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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 ·
The real affirmative action: KATRINA'S AFTERMATH Top FEMA Jobs: No Experience Required Director Brown wasn't the agency's only senior official appointed under Bush with little or no background in dealing with natural disasters. By Ken Silverstein Times Staff Writer September 9, 2005 WASHINGTON "” In the days since Hurricane Katrina devastated New Orleans, Federal Emergency Management Agency director Michael D. Brown has come under withering attack, with critics charging that his lack of...
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Re: William Bennett Personally Invited Here!

Michael ·
How Our Own No Good Elected Black Leaders, Poverty Pimps, etc., Exploit the Black Community..... ......but it so much easier to blame William Bennet, President George Bush, Secretary of State Condoleeza Rice, Racist Caucasians, The Bush Administration, "the Sage of South Central Los Angeles" Larry Elder, the Ban of Affirmation Action, the Denial of Reparations for Slavery, the Cow that jumped over the Moon, etc., etc., etc., etc...... ....for problems that Black people bring upon themselves,...
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Re: White People do it too, does not apply! When These Individuals are Sworn in to Serve

Michael ·
How Our Own No Good Elected Black Leaders, Poverty Pimps, etc., Exploit the Black Community ! "Taking a stand for what is right has put me at odds with the civil-rights establishment. I have endured all kinds of name-calling and intimidation tactics ... But I understand that I am fighting against evil. Those names mean nothing to me. They are the pitiful words of cowards who do not have right on their side. By letting them pass, I am able to continue standing up for what is right ... It is...
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Re: White People do it too, does not apply! When These Individuals are Sworn in to Serve

Kevin41 ·
jesse lee peterson...a negro who can even quote something as horrible as how slavery had black people better off....proves that he has the white man's dick in his mouth....and Lofton's ability to agree with that lends itself to make one believe he probably is not black at all.....but i'm kool...i'm going to have to leave house niggas and racist inbreds both alone...because they'll get theirs....they always do.......
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Re: White People do it too, does not apply! When These Individuals are Sworn in to Serve

Michael ·
....Nothing like being Black and thinking clearly..... ...because your conscience remains clear, and not amount of lipservice from any racecard playing Kevin41, Kweli4Real, ricardomath, etc.,etc., matters! How the Black Leadership Exploit Black America...... .....I must concur Jessie Peterson!
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Re: On Condoleeza Rice & the Troubling Way We Define "Being Black"?

Isome ·
Absolutely nothing to be proud of -- Lawrence Wilkerson, the former head of the Marine War College who had served as chief of staff to former Secretary of State Colin Powell, revealed the inner struggles of the Bush administration in a speech before the New America Foundation on Oct. 19. A "Cheney-Rumsfeld cabal" ran U.S. foreign policy for a president "not versed in international relations and not too much interested." Wilkerson defined the Bush doctrine as "cowboyism." Condoleezza Rice as...
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Re: Stanley "Tookie" Williams

sunnubian ·
The Apology Twenty-five years ago when I created the Crips youth gang with Raymond Lee Washington in South Central Los Angeles, I never imagined Crips membership would one day spread throughout California, would spread to much of the rest of the nation and to cities in South Africa, where Crips copycat gangs have formed. I also didn't expect the Crips to end up ruining the lives of so many young people, especially young black men who have hurt other young black men. Raymond was murdered in...
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Re: Jamie Foxx Asks Governor Swarzenegger For Clemency of "Tookie"

Michael ·
...and no telling how many Black people Tookie Williams, Tookie's associates, and/or other Black gangs are responsible for killing over three decades. Heck, in the early seventies, members of the Crips would hold up at gun point, Black men and women who wore Black leather jackets, the jackets owned by the victims. Many such incidents took place at the Hollywood Bowl, and/or other social events, where under normal circumstances it would not even cross a concert goer's mind that they would be...
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Re: Has racism "decreased" in America??? Hmmmm.

Michael ·
"It is laudable to try to help heal your sick enemy, particularly when the illness demonstrates itself in actively damaging you and all those who look like you. We know that we also suffer from an illness caused by the same societal abomination, AND it demonstrates itself in actively damaging you and all those who look like you." by James Chester .....The greater enemy to the Black community are the actions of the Black community itself! ****************************** ...and no telling how...
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Re: Black Women Should Date White Guys

pride ·
Wow. I never took it in this direction, the other way around. Not this type. You know I made this same thread earlier today, when you didn't listen to what anyone had to say, I came here to complete the circle. This was all this afternoon. Before that you know I wrote that a Malcolm X and Bruce Lee twin headed dood would be like the best way to make things good. But you admitted you were wrong about the things you said after I came here (amazingly enough). So you had some honor. But this is...
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Re: Black Women Should Date White Guys

threeline ·
This comment alone should indication enough that 3kkk is on crack half the time and should not be taken seriously. He is the worst sort of racist, sexist, and paleolithic troglodyte masquerading (and failing to do so, I might add) as someone who cares about other minorities. I could go on and on. Like the time he got banned for starting a flamewar because someone suggested Chinese and Koreans were traditionally related, or the time he claimed that female circumcision is a valid anti-STD...
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Re: Jamie Foxx Asks Governor Swarzenegger For Clemency of "Tookie"

EbonyRose ·
http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-111705tookie_lat,0...ll=la-home-headlines L.A. Officers Urge 'No Mercy' for Tookie Williams By Henry Weinstein Times Staff Writer 2:53 PM PST, November 17, 2005 Los Angeles' top law enforcement officers today urged Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger to have no mercy for Stanley Tookie Williams, the gang co-founder convicted of four murders who is to be executed Dec. 13. Williams is a "coldblooded killer" who has "left his mark forever on our society by...
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Re: Should we stay or go

Constructive Feedback (Guest) ·
There are PLENTY of fine programs who are "teaching kids how to fish". former football great Jim Brown has a good program for mentoring mostly Black kids. Even your ideological enemy Jesse Lee Peters has a good program called B.O.N.D. that goes into the community and applies a comprehensive set of solutions to kids in his program. Many churches throughout the country have programs that extend beyond Sunday School and engage young people with character building activities. And of course we...
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Re: black men love other men

EbonyRose ·
CDC: HIV infection rate decreases in blacks Racial disparities still exist despite decline in new cases ATLANTA, Georgia (AP) -- The rate of newly reported HIV cases among blacks has been dropping by about 5 percent a year since 2001, the government said Thursday. But blacks are still eight times more likely than whites to be diagnosed with the AIDS virus. "The racial disparities remain severe," said Lisa Lee, an epidemiologist at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The falling...
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Re: black men love other men

taffy ·
I saw this article a few days ago and it is good news. But I think JL King's book and women becoming aware of male sexuality has played a role in women playing it safe while dealing with men. Black men are shady and I know of two women who died of AIDS because of their down low boyfriends. Defend them if you must. But I won't defend them. I support gay rights. But I do not support any man lying to a woman about who he is, using her as a cover. It is wrong and it is too bad that morality...
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Re: What do you think about this form of "Self-Help?"

EbonyRose ·
Now, back to the subject ... I read the whole story and thought it was very interesting. As far as the issue of the effectiveness of their "self-help" strategy ... they were just plain old stupid!! I couldn't get to the story through the link, but I found it on the paper's website along with a story that arrests had finally been made, with more to come! I'll post it below. I found it very interesting that the founder of that particular sect of Black Muslims died a couple of years ago, and...
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Re: Jamie Foxx Asks Governor Swarzenegger For Clemency of "Tookie"

Fine ·
http://www.tookie.com/ The Apology Twenty-five years ago when I created the Crips youth gang with Raymond Lee Washington in South Central Los Angeles, I never imagined Crips membership would one day spread throughout California, would spread to much of the rest of the nation and to cities in South Africa, where Crips copycat gangs have formed. I also didn't expect the Crips to end up ruining the lives of so many young people, especially young black men who have hurt other young black men.
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Re: Well Speaking of Sambo's, UTs, and Traitors, Mindless sick nitwits .........

Empty Purnata ·
Oh, so I guess Conservative leaders are oh-so much better.... And I guess the actions of Rev. Jesse Lee Peterson, Ward Connerly, J.C. Watts, Condoleeza Rice, Clarence Thomas and Larry Elder are admirable....
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Re: How Black Leaders Exploit Blaq America....

Dusty Elbow ·
Peterson: The 'Scam' Against African Americans Jon E. Dougherty, NewsMax.com Friday, June 25, 2004 Radio talk show host, author and syndicated columnist Larry Elder says critics of economists Walter Williams and Thomas Sowell owe them an apology and will someday offer it. That includes, presumably, black critics as well. All three men, who are prominent African-American thinkers, as well as talented political and economic analysts, believe that, in many ways, the black leadership in America...
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Re: How Black Leaders Exploit Blaq America....

Dusty Elbow ·
Moral poverty cost blacks in New Orleans Posted: September 21, 2005 1:00 a.m. Eastern By Rev. Jesse Lee Peterson © 2005 WorldNetDaily.com Say a hurricane is about to destroy the city you live in. Two questions: 1. What would you do? 2. What would you do if you were black? Sadly, the two questions don't have the same answer. To the first: Most of us would take our families out of that city quickly to protect them from danger. Then, able-bodied men would return to help others in need, as wives...
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Re: Knuggah King against Kwanzaa

Constructive Feedback (Guest) ·
Jesse Lee Peterson is wrong on this one. An individual's participation in Kwanzaa has little to do with the trackrecord of it's founder in the same way that someone who boycotts the celebration of Thanksgiving because of it's founding. In the end to do so is to miss out on an opportunity to gather together as a family or a community and strengthen bonds between individuals. I support Kwanzaa. If more people in our community lived by the principles contained within we whould have far less...
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Re: Knuggah King against Kwanzaa

EbonyRose ·
A quick search turned up this as regards the good Rev.... Jesse Lee Peterson From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. The Reverend Jesse Lee Peterson (born May, 24, 1949 in Midway, Alabama) is the president and founder of The Brotherhood Organization of A New Destiny (BOND), a group dedicated to promoting responsible fatherhood among African Americans. Peterson is a television personality (The Jesse Lee Peterson Show), which is produced and shown by God's Learning Channel, and hosts a...
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Re: Knuggah King against Kwanzaa

Empty Purnata ·
Rev. Jesse Lee Peterson is nothing more than a jack-legged political preacher who desperately desires to be White and gets behind everything in the Neoconservative movement. If there is any doubt of what kind of a dick-sucking sellout he is, he is an avid devotee of RONALD REAGAN.... http://cap.bluestatedigital.com/tools/428/ "Rev. Jesse Lee Peterson is the most courageous, outspoken critic of the civil-rights establishment in America today ... Character is the most important word in Rev.
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Re: Why are we comfortable with Euro-paganism and not African?

Nmaginate ·
Hey!! Maybe we can get Jessie Lee Peterson to speak on this topic since he has a hard-on for/against Kwanzaa! Can you imagine that BOND brother going up to his White audience talking about how Santa and Christmas with Trees & Reindeer are all "made up" making sure to track any unsavory behavior of any person influential in making Christmas a holiday with the symbols used? Do you think he uses the King James version of the Bible? I mean, he is a Reverend, you know...
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Re: Europeans Outraged at Schwarzenegger

Michael ·
Voices from those who knew him! ******************************* "November 23, 2005 Fond Memories of Tookie I'm being sarcastic. The first thing you have to understand about Tookie Williams is that this is what he looked like. Knowing that this man used to hang out at parks and beat down people for fun, that he used to force people to oil his body, gives you some idea what Tookie was all about. The Tookie I knew hung out at Centinela Park in Inglewood with another huge dude named 'Mouse'...
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Re: Well Speaking of Sambo's, UTs, and Traitors, Mindless sick nitwits .........

Michael ·
"So Lofton, what do you think of the lady getting probabtion for murdering the little black girl? She was not innocent and only received probation. Do you think justice was served in that situation?" by Kevin41 ....and to compare a situation where an individual with no prior criminal history in a Jennifer Porter who clearly admits guilt and accepts total responsibility for the accidental death of Black children she struck as a result of speeding while driving, with that of a career felon and...
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Re: Should Affluent Blacks Stay or Flee Blighted Communities.

Michael ·
....In response to your questions, honie, "I am aware of this but do you believe the majority of Blacks who fled Watts owned property? Renting doesn't give ties to a community like home ownership does. I don't know how many units/apartments there are in the Jordan Downs, Hacienda Village, Imperial Courts or Nickerson Garden housing projects has but a lot of families lived there. Hispanics have large families and I'm surprised that it is only 80% Hispanic." by honie...
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Re: KKK to March Right Here in Des Moines, Iowa

Michael ·
"Hehe, Mikey, you just made my self-hate list. You ought to run your campaign with Convoluted Feedback this year. ME HATE ME 2006!!! " by misguided Empty Purnata ************************* ......nothing like the rebuttal of reality to prove that more likely the self-hatred is from one Black person to another. All that is needed is proof, in the reality of it, from the thread, " Should Affluent Blacks Stay or Leave Blighted Communities", the blighted community in reference being the very...
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Re: "Minutemen, Stand Your Ground!"

Kweli4Real ·
I could just see it ... Hayes, the right rev Jesse Lee and Lofton standing proudly before the throng of skin heads, neo-nazis and militia-men. Can't you just feel the love? NOT
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Re: "Minutemen, Stand Your Ground!"

ricardomath ·
Re: "Minutemen, Stand Your Ground!"
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Re: Member Quotes That They Really Didn't Say

Empty Purnata ·
LOLZ!
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Re: Dating a sista/brotha after she/he went white...

Huey ·
To be honest, Hollywood hate to see black men with ANY race of women, period, including black women. How else do you explain why black men and women can't get along with each other without choking the hell out of each other or cussing each other out on TV(i.e. "Girlfriends" on UPN)? Outside of being robbed or raped by a black man, nothing scares Hollywood (or America for that matter) than someone falling in love with a black man. I'll agree with you to a point about "Jungle Fever". Spike Lee...
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Re: Dating a sista/brotha after she/he went white...

HonestBrother ·
There's a movie ("The Bone Collector") with Denzel Washington and Angelina Jolie (speaking of a white girl I'd like to see get dug out by a brotha) where Denzel and Angelina wind up an item at the end but Denzel is - of course - paralyzed from the waist down halfway through the movie ....
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Re: Black Conservatives

Constructive Feedback (Guest) ·
How often must you repeat a LIE MBM? On a DAILY BASIS Jesse Jackson and Al Sharpton MAKE REFERENCE TO THE UNITED STATES CONSTITUTION. The NAACP during the REAL Civil Rights Movements made use of the INSTITUTIONS that were set up within the government TO MAKE SOCIETAL CHANGE. YET all you can bring to us is the SLIGHT OF HAND that the "Black Conservative" seeks to MAINTAIN THE CURRENT ORDER OF THINGS which suppress Black people. THE BLACK CONSERVATIVE IS PRIMARILY THE OPPOSITION PARTY TO THE...
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Re: Dating a sista/brotha after she/he went white...

Black Viking ·
Actually HB, this list is so good... I'm just going to print the whole thing out right here. Sure, Shango. Here you go... A * Mahmoud Abdul-Rauf, former basketball player, Black mother and White father * Andre Agassi, tennis player Jessica Alba, actress, Mexican Indian father and Canadian mother of Danish and French ancestry. * Tatyana Ali, actress, Black, Panamanian and Indo-Trinidadian * Shola Ama, singer, She is half Dominican, quarter Irish and quarter Scottish. * Amerie, singer,...
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Re: Dating a sista/brotha after she/he went white...

caribbeanflavored ·
^^^^ THAT'S SO DENZEL MAY SEEM LESS THREATENING AS A "DAMAGED", PARALYZED BLACK MAN THAN A VERILE, STRONG ONE THAT WOULD INTIMIDATE THE GENERAL WHITE PUBLIC....OH GOD, OH NO, A GOOD LOOKING, STABLE MINDED AND HEALTHY BLACK MAN WITH AN EQUALLY GOOD LOOKING, STABLE MINDED AND HEALTHY WHITE WOMEN? WELL, THAT WOULD BE A CRIME WOULDN'T IT?
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Re: The Greatness of Spike Lee

MidLifeMan ·
Spike's Katrina After watching the city get ravaged by the storm, Lee spent a year filming a wrenching four-hour 'Requiem' for New Orleans. By Allison Samuels Newsweek Aug. 21-28, 2006 issue - Spike Lee is a proud New Yorker"”he lives for the Yankees, dies for the Knicks and bleeds for all things Brooklyn"”but for the past year, his heart has been in New Orleans. To make his new four-hour HBO documentary about Hurricane Katrina, "When the Levees Broke: A Requiem in Four Acts," the...
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Re: The Greatness of Spike Lee

Santana St. Cloud ·
I hope to watch it tonight and tomorrow (DVR'ing it in case I miss it). Alternet's got two versions of an interview Spike Lee did with ABC about the documentary. In the first one Spike's critical about Bush; the second one has been sanitized. Check it out.
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Re: What are you listening to right now?

HonestBrother ·
"Black Panther" - The Johnny Shines Band with Otis Spann, Big Walter Horton, Lee Jackson, and Fred Below I'm feeling down home tonight ...
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Re: Martin Lee Anderson -- Modern-Day Emmit Till

EbonyRose ·
Mother of Teen Killed in Florida Boot Camp: ˜I'm Finally Getting Justice for My Baby' Date: Wednesday, November 29, 2006 By: Melissa Nelson, Associated Press PENSACOLA, Fla. (AP) - The death of a teen who was roughed up by guards at a juvenile boot camp has prompted a shake-up in Florida's criminal justice system, the resignation of its top law enforcement officer and now charges against seven former guards and a nurse. In the past 11 months, news stations have repeatedly aired a...
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Re: Martin Lee Anderson -- Modern-Day Emmit Till

EbonyRose ·
Boot Camp Death Suit Settled for $7.4 Million Date: Tuesday, March 27, 2007 By: Brent Kallestad, Associated Press TALLAHASSEE, Fla. - (AP) County authorities have agreed to pay $2.4 million to the family of a teenager who died after being roughed up by guards at a state-supervised boot camp, an attorney for the family said Tuesday. Added to a $5 million claim being fast-tracked through the Legislature, the deal brings the total settlement over the death last year of Martin Lee Anderson to...
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Re: Martin Lee Anderson -- Modern-Day Emmit Till

EbonyRose ·
Jury Selection Begins in Trial of Boot Camp Guards, Nurse for Martin Lee Anderson's Death Date: Tuesday, September 25, 2007 By: Melissa Nelson, Associated Press PANAMA CITY, Fla. - (AP) Chanting demonstrators carried photographs of a dead 14-year-old as jury selection began Monday for the manslaughter trial of seven juvenile boot camp guards and a nurse who are charged in his death. Martin Lee Anderson died in January 2006 after being taken to a hospital from the now-closed Bay County...
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Re: Martin Lee Anderson -- Modern-Day Emmit Till

Fabulous ·
This is so tragic, so very tragic and there are so many stories. It hurts my heart to think of a child being beaten so brutally. I cannot describe how badly this makes me feel. My heart is heavy. And it makes me wonder, if there really is a g.d WHY WHY WHY does he/she allow such things to happen? It's enough to make a person almost lose any resemblance of faith & hope. I'm reminded of the pain I felt when my nephew was brutally murdered and I know that I know that I know . . . there is...
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Re: Transcending Race

Romulus Burnett ·
What I've noticed over the decades is when a particular entertainer is so good at what they do, other races of people want to take ownership of their genius.That is something neither the entertainer nor the athlete nor the black race in general can stop. Michael Jackson is the only black man in the history of the human race that has truly transcended his own ethnicity. No other black entertainer or athlete has changed their physical appearance to mimic that of caucasians. Barack Obama cannot...
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Re: What Would Martin Do?

kresge ·
While the last line is consistent with my own views, I think that this misses the point. What I find egregious is that the national SCLC is trying to silence the president of a local chapter. There is no evidence that I have seen that Rev. Lee has intentionally associated the goals and objectives of his chapter with his advocacy of same-sex marriage. He censure should occur only in the case that there is evidence of his failing to fulfill the responsibilities of his office. There appears to...
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Re: What Would Martin Do?

shulamite ·
I understand, and generally agree. Though if he and the national SCLC leadership have agreed that any public statements or activities of his automatically represent SCLC positions regarding various issues, then he may have a problem. If he doesn't, then they are out of line. They state on their website "SCLC is a now a nation wide organization made up of chapters and affiliates with programs that affect the lives of all Americans: north, south, east and west. Its sphere of influence and...
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Re: What Would Martin Do?

EbonyRose ·
That's what I was thinking too, shulamite. If he, in his position is supposed to be representative of the organization as a whole, then any of his (public) actions would probably be under scrutiny as to the guidelines of that group. Which is probably what allows them to give him grief.
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Re: What Would Martin Do?

kresge ·
Okay, from its inception, there were gay members of SCLC, e.g. Bayard Rustin was a black, gay Quaker, as well as Jews, atheists, and agnostics, all this despite the name of the group. It was never just a solely a black or christian organization. Secondly, it was not just the president, Rev. Lee, but the Los Angeles Chapter voted unanimously to protest the passing of Proposition 8 earlier this year. Also, NAACP chair Julian Bond and NAACP President Benjamin Jealous have come out against state...
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Re: What Would Martin Do?

EbonyRose ·
Hmmmm ... okay ... well when you put it that way, I can definitely see your point!
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