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Offline joncarrfarrelly

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Re: Major Powers political shift
« Reply #30 on: October 02, 2020, 10:02:39 am »
By the late 1920's young black americans, having been educated by a state which believed all men were created equal irrespective of skin colour, would make their way to africa to bring about the glorious day and free their ancestral homelands from the various Imperial powers controlling them.

A. Black Americans aren't 'Africans' and aren't greeted as long-lost brethren in Africa.
B. The majority of the transported slaves came from West and West-Central Africa and
as such would be treated with an even greater skepticism by the rest of the continent.

The statements earlier in the thread that "I don't know much about US history" are
painfully proven in this topic and seem to be mostly informed by stereotype, bias,
misconception and misinformation.

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Re: Major Powers political shift
« Reply #31 on: October 03, 2020, 03:00:28 am »
^ Ouch! A tad harsh since this is ALL speculative. Not to mention that generalizations are required if (like me) you want to convey the general concept but don't want to go into 30-page thesis mode.

Maybe we should play in the Russian bit of the sandbox for a while.

Russia would still need a warm-water port (or 2). Any speculation on potential alliances to achieve this? A great deal of Russia's naval freedom of navigation and thus colonial(?) and trade aspirations would rely upon Britain's and Turkey's co-operation it would seem to me.

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Re: Major Powers political shift
« Reply #32 on: October 03, 2020, 04:20:02 am »
I'm not going to argue with you Jon, but as recently as July 4th 2020 The Washington Post website had a headline reading "Ghana to black Americans: Come home. We’ll help you build a life here."

You can read it here.


Another ill conceived, lazily thought out, crudely executed and badly painted piece of half arsed what-if modelling muppetry from zenrat industries.

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