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Re: Judge Alito: Bye Bye Affirmative Action

Nmaginate ·
And I guess that happened via omosis or something. Like AA wasn't or hasn't been a factor in the military. Apparently, you need a serious education. And here are some selected quotes/notes from the Affirmative Action Baby himself, COLIN POWELL: Powell defends affirmative action in college admissions Affirmative action in the military is a success. "Affirmative action gives minorities a competitive choice." "I'm a great believer in affirmative action and equal opportunity. I've seen it work...
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Re: Larry Elder: blacks and republicans

Nmaginate ·
Elder is high, drunk, pimp-slapped, etc. because of the disconnect. He knows the rule. Politics is all about "What Have You Done For Me Lately." What the hell is he talking about the history? Like there is a BETTER WHITE MAN or something? Silly BASTARD!! Last time, at The Barbershop , this mf was thumbing his nose at history:Funny how he showed right awful disdain for history there and never even came close to casting that history in a positive light, let alone putting a hellified spin on...
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Re: My dad's barbershop -- and personal responsibility

Kevin41 ·
I wonder if CF is his son or little brother? I wonder if my spam alert disconnected the program that we thought was self-hater#1..I haven't seen a post od his...and do not get me wrong...I do not miss his azz........at all...... read this bullschit: -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- The (Blue) State Of The Union Address -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Posted: February 2, 2006 1:00 a.m. Eastern...
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Re: Bush Spit Cost Us

Our Empowerment ·
A Jamaica-born man who emigrated to Canada in 1997 died fighting with the U.S. Marines in Iraq, according to published reports. Cpl. Bernard Gooden, 22, who was killed in a gun battle in central Iraq April 4, is the first Canadian to be killed in combat in the war to oust Saddam Hussein, according to one newspaper. "All I'm hearing now in my head is: 'Your son Brent is dead. Brent is dead.' That's all I hear," his mother, Carmen Palmer, said April 8. Gooden, an immigrant to the Toronto area...
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Re: The Military and You: 2003

ThaWatcher ·
Originally posted by MBM: We have a number of members with military experience. I'm curious here on Veterans' Day what your thoughts are about the military? Did you have a positive experience in the military? What did it teach you? Is the military a "good" place for blacks? Did it give you a set of skills that have prepared you well for life outside of the military? Would you recommend your children going into the military? What do you think? ____________________________________ I think that...
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Re: Support the troops....

Oshun Auset ·
Capitalism is a system that functions of the oppression and exploitation OF THE MAJORITY of humanity. A few people can move up out of the oppressed group into being an oppressor(largely only within the G-8 countries...which I don't expect you to think outside of, evidence being your later posts about your lack of knowledge of CIA covert opperations in Africa). I guess as long as you are in the big house. All those in the field, remain nameless faceless masses that don't matter. What world...
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Re: Commitment To Our Liberation

EgbertSouse ·
What do you want me to "prove"? Upon re-reading, I still can't figure out what your theory is. All I stated, in other words, was that the so-called "people of color" of Asia and the Pacific have far less in common with Africans than they do with Europeans. I base that on my 22+ years of living in Asia/Pacific - including a two-year stint as a Peace Corps volunteer - and my empirical observations during that period. In fact, most people in Asia and the Pacific do believe they are equal to...
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Re: Commitment To Our Liberation

Rowe ·
I'm not interested in talking about who "tans" or who gets "butt implants," all of which are subjective and therefore cannot be used as evidence to support theories that would suggest whites experience problems interacting with non-whites. Nor am I interested in your personal observations of Asians in the Peace Corps. When I speak about "people of color," I am focusing on them as a COLLECTIVE group, which will include anyone who is not considered "Western," "European," or "White." These...
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Re: Commitment To Our Liberation

EgbertSouse ·
Man, you sure use a lot of big and fancy words. Looks like that affirmative action really paid off in your case! Have you ever thought about appearing on Wheel of Fortune? Generalize all you want about whitey. Don't bother me. All I know is I'm white and I've gotten along just fine with the people of Asia and the Pacific for 22 years. Not one person has ever accused me of racism.
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Re: Affirmative Action, Women, Hispanics and Asians caused 9/11

Oshun Auset ·
WTF?! These MFs are creative with their hatred aren't they. YT had to find a way to blame 'others'. Never mind imperialism and the multinational corps all headed by white men who are exploiting everyone world wide...That has nothing to do with 'causing' 9/11. This is BS. I hope they keep showing their true colours though.. I see that "I'm an Amerikkkan" multicultural crap is out the window...
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Re: Was Emmit Till Actually Murdered At the End of WWII?

Michael ·
"family members and relatives, thats your only source, well my family members who actually lived in Mississippi quite well remember the murder. But then they are members of my family and not on the medications that obiviously you and your family are hooked on." by Jazzdog "Now it makes sense why the authorities have it in for your family, you all are a bunch of loons. The fact that Uncle Sam would go so far out of his way to hide a murder when the whole time frame of the country at that time...
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Re: Is Bill Cosby right? or Have the Black middle class lost its mind.

Kevin41 ·
A recent article: These People Bill Cosby's criticism of poor and uneducated African Americans set off a yearlong debate. Now Michael Eric Dyson has written a book that talks back. By Erin Aubry Kaplan Erin Aubry Kaplan last wrote for the magazine about the African aesthetic in the spring 2005 fashion collections. July 24, 2005 In these days of polarizing, pulverizing debates that make it almost impossible to describe what it means to be African American anymore, I find myself better off...
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Re: The O'Reilly Factor: Discussion on Slavery Payments

EgbertSouse ·
That's a good question - one that every negro should ask every white person three times a day and especially after meals. I was kind of hoping I did have some slave-owning ancestors. Alas, so far, my research has come up empty. My father is pure Irish-American and his family didn't get to the United States until well into the last century. Many of his ancestors perished in the Irish famine in the mid-1800s. Before that, it's doubtful my Irish ancestors owned slaves of any color since St.
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Re: Anti-Gay Arson Terrorist Attack on UCC Church

ricardomath ·
Shemika, I was browsing the website of your precious Traditional Values Coalition, where I learned about a dangerous Fifth Column in US society, and even the military.
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Re: Appreciating Jesse Jackson

Constructive Feedback (Guest) ·
This is a MAJOR SHIFT in the Chinese position though I understand their concerns about massive influx of economic refugees into their nation. http://www.alertnet.org/thenews/newsdesk/SEO193164.htm I am "talking about" WHAT HAPPENED IN NEW ORLEANS and elsewhere. Using another story as an example - a 60 Minutes report a few weeks ago blamed the rise in crime rates in America partially on the fact that police departments are understaffed because a significant portion of their personnel is...
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Re: THIS REALLY PISSES ME OFF!!!

James Wesley Chester ·
I'm divided on the racial angle but I am beginning to wonder..............---ocatchings I know. It is such a flagrant act. That's one of the reasons I used the word 'ARROGANCE.' I really thought about this before posting a charge of 'racism'. Upon consideration, I concluded it is the right characterization. I've never mentioned it before because it wasn't relevant, but I have fairly extensive experience in dealing with emergencies that effect large geographical area, and major portions of a...
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Re: THIS REALLY PISSES ME OFF!!!

kresge ·
Welcome To The Terrordome: Race, Class, Misplaced Priorities and Optional Tragedy. I am, saddened, appalled, outraged and disgusted at my government's gross negligence, monstrous mismanagement and callous indifference toward the victims of Hurricane Katrina. I am, at this moment, ashamed to be an American. And let me say, preemptively, that if anyone replies "well get out then" I will punch you dead in your face. Yes. It's that real. My initial response, like those of most of us who follow...
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Re: Why can poor socialist CUBA take better care of its people during Hurricans?

Dissident ·
"No one can say they didn't see it coming" In 2001, FEMA warned that a hurricane striking New Orleans was one of the three most likely disasters in the U.S. But the Bush administration cut New Orleans flood control funding by 44 percent to pay for the Iraq war. Left: A New Orleans resident walks through floodwaters coated with a fine layer of oil in the flooded downtown area on Tuesday, Aug. 30, 2005. - - - - - - - - - - - - By Sidney Blumenthal Aug. 31, 2005 | Biblical in its uncontrolled...
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Re: Issues: KATRINA

EbonyRose ·
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 1, 2005 CONTACT: Dante Lee Diversity City Media dante@diversitycity.com 562-209-0616 AFRICAN-AMERICANS URGED TO CONTRIBUTE TO HURRICANE KATRINA RELIEF Long Beach, CA (BlackNews.com) - Recent footage of the gulf coast resembles what one would expect to see in a third world country. There are countless individuals, mostly Blacks, stranded in the middle of nowhere with no shelter, no food, and no clean water. The situation is so catastrophic that many have been...
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Re: Issues: KATRINA

Kevin41 ·
Sept. 6, 2005, 12:39PM Presence of evacuees spurs rumors of violence Police say there is no epidemic of crime at any of the relief centers By STEVE MCVICKER Copyright 2005 Houston Chronicle HURRICANE KATRINA NOAA Hurricane Katrina swirls toward the Gulf Coast. "¢ Complete Chronicle coverage Katrina news via RSS -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- HELP FOR REFUGEES: "¢ Housing offers "¢ Shelter links "¢ Food "¢ Look for people "¢ Red Cross people...
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Re: Issues: KATRINA

Kevin41 ·
KATRINA'S AFTERMATH A Barrier That Could Have Been Congress OKd a project to protect New Orleans 40 years ago, but an environmentalist suit halted it. Some say it could have worked. By Ralph Vartabedian and Peter Pae Times Staff Writer September 9, 2005 In the wake of Hurricane Betsy 40 years ago, Congress approved a massive hurricane barrier to protect New Orleans from storm surges that could inundate the city. But the project, signed into law by President Johnson, was derailed in 1977 by...
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Re: Did Anybody See...?

MBM ·
Katrina contracts worth billions raise worries about waste By Seattle Times news services WASHINGTON "” Lawmakers who approved more than $60 billion to help rebuild the Gulf Coast after Hurricane Katrina said yesterday there are worrisome signs of wasteful spending. Citing no-bid contracts and relaxation of government spending rules to speed the flow of money to the stricken area, House members said government auditors need to be aggressive in their oversight. "I fear that the days are soon...
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Re: Did Anybody See...?

MBM ·
EXPLOSIVE RESIDUE FOUND ON FAILED LEVEE DEBRIS! Ruptured New Orleans Levee had help failing By: Hal Turner September 9, 2005 3:36 PM EDT NOTE: This story has been UPDATED as of Saturday, September 10, 2005 @ 11:40 PM EDT The updated info is incorporated into the story and appears in bold type SECOND UPDATE: Monday Sept. 12, 2005 @ 8:23 AM ABC News Video with Ear Witness to Explosions and states emphatically "They blew this levee" Click the link below the story New Orleans, LA -- Divers...
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Re: 2000 FACES

Pace Tua ·
Well, gee, you can just put it to any soundtrack you like, Shad. Turn off your speakers (look in your PC manual) and play Bach's Concerto No. 3 if you like. I didn't see anyone counting dead bodies, Shad. Watch it again. I saw caskets and faces, but bodies and counting? Ah...no! It's late, maybe you've been watching a George Romero movie and you're a little confused? And "have some peace"? Another of those PR slogans that don't mean anything? I don't think you have to worry about these men...
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Re: Conservative Idiots

Isome ·
:: House Republicans :: Of course, it didn't take long for desperate House Republicans to jump on board the White House's swiftboat. Last week, John Murtha introduced a resolution which proposed that: Section 1. The deployment of United States forces in Iraq, by direction of Congress, is hereby terminated and the forces involved are to be redeployed at the earliest practicable date. Section 2. A quick-reaction U.S. force and an over-the-horizon presence of U.S Marines shall be deployed in...
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Re: Should we stay or go

Constructive Feedback (Guest) ·
Well MBM - since you like to play "opposing sides" so frequently I figure that since Unions have been so favorable to "Black Interests" then the entity that typically sits at the other side of the negotiating table must be the opposing force - that being the corporations. With this reference I say that the corporations and those who run them have provided plentyful "fishing lessons" to the Black community. As a matter of fact - if you bothered to listen to the audio report that I posted...
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Re: Should we stay or go

Nmaginate ·
Ummm.... That doesn't sound like the reception or offering of FISHING LESSONS (or the practice or putting to use of those lessons). Matter of fact, you seriously failed (or, as usual, avoided) to answer the question: What are/were the Republican fishing lessons...? Sorry, corporations that employed people don't amount to FISHING LESSONS especially given the way you presented your scenario. Hmmm.... Sounds like you're preaching dependence: "Corps are good for you. As you can see, you need...
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Re: Should we stay or go

Constructive Feedback (Guest) ·
This is PLAIN DUMB of you to say. This is on par with MBM's claim that since I was an employee of the government that I am equivalent to a person receiving Welfare from the government. The key concept being that I was TRADING my skill and labor in exchange for a pay check. A person receiving Welfare is benefiting from the fact that they live in a nation that has certain standards of living and this check represents the nation's attempt to lift them up to this standard. (or more causticly put...
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Re: Should we stay or go

Nmaginate ·
DUDE, you introduced the idea... the concept of FISHING LESSONS. But, being the PUNK (and the pussy) that you are, you just can't manage to ever back up your rhetoric. And none of that says anything about FISHING LESSONS. Had you said something to the effect that these corps. teach and train people, Black people with the skills to build, run and maintain their own businesses and corporations then... then you would be talking about FISHING LESSONS. Merely having a job does not amount to a...
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Re: Bush Admits Faulty Iraq Intel

Pace Tua ·
Here was a man who, despite military help from the US, the former Soviet Union, Europe, and most Arab States, could not defeat the peasant army of Iran in eight years of fighting. In fact, just prior to the cease-fire of 1988 that ended the Persian Gulf War, Saddam Hussein was in danger of losing Basra to Iranian forces. Now, keep in mind this was post-revolutionary Iran. Saddam was fighting a country whose military, especially it's officer corps, that had been decimated by the Ayatollah...
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Re: What's the one question...

FireFly ·
hey MBM... well, for a start, I celebrate Appreciation Day, not Christmas Day. At the beach of course, with good friends and good food. Appreicating both! Although a snowy xmas looks good in the movies... who wants to be cold and shivering LOL? Not me! Only the old 'stalwarts' do the chrissy pudding, hot dinner & turkey thang. It's more like a NIGHTMARE at the Fish Markets as a gazillion people line up and JOSTLE to buy prawns, lobster, oysters etc. Yep, Christmas dinner is cold seafood,...
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Re: Zionism

Nmaginate ·
Let me say that again.... C'mon, dude. http://www.counterpunch.org/shavit01162004.html
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Re: Zionism

UppityNegress ·
You've gotta be friggin' kidding me! Unbelievable. If you didn't know who the speaker was or the context of the dialogue, and changed "Arab" to "Jew" and "Jew" to "white German", that whole conversation would be indistinguishable from an interview with a Nazi supporter.
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Re: Levee wall problems too obvious, experts say

Constructive Feedback (Guest) ·
MBM: Please add some perspective to this post that you have made. I am not sure if you were following the coverage of the levees during that first week by reading the New York Times but they had painted the problem in a certain way that now doesn't seem to be holding up. Secondly I am sure that you are aware of Farrakhan's statements. Lastly the Corps of Engineers are GOVERNMENT WORKERS none the less. Do you think that if a more competent private contractor was charged with the maintenance...
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Re: Levee wall problems too obvious, experts say

EbonyRose ·
Katrina Floodwall Collapse Investigated Date: Wednesday, November 09, 2005 By: Associated Press BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - The state attorney general's office is investigating whether the collapse of canal floodwalls during Hurricane Katrina warrants criminal or civil action. Attorney General Charles Foti said Monday he wants to know whether poor construction or design flaws contributed to the wall failure. The Orleans Parish district attorney's office also confirmed it started a preliminary...
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Re: Black Freshmen At University of Pennsylvania Receive Racist Message Depicting Lynchings

sunnubian ·
BEST HISTORICALLY BLACK COLLEGES 1 Howard University Howard University counts each of its distinguished faculty among its on-campus population of the largest concentration of black scholars anywhere in the world. Here, 93% of students are African-American. Introductory Afro-American studies courses are required in all undergraduate curriculum, whether pursuing a traditional major or as part of the school's renowned Afro-American and African studies program. The university founded Omega Psi...
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Re: Trump says blacks who stayed home were ‘almost as good’ as those who voted for him

sunnubian ·
Andrew Appel and a Sequoia AVC Advantage voting machine. | Alex Halderman THE FRIDAY COVER How to Hack an Election in 7 Minutes With Russia already meddling in 2016, a ragtag group of obsessive tech experts is warning that stealing the ultimate prize—victory on Nov. 8—would be child’s play. By BEN WOFFORD August 05, 2016 Facebook Twitter Google + Email Comment Print MOST POPULAR Trump: I don't need daily briefings Dem congressman: Electoral College has 'right' to weigh Russian hacking...
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Re: Iraq has no WMD's or Chemical Weapons!

JuneBug ·
Marines hold nuclear site http://www.pittsburghlive.com/x/tribune-review/specialreports/iraq/s_128200.html By Carl Prine TRIBUNE-REVIEW Wednesday, April 9, 2003 SOUTH OF BAGHDAD "” In a valley sculpted by man, between the palms and roses, lies a vast marble and steel city known as Al-Tuwaitha. In the suburbs about 18 miles south of the capital's suburbs, this city comprises nearly 100 buildings "” workshops, laboratories, cooling towers, nuclear reactors, libraries and barracks "” that...
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Re: PATRIOTISM

Faheem ·
JWC, brother sometimes you strike me as one of the most verbal but confused persons I have come across. It is clear that very few, I would say less than 10% of black men and women join the Military with the idea of defending this country in mind. Having served myself I can assure you of this from first hand experience. Most of those that joined were from poor families and the military was a means to a job with a guaranteed paycheck. I still live near the Marine Corps base Camp Pendleton and...
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Re: Israel Bars Credible Observers from Gaza

Raptor ·
A Debate with Benny Morris, Saree Makdisi and Norman Finkelstein Benny Morris, Israeli historian of 1948. His latest book is 1948: A History of the First Arab-Israeli War. Saree Makdisi, Professor of English and Comparative Literature at UCLA and the author of Palestine Inside Out: An Everyday Occupation. Norman Finkelstein, Author of several books, including The Holocaust Industry, Image and Reality of the Israel-Palestine Conflict and Beyond Chutzpah. AMY GOODMAN: We continue today on the...
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Re: Time Mag finally admits Enron is a democrat scandal

B Bankins ·
Enron got N.O.T.H.I.N.G. from the Bush Administration for all their contributions. Big corps giving money to politicians in both parties is not news. What's newsworthy is Enron was successful in influencing the Clinton Administration into attempting to bend the laws in their favor. If Enron is sooo into Bush influence, why has senators Joe Lieberman and Carl Levin stalled in their investigations??? Why is nobody talking to former Treasury Secretary Robert Rubin, the $40 million a year top...
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Re: Mandatory Military Service?

ocatchings ·
I'm all for it but like the draft certain groups of people will be allowed to use a loop hole to get out of it. Kweli4Real There is a proposal on the floor that would tie military service and civilian service together. I think it would allow a person to enlist for 18 months and after the enlistment is up the would become part of a "peace corps, vista" working group. I think that term is for 2-3 years. College benefits are tied in also and the amount of time served in both determines the...
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Re: Said I was gone But before I leave....

Melesi ·
There is a problem, souldoctor, with Thorkild's thesis, and that is that he takes what he knows--Sumerianliterature, which means mythology--and he invests it with more meaning than the Sumerians seem to have done. He does this by adding to what they have written connections which he thinks that he sees, and then, as did von Dankiken, he makes firm conclusions based on his own interpretations. For example, in the very beginning of the first chapter of "The Way," he says that "the only other...
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Re: Stephen Funk Military Resister

ricardomath ·
Anti-War U.S. Marine Sentenced to Six Months in Jail 2 hours, 42 minutes ago NEW ORLEANS, La. (Reuters) - A military jury found an anti-war U.S. Marine reservist guilty of unauthorized absence and sentenced him to six months in jail for refusing to report to his unit during the Iraq (news - web sites) war, his lawyer said on Sunday. The verdict was less than the desertion charge the U.S. military had sought, which could have put Lance Cpl. Stephen Funk behind bars for a year, but defense...
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Re: 10 Questions for Rush Limbaugh

Huey ·
So the prison abuse there in Iraq is now a college prank to him? I shudder to think what Rush thinks about the Middle Passage. He probably thinks that the MidAtlantic Slave Trade was either a Peace Corps mission in reverse or a bad outtake of "The Love Boat."
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Re: Man Burns Marine Van After GI Son's Death

James Wesley Chester ·
The father will allowed to recover. He may, but not likely, be required to reimburse the Marine Corps for the van. There will be no charges by The Corps. This is what should happen. We know what would happen if the father had been African American. Certainly, not this solution. The media would first go look for a 'rap sheet' in the hope of finding a basis there for justifying a 'call for punishment.' Neighbors would be interview to determine past behavior of Mr. Allredondo. Again looking for...
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Re: Man Burns Marine Van After GI Son's Death

EgbertSouse ·
Lesson No. 6: (RACE NEUTRAL) FACT: U.S. MARINES DO GET KILLED IN COMBAT. IF YOU DON'T WANT TO RISK HAVING YOUR SON DIE ON A BATTLEFIELD, DO EVERYTHING POSSIBLE TO DISSUADE HIM FROM JOINING THE MARINE CORPS. IF HE INSISTS, THEN YOU'VE DONE YOUR PART IN THE EYES OF YOUR CREATOR. NO NEED TO GO OFF TORCHING GOVERNMENT PROPERTY AMD ALMOST GETTING YOURSELF KILLED.
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Re: More Blacks Going to Prison in 17 Key Election States

sunnubian ·
History AFRICAN AMERICANS IN HAWAI`I by Kathryn Waddell Takara, Ph.D. The earliest settlers of African ancestry arrived in Hawaii well before the missionaries' 1821 arrival. Until Hawai'i became a territory in 1898, many of these black immigrants were active in the community as advisors, entrepreneurs and musicians. One man, called Black Jack or Mr. Keaka'ele'ele was already living on O'ahu when Kamehameha conquered the island in 1796. It is said he helped to build a store house for Queen...
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Re: More Jobs for Young Black Men: What Will It Take?

James Wesley Chester ·
Can this cycle be reversed? Efforts to increase employment and prevent crime among young men must begin with school reforms to improve basic skills. In the high school years, we should link them to the job market through apprenticeships, internships, and the like. Their access to training in community colleges needs to be improved. And job training programs with proven records for out-of-school youth – such as the Job Corps and the Youth Service Corps – should be expanded.---Prof. Holzer...
 
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