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Old 10-12-2017, 02:19 PM
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Originally Posted by WildBlueYonder View Post
I have a feeling that some people might be changing their named as adults. I'm all for heritage but are those really from the slave days??
I think the point of those unconventional names is to sound more African in origin and NOT from the slavery era.

I recall popular names for my black male classmates in the 70s were Demetrius, Darius, DeWayne, Kelvin...oh, and a bunch of Alphonsos.

Other than one girl named CeKeithia, and another one named Aurelia, the black girls, like the white girls, were mostly lost in a sea of Lisas, Teresas, Susans, and Karens.

Damn, those really ARE going to be old lady names in 30-40 years!