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Postby calamine » Tue, 20 Jan 2009 9:54 pm

Singapore is a multi-racial country and it is a conservative one. There is not much racism against the african race. However, in the heartlands, you may have a few stares because you stand out in the asian crowd!

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Black American Women

Postby TexasBrown » Sat, 25 Apr 2009 7:05 pm

Are there any African American women in Singapore? This is like the twilight zone or something!

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Postby QRM » Sat, 25 Apr 2009 7:09 pm

There is one couple in my condo, I would have thought the American club would be the first port of call?

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Re: Black American Women

Postby ksl » Sat, 25 Apr 2009 7:24 pm

TexasBrown wrote:Are there any African American women in Singapore? This is like the twilight zone or something!
There is quite a few i have seen at Marina parade, they beam them down now and again. Don't see many, but American club would be the starting point of any night out i would think.

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Postby sundaymorningstaple » Sat, 25 Apr 2009 8:43 pm

This is, after all, an Asian country, so I suspect you would probably find Black Americans in the same venues as you would find White Americans doncha think? It's not like there's a plethora of clubs catering to a specific non-Asian culture. Footy culture sure, sports bars yeah, Asian ethnic bars lots. White bars? Well, you might claim Handlebar or some of the Clubs in the two quays but seriously, I can only think of ONE black oriented club and that's out near Mustafa's and it's primarily a Black African Kopitiam. Don't know of the actual name or location though so you might have to ask around. Lots of Indian clubs that might be a draw as the younger Indian identify with the US black rap culture courtesy of MTV.

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Postby pakjohn » Sun, 26 Apr 2009 9:46 am

Are there any African American women in Singapore? This is like the twilight zone or something!


Coming from Hotlanta; the lack of African people has been very noticable to us. We miss our african american brothers and sisters...


Welcome to Singapore!
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Definitely not in Texas anymore

Postby TexasBrown » Sun, 26 Apr 2009 11:57 am

PakJohn, thanks for the support. Sounds like I better get the ESPN sports package and beef up my novel collection. It's going to be a long hot extended 365 day summer.

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Postby pakjohn » Sun, 26 Apr 2009 4:36 pm

No problem TexasBrown, if I can be of help just p.m.

I've been able to catch a few braves games on some of the free streaming TV channels, but bandwidth is so tight it's sketchy. (Not to mention I catch heat for being a bandwidth hog.)
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I know a few African Americans here...

Postby jordansudan » Wed, 03 Jun 2009 11:58 pm

I've been here since August 08 and I've met a few. I myself am a African American female from New York. I've met most through friends or mostly walking around the city center.

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Postby emsng » Fri, 10 Jul 2009 12:48 pm

Hi, i'd like to meet up with black americans/ africans in Singapore. Pls contact me at emsng@yahoo.com. I can't post in details due to admin moderation. Pls email me & i'll reply. Pls contact me soon! Thanks!

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Re: Black American Women

Postby Ebony Chic » Mon, 13 Jul 2009 5:43 pm

TexasBrown wrote:Are there any African American women in Singapore? This is like the twilight zone or something!


Hi TexasBrown,

I'm African American. I also know one or two others living here. Occasionally I meet some who are on a stopover and work for the US army. But besides that, not many.

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Thanks Ebony Chick

Postby TexasBrown » Mon, 03 Aug 2009 5:50 am

Thanks Ebony Chic. I've pretty much given up on that dream. It's all work and count down until I'm back in the States.

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Postby TexasBrown » Mon, 03 Aug 2009 5:58 am

Emsng,

If you have any luck finding the few of us actually living in Singapore, shoot me an email at bigtexasbrown@gmail.com. I'm game for an outing.

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Hey everybody!

Postby Blazin Asian » Wed, 05 Aug 2009 2:37 pm

Would love to meet African Americans to hang out with. Miss my friends from Atlanta now that i have moved back to singapore. email me at blazin_asian007@rocketmail.com or text me at 8265-2467
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Postby joliefemme536 » Mon, 21 Sep 2009 9:54 am

I'm Black American and will be moving to Singapore on Mar 1st 2010 from Texas. I was supposed to move in July of '09 but unexpected things happened. Anywoo, hope to meet some of you soon!

Jennifer

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