are North Africans white?

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  1. revaldo29

    revaldo29 New Member
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    If you're from north Africa (Libya), are you considered white? I have grandparents that are dark as night and others that are white as snow.
     
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    i know wikipedia might be viewed suspiciously by some but check this out

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Race_%28United_States_Census%29

    so, i think even a dark skinned libyan is considered white by the US census bureau. I actually read about a dark skinned Egyptian being considered white statistically in his state. :laugh:

    to answer your question, it depends on where (i.e. what part of the world) you ask the question.

    IMO the whole race thing is pretty crap.
     
  4. hzma

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    can't you put "other"?
     
  5. revaldo29

    revaldo29 New Member
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    nope. I'm just going to leave it blank.
     
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    Hi there..
    Just to give you an advise on the Race matter.
    In USA and Canada.. Middle Eastern (Arab) are considered White according to race regulations.

    In UK you are considered a North African :)
    Hope this Help
    Cheers
     

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