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Re: Last time I checked Spain was in Europe...

> That reminds me of a reddit thread a while back (not the first) where a black British guy got into an argument with an American who was insisting that he (the black guy) was African-American.

I've no idea if this is stemming from the same (quite possibly apocryphal) story I heard, but IIRC there was supposedly a black british athlete being interviewed by a USian who was culturally impossible of using the word "black" in that context. Last time someone mentioned it I couldn't find any sources, but in the interim it seems that someone has posted a thread on snopes about it, with the athlete in question being Kriss Akabusi:

http://message.snopes.com/showthread.php?t=90023

"So, Kriss, what does this mean to you as an African-American?"

"I'm not American, I'm British"

"Yes, but as a British African-American ..."

"I'm not African. I'm not American. I'm British."

No idea on whether it's actually true or not though.

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