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Re: Kmart back-to-school ads generate backlash

nuggyt ·
Muthafukkas need to get something constuctive to do and stop bitchin' so much all the time.
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Re: Kmart back-to-school ads generate backlash

sunnubian ·
I see nothing wrong with these commercials. I have seen them and they actually are positive, in that they actually show kids excited about going back to school, and the commercial hits on financial prudence. SOME people are complaining because the Black children are "rapping" or "wearing a hoodie", blah, blah, blah, as if damn near every child in America is not rapping, or listening to rap music, etc., other people are reading {the manufactured] racist stereotypes of "Black kids in hoodies",...
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Kmart back-to-school ads generate backlash

sunnubian ·
Kmart back-to-school ads generate backlash by Carrie Healey | August 15, 2013 at 2:34 PM Comments 73 Print Related Posts Nicki Minaj inks fashion deal with Kmart Black alumna sues high school over 'Wednesday Wigger Day' 'Angel' donates $20,000 to Kmart lay-away shoppers 3 white NY high school students in blackface re-enact Chris Brown-Rihanna beating Eddie Long's New Birth to reopen its academy with Aurora Day School A new Kmart back-to-school commercial has been creating backlash for the...
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Re: GOP to discuss minority outreach at ‘Burwell Plantation’ room

EbonyRose ·
Want black votes, GOP? Listen to black voters By Roland S. Martin, CNN Contributor updated 1:45 PM EST, Wed January 23, 2013 Roland Martin Editor's note: Roland Martin is a syndicated columnist and author of "The First: President Barack Obama's Road to the White House." He is a commentator for the TV One cable network and host/managing editor of its Sunday morning news show, "Washington Watch with Roland Martin." (CNN) -- For more than a year I've tried to get Republican National Committee...
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Re: GOP to discuss minority outreach at ‘Burwell Plantation’ room

EbonyRose ·
I was going to give the Roland Martin story it's own post .... but, obviously, it fits right in with THIS story pretty well, doesn't it!! From the one that Sunnubian posted, though .... I think this is probably the most important piece of information in the whole article: Friday’s panel, according to the published names, indicate it will include two Latino women, three white men and a Latino moderator. Black folks should be keenly aware of the fact that the GOP has no intention of "courting"...
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Re: GOP to discuss minority outreach at ‘Burwell Plantation’ room

sunnubian ·
"Listen to Black voters"? Hell, no! Black voters shouldn't give a damn about voting republican until they rid their party of America's most vile racists, hatemongers, sexists and religious fanatics, and stop using the Ku Klux Klan playbook as their political strategy.
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Eric Holder recovering after trip to hospital for faintness

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Eric Holder recovering after trip to hospital for faintness by Associated Press | February 27, 2014 at 11:54 AM Comments 0 Related Posts TheGrio’s 100: Eric Holder, law enforcer in-chief Obama: Full confidence in Holder despite GOP accusations Eric Holder calls voter ID a modern ‘poll tax’ at NAACP convention Eric Holder determined to remain in office Holder answers critics on gun-smuggling issue WASHINGTON (AP) — Attorney General Eric Holder has been discharged from a Washington hospital,...
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107-year-old vet: Key to living is ‘staying out of trouble’

sunnubian ·
107-year-old vet: Key to living is ‘staying out of trouble’ by Carrie Healey | November 8, 2013 at 3:05 PM Comments 1 Richard Overton was honored with a standing ovation and a box of cigars Thursday for being America’s oldest veteran. The Texas native served in World War II and said the key to living longer is “staying out of trouble.” The 107-year-old told Fox News earlier this year that he doesn’t take any medicine and smokes up to 12 cigars a day. “I also stay busy around the yards, I...
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GOP to discuss minority outreach at ‘Burwell Plantation’ room

sunnubian ·
GOP to discuss minority outreach at ‘Burwell Plantation’ room Opinion by Joy-Ann Reid | January 17, 2013 at 6:03 PM House Majority Leader Eric Cantor of Va., walks from the House floor as he manages the vote to repeal the Affordable Care Act which he sponsored, Wednesday, July 11, 2012, on Capitol Hill in Washington. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite) Of all the locations to hold a retreat in all of the world, they had to choose this one. Republican Party leaders, fresh from an electoral...
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GOP to discuss minority outreach at ‘Burwell Plantation’ room

sunnubian ·
GOP to discuss minority outreach at ‘Burwell Plantation’ room Opinion by Joy-Ann Reid | January 17, 2013 at 6:03 PM House Majority Leader Eric Cantor of Va., walks from the House floor as he manages the vote to repeal the Affordable Care Act which he sponsored, Wednesday, July 11, 2012, on Capitol Hill in Washington. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite) Of all the locations to hold a retreat in all of the world, they had to choose this one. Republican Party leaders, fresh from an electoral...
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Re: Jaylen Bledsoe, building a tech empire before the age of 18

Kocolicious ·
I heard about him a while back. Excellent. There is also this young brotha about 13 years old in Africa who is considered a genius in Africa. He has designed a company while being a DJ a local radio station. My point? When children are exposed very early to brillance....the sky's the limit to how they respond. That's why I keep suggesting to parents to try to allow their children to learn a different language between the ages of 6 and 10. It easier for them to adapt to the various dialect in...
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Research says St. Louis residents affected by secret military experiments

sunnubian ·
Research says St. Louis residents affected by secret military experiments by Ugonna Okpalaoka | October 2, 2012 at 4:19 PM “Meteorological Station on roof of Clinton School” (Source: University of Missouri-Columbia) 1 of 5 Claims have surfaced that during the 1950s and the 1960s the United States military conducted secret experiments on St. Louis residents, which may have exposed them to radioactive compounds, KSDK reported . Professor Lisa Martino-Taylor, a sociologist at St. Louis...
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15-year-old already a Morehouse man

sunnubian ·
by Deron Dalton | June 8, 2011 at 4:05 PM <noscript>lt;img width="488" height="366" src="http://thegrio.files.wordpress.com/2011/06/15-morehouse.jpg?w=488" class="attachment-single wp-post-image" alt="15-MOREHOUSE.jpg" /gt;</noscript> Related Posts Zimbabwean-born businessman commits $6.4 million to send African students to Morehouse College Genarlow Wilson, once a convicted felon, now a Morehouse scholar Morehouse College athletes charged with raping Spelman student How Cain sat...
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‘Trayvon Martin Day’ at Pittsburgh high school cancelled

sunnubian ·
News ‘Trayvon Martin Day’ at Pittsburgh high school cancelled by Carrie Healey | October 9, 2013 at 2:37 PM Comments 8 Share on email Print <noscript>lt;img width="650" height="366" src="http://thegrio.files.wordpress.com/2013/10/trayvon-martin-hoodie-16x9.jpg?w=650" class="attachment-single wp-post-image" alt="Trayvon Martin" /gt;</noscript> Trayvon Martin Related Posts Dr. Michael M. Krop Senior High holds observance ceremony for Trayvon Martin (SLIDESHOW) Trayvon's mother:...
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Missing Child Alert: Family intensifies search for missing autistic boy after false report of discovery

sunnubian ·
Family intensifies search for missing autistic boy after false report of discovery by Brynn Gingras, NBC New York | October 9, 2013 at 1:00 PM Comments 0 Share on email Print View more videos at: http://nbcnewyork.com . Related Posts SC boy's remains buried in concrete in trash bin Neighbor tells of role in discovery of missing women Missing boy with autism found in Glenview Cops locate missing child in San Diego Missing boy found sleeping on school bus NBC New York – The family of a missing...
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Tracy Martin to speak at 1st-ever meeting of the Congressional Caucus on Black Men and Boys

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Tracy Martin to speak at 1st-ever meeting of the Congressional Caucus on Black Men and Boys by Lilly Workneh | July 24, 2013 at 8:49 AM Comments 1 Share on email Print <noscript>lt;img width="650" height="366" src="http://thegrio.files.wordpress.com/2013/07/tracy-martin-testifies-16x9.jpg?w=650" class="attachment-single wp-post-image" alt="The father of Trayvon Martin, Tracy Martin, testifies as a defense witness in George Zimmerman trial in Seminole circuit court, July 8, 2013 in...
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Benjamin Todd Jealous announced Monday that he has decided to resign from his position as the president of the NAACP.

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NAACP’s Ben Jealous wants to ‘spend more time at home’ by Lilly Workneh | September 9, 2013 at 1:20 PM Comments 0 Share on email Print <noscript>lt;img width="650" height="366" src="http://thegrio.files.wordpress.com/2013/09/benjealous_wife_16x9.jpg?w=650" class="attachment-single wp-post-image" alt="NAACP President and CEO Benjamin Todd Jealous (L) and wife Lisa Epperson Jealous arrive at the 42nd NAACP Image Awards. (Photo by Jason Merritt/Getty Images)" /gt;</noscript> NAACP...
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Funeral planned for Conn. slave who died in 1798

sunnubian ·
Funeral planned for Conn. slave who died in 1798 by John Christoffersen, Associated Press | September 12, 2013 at 1:18 PM Comments 12 Share on email Print <noscript>lt;img width="650" height="366" src="http://thegrio.files.wordpress.com/2013/09/fortuneslavecasket.jpg?w=650" class="attachment-single wp-post-image" alt="Fortuneamp;#039;s remains will lie in state in the Capitol rotunda in Hartford on Thursday before being taken by state police escort to Waterbury for a memorial service...
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Surgeon who once saved MLK’s life dies in NY at 95

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Surgeon who once saved MLK’s life dies in NY at 95 by David B. Caruso, Associated Press | January 6, 2014 at 10:51 AM Comments 2 This Sept. 28, 2012 photo provided by NYC Health and Hospitals Corp. shows John W.V. Cordice at the Harlem Hospital Center in New York, where he had been an attending surgeon and chief of thoracic surgery. Cordice, the surgeon who was part of the medical team that saved Martin Luther King Jr. from a nearly fatal stab wound in 1958 has died at the age of 95.
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Are Howard University’s problems the tip of the iceberg for HBCUs?

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Are Howard University’s problems the tip of the iceberg for HBCUs? by Donovan X. Ramsey | February 11, 2014 at 3:01 PM Comments 7 Print Related Posts Obama White House awards HBCUs, but how will the money be managed? Why bad-mouthing HBCUs shows little class America needs more college grads: How HBCUs can help HBCUs: Still relevant in the 'post-racial' era? HBCUs are still vital to American education A recent article in the New York Times took a tough look into the inner workings of Howard...
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Jaylen Bledsoe, building a tech empire before the age of 18

sunnubian ·
theGrio’s 100: Jaylen Bledsoe, building a tech empire before the age of 18 by theGrio | February 3, 2014 at 9:00 AM Jaylen Bledsoe (Photo courtesy of Fox 2) Who is Jaylen Bledsoe? Jaylen Bledsoe is the CEO of a very successful tech company that’s valued at 3.5 million. He’s also only 15 years old. Why is Jaylen Bledsoe in theGrio’s 100? While others were playing sports or video games, Bledsoe had his nose in books and more importantly the computer screen. He founded his Missouri based IT...
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Why Is America All of a Sudden Giving a Damn About Ugandans/African?

sunnubian ·
President Obama orders increase in special forces to hunt Joseph Kony by Associated Press | March 24, 2014 at 8:44 AM Comments 16 Print In this Sunday, April 29, 2012 file photo, troops from the Central African Republic stand guard at a building used for joint meetings between them and U.S. Army special forces, in Obo, Central African Republic, where U.S. special forces have paired up with local troops and Ugandan soldiers to seek out Joseph Kony's Lord's Resistance Army (LRA). The...
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‘Canada’s Black Guy’ has a message for black Americans

sunnubian ·
‘Canada’s Black Guy’ has a message for black Americans by thegrio | May 1, 2016 at 2:11 PM Filed in: Living , Travel and Leisure 340 0 0 0 (Youtube Brian Calvert) It looks like Canada’s ready for us. This video below is meant to be a joke of course. Right? Wait it *is* a joke, right? RELATED: 5 places black people can move if Donald Trump wins the presidency Either way it definitely gets the wheels turning. Just to be safe, we did some Googling for you: 1 – Healthcare is free. Just free. 2 –...
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Re: ‘Canada’s Black Guy’ has a message for black Americans

GoodMan ·
I would move to Canada if Toronto wasn't expensive as hell. There's really no benefit to being an American. But then USA got amazing free speech laws and Canadians are always banning crap.
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Re: ‘Canada’s Black Guy’ has a message for black Americans

sunnubian ·
GoodMan posted: I would move to Canada if Toronto wasn't expensive as hell. There's really no benefit to being an American. But then USA got amazing free speech laws and Canadians are always banning crap. I'm not sure. I think it's about the same for Black people anywhere on this planet; it is the majority of Black people who don't seem to know this fact; it really only boils down to where a Black person is least likely to get harassed, brutalized and murdered , because the truth is,...
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Re: Portrait of alleged killer in DC rampage emerges

RadioRaheem ·
First, my heart goes out to the families of the victims. From my first review of the story, most of the dead are 50+ years of age and probably just ending their careers. I wonder if the NRA, trigger happy clown are going to speak out against machine gun purchasing and usage at this time.
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Re: Portrait of alleged killer in DC rampage emerges

sunnubian ·
Originally Posted by RadioRaheem: First, my heart goes out to the families of the victims. From my first review of the story, most of the dead are 50+ years of age and probably just ending their careers. I wonder if the NRA, trigger happy clown are going to speak out against machine gun purchasing and usage at this time. They will remain silent, much like how they never once squawked, "If Trayvon Martin would have had gun . . . " The NRA is just like the republican party, it has been...
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Re: Portrait of alleged killer in DC rampage emerges

Yemaya ·
It goes to substantiate the pathology of certain people and cultures. That's the significance of the 'color' as it is described in America. Any culture that can not only tolerate sadism, but promote it under the banner of nationalism and manifest destiny is SICK.
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Re: Portrait of alleged killer in DC rampage emerges

Xeon ·
What difference does the color of a mass murderer make? Why should that be important? Such significance is just as mindless and pathetic as the act (killing of innocent people) itself. E'nuff said....
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Diddy giving back to the tune of $250,000!!!

sunnubian ·
[NOW, I WILL BUY ONE OR MORE OF HIS PRODUCTS] TheGrio Who says hip-hop isn't good for the community? >> http://on.thegrio.com/18Peve0 Please SHARE this heartwarming story of Diddy giving back to the tune of $250,000!!! <form action="/ajax/ufi/modify.php" class="commentable_item hidden_add_comment collapsed_comments" id="u_jsonp_3_1q" method="post"> <input name="clp" type="hidden"...
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Portrait of alleged killer in DC rampage emerges

sunnubian ·
Portrait of alleged killer in DC rampage emerges Read More | Leave Comment How common are African-American mass shooters? by theGrio | September 17, 2013 at 8:56 AM Comments 2 Print In this handout photo provided by the FBI, Aaron Alexis is shown in a photo prior to the mass shooting at the Washington Navy Yard on September 16, 2013 in Washington, D.C. Authorities believe Alexis was a gunman involved in the shootings at the Navy Yard, where at least 12 people were shot and killed. (Photo by...
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Re: Even Our Children Are Not Off-Limits For Police Brutality

sunnubian ·
I'm thinking also, since when do police go hunting for people in the Mall for warrants for traffic tickets?
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Re: Woman sues after cop avoids rape charges, says she was raped in front of her son

Momentum ·
Sometimes I just don't know what to say, cases like this demoralizes people and that is the effect the establishment wants. Just give up and treat us any kind of way. This country is inching closer to an authoritarian state as people don't defend their rights to privacy and are brainwashed to believe that cops can do whatever the hell they want if its against the Black community.
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Re: Woman sues after cop avoids rape charges, says she was raped in front of her son

sunnubian ·
Momentum posted: Sometimes I just don't know what to say, cases like this demoralizes people and that is the effect the establishment wants. Just give up and treat us any kind of way. This country is inching closer to an authoritarian state as people don't defend their rights to privacy and are brainwashed to believe that cops can do whatever the hell they want if its against the Black community. Only one thing is going to stop all this. And, as usual , Black people are going to have to be...
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Re: Woman sues after cop avoids rape charges, says she was raped in front of her son

Momentum ·
sunnubian posted: Momentum posted: Sometimes I just don't know what to say, cases like this demoralizes people and that is the effect the establishment wants. Just give up and treat us any kind of way. This country is inching closer to an authoritarian state as people don't defend their rights to privacy and are brainwashed to believe that cops can do whatever the hell they want if its against the Black community. Only one thing is going to stop all this. And, as usual , Black people are...
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Woman sues after cop avoids rape charges, says she was raped in front of her son

sunnubian ·
Woman sues after cop avoids rape charges, says she was raped in front of her son by thegrio | May 16, 2016 at 2:07 PM Filed in: News Maleatra Montanez, reported being raped by officer Chester Thompson after she called police for help finding her daughter. Thompson received three years probation . (Photos via New York Daily News/Syracuse Police Department) Share The GrioSubscribe to TheGrioShare The Grio A woman who says she was forced into sex with a New York police officer is suing after...
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Re: Woman sues after cop avoids rape charges, says she was raped in front of her son

sunnubian ·
"Prosecutor Jeremy Cali says Montanez likely felt intimidated in the situation but an officer can not be charged with rape if a victim does not explicitly say “no,” is not in custody, or is not threatened or physically restrained." ******************************************************* Now, this is a goddamn lie and this "prosecutor" knows it. A man can legally be charged with rape if he even makes a woman believe he's going to rape her; and his [the cop's] position of Authority, and the...
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RadioRaheem ·
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Even Our Children Are Not Off-Limits For Police Brutality

sunnubian ·
12-year-old tasered inside Victoria’s Secret store by theGrio | August 2, 2012 at 11:18 AM Comments 11 Print A 12-year-old girl is recovering after she was tased by a police officer inside a St. Louis Victoria’s Secret Wednesday afternoon. Police say the officer came into the Victoria’s Secret looking for the girl’s mom, who had warrants for her arrest. “This one goes in my chest. It was stuck in there so she had to keep on pulling trying to pull it out,” said Dejamon Baker, as she pointed...
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Parents say daycare worker ripped chunk of toddler’s hair out

sunnubian ·
Parents say daycare worker ripped chunk of toddler’s hair out by thegrio | July 1, 2016 at 3:02 PM Filed in: News , Video 1.5K 0 0 1 A day care employee in Washington, D.C., has been charged after allegedly ripping out a chunk of a toddler’s hair. The parents of 1-year-old Demarco were shocked when he came home from the Kids Are Us Learning Center with a huge bald spot on his head on Tuesday. Although a teacher told them that another student at the day care had pulled out their son’s hair,...
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Re: Parents say daycare worker ripped chunk of toddler’s hair out

sunnubian ·
And we all know just how hard you have to pull to rip a Black person's natural hair out.
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Re: Parents say daycare worker ripped chunk of toddler’s hair out

Norland ·
What she "ripped out" is way beyond a "chunk." What would have happened to her had she done this to a beautiful blond blue eyed child?? Someone would see she'd soon be pushing up daisies and not a word would ever be expressed about the situation. Maybe some black folks need to get hep/hip (whatever). People are no longer people; they're now surpassing beasts!!!!!!! The beasts are tripping over each other to get out of the way of what the 2 legged of all colors have become.
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Black Lives Matter, my mother and September 11th

sunnubian ·
Black Lives Matter, my mother and September 11th Opinion by Paula T. Edgar | September 11, 2016 at 8:45 AM Filed in: News , Opinion (Photo/Courtesy of Paula Edgar) Make a difference in my role as President of the Metropolitan Black Bar Association in New York City, I recently visited Ferguson, Missouri with members of the National Bar Association. During that trip we were accompanied by Jesse Jackson, Benjamin Crump and several mothers of black people who had been killed by the police –...
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Re: Black Lives Matter, my mother and September 11th

Norland ·
For a country that's "so great", it sure enough has heaps of problems that are NOT "so great." How is it possible to be "so great" and "not so great" simultaneously?? That's similar to "good" and "bad" together, that's the equivalent to "a mess."
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Re: Black Lives Matter, my mother and September 11th

RadioRaheem ·
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Re: Black Lives Matter, my mother and September 11th

Norland ·
There are many other millions that have suffered catastrophes. How are they doing? The Original Natives, Hiroshima, Nagasaki, Everyone that has experienced bombs dropping on their heads, being incinerated in a matter of seconds, Iraq, Syria, Turkey, Liberia, Paris, Night Clubs, Paris, Syria, Turkey, the millions living their remaining lives in cages; the many millions that are not and probably SHOULD BE, etc. Aren't they people too?? Why is it that so many people HAVE to DIE to enable so...
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The International African American Museum Targets 2019 Grand Opening In Charleston

sunnubian ·
BLACK HISTORY The International African American Museum Targets 2019 Grand Opening In Charleston By: M. Swift Charleston, South Carolina will be the home of an all new Black history and culture museum. The $75 million building is called the International African American Museum and was first mentioned in 2014. ABOUT THE INTERNATIONAL AFRICAN AMERICAN MUSEUM In speaking with theGrio.com , Moore discusses the significance of building the International African American Museum in Charleston. He...
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Re: The International African American Museum Targets 2019 Grand Opening In Charleston

MBM ·
Thanks for sharing!!! :-)
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Re: The International African American Museum Targets 2019 Grand Opening In Charleston

sunnubian ·
MBM posted: Thanks for sharing!!! :-) You're quite welcome. You have a lot to be very, very, proud of.
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