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Halle's Race War with Gabriel:

Our Daughter IS Black

2/8/2011 11:00 AM PST BY TMZ STAFF

Halle Berry says it point blank ... her daughter is Black -- a direct message to her ex Gabriel Aubry who, according to sources, "went nuts" anytime someone called Nahla Black.

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Halle says in an upcoming interview with EBONY magazine, "I feel she's Black. I'm Black and I'm her mother, and I believe in the one-drop theory." The one-drop rule was used during segregation to describe anyone who wasn't 100% Caucasian.

As TMZ first reported, sources connected with the former couple say Gabriel insists Nahla is White.

Truth is, they're both sorta right ... and both sorta wrong.

So, we gotta ask ...         



Halle Berry

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991.

venicementor    

Halle Berry needs to understand that you can put lipstick on a pig and it is still a pig. Halle is not 100% black and her daughter definitely NOT - even less than she is - H-E-L-L-O!!!!!!. Get over it Halle, it won't make you a better actress or a better person. You are a great actress and because you have made such an outrages issue about the race of your daughter, NOT a great person. Get a live the father will be this child's father no matter how purple you want to turn.

1313 days ago
992.

venicementor    

Halle, you may be a wonderful actress, but you have turned into a miserable person. Too bad you have not learned to be a gracious human being. You were willing to sleep with a "white" person and have his baby and then denounce him as the child's father. You, young lady have no class!!!!

1313 days ago
993.

venicementor    

@1017 - Excellent!!!!

1313 days ago
994.

molly-o    

Nubian King? Is he by chance related to the King of Cartoons, from Pee Wee's Playhouse? Because he sure does make me laugh!The New-beian King and the Old-being Racist Nut Job - what a pair! They need to stop before they set mankind back a hundred years or so. Come on! we're all part of the HUMAN race; although Halle Berry has finally confirmed she's a lot less human than most. I pray for her sweet daughter who just might be better off with Gabriel.

1313 days ago
995.

sandy    

People get over it!. She is a beautiful mixed child. Mom and dad are both beautiful people. She is "MIXED".

1312 days ago
996.

This has nothing to do with race    

Both Halle and Gabriel see in their daughter what the will, that’s their right as the girl’s parents and even though the rule (one-drop-theory) is outdated, no person in their right mind would look at a black person and called them white just because one their parents are white. At the moment Nahla is a beautiful little girl and it’s obviously too early to tell and if you schmucks before me read one Halle clearly said as Nahla gets older, the decision of race would be her own. Furthermore the idiots who commented on Halle and Gabriel being ignorant on this matter are the ignorant ones and close minded and petty.

1312 days ago
997.

This has nothing to do with race    

Both Halle and Gabriel see in their daughter what the will, that’s their right as the girl’s parents and even though the rule (one-drop-theory) is outdated, no person in their right mind would look at a black person and called them white just because one their parents are white. At the moment Nahla is a beautiful little girl and it’s obviously too early to tell and if you schmucks before me read one Halle clearly said as Nahla gets older, the decision of race would be her own. Furthermore the idiots who commented on Halle and Gabriel being ignorant on this matter are the ignorant ones and close minded and petty.

1312 days ago
998.

samuel    

come on people, the kid is simply "human" o.k. o.k. i admit i was bored and decided to get some finger exercise, the kid is a mix, unless you get into trouble like O.J. & Tiger, in this case your black, being picked on, and everyone is out to get you and they are racist....whoa...my fingers hurt, later

1312 days ago
999.

ALL    

everyone thats white and not mixed at all as far as you know its the white man that made that law, if you are in any means have any ounce of black in you you are black...no matter how white you are ,,, but only if you are from a well respected family with money and prestige then you are white but if you are from a family thats broke and barely making it and livin somewhere where crime always take place well you are black.....SO MY THING IS WHEN THE WHTE MAN MAKE UP HIS MIND HOW HE WANTS TO HANDLE THIS EVERYONE NEEDS TO SHUT UP UNTIL YOU HAVE WALKED IN THAT OTHER PERSON SHOES WHITE PEOPLE YOU WILL NEVER KNOW HOW IT IS TO BE BLACK AND JUST RACIALLY PROFILED ALL THE TIME.....JUST CHILLED

1312 days ago
1000.

janeyjean    

Good for Halle- she is black and so is her child. All African Americans born here after Slavery are mixed- thanks to the raping of black slaves.

1312 days ago
1001.

gloria    

Don`t like Halle, and don`t think a word she says is true. She`s got a problem when it comes to men. They call her air head, and I think its true. I don`t think the man is racist ,she`s the one thats racist. THE GIRLS GOT PROBLEMS. KNOW MAN THAT COMES INTO HER LIFE WILL EVER BE THE RIGHT ONE.

1311 days ago
1002.

cara    

How is 25% black more black than white?

1311 days ago
1003.

Shelby     

I agree with Halle . I would too consider Halle and her daughter black it doesn't matter if her father was white , she's black .

1309 days ago
1004.

Firebird    

Even nineteenth-century white racists in America, in deciding such matters as who could marry or who could vote, did not always invoke a strict "one drop" rule--they allowed exceptions (admittedly rare, such as one-sixteenth black) in their legal definitions of who qualified as "white."

It is not unusual, of course, for an oppressed group to internalize the hateful prejudices of their original oppressor so deeply that they later come to rival them in madness. Thus the "color barrier" among many blacks in dating and marriage; it is likely that Halle choose her "baby daddy" in part for his complexion. This kind of reverse hate is especially true at times of stress (personally, as with divorce, or socially, as with fear of famine, for example).

By the way, isn't it about time for all of us to stop talking about "drops of blood" all together, since we know from genetics that our superficial differences in appearance are not blood-based and we know from everyday experience that all our blood is red?

1305 days ago
1005.

juju    

Why is the child black when she's also white? She is a mulatto. WHy do black people claim a child is black when their child is only half black..why is the child under that reasoning not white.
the father is white so the girl is white. If Halle wants to claim that the mother rules the race then Halle is officially white as her mother is white. why is race so important> can't this child have an identity that is not based on race or is Halle saying the child's identity starts with her race?

SO Halle is really the one being racist. She wants her daughter to be black so what? She can raise her with black ideology? Black culture? that's racist Halle. YOur saying you want your child to be black so she will be a BLACK person not a person first.

1304 days ago
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