Anonymous asked: NC: not all African Americans are descendants of slaves. I am a second generation African American. My grandparents are from Nigeria, but I consider myself an African American because I was born in this country and raised here.
The term African American in it’s quintessential definition only describes people who are the descendants of enslaved Africans brought to America.
I’m not going to tell you that you are wrong by applying the term to yourself, but “African American” as a term to describe an ethnic group does have it’s own unique definition and distinction that should be respected.
- Admin C
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*NSYNC - Tearin’ Up My Heart
classic 90s song… Those were the days!!!
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Anonymous asked: Person of Interest writers, specifically Nolan and Plageman, has the opportunity to be pioneers. They COULD have had one of the most remarkably successful dramas in the history of television. They COULD have realized their dream to rival "The X-Files", and even "Star Trek", with regard to popularity and immortality. Unfortunately, those with the power of the pen, took the "chicken shit" exit off of the program success freeway and are now lost in terrible ratings hell because of Careese fear.
Yes, POI had the potential to be one of the best dramas in the history of television. The Dead Reckoning arc of S2 was the absolute best writing, story and acting I’ve ever seen on TV. Careese and the Core Four were absolute magic. And that’s the sad part.
I’m not mad (much) anymore. Taraji has moved on. Nolan is doing his show the way he wants and CBS for now is going along with it. But I do grieve for the POI that will never be. When I first fell in love with POI, never did I dream things would turn out this way.