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Re: PBS: African American Lives

Faheem ·
PBS TO OFFER SPECIAL PROGRAMMING FOR BLACK HISTORY MONTH February 1 – February 28, 2006 Alexandria, VA - January 25, 2006 - From history to culture to drama to independent film, PBS features year-round programming both created by and about African Americans. In honor of Black History Month, PBS will broadcast a variety of new and encore presentations that celebrate the rich history of African Americans. The centerpiece for this month of special programs is a four-hour series by Henry Louis...
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Re: What Party puts us in power?? Democrat or Republican

Pace Tua ·
Omega, I think Kweli about covered it, especially "Can something be legit, while promoting half-truths or out-right lies?" BTW, this is not a "blog", but a top-leval internet web site. You know, like com, org, gov, etc. About three or four months ago, I forget all the details, someone posted that link here, or maybe it was a member who found the link, I forget. Anyway, a lengthy, somewhat outraged debate ensued over the justification for claiming many of these Black Americans as...
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Re: New Racial Survey

jazzyj ·
Just in case here is the link for the racial survey>>> Racism Survey racialsurvey.kk5.org
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Re: New Racial Survey

jazzyj ·
Hi All, Just an update. Everyone should really check this site out. I went on Oprah.com today and there's a bunch of white people on there talking about white people being discriminated against which I think is off. We need to voice our side. www.racismsurvey.kk5.org
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Re: ... Of Burning Houses & Pipe Dreams

James Wesley Chester ·
I am not even saying that it has to be a so-called African American party, but there I think it behooves black folk to "think outside of the box" in this respect.---kresge I heard all of Wade Henderson's presentation. What a waste. Smiley gave him almost a groveling introduction that was lauditory beyond Henderson's profile. His presentation sounded like a rally speech from 1062. That's one seat that could have been taken of the stage, OR better yet given to one the members of the 'Youth...
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Re: 'If I had...I'd' game

donna529 ·
IF I HAD A MILLION DOLLARS, I'D HAVE A BIG PARTY FOR THE AFRICAN AMERICA ORG FAMILY.
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Re: Goodbye Uncle Tom

James Wesley Chester ·
I relly like the site design. Saving my pennies. http://iaanh2.org PEACE Jim Chester
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Re: Nationalism VS Assimilation

HonestBrother ·
If we were committed to assimilation we wouldn't be participating on a site called AfricanAmerica .org
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Re: Jack and Jill of America, Inc.

ma'am ·
I'm sure about J&J in particular. I would have to see a few meetings and meet a few more people to judge whether it's elitist or not. I wouldn't call it elitist just because there isn't a plethora of low-income folks in the org, though. Especially when looking at why the group was formed, I don't think it should be expected to accept everyone. I'd love to have my children in an organization like Jack and Jill if we were living the upper-class life. Not to teach them the Black experience...
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Re: African-American Flag

James Wesley Chester ·
[B]I think African America definitley needs a banner to call its own. That's why I designed one in 1996. You see it on every post I make on the board. It is not only needed, it is critical that there be such a flag. If African American is an ethnicity, if African America is an ancestral nationality, there has to a banner for that identity. It is true for African American just as it is true for every other ethnicity, and ancestral nationality in the world. The discussion of the flag is...
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Re: Does the NAACP Need to Improve Its Own Image?

mocove ·
yes. this org has been overrun by intellectual dimwits for decades! mfume's nothing more than a baltimore pimp.
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Re: Does Houston Have a Problem?

AudioGuy ·
ER, did either org. respond?
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Re: Does Houston Have a Problem?

EbonyRose ·
I have an update on an interesting turn of events ... The letter to the MLK, Jr. Parade Foundation was returned to me today as having a bad address!! Also, I heard on Free Speech radio earlier this week that when the Black Heritage Society submitted their application for a permit for next year's parade, they were TURNED DOWN due to not having proper insurance coverage for the event. Apparently, there is a law on the books that says they have to, but it has always been overlooked or in come...
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Re: Supporting Black Leaders.

Michael ·
Well Maverick, speaking of name calling, your advice, and words of wisdom would be more valuable here. With respect to name calling and personal attacks, no one can surpass Nmaginate in this regard! Don't take my word for it, let any rational reader be the judge! "Where you lying sack of shit? WHERE? Oh... that's why you're not going to quote anything else. You know you're lying. Fucking TumbleWeed..." by Nmaginate "What a fucking dumbass you are... by Nmaginate", directed at IronHorse...
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Re: Farrakhan says blacks must heal religious rift

Oshun Auset ·
I am, with the political org. I am a member of...
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Re: Black Owned Web Sites

James Wesley Chester ·
What are some good black owned sites I can go to for different general topics?---Blake Manner I own and operate a site, but it is not a discussion site. It is dedicated to Americans os unknown African ancestry, wholly or in part, and our ancestral nationality and ethnicity. http://www.iaanh2.org Welcome, should you choose to visit. PEACE Jim Chester
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Re: Larry Elder: Black anti-semitism

Oshun Auset ·
Larry Elder is a patsy for international finance capital and imperialism. Anywhere else in the world condemnation for the imperialist occupation of Palestine is not considered an 'anti-Jewish' sentiment. Israel recieves 1/3 of U.S. foreign aid because it is the American imperialist outpost in the Middle East, ready to do it's dirty work(fighting Syrian funded Hezbollah in Lebenon, which will be the excuse the U.S. needed to invade Syria, if Israel doesn't do it for them). Hence anything said...
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Re: The True History of Malcolm X & the NOI

Oshun Auset ·
Yah, the truth often is. The Nation of Islam can refuse to credit whomever and whatever they do and don't want to. That doesn't make it historical fact, or even a logical deduction for that matter. Just like Judaism and X-tianity, Islam is based on the branch of the Kemetic teachigs that was adopted/stolen/plagerized/borrowed and DEVELOPED into a seperate religion under the patriarchial foreign invaders known as Arabs. Just like the other Abrahamic religions, these folk use the deification...
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Re: The True History of Malcolm X & the NOI

Saracen ·
Peace..... Indeed it is...Mote it be. History tells a different story. The origins of Islam can be found in the tradition which holds that a black man came to the Bedouin named Muhammad and instructed him onto a very ancient path. Prophet Muhammad was a student of Islam, not it's originator. The NOI is not inventing this claim, it is one of the most important and pronounced aspects of the prophets identity. Islam is not based upon Kemetic teachings. Islam is Kemetic teachings offered in a...
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Re: Jaguar Wright?

Vox ·
YIKES!!!!!!!!!! Raphael Saadiq? The Godfather of neo-soul?!?!?!?!? Interesting. He did have a hand in D'Angelo's music. But no way am I giving "Little Walter" or "It Never Rains in Southern California" any relationship to this music. I've read where Erykah, D'Angelo, & Maxwell give credit to people like Omar & Soul II Soul, so I'm thinking there's a clear relationship between the London sounds I knew about in the early 90s, and the American artists in the genre today. Soul II...
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Re: Issues: KATRINA

Kevin41 ·
now this comes as a surprise...to be honest I have never heard any white person besides Tim Wise admit to racism on behalf of whites....period.....even the klan claims they are not racist..... DEFENDS ITS 'LOOTING' CAPTION: News org. responds to photo description pointed out by Yahoo News & West. September 6, 2005 *The pictures (see below) started hitting e-mail in-boxes late last week; two photos of displaced Hurricane Katrina victims wading through water carrying items from a grocery...
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Re: Is the NBA dress code racist?

Nmaginate ·
Last spring, word got out that the NBA had hired former Republican campaign strategist Matthew Dowd, Karl Rove's old lieutenant, to run focus groups to see how the league played in the red states. http://www.prometheus6.org/node/11312 And the plot thickens...
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Re: Condi, the 1st Black President?

Nmaginate ·
I started to post this the other day when I saw it on another site:
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Re: Stanley "Tookie" Williams

sunnubian ·
". . . His vocal support of MOVE's uncompromising life-style lost him jobs at Black stations, and he was forced to moonlight to support his family. The mayor's outburst marked the beginning of a campaign of police harassment that included such subtleties as a cocked finger and a 'bang bang' from a smirking cop, and escalated to a late-night police beating of Mumia's brother on the street. Mumia was driving a cab that night. It is undisputed that he intervened. It is undisputed that both he...
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Re: AA's Next Battleground: Minority Fellowships

Nmaginate ·
To aid in you blogging efforts P6 has done some cursory research - follow Pages 1-5 for background. http://www.prometheus6.org/node/11559#comment
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Re: Time For Action?!?!?!?

James Wesley Chester ·
I too think eliminating the n-word from daily speech is an excellent beginning for any person of African ancestry. I will deal with the others as I always have. Many of the posters on this site have decisions to, and are taking, action on a personal level. Mine is to further reestablish ancestral nationality for we who are Americans of unknown African ancestry. To that end I participate, daily, in conversations on this website, africanamerica.org, because I want to add to the thinking of the...
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Re: THE NAACP'S NATIONAL ANTHEM

Guest ·
Nmaginate: If Black Conservatives are "signing someone else's song" could you tell me on what point the Black Democrats who have a quasi-socialist track record differs from the core tenants of the Democratic Party? Last year prior to the election I listened to a conference on C-SPAN in which all of the LEFT WING civil rights organizations (NRA considers itself a civil rights organization) gathered together to put forth their agenda. There was the NAACP sitting next to the National...
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Re: Kwanzaa Took A Hit 3 Years Ago...

Oshun Auset ·
Finally someone who is more paranoid than me! I think you may have overdosed on the conspiracy theories brotha(unless you are an agent...lol). MLK wasn't a CIA agent. Read HIS own words and the stereotypical view you posted about him will be destroyed. Although Kwanzaa does have a few things in commen with Hanukkah... well, all I can do is laugh at what you said. When King openly embraced socialism(read his speeches, there is a whole book of them) and the more militant side of the African...
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Re: When Did Black People Give Up The Right To Be "AFRICAN"?

Oshun Auset ·
This is in response to Kraaals post... Firstly, there was not a 'readymade' class of Africans to be enslaved' pre-slave trade. The majority of any society has a majority of 'low social status' and a minority elite. There were massive efforts by Europeans to destabalize Africa's pre-colonial economy/trades to the point where the slave trade, or rather 'slave raids', created by proxy wars, was the main economy, replacing all others. Yes, there were elite collaborators, as there were and...
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Re: Poll: Define Yourself Politically Speaking

James Wesley Chester ·
http://www.iaanh2.org Thanks for looking. PEACE Jim Chester
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Re: Conservatives and Liberals: Why Do You Believe What You Do?

JuneBug ·
Because, the list I came up with are the notions that many black people believe about Black Conservatives. I believe that the concerns African Americans have can be resolved within conservative philosophy, too. If Black Conservatives are truly jealous for Black people there should be Black Conservatives spearheading efforts and organizations that focus on Black issues toward resolution. Look at all the organizations headed up by Liberals that address African American concerns, yet I can't...
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Re: Conservatives and Liberals: Why Do You Believe What You Do?

B Bankins ·
I am "jealous" for all Americans. There are no greater citizens on the face of this earth. Being a black man with a black family, I have a vested interest in the black American community and want nothing but success for the community. Of course you can't because the liberal media are not interested in them. These black conservative groups do not push a liberal agenda and are not fighting for tv time. They are busy empowering much of black America most liberal organizations ignor. Anyway,...
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Re: North Korea: Begging For An Ass Wuppin'!

ocatchings ·
I have become a AA. org addict so since I have 4 hours of time to kill......... It is all a bluff by a leader who knows is time is running short. Everyone keeps forgetting South Korea is not the same army it was in 1950 and I for one will stand out on a ledge a state for the record South Korea could take nKorea without our help. But if it does escallate any further we will be back at the Yalu in 4 months top! On the arguement that South Korea may not back us b/c they want a unified country,...
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Re: "Personal Retirement Accounts are Pro-Black, Too"

Kevin41 ·
During the election 2000-notice what Gore said about the budget surplus..which W has long f-ked off with tax cuts......funny how before ever reading this I figured that the surplus should be used to fund Soc Security......I guess teaching graduate public policy analysis in the past has its benefits....understanding the funding process.......even though I am not a budgetary type per se....... George W. Bush http://www.georgewbush.com/ Stance on Social Security reform featuring private...
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Re: Black men and White Women

Guest ·
Hello Nykkii, I pretty much agree with your post. I've never heard that Jill Scott song, but as I see it, regardless of where his mind is, it ain't my business. I only care when he does something that actually hurts the community. are we becoming more open to other races? or have we been? I think so. And not necessarily the plain old black/white mix, either. Or maybe it's just the people I hang with. I've wanted to ask you all what Seattle is like for black people. Sometimes I read the...
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Re: Are Black men capable of loving Us?

Afroman ·
Negrospiritual, I don't UNDERSTAND why you make such a big Deal about My post. I was talking about the Egoistical, self-hating behaviours of MOST Black women not ALL! Yes, there are Black women out there promoting the Destruction of the Black Family as well as there are Black MEN doing the same thing! I was not pointing FINGER to only the Sisters, but the topic "What white women won't tell us" on the Issues board was I believe about white women and Sisters. If it was about the Brothers and...
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Re: Time To Elect A BLACK PRESIDENT!

Jim Chester ·
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Re: Time To Elect A BLACK PRESIDENT!

Jim Chester ·
Nmaginate: I think I lost one of your postings. It was good. I thought my response was on target. I hit the button. It disappeared, and never came back. I told MBM. He said the site has been "acting up." Anyway. The link: http://www.iaanh2.org The nation is African America. I guess you are saying it isn't in the sense that it doesn't exist. I say it is. The framers of the (U.S.) Constitution delineated and described its occupants and defined their value. They went on to regulate their...
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Re: Time To Elect A BLACK PRESIDENT!

Jim Chester ·
Nmaginate: You say there wasn't much of a choice then. Clearly, you have missed the glaring point of the convention in Philadelphia. It was all about choice. Those who were free declared their allegiance, and REFUSAL TO ABANDON/LEAVE those who were in boundage. The option to leave, in response to the demand being made by America, was there, and was rejected. They not only chose to remain, they INSISTED. The resolution coming out of that convention was the ultimate declaration of unity. As I...
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Re: multiculturalism, diversity, etc..

Barwick ·
Oh that's brilliant. I disagree with you, and you can't come back with much besides "You owe me" and "You're a racist". Like I said the FIRST TIME you said "These guys from that site are racist", I had an African American guy say to me "Get away from me you stupid cracker, I hate you", so all African American men must be racist towards white guys. Give me a break, start using your mind, and stop playing the race card. --------------------------------------- Evil can only triumph when good...
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Re: Black Voting Rights Under Attack

Barwick ·
waaaaaaaaa.. this is my only rebuttal to someone because I act like a child when something doesn't go my way Grow up Yssys and start answering some questions. --------------------------------------- Evil can only triumph when good men do nothing.
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Re: Vote In The MoveOn.org Primary: June 24

ThePower ·
And get this, mbm tries to say that this moveon org is "a political action committee that supports moderate to progressive candidates." Yet only one or two of the candidates actually resembles that description. If Dean or Kucinich are actually in the running, would moveon claim they too are "moderate or progressive"? Yes, they probably would, despite there being hardly anything moderate about those two, and most the others for that matter. I guess the term 'progressive' can actually mean...
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Re: Mugabe Does A Bush-Talk and Angers Powell

sergeant ·
Maginate, maybe you should be addressing that post to Noah, seems he is the one afraid and 'sceared' of what I'm going to say. He so scared that now I've suddenly become 'white', just so he doesn't have to match wits or discuss issues honestly. You see, I've got family, loads of it. And when I'm asked on my views, I get the same type of responses, fear, censorship, and ignorance. His attitude is nothing new to me. Don't bother me none. Black liberals are the foremost 'censors' in society...
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Re: Mugabe Does A Bush-Talk and Angers Powell

Nmaginate ·
Likewise, you don't have conservatives inviting liberals to be speakers at their events... SO what's your point??? You CONservatives sound like a bunch of pansies! (How's that for some White lingo! ) WTF?? are you crying for?? ... Like I said Petty Party-Line Punk-aSS Bullshit!! And ain't nobody scared of WTF you got to say... You shit ain't new... nor is it alarming... Now when you get off of suckin your own penis... let me know...
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Re: Mugabe Does A Bush-Talk and Angers Powell

222 ·
Uh, Condoleeza Rice just won the top NAACP Image Award.
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Re: Saddam's Pathological Sons are Dead, Saddam's time is short.

sergeant ·
Yeah, they are dead, and it was a failure. I suppose if they were still alive, that would be what, a 'success'? (hehehe) How can you folks look yourself in the mirror and not laugh every morning? Yssys still thinks the Iraqs gonna kick us out or something. Thats so naive its sad. First off, I'd like to remind everyone: NO, I repeat, NO HUMANITARIAN CRISIS ever occurred as ALL the anti-liberation folks had so loudly predicted. No HUMANITARIAN crisis, NO STARVATION, AND NO WIDESPREAD...
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Re: Saddam's Pathological Sons are Dead, Saddam's time is short.

AmerAsian ·
The media and the mass left love to gloss over the good, and jump straight into the "bad"... %50 Filipino - %50 White All American...
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Re: Black parents must inspire their kids to succeed

sergeant ·
Not sure that everyone grasped the significance of this study. What this study demonstrates is that its not that 'urban' schools are worse off than suburban, that 'money' is not the primary factor in teaching simple reading and writing and learning, that its not the curriculums or metal detectors or teachers salaries, and all the other common excuses for lack of learning. It demonstrates that the problem lies within our own community. That the overall lack of Black academic achievement lies...
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Re: NAACP "We are BORG, BLACKS must think alike"

sergeant ·
In Terrell's words, Kwesi and NAACP are 'bought and paid for' by the Democrat party. So true. And it is not just he who is leaving either, many influentual black folks are treading simular waters, voicing simular concerns. I applaud the man for standing up for his rights to speak and do as he chooses. The NAACP might consider changing the name of the org to the NaziAACP. Shameful treatment for a brother that has contributed so much to both them and the betterment of black folks. He should be...
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Re: Hey guys. Get your anti-American news from Aljazeera West

JaHood ·
Fox news is easily the most balanced news org out there. They at least attempt to show both sides on issues.
 
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