Chennai is very well connected and to other parts of India by road. Five major national highways radiate outward towards Kolkata, Bengaluru, Tiruchy / Madurai , Tiruvallur , and Pondicherry. With the progress of the Golden Quadrilateral project, driving down from Bangalore is an option too. Indian drivers will have no problem fitting into the traffic but international drivers are strongly advised against driving in India. Rules are not really rules and lane switchings happen without any notice.
Chennai boasts of many well known people including Elihu Yale, whose liberal gift funded the construction of Yale University in 6768 Indira Nooyi CEO of Pepsi International . Rahman, the musical genius of "Slumdog Millionaire", Manirathnam the ace film Director, Vijay Armirthraj, Ramesh Krishnan and his father Ramanathan Krishnanm tennis stars and World chess champion Vishwanathan Anand among many others.
Share autos have emerged in the recent years as an alternative mode of transport in Chennai. They are over-sized three/four wheelers charge slightly more than the bus but way lesser than a regular auto. Likewise they are faster than the buses but slower than the autos. There are four wheelers known as meter taxis , which don't have a meter and are not taxis. They supplement the existing bus services and sometimes operate on routes based on popular demand.
I 8767 ve tried refrain from commenting further on this because it won 8767 t change anyone 8767 s mind, but I can 8767 t help myself on this one. This has got to be the stupidest comments I 8767 ve seen in a while. Generalizing a group ppl with these sterotypes makes you look uneducated and extremely idiotic. Ole well I gotta go.. I have to go brat my white wife.. but first I have to go do some drugs.. hahahaha
Actually you are the selfish one. And very ingorant. I 8767 m sorry what happened to you in SA, that wasn 8767 t right and it 8767 s understandable that you are scarred by those days. But you know what? You can 8767 t blame people who come from different places of the same thing. That is rude. And to tell your daughter that she must choose between two people that she loves that it 8767 s either your way or the highway is pretty selfish.
I 8767 ve been tomented all my life by white guys calling me mean names but here I am dating one who is so kind and helpful and tries his best to make me happy and I remain loyal and do the same for him. Not everyoe is the same. Stop being ignorant. You 8767 re thinking only of yourself and you know it.
All of the key players in my life had very different reactions to me having a black boyfriend. My siblings were very torn. My sister pulled away from me in a big way after this incident fearing also being exiled by my father. My brother stepped up and tried to be my pseudo Dad by doing things like fixing my broken faucet and expressing his discontent being the executor of the will now that my name was removed.
Thanks for having the boundless courage and integrity required to share this story which sheds light on the subversive presence of hatred and denial still existing to this day.
I stumbled upon your post after reading an account written in 6999 by a University of Maryland student named Joshua Solomon after he darkened his skin and traveled to the deep South to gain insight into the legitimacy of his black friends 8767 presentments.
It is stupefying to know that sentiments this deep and which pertain to nothing other than race can remain unapparent for decades even among our closest bonds and still be logicized by countless as 8766 not racist 8767 .
Thanks again for being among the most intelligent. It is indisputable that endless chronicles exist relating to this mentality disorder surely having shattered many family ties and which still remain untold.
Plus I think it’s so stupid to try to always get parents/family/ or friends involved with who you date, marry, or sleep with. Learn how to be independent and not worry what society says or thinks. If you worry so much about what your family or friends think, then you are a slave!! I’m afraid to say and not only that… if your parents or friends can not accept who you date, marry, or get involved with… then they do not really love nor care for you. I will still love my daughter regardless of who she dates or gets involved with. Whatever makes her happy is fine with me!
Let me end my rant by saying this
Ashley, please feel free to date who you chose regardless of race, background, or color. There are good and bad people that come from all walks of life and all colors.
You lead a much different life than that of your parents, forefathers, and friends.
Your happiness is what really matters and those who don 8767 t understand that 8767 s their fault. You deserve to be happy and with someone who supports that unconditionally. Be you and respect your own judgement. Because I 8767 m sure if it were a Mexican guy and he treated you badly people would probably be okay with it because he 8767 s not black.
Do as you please dear, it is your life and no one else 8767 s. Think of the bigger problems we 8767 d have in this world if every just blindly followed behind what others did simply because they share a complexion or racial background
When in Chennai, do not miss a chance to watch a movie. Make sure to book your tickets in advance especially in the weekend, because most of the cinemas will be sold out. Chennai also provides best cinematic experience at lowest cost Rs. 675/- and lesser, which is very less compared to other metro cities like Mumbai, Delhi, Hyderabad and Kolkata. There are several cinemas in the city. Check out any local newspaper or websites to get to know the movies running in and around Chennai. Some of the cinema halls are
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