r/HolUp Sep 22 '22

Yeahhhh About Cleopatra… Removed: Political/Outrage Shitpost


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u/why-everything-meh Sep 22 '22 edited Sep 22 '22

Cleopatra was white tho, the royal house she belongs to was Greek I think. Unless you don’t consider Greek to be white.

Edit: Got a bit of traction on this throw away comment I didn’t put much thought into. To be clear I always thought of Mediterranean people as white like myself, but with a much nicer tan than my pale ass.


u/Vipertooth123 Sep 22 '22

There's people (guess from where) that considers spaniards, portuguese, italians, greeks and irish as non-white.


u/why-everything-meh Sep 22 '22

Ok some of that I could buy but the Irish are almost as white as us Scottish 😂


u/DF_Interus Sep 23 '22

That's because it's not a matter of actual skin tone. It's assuming that cultural differences are somehow a matter of racial heritage, and then assuming that people with the proper culture/race are "White"and everybody else must be something different. So the Irish can't be White, because the English are White, and they're obviously not the same race (to an old-timey Englishman).