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Re: Black conservative tea party backers take heat

Xeon ·
Oh well.....
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Re: Black conservative tea party backers take heat

Yemaya ·
Reference: The 38-year-old U.S. Marine Corps reservist recently walked into a bar in southern Maryland decorated with aConfederate flag. It gave his wife Rosha pause. "I said, 'You know what, honey? Many, many of our Southern citizens came together under that flag for the purpose of keeping their family and their state together,'" Lollar recalled. "The flag is not what you're to fear. It's the stupidity behind the flag that is a problem. I don't think we'll find that in here. Let's go ahead...
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Re: Black conservative tea party backers take heat

Vox ·
Maybe some of them are doing what I suggested just now in the thread about Steele. They see how easy it is to rise to prominence as a black right winger. I'm sure there are some who honestly believe in that stuff... I guess...
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Re: Black conservative tea party backers take heat

Noah The African ·
I think that many would be lying if they said that at the micro level….they are not as much, if not more, conservative than liberal. When you run a household, are you fiscally liberal or conservative? As I stated before, liberalism and conservatism SHOULD be viewed as ideological tools, like a hammer vs. a screw driver. The best repairman will be the one who has the most variable tools to work with. If you are a repairman whose only tool is a hammer, you will try to use a hammer to fix...
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Re: Black conservative tea party backers take heat

Xeon ·
Reference: So in conclusion, I certainly would have a problem joining the ranks of so many people who have malicious ulterior motives, however, I don't fault them (black conservatives) for their intellectual beliefs......just their associations. Interesting point......
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2010 Census

Yemaya ·
I came across this promotional video about the U.S. Census. Has anyone been counted yet?
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A stimulus for the middle class

sunnubian ·
A stimulus for the middle class July 13, 2012 Last Friday’s disappointing employment number — 88,000 new jobs created in June — is the latest reminder that the economy continues to struggle, and that the 13 million workers still unemployed will remain that way for the foreseeable future. But while Congress refuses to enact any new stimulus spending, Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke has already responded to the slowing economic growth with the announcement of an additional $267 billion...
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The European debt crisis

sunnubian ·
The European debt crisis How might Europe's spiraling debt crisis affect the U.S. and its stalled economic recovery? To understand the potential impact, here are five things to know. The European debt crisis By Jeanne Park November 10, 2011 This week, a dramatic series of events unfurled across Europe, which threatened to push the European debt crisis to new heights. As Greece ushers in a new interim prime minister and Italy battles spiraling borrowing costs , the eurozone’s economic outlook...
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American Justice For Sale. [The bank accout of the Judge in this case needs to be audited by the I.R.S.] Where is the "Justice Department"?

sunnubian ·
Saudi Princess Gets Away With Keeping Slaves – California Judge Drops All Charges Posted by PBSpot Admin 25 September 2013 13 Comments 54 Meshael Alayban, a Sa`udi Princess, was just set free. Her charges of human trafficking and slavery were dropped. You see, Meshael Alayban is married to the Sa`udi `Arabian prince Abdul’Rahman bin Nasser bin `Abdul`Aziz al Sa`ud. Let’s just call this guy ARBNBAAS, for short. Well, ARBNBAAS is the grandson of King `Abd’ullah of Sa`udi `Arabia. Marrying into...
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The US and Israel, Not Iran, Threaten Peace

sunnubian ·
Published on Tuesday, September 4, 2012 by Common Dreams The US and Israel, Not Iran, Threaten Peace by Noam Chomsky It is not easy to escape from one’s skin, to see the world differently from the way it is presented to us day after day. But it is useful to try. Let’s take a few examples. The war drums are beating ever more loudly over Iran. Imagine the situation to be reversed. Iran is carrying out a murderous and destructive low-level war against Israel with great-power participation. Its...
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Re: American Justice For Sale. [The bank accout of the Judge in this case needs to be audited by the I.R.S.] Where is the "Justice Department"?

Kocolicious ·
Cuz why? It's all about the mighty dollar. And in this case? THE OIL. This isn't the first. Rememba in New York where the black maid said white man raped her? And they said SHE LIED as they said this woman LIED? And the man got off? SAME THANG!!!! So unless black folks start doing collective things to STOP this? It is gonna continue to happen. Cuz black folks don't STAND up against this unless they will be on television. And that's just truth. But!
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Re: American Justice For Sale. [The bank accout of the Judge in this case needs to be audited by the I.R.S.] Where is the "Justice Department"?

nuggyt ·
Originally Posted by Kocolicious: Cuz why? It's all about the mighty dollar. And in this case? THE OIL. This isn't the first. Rememba in New York where the black maid said white man raped her? And they said SHE LIED as they said this woman LIED? And the man got off? SAME THANG!!!! So unless black folks start doing collective things to STOP this? It is gonna continue to happen. Cuz black folks don't STAND up against this unless they will be on television. And that's just truth. But! How do...
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Re: American Justice For Sale. [The bank accout of the Judge in this case needs to be audited by the I.R.S.] Where is the "Justice Department"?

Kocolicious ·
How do you know the maid didn't lie Koco?? Were you there? I DON'T answer questions from folks like YOU. Leave me ALONE!!! .
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Re: American Justice For Sale. [The bank accout of the Judge in this case needs to be audited by the I.R.S.] Where is the "Justice Department"?

nuggyt ·
Originally Posted by Kocolicious: How do you know the maid didn't lie Koco?? Were you there? I DON'T answer questions from folks like YOU. Leave me ALONE!!! . Folks like me?? You mean with some sense?? You mean somebody who doesn't go for every okey doke?? Is that what you mean??
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Re: American Justice For Sale. [The bank accout of the Judge in this case needs to be audited by the I.R.S.] Where is the "Justice Department"?

sunnubian ·
Originally Posted by Kocolicious: Cuz why? It's all about the mighty dollar. And in this case? THE OIL. This isn't the first. Rememba in New York where the black maid said white man raped her? And they said SHE LIED as they said this woman LIED? And the man got off? SAME THANG!!!! So unless black folks start doing collective things to STOP this? It is gonna continue to happen. Cuz black folks don't STAND up against this unless they will be on television. And that's just truth. But! Oh, how I...
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Re: American Justice For Sale. [The bank accout of the Judge in this case needs to be audited by the I.R.S.] Where is the "Justice Department"?

Kocolicious ·
Sista Sunnubian wrote: Africans need to cut Arabs and their influence and their religions and their dirty money OUT, period. Africans need to take a collective stand against this kind of exploitation of so many Black people by scum like this. I agree but you know my sista it's hard.They think they are ENTITLED to do this[and apparently America agrees with them ]. It is similar in battered wife abuse cases when women KNOW they shouldn't return to their violent husbands but do anyway. Some say...
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Re: American Justice For Sale. [The bank accout of the Judge in this case needs to be audited by the I.R.S.] Where is the "Justice Department"?

sunnubian ·
It just still amazes me that almost NO One in the entire Black Race can see the most simple, millennium old TRUTH[FACT], that a House Divided Cannot Stand. What is keeping ONLY the Black Race from seeing, acknowledging, conceding to that very simple, uncomplicated Truth? It would stand to reason that if ANY people on earth knew this fact to be true, it should the Black people, the Black Race. Africa was easily "colonized", not once, but multiple times by foreign invaders, Alexander the...
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Re: American Justice For Sale. [The bank accout of the Judge in this case needs to be audited by the I.R.S.] Where is the "Justice Department"?

Kocolicious ·
It's all because the invaders changed the relationship between the African man and the African woman. Prior to this intrusion, Africa for the most part was a matriarchal philosophical non tribal social system which included the worship of a goddess and an equal gender role dynamic concept. Once that relationship was destroyed....[called the sodomization of African culture]. where the African man willful or not continued the mistreatment of his women and children, Africa has remained at least...
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Obama and Romney Tackle 14 Top Science Questions

sunnubian ·
Subscribe SA Magazine Subscribe Give as a Gift Buy Single Issues Scientific American Inside this Issue Subscribe Home » News » News | More Science Obama and Romney Tackle 14 Top Science Questions Find out where the candidates stand on climate change, research, energy, space and more By The Editors |September 4, 2012 | 135 Share Email Scientific American partnered with grassroots organization ScienceDebate.org earlier this summer to encourage the two main presidential candidates--Barack Obama...
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Reports: Trump Gave Classified Info To Russians During White House Visit

sunnubian ·
POLITICS Reports: Trump Gave Classified Info To Russians During White House Visit Facebook Twitter Google+ Email May 15, 2017 6:44 PM ET JESSICA TAYLOR Twitter Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov (left) and Russian Ambassador to the U.S. Sergey Kislyak met with President Trump last week in the Oval Office. Alexander Shcherbak/TASS/Getty Images Updated at 9:45 p.m. ET President Trump revealed "highly classified information" to two top Russian officials during a controversial Oval Office...
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National Black Political Agenda for Self-Determination (19 Points)

sunnubian ·
National Black Political Agenda for Self-Determination (19 Points) DECLARATION A critical moment in our history is upon us. In addition to the traditional centuries-long destitution and political repression that has characterized our existence and distorted virtually all our intra-communal relationships within the U.S., there is now an escalation of police and other white violence directed at our people that demands a coherent response. The entire world is in a state of turmoil. The vast...
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Israel vs. Iran: The Truth Slips Out

sunnubian ·
Published on Thursday, February 9, 2012 by Common Dreams Israel vs. Iran: The Truth Slips Out by Ira Chernus Just days after the New York Times Magazine’s lurid cover story, “Israel Vs. Iran,” the Washington Post struck back with a two-fisted effort to win the “most dire prediction” contest. The Post ’s foreign policy pundit David Ignatius wrote a widely-circulated column claiming inside information: U.S. Defense Secretary Leon Panetta “believes there is a strong likelihood that Israel will...
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Dozens tortured by Chicago police. Demand justice now!

sunnubian ·
Torture in the USA? Tragically, yes. Chicago police systematically tortured over 100 people , all men of color , over two decades . During the 1970's, '80's and early '90's, police in Chicago under the direction of former Commander Jon Burge...
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Have you heard of Dr. Pedro Albizu Campos?

sunnubian ·
Questioneverything Have you heard of Dr. Pedro Albizu Campos? He studied chemistry at Ohio University, law in Vermont and Harvard Law Schools, and served the US Army during World War I (1914-1918). Albizu Campos was the most prominent of all Puerto Rican leaders who struggled for the independence of Puerto Rico. He had the support of many Puerto Ricans for the liberation of Puerto Rico and he struggled with his people to prevent colonialism, although one of the greatest problems he faced in...
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Dole wants corporations to get away with murder. Literally.

sunnubian ·
Dole wants corporations to get away with murder. Literally. Today, one of the most significant U.S. Supreme Court cases of our time begins. At stake is whether or not corporations can literally get away with murder. When the Ogoni people of Nigeria began to nonviolently protest Shell’s oil development, Shell colluded with the Nigerian military regime to violently suppress opposition through extrajudicial killing, torture, and crimes against humanity. More than 60 villages were raided, over...
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African American Wrongful Convictions Throughout History

sunnubian ·
Innocence Blog African American Wrongful Convictions Throughout History Posted: February 28, 2013 4:35 pm By Edwin Grimsley , Case Analyst * Editor’s Note: In honor of Black History Month, we present a two-part series examining historical wrongful conviction cases of African-Americans and highlighting stories of racial injustice, both then and now. Racially disparate treatment has permeated the United States criminal justice system throughout history. During the Jim Crow era, blacks were...
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"I spoke to a group of white bankers about reparations. It DID NOT go well"

sunnubian ·
"I spoke to a group of white bankers about reparations. It DID NOT go well" . . . Excerpts: Lehman Brothers business empire started in the slave trade JPMorgan Chase company is linked to slavery New York Life /its predecessor (Nautilus Insurance Company) sold slaveholder policies N M Rothschild & Sons Bank in London is linked to slavery Norfolk Southern is linked to the slave trade via The Mobile & Girard company USA Today RE: parent company, E.W. Scripps and Gannett, is linked to...
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The Bizarre Far-Right Billionaire Behind Bannon and Trump's Presidency

sunnubian ·
The Bizarre Far-Right Billionaire Behind Bannon and Trump's Presidency 0 Comments When all seemed to be falling apart for Trump this summer, one shadowy billionaire offered up his own massive political infrastructure, which included Steve Bannon and Kellyanne Conway, and saved Trump’s campaign from demise Donate Today Facebook Twitter Web mail THOMAS HEDGES: July 2016, and a very disorganized Trump campaign is headed into an equally chaotic Republican National Convention. The latest...
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The matrix: SUDAN Depopulation and Perception Management

sunnubian ·
The matrix: SUDAN Depopulation and Perception Management by Keith Harmon Snow , www.allthingspass.com March 28, 2005 "I don't know that there's any significant CIA role in Sudan." -- Smith College Professor Eric Reeves Raging in Sudan for the past 18 years is a "civil war" - by implication Africans killing Africans -- which has devastated millions of human lives. Human rights advocates have also documented horrific political repression by the National Islamic Front (NIF) government of...
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Justice Dept. to Take On Affirmative Action in College Admissions

sunnubian ·
POLITICS Justice Dept. to Take On Affirmative Action in College Admissions By CHARLIE SAVAGE AUG. 1, 2017 Continue reading the main story Share This Page Share Tweet Email More Save 1367 Photo President Trump and Attorney General Jeff Sessions have helped tilt the Justice Department to the right on civil rights issues. Credit Doug Mills/The New York Times WASHINGTON — The Trump administration is preparing to redirect resources of the Justice Department’s civil rights division toward...
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23 Petty Crimes That Have Landed People in Prison for Life Without Parole

sunnubian ·
POLITICS → Civil Liberties , Crime and Justice , Prisons , Top Stories 23 Petty Crimes That Have Landed People in Prison for Life Without Parole New ACLU report documents the disturbing growth of endless sentences. —By Josh Harkinson | Wed Nov. 13, 2013 6:00 AM EST 234 US Army Korea /Flickr As of last year, according to a report released today by the American Civil Liberties Union, more than 3,200 people were serving life in prison without parole for nonviolent crimes. A close examination of...
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Re: Recognizing Population Control In Ethiopia

sunnubian ·
Israel Launch Investigation Into Secret Program That Sterilized Ethiopian Jews March 3, 2013 | Filed under: Africa , Featured | Posted by: Editorial_Staff 13 Birthrate among Ethiopian Jews have fallen 50 percent AFRICANGLOBE – Israel’s health ministry is to investigate why long acting contraceptive injections were secretly forced on Ethiopian immigrant women. A new committee will look into allegations that this was done in a deliberate attempt to reduce births in the Ethiopian Israeli...
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Re: Could U.S. beef contain horse meat?

Kocolicious ·
Probably. I wouldn't put ANYTHING pass it. Who can tell... when they ground up everything? Many years ago, there was a scare like that. Ummm. I dunno if it was McDonald's or Taco Bell. But one of 'em was accused of knowingly using horse meat. This kind of stuff will make you go CRAZY. Don't eat beef, do eat beef. Don't eat chicken, do eat chicken. And what about pork? Now it's the better "white" meat. So...I'm at the point where I just pray over my food. And I think back in the day that was...
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Re: Patrice Lumumba: The U.S.-Backed Assassination of Congo's First President

EarthAndSky ·
I remember when I first read about Patrice Lumumba some years ago. He won the people's vote in a fair and square democratic election. However, the West didn't approve of him because of what Lumumba wanted for his people and country, which wasn't in the best interests of the West (USA and Europe). We all know what happens to leaders of sovereign nations (especially African) who go against the West. They end up dead. The Congo (Republic of the Congo and the Democratic Republic of Congo) can't...
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Re: Patrice Lumumba: The U.S.-Backed Assassination of Congo's First President

sunnubian ·
"Ignorant Americans go around making statements such as 'The people of Africa are in the condition they are in because they keep voting corrupt dictators into office.' Cognitive Dissonance." **************************************************************************** Like, "Black people have higher AIDS rates because of their lifestyles" -- C Everett Koop, [former] Surgeon General of the United States of America All from the Racist Propaganda Playbook.
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Re: U.S. Calls Explosion on Airplane "Attempted Terrorist Attack"

NSpirit ·
Reference: "We have real concerns here, because we know that Nigeria is a source of terrorist activity, al-Qaida connected activity," said New York Congressman Peter King, a ranking Republican on the Homeland Security Committee. When did Nigeria become a "source of terrorist activity, al-Qaida connected activity"???? Internet Phishing activity, yes, but terrorist activity??? They do however, have OIL ... Are they now to be a new branch on the "Axis of Eeeevilllll"??? I heard on the news that...
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Re: U.S. Calls Explosion on Airplane "Attempted Terrorist Attack"

EbonyRose ·
This could become a real problem. Up until this time they were more or less targeting/racial profiling Middle-Eastern/Arab-type individuals for terrorism potential. One of the reasons he wasn't checked was because he 'didn't fit the profile'. If the focus now shifts to more people of African descent ....
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Re: U.S. Calls Explosion on Airplane "Attempted Terrorist Attack"

Dissident ·
Good point. No doubt there are those who are salivating at the opportnity to use this incident as an excuse to expand the Patriot Act an Africom.
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Re: U.S. Calls Explosion on Airplane "Attempted Terrorist Attack"

Nquest ·
Reference: One of the reasons he wasn't checked was because he 'didn't fit the profile'. Didn't "fit the profile" ... yet "his name does appear on a U.S. intelligence watch list, but not on a no-fly list."
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Re: U.S. Calls Explosion on Airplane "Attempted Terrorist Attack"

Yemaya ·
NSpirit and Ebony Rose. Both thoughts I had when I heard about this incident. Now there was another 'incident' on the same flight as of yesterday. Coincidence, probably not.
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Re: U.S. Justice Department Says Goodbye to Use of Private Prisons

Norland ·
Nope, what would sound really, good, would be our sons staying out of those Harambe Hell Holes. Humans shouldn't be locked up; nor should animals. Stop doing harm to others like it's being done now. That little toddler from Syria did not deserve all that horrific bombing attack and whatever else went his way. His parents, damn near killed too, had to flee somewhere! Think of all the people that have been BLOWN TO BITS for centuries; maybe ever since man has been in existence. Man's just...
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Re: U.S. Justice Department Says Goodbye to Use of Private Prisons

Momentum ·
Let's see what happens, money talks bullshit walks.... They will not easily let billions of dollars just blow away, they have too much invested and stock holders to make happy. Let's see what happens, likely it's bullshit. If they really do that, great!
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Re: U.S. Justice Department Says Goodbye to Use of Private Prisons

Norland ·
Billions of dollars blew away in Iraq!!! White folks waste heaps of money and lose it too! If they do away with Private Prisons, there are enough prisons in the Prison Industrial System for SLAVERY to prevail. They have some weapons and furniture and only Sky God knows what else, that has to be built. Can't spend $15.00 an hour; $1.50 a year will more than serve the purpose as far as pay is concerned, per person.
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Re: U.S. Justice Department Says Goodbye to Use of Private Prisons

Kocolicious ·
Sorry, But The Private Prison Industry Isn’t Going Anywhere Read this before you celebrate the demise of for-profit prisons. 08/18/2016 04:14 pm ET | Updated 5 hours ago Alexander C. Kaufman Senior Business Editor, The Huffington Post JOHN MOORE/GETTY IMAGES For-profit prison companies are widely criticized for their practices. The stock prices of the two biggest private prison companies in the United States nosedived on Thursday after the Department of Justice vowed to stop housing inmates...
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Re: Evangelical Extremists planting their seeds of destruction in Africa

EbonyRose ·
'Evangelical Extremists' have been planting the seeds of destruction in African since the first Christians arrived and colonized the Continent. Africa has never been the same since.
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Re: Evangelical Extremists planting their seeds of destruction in Africa

kresge ·
Reference: 'Evangelical Extremists' have been planting the seeds of destruction in African since the first Christians arrived and colonized the Continent. Africa has never been the same since. Christianity in Africa is as old as Christianity itself. The Christian church had spread to eastern and northern Africa by the second century CE. The remnants of these communities constitute the Coptic and Orthodox Christian churches of Egypt and Ethiopia. Also, many of the early "church fathers" were...
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Re: Evangelical Extremists planting their seeds of destruction in Africa

EbonyRose ·
Hmmmm ... well, I suppose I hadn't thought of making such a distinction, kresge. But I guess if I had to do so, I would say that I was talking about from the beginning (whenever that was!) ... however, I was probably thinking that that was indeed at the time of the Western colonization of Africa (the 15th Century). I am talking about the intrusion (mainly of Christianity and Islam, but of other 'outside' religions, as well) into the millennia-old traditional ways of African reverence.
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Re: Evangelical Extremists planting their seeds of destruction in Africa

NSpirit ·
Reference: Christianity in Africa is as old as Christianity itself. The Christian church had spread to eastern and northern Africa by the second century CE. The remnants of these communities constitute the Coptic and Orthodox Christian churches of Egypt and Ethiopia. Also, many of the early "church fathers" were African - Origen, Tertullian, Augustine, etc. If they showed up today, they would be considered Black. Moreover, the some of the earliest Christian martyrs included African women -...
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