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Re: Erykah Badu's stage show

msprettygirl ·
powerflower-i didn't happen to catch her with tavis either but i do vaguely remember him talking about tyrone on BET. HonestBrother-I feel the same way but I'm pissed because all of my CD's are in storage, thousands of miles away. I'm tempted to download some erykah just to get a quick fix. Kweli4Real- I understand what you mean. I guess thats part of why erykah is so good live, she clearly is well prepared for her shows but alot of the stuff she does is very free flowing and off the cuff...
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Re: The Texas 10% Plan

leart ·
Ebony: I don't think we are on the wrong Track, but to clarify my point somewhat, in most States not all Campus's of a major School usually has the same rating as some of the other Campus's. As you indicated in your other Post Prairie view is a part of UT also, but I doubt if it has the same Rating as UT at Austin. A school can be a part of the system but not the same quality of education, just like the University of Illinois's top rated Urbana Campus. Not all other UI Campus's are ranked as...
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Re: How can we get BET off the air?

blaqfist ·
Soul Doc. that was an outstanding letter, I have printed it and will pass it around. I would like to add you to my e-mail list. We need to hook up. You can e-mail me at blaqfist@blackplanet.com. I applaud the success that Robert L. Johnson, has had financially. Guy starts a business off with a 500K loan and in less then 25 years sells the company for 3 Billion. That aint bad in anybodies book. But I do have some complaints about BET that transcends making money. I find that even BET's musiq...
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Re: White so-called 'Christianity' is responsible for unleashing demonism

Prophetessofrage ·
Typical Christian Hatred in Action: The Racism of Trent Lott The following is from a Yahoo! group that I belong to. I think the comments and the AP article sum up Trent Lott's Typical Christian racism, hatred, and bigotry quite nicely. It is, however, not surprising that Lott is a racist since the Bible wholeheartedly condones slavery. This is a comment from an anonymous member of the email group: Lott whines: ''When you're from Mississippi and you're a conservative and you're a Christian,...
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Re: Senator Apologizes for Racial Slur

Nmaginate ·
I'm going to get myself in trouble for saying this but... Considering the relative age of the "races" then what do you expect from the most junior of the human family. A child can only be a child!! And it's terror when they 'know' they can get away with it. Look in your local supermarket for examples... (My apologies for that off-the-cuff remark...)
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Re: Deconstructing Diva Dogma

Sandye ·
This answer is on the fly, as I haven't pondered your question long enough to give a full and complete answer. Forgive in advance if I need to post an addendum or edit this. Off the cuff - If I perceive someone as being emotionally unstable or interpersonnally inexperienced, I would run the hell out the room with the quickness and not involve myself in the ordeal. I would rather be single with my home being the place of sanctuary where I can restore and renew the positive energy required for...
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Re: THEY HAVE A VERDICT!!!

Michael ·
"I was right...you decided to return and showcase your stupidity once again. Kevin is right, Lofton. Give it up man, it only gets worse and you only get more ignorant from here." ....unlikely, more likely though these individuals days are numbered, numbered because they are truly incompetent, treasonous, deceitful beyond belief, and/or un-American. Either way demographic changes, and redistricting will remove this trash from elected office! ************************ Searching for Lessons in...
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Re: Anti-Gay Arson Terrorist Attack on UCC Church

ricardomath ·
Shemika, Your precious Traditional Values Coalition certainly didn't sell out their racist, homophobic, right wing extremist constituency when they defended Trent Lott's racist comments in support of Strom Thurman's 1948 Presidential bid.
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Re: Public Speaking

FireFly ·
The problem with public speaking is the public part... I'd rather fight crocodiles...!! I wish I could say it's fun and 'no worries'. but no....... that would be lying If it's off-the-cuff yeah, that's fun... but once it's rehearsed and formal and lasts more than 2 minutes then my heart beats faster than a jackhammer ... what's worst is when you are the LAST person to speak ... it's like a waiting game waiting to get it over
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Re: My General Vision for Black America

MBM ·
Sounds like a great topic for your book .
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Re: My General Vision for Black America

cwhurd ·
I agree with many of your points but I really feel that the most important one is (Community control over neighborhoods where we predominate) I think that this is real black progress. This is where we live move and have our being. If we do not take control and build as a people in the neighborhoods that we live in then to be honest no way in the world can we accomplish the other things. I feel like the reason we are not respected especially amoung our own is that those who are wealthy came...
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Re: Rodney King

Kevin ·
Ma'am asks: (quote) Was the beating justified? (response) Even though I cringe whenever I see the film, I wonder if I would have done the same thing had I been one of those cops. The other passengers of the car with Rodney were not harmed at all because they obeyed the police instructions but Rodney attacked the cops. I admit I don't have all the information concerning the case but from my understanding, the usual procedure was to tackle the man down and put a "chock hold" on him till he no...
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Re: Rodney King

EbonyRose ·
Yes, as professionally trained peace officers, I supposed they could have. But they didn't.
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Re: Born-Again

MBM ·
I'll leave it to the others here to answer, but I guess the off the cuff answer to all of your questions would be - it depends upon who you talk to.
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Re: Born-Again

ma'am ·
ROFL. I brought up the topic with a bunch of acquaintances this morning. After a few hours of convo, the diversity of opinion is the one thing I'm sure of. But it was interesting. I didn't really know there were differences in opinions within denominations.
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Re: Racial Profiling and/or a Reprieve? Bob Dylan Stopped By Cops In New Jersey Shore Town. Asked To Show ID.

NSpirit ·
The neighbor does not have the authority to stop, detain, cuff, arrest, mace, or taser... profiling is IMHO a law enforcement activity.
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Re: Racial Profiling and/or a Reprieve? Bob Dylan Stopped By Cops In New Jersey Shore Town. Asked To Show ID.

Cholly ·
------------------------------------------------ True, I was just referencing when the call was placed to 911, did she say White male first or did she state his race when asked by the dispatcher what the race of the person was. The same as the Dr. Gates situation.
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Re: POWs: Jesse to the Rescue?

EbonyRose ·
Okay MBM I'll tell ya ... First of all, my response was more or less a knee-jerk reaction ... though one that I doubt will change!! And there was nothing noble, thought-provoking, or really even nice about it!! Not as a slight to Jesse or his accomplishments or successes or his abilitity .. he's loaded with all three!! And there's every probability that he can do the job! But, just off the cuff, I said (not no, but) Hell No!! And should have added a behind it for the simply reason that I am...
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Re: Testing a man

Romulus Burnett ·
I'm ROMULUS BURNETT. Now move along. You're wrinkling up my French cuff dress shirt with that hot breath of yours. As I said before , and I reiterate: You can take ZAKAR'S comment as what would be the general consensus on this discussion board. Most of these women will deny or dismiss the cold hard truth. I'm willing to bet 1 in 4 sisters on this discussion board, as well as in the general populus of sisters, all chased after some thug ass dude all through middle school, high school, and...
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Re: Street Solutions

Goshtoire ·
I am fully aware of this, and I am a good listener. Controlling issues will be tougher. Not entirely, your view seems somewhat twisted and absolutist when it comes to cops. Beleive it or not, we do listen to reason and logic. They are not so stubborn that they will refuse to listen to reason and logic. And reason and logic states, that proactive policing, is the best policing. That in order to do things, one must solve the problem, rather then keep it at bay, and that it is clear that the...
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Re: Airing our dirty laundry?

Faheem ·
What do you think is the problem and what are some of the solutions Ebony? Bill Cosby had no solutions and he did not spark any discussions about the problem, he sparked discussions about him opening his mouth and speaking from the cuff about those "lower economic people". We all have been on notice for sometime, and if anyone was moved to action only after hearing Bill Cosby speak than they are the ones who ahev been neglectful in their duties.
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Re: Airing our dirty laundry?

EbonyRose ·
Well, the way I see it, Faheem, is that Bill was at a gathering of people, commemorating the 50th Anniversary of the Brown v. Board decision ... he was probably the keynote speaker or something, wasn't there to address the ills of society, but to entertain a group of Black people at a celebration ... said some things about Black people, to Black people that happened to be true, albeit, perhaps hurtful or shameful, with the media watching. It was not like he was at a State of the Black Union...
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Re: More Blacks Going to Prison in 17 Key Election States

sunnubian ·
Here Comes The Judge State: Bounce Oklahoma jurist for "pumping it up" on bench JUNE 24--While seated on the bench, an Oklahoma judge used a male enhancement pump, shaved and oiled his nether region, and pleasured himself, state officials charged yesterday in a petition to remove the jurist. According to the below complaint filed by the Oklahoma Attorney General, Donald D. Thompson, 57, was caught in the act by a clerk, trial witnesses, and his longtime court reporter (these unsettling...
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Re: What To Make Of Ron Paul’s Racist Newsletter

Yemaya ·
Yet you have black Americans who staunchly support this candidate yet his record reflects NOTHING he's done legislatively positive for African-Americans.
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Re: What To Make Of Ron Paul’s Racist Newsletter

Cholly ·
Ron Paul is an old Jim Crow, traditional racist political con-artist from Kentucky whose politics has changed with the political winds to keep himself re-elected, employed, sell his books, gets paid for political speeches and remain revelant among the Republican establishment and gullible young people who blindly love, praise and follow his radical Republican views that "differs" from his counterparts only in his way of speaking, delivery & tone, yet he's a Ronald Reagan "trickle down...
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Re: What To Make Of Ron Paul’s Racist Newsletter

EbonyRose ·
Originally Posted by Cholly: Ron Paul IMO, is the same as the late South Carolina Republican senator Strom Thurmond. A hard core, card carrying racist who ran for President as a segregationist States Rights Democratic Party (Dixiecrat) candidate who hated Blacks and fought to eliminate the Civil Rights Act (filibustered by himself against the Civil Rights Act for 24 straight hours, 18 minutes in Congress non-stop) but once the Civil Rights Act passed, Jim Crow was eliminated and White racism...
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Re: What To Make Of Ron Paul’s Racist Newsletter

sunnubian ·
How air conditioning, prostitution, and raw milk could give Ron Paul problems By NBC's Domenico Montanaro Ron Paul is coming under the microscope now that he is seen as having a real chance at winning Iowa. Yesterday, the Texas congressman, who has the best organization in Iowa, was pressed on CNN about controversial statements in a newsletter published 20-plus years ago. Some conservatives are now taking aim , with one columnist even comparing him to Jeremiah Wright, the controversial...
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Re: White Grandfather Detained While Walking Black Granddaughter: Scott Henson Cuffed By texas Police.

EbonyRose ·
Originally Posted by Xumbrarchist: Originally Posted by Yemaya: Originally Posted by sunnubian: Sorry he was handled "roughly", but anytime the police even suspect anything odd concerning a child, they should act. I agree. Nothing wrong with what the police did except to rough house him. Yeah, nothing wrong with "rough housing" INNOCENT PEOPLE. He should sue there asses! They should have checked his story before they laid a hand on him. Xum ===================================== I agree,...
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Re: An example why Florida is looking pretty stupid.

sunnubian ·
Re: An example why Florida is looking pretty stupid.
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Re: Fox News Twists Itself In Knots To Find An Explanation Other Than Racism For Charleston Shooting

Momentum ·
The narrative NoxNews want to push is Roof was mentally disturbed and confused somehow but it was not racism. See they want to maintain the idea that white people's contempt for black people is justified because its only black people who are criminals, its black people who are inherently bent to commit crimes. If a white person do something heinous its because of a mental condition, something broke down and could have been treated. but black people its something we are born with and can...
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Re: World Amazed at How Racist Crazies Make Fart-Bag Trump #1 GOP Contender

Momentum ·
Several people told me if Trump is there to vote for they gonna vote for him, black people.... And what resonates with them is he totally puts down other republicans and they love how he just eviscerates them. They loved what he said about immigration. He does not like the trade deals the US have signed with Mexico and China, he says their negotiators are smart, clever and those negotiating for the US are Dumb. He answers questions without stumbling, right off the cuff. And he got his own...
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Re: The Role of the Roman Catholic Church in Slavery

Kocolicious ·
As I said earlier the bible, talmud and qu'ran. Are just manuals to justify SLAVERY. It is part of the patriarchal rule. And sex slavery came before domestic slavery. And eunuchism came as a result of men being held captive from war....except in Asia where Chinese/Japanese men willingly castrated themselves to join the military....and that's where homosexuality thrived. But!
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Re: The Role of the Roman Catholic Church in Slavery

Norland ·
White people are INSANE. No one knows where these creeps originated. You tube says they're not human. They're forever kissing dogs and every other animal they own. Watch National Geographic for a day. Hit those veterinarian shows. They'd kiss a Grizzly, if it would let them and own one too. I've seen so many arms up cows' asses, feces flowing out by the buckets full/boots full, castrations, calves born, yanked from wombs; hamburgers and steaks are no longer appealing to me in any shape nor...
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Re: The Role of the Roman Catholic Church in Slavery

Kocolicious ·
Sista Norland wrote: White people are INSANE. No one knows where these creeps originated. You tube says they're not human. They're forever kissing dogs and every other animal they own. Watch National Geographic for a day. Hit those veterinarian shows. They'd kiss a Grizzly, if it would let them and own one too. I've seen so many arms up cows' asses, feces flowing out by the buckets full/boots full, castrations, calves born, yanked from wombs; hamburgers and steaks are no longer appealing to...
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Re: The Role of the Roman Catholic Church in Slavery

Kocolicious ·
@ Sista Sunnubian. Good info They need to plaster this on the Catholic Church wall [for blacks to see]. So African Americans can DECIDE whether or not if they REALLY wanna be Catholics let alone Christians. The only good thing about Christianity is it saved women and children from being sexually mutilated [FGM, castration] and held the mother Mary in high regard even though all the angels were deemed male until later on in the I think the 15th century. Other than that? It's been the slave...
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Re: The Role of the Roman Catholic Church in Slavery

sunnubian ·
Catholicism is a biggger problem for Africans on the Continent and Black people throughout the diaspora in places other than America. I say a 'bigger' problem for them, because, unlike with African America, the Catholic Church [the same entity that sanctioned enslaving Black people's ancestors ( in perpetuity) and for stealing Africans' land and wealth] has a stronghold in those places. But, since the majority of Africans, just like Black people throughout the diaspora, do not know their own...
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Re: The Role of the Roman Catholic Church in Slavery

Kocolicious ·
I agree my sista. It is a bigger problem associated with other problems in-house that Africans and African America refuse to act on. But in my view one of the biggest problems we have? Is refusing to take that mental chain off our brains. I know that it's hundreds of years of conditioning but we have the ability to read and write and use our cognitive capacity to move forward and become our own heroes. But when you have been stuck in a mental pattern for generations....it HARD for many to...
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Re: The Role of the Roman Catholic Church in Slavery

Norland ·
There's lots of THEIR blood flowing through our veins from SLAVERY, and let's not forget ever, there's lots of OUR blood flowing through THEIR VEINS from slavery and every thing else that occurred in this country. They're always FUCKING black something or another; they just don't talk about the situation. Their blood's FLOWING through everything breathing probably. Fucking's #2 on their brain after killing and slaughtering; #3's MONEY. That's it with these WHATEVERS. I see folks on TV and...
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Re: We don't all look alike....."Tennis Star James Blake Mistakenly Tackled By NYPD Cops"

Cholly ·
NYPD Releases Video Of Cop Slamming James Blake To The Ground. The officer seen in the video has a lengthy list of complaints against him. Security footage released by the New York City Police Department on Friday shows a plainclothes cop slamming former tennis star James Blake to the ground as he casually stands outside his hotel. Blake said he suffered cuts and bruises from the Wednesday incident, when detectives in Manhattan mistook him for a suspect in an identity theft ring. The video...
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Re: Melissa Harris-Perry’s new job as Editor-at-Large at Elle.com’s

Guest ·
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POLICE Shoot KILL KID FOR RUNNING OFF A BUS . . .

sunnubian ·
(Man, I am getting tired of seeing sh!!!!!!t like this in the news.  How many Black people are the police going to be allowed to murder in cold blood before their neo-coon hunts will stop against our people?) (This footage is showing the ACTUAL...
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The 2 Strains on Black Women's Finances

sunnubian ·
For some black women, economy and willingness to aid family strains finances View Photo Gallery —  A Washington Post-Kaiser survey suggests that, for some black women, economic woes and a willingness to aid family members can put a strain on By Ylan Q. Mui and Chris L. Jenkins , Published: February 5 The Great Recession carried special pain for black women like Jane Ladson. She had always been the one her family turned to when they needed help, and she didn’t hesitate to give it. She helped...
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The Scariest Future You Can Imagine, Starring Ron Paul

sunnubian ·
The Scariest Future You Can Imagine, Starring Ron PaulPosted on January 11, 2012 by BrandonShare this now! This will keep you awake at night . . .    Found on Keith Olbermann Facebook Fan page. Originally submitted by volunteer editors...
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What To Make Of Ron Paul’s Racist Newsletter

sunnubian ·
What To Make Of Ron Paul’s Racist Newsletter By Ian Millhiser on Dec 21, 2011 at 5:20 pm With Übertenther Rep. Ron Paul (R-TX) emerging as the latest frontrunner in the Iowa GOP primary , Ta-Nehisi Coates chronicles many of the most offensive highlights from a series of racist newsletters Paul published in the late 1980s and early 1990s: Needlin’ : Paul’s December 1989 newsletter claims that roving bands of African-Americans are trying to give white people HIV. According to the newsletter,...
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Blacks to Herman Cain: You're on Your Own

sunnubian ·
 Blacks to Herman Cain: You're on Your OwnThe former candidate isn't an embarrassment to the race, just himself. My, how far we've come.By: Paul Delaney | Posted: December 3, 2011 at 7:32 PM    For quite a long spell...
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FYI

sunnubian ·
Home | About Us | Donate | Subscribe | Archives News & Views | 01.04.12 Featured... States Take On Citizens United http://www.commondreams.org/headline/2012/01/04-0 Headlines... House Republicans Increase the Pressure on Obama Over Tar Sands Pipeline Decision http://www.commondreams.org/headline/2012/01/04-2 Ron Paul Would Allow ‘Open Season’ on Union Organizers http://www.commondreams.org/headline/2012/01/04-5 US Marine to Stand Trial Over 2005 Killings That Left 24 Iraqis Dead...
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Swann part of the rise of black Republicans

MBM ·
Swann part of the rise of black RepublicansMonday, March 06, 2006By James O'Toole, Pittsburgh Post-GazetteLynn Swann launched his campaign amid the artifacts of the Heinz History Center. Now, the man who would be the state's first African-American...
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"you police officer are always shi**ing people"

Dusty Elbow ·
WHEN BLACK ATLANTA REMAINED SILENT: Was This a Technological Lynching of a Black Police Officer?May 18, 2006      Atlanta, GA - On November 2, 2004 Officer Terence Alexander was performing his job patrolling traffic at the Atlanta...
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America's most dangerous street gang is at it again....

RadioRaheem ·
...no, not MS13 or the Bloods.... http://www.nydailynews.com/new...mpaign=NYDN+Facebook Naked Brooklyn woman dragged from apartment, left topless in hallway for minutes by NYPD officers who say she beat 12-year-old daughter — SEE THE VIDEO Denise Stewart, 48, opened her Brownsville apartment door to NYPD officers, who heard shouting coming from inside the home, police said. When Stewart, who was wearing only a towel, tried to close the door, cops yanked her into the hallway. Stewart and...
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Will America's Black Political Class Join In the Spoils of the Rape of Congo? Andy Young & Jesse Jackson Say It's OK.

sunnubian ·
Home » Blogs » Bruce A. Dixon's blog Will America's Black Political Class Join In the Spoils of the Rape of Congo? Andy Young & Jesse Jackson Say It's OK. By BAR managing editor Bruce A. Dixon A minor change has been made to this article, reflecting the fact that Rev. Jesse L. Jackson participated in Chicago's "Rwanda Day in 2001, not 2014, as erroneously indicated when the article was initially published. -- bd Last week Rwandan President Paul Kagame appeared in Atlanta for “ Rwanda Day...
 
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