German Of Color

Luko Willms L.WILLMS at SPAMlink-f.frankfurt.org
Tue Oct 24 15:24:05 MDT 2000


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JS>
JS> All week there has been talk about the Afro-German who has come to
JS> campus, the black survivor of the Holocaust. All week he has shaken
JS> up concepts of national and racial identity for hundreds of students.

  It should not be such a novel thing -- a Black German has been
editor of "Ebony" for decades - Hans J. Massaquoi (see his recent
autobiography under the titel "Neger, Neger, Schornsteinfeger").

JS>
JS> Does Michael's "community" demonstrate against racism in modern-day
JS> Germany?
JS>
JS> "No, we are still apart--we have no community in the American sense."

   But there is the association ISD - Initiative Schwarze Deutsche
(Initiative of Black Germans).

Yours,
Lüko Willms                                     http://www.mlwerke.de
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