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This Black Rhinoceros, Diceros bicornis, was photographed in Kenya, as part of a research project utilizing motion-activated camera-traps.
You are invited to go WILD on Smithsonian’s interactive website, Smithsonian WILD, to learn more about the research and browse photos like this from around the world.
Question by world: Will people really look at me different or weird for dating a black man? This is what I have been told?
2 friends of mine told me that if i am dating and seen out and about with a black man i will be looked at differently in a bad way.
Answer by Tara R
you look like a brown person anyway
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I love being Black. I love being called Black. I love being an American. I love being a Black American, but as a Black man in this country I think it’s a shame that every few years we get a change of name. Since those first ships arrived here from Africa that came across the sea there were already Black men in this country who were free. And as for those that came over here on those terrible boats, they were called niggah and slave and told what to do and how to behave. And then master started trippin’ and doing his midnight tippin’, down to the slave shacks where he forced he and Great-Great Grandma to be together, and if Great-Great Grandpa protested, he got tarred and feathered. And at the same time, the Black men in the country who were free, were mating with the tribes like the Apache and the Cherokee. And as a result of all that, we’re a parade of every shade. And as in this late day and age, you can be sure, they ain’t too many of us in this country whose bloodline is pure. But, according to a geological, geographical, genealogy study published in Time Magazine, the Black African people were the first on the scene, so for what it’s worth, the Black African people were the first on earth and through migration, our characteristics started to change, and rearrange, to adapt to whatever climate we migrated to. And that’s how I became me, and you became you. So, if we gonna go back, let’s go all the way back, and if Adam was Black and Eve was Black, then that kind of …
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