Originally Posted by GermanStar
Wikipedia? of all places? ....lol...you gotta be fucking shittin' me dude.
you do realize that any dork can go into Wiki and add or create definitions to any word immaginable right? that doesn't make it true.
what we have here in this forum is a bunch of people with NO CLUE of what this word means and 1 person who does.
quick history lesson......
the Portugese slave owners never called slaves "niggers" that's just not true. of all the slave owners in history the African and Spanish/Portugese slaveowners were the most compansionate and allowed slaves to get free and own land. all they(portugese) really wanted was some slaves to help them get settled in the new world...i.e. the Caribbean islands, northern tip of Brazil area.
the White man's dealings with the slaves was a TOTALLY different tale....they(whites) wanted slaves to be permanent slaves, not just indenture servants for a time...they wanted total forever enslavement of Africans so they could live in the lap of lazy luxury forever...it didn't happen though...thanks to people like Nat Turner and Kunta Kente.
the whites first tried to enslave the Native Americans but Tecumseh and Jeronimo wasn't having that and their tribes would fight the white man to their own deaths to keep from being slaves...this is where the term scalping came from...the Indians made examples of white men who tried to enslave them by taking a sharp blade and carving their scalps clean off to show how much pain they would inflict upon them if they continued to attack their people....not only that...they were not built for the rigors of slavery like the Africans were...the Africans were used to being in the sun for hours and hours in Africa so America was a breeze, literally...via cooler temps.
the Natives also became headhunters...chopping off heads of white men who tried to control them. they just would not be subject to slavery, period..and it worked.
in a nutshell, back to the point....the word "Nigger"
is a made up word by uneducated whites who didn't care about the word or the people they degraded with it...they(whites) just wanted to settle the land as quick as possible
and that land was/is...America today.