The Most-successful Ethnic Group In America Is...?

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  1. GeorginaSparks

    GeorginaSparks Well-Known Member

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    I honestly thought Asians and i should be ashamed as a Nigerian :lol: Like everyone said, not surprised but I want to tell yall about our family lawyer's wife who's a Dr.

    She went to med school at AGE 43. Migrated from Nigeria in the 80s with her children, raised them, was a nurse but her ultimate goal was to become a Dr. When her children grew up, she went to med school and now owns her practice! She's such an inspiration!
     
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    ^^^ wow! That's some serious inspiration...thanks for sharing that.
     
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    She rocks! Love it! It's never to late to become who you want to be.
     
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    I'm really glad that the narrative of successful Nigerians is starting to reach as much prominence as the narrative of the scammer Nigerians :look: because those fools really make things difficult for the rest of us reputation wise.
     
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    I knew it would be Africans, just wasn’t thinking which country. I’ve never been anywhere in the world where there weren’t Nigerians there hustling.
     
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    Same in the uk.

    Most Nigerians I know have graduate degrees, some several.


    I used to get annoyed/confused when my Nigerian friend would list off my academic credentials during introductions whenever I went to her parties/family gatherings. Then they would be surprised I was jammo:look:
     
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    lavaflow99 In search of the next vacation

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    :lachen::lachen:I am crying laughing right now!!!! I can't breathe!! So much truth!! African parents do not play!

    There is such fear to bring home a bad grade or bad news there was no choice but to do well.
     
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    Amazing woman!
     
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    Girl let me tell you.... a “Nigerian scammer” was caught in my side of town earlier this year. Guess what, it was some old white man scamming folks, pretending to be Nigerian. Makes me wonder how many of these scammers are Nigerian or from any African country for that matter.
     
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    HOLY COW!! :eek: That is seriously inspiring! :grin:
     
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    very! now she's trying to marry off her 4 successful sons. they're lawyers, engineers, eye doctor and i forget the 4th one's job...i think he's still in college finishing up. so please feel free to submit applications. dead serious no play here. :oops::drunk:
     
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    Not surprised at all, but that has 100% to do with the fact that this forum posts so many positive news and stories about black people being the best. Lol I would have totally said Asians if it weren’t for Lhcf.
     
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    Yassssssssss get money FAM!!!
     
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    Just finished dinner with my Yoruba friend who told us (not in a bragadocius way at all) that her husband made 200k in 4 months from his business and it made me question my entire life existence lol. I love Love love seeing any of my black People succeed in life, and though I’m not Nigerian, gonna instill that work ethic in my pickney. She also has a million and one hustles and is always tryna put a sister on.
     
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    Y'all definitely made it your own... So much so you can keep that wet garbage to yourselves. Bwahahaha
     
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    They are an agressive people which works to their advantage
     
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    Bwahaha :lol:
     
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    Personally, I believe there are many many more Nigerians in the US, than the statistics state. Nigerians are amongst the most populous community in the world.

    Best,
    Almond Eyes
     
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    This reminds me of the plantain argument between West Indians and West Africans...funny but heated... I love jolloff.. lol

     
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    I am waiting impatiently for the Nigerian wedding tv show I deserve.

    Anyway 0% surprised. Bc of you ladies on the board
     
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    I laughed reading this . This is so true ,once upon a time the reputation was all negative and now is mostly positive ,I have quite a few Nigerian friends and associates that are successful and overall great,smart , uplifting people to be around
     
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    This cracked me up but i think i should be offended?
     
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    As one married to a Nigerian man this was my immediate guess. Based on the crowd my Hubby's family hangs with I would've been disappointed if the results were otherwise.
     
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    Not surprised. My Masters graduation class was like 60% Nigerian names. Lol.

    I swear anytime I tell someone I'm an Engineer they repeat my (Nigerian ) name and some version "of course you are" :rolleyes:. :lachen::lachen:

    I was raised by my AA momma and step daddy, but it doesnt stop my real father from taking all the credit when I go to family gatherings on his side of the family. :rolleyes:

    South Asians (specifically Indian) have taken that title for this generation.
     
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    I think the marriage expectations also help. There's no family who will allow their educated kids to marry someone without an education. The kids know not to try that with the parents and extended family. Marrying within the same social circles tends to create a never ending cycle of high achievers. Even if they marry a non-Nigerian, the person has to have some accomplishments to their name. Kids born in these unions grow up knowing what is expected and the cycle continues.

    Nigerians pursuing "non traditional careers" are also expected to be at the top of their game. Chimamanda Adichie, is a very successful author. Her husband is a Medical Dr. There was no way she was going to bring home a starving artist in the name of love. Luvvie Ajayi is another one. When she gets married, watch and see. The man will be very well accomplished whether Nigerian or not.
     
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    i seriously think she's a lesbian.
     
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    Who? Chi or Luvvie?
     
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