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  •  That's ridiculous. I'm a Slav. (4+ / 0-)
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    I know no Slavs, none whatsoever, either here in the US or back in the old country, who believe Germans or English, or Swedes or Italians or any other European nationality are anything other than white.

    "Some folks rob you with a six-gun, some rob you with a fountain pen." - Woody Guthrie

    by Involuntary Exile on Fri Apr 19, 2013 at 02:44:11 PM PDT

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    •  Italians versus Central Americans (0+ / 0-)

      It startled me how many Hispanics described themselves as "not white" even though they were two shades lighter than the Italians I grew up with.

      There’s always free cheddar in a mousetrap, baby

      by bernardpliers on Fri Apr 19, 2013 at 06:13:33 PM PDT

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