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Re: Constructive Feedback Is Right!!

Constructive Feedback (Guest) ·
And YOU seem to know the talking points of the WHITE SOCIALIST rather well. You see MBM - you have an open ended heart. You and other fundamentalist believe that you have MORAL SUPERIORITY because you stand for PROVIDING MAXIMUM BENEFIT FOR THE MASSES. How touching. You fail miserably when it comes to the concept of EXPECTING SOMETHEM FROM THE POOR. My wife and I COULD have a 3rd, 4th or even 8th baby. We know that by doing so it would impact us financially, time-wise, housing-wise and...
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Re: Negroes who defend the status quo once they've "gotten theirs"

Empty Purnata ·
LOL! Apparently for Condoleeza Rice, J.C. Watts, Armstrong Williams, Larry Elder, Ward Connerly, "Rev." Jesse Lee Peterson, Juan Williams and Clarence Thomas; Affirmative Action was just fine WHEN THEY BENEFITTED FROM IT. Now that they have "made it" up the ladder, they want to kick it down so other Blacks can't use it. They want to be the only House Negroids in Massa's house. They can't have other Negroids stealing their spotlight! Got-damn Kneegrows. They can't stand Affirmative Action...
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Re: Negroes who defend the status quo once they've "gotten theirs"

Constructive Feedback (Guest) ·
Kevin: Let me give you some CONTEXT to your statements above. Inevitably there will be some over the top incident that a Black person or group of Blacks commit. Rather than condemn THIS PARTICULAR EVENT and clearly articulate how THIS EVENT HAS VIOLATED EVERYTHING THAT YOU BELIEVE....... You (and my enemy Isome) will IMMEDIATELY do a web search and find and occassion in which WHITE FOLKS HAVE DONE THE SAME THING BUT THE OUTRAGE HAS NOT FOLLOWED. So Kevin - does this benefit the Black victim...
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Re: Experience with Gypsies?

Frenchy ·
I made it back (obviously). Had a wonderful time the first few days and then I got really sick (still sick now). Nothing like trying to find a doctor in a foreign country at 2am. I spend a couple of days in bed, but then I was back out on the street because I had so much I wanted to see. BUT, other than that, everything was wonderful. Yummy, yummy pasta, magnificent sights (all the monuments are sooooo HUGE! everywhere I went I felt so small and, sort of, insignificant), really friendly...
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Re: I finally found the Black women's reply to the "Where is the love?'" from Tampa

Black Viking ·
Don't run in that direction too fast HB. You'll get this same kind of crap from white women. Trust me! From the lightest vanilla to the darkest chocolate, they're still women . They'll always be women, just like we'll always be men. I'm guessing the answer is to de-code all of this language. But, no matter how many times I read back over this thread, I just can't pinpoint the moment when we all stopped speaking and hearing English. But one thing is certain. When ever that was, that's when it...
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Re: The Most Popular Myths In Science

ricardomath ·
Every time that my wife and I visit her family in Colombia we have sancocho de gallina (gallina=hen). Everybody keeps a chicken or two or three, generally with a string tied around one of their legs to keep them from getting away. My wife can't bring herself to kill the chicken, so her mother usually does it. The method is to grab the chicken by the head and swing it around very fast in a circle, snapping the neck. The last time, her mother had some difficulty swinging the chicken with...
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Re: 7 Police killed as they root out coca in Colombian park

ricardomath ·
From the Los Angeles Times Afro-Colombians Driven Off Land in Cocaine War By Chris Kraul Times Staff Writer January 4, 2006 PEREIRA, Colombia "” Armando Garces was reluctant to leave his mountain village even after right-wing militia members had gone door to door telling residents they had 48 hours to evacuate, or else. He didn't like being ordered to abandon the only home he had ever known. Then a daylong gun battle erupted between the paramilitary fighters and leftist guerrillas over...
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Re: Are You a Racist?

kresge ·
Some of you may have seen this article, but I thought I would throw it into the mix from the site Race Traitor . The White Anti-Racist Is an Oxymoron: An Open Letter to "White Anti-Racists" By Tamara K. Nopper I received an annoying e-mail about white people and their struggle to do anti-racist work. I keep reading and hearing white people talk about their struggle to do anti-racist organizing, and frankly it gets on my nerves. So I am writing this open letter to white people who engage in...
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Re: Untitled--Just Disappointed and Upset

Empty Purnata ·
I can certainly empathize. My mother has always been a Christian since I was born (she grew up in a moderate church). But, she always used to be a very open and somewhat liberal Christian. I even found her reading books about other religions and even Christian Astrology. But, 2 years ago, she broke her leg and found herself houseridden for several months and dependent upon other people (which was a very humbling and even humiliating experience for my mother because she's always been a very...
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Re: Untitled--Just Disappointed and Upset

FireFly ·
I truly sympathise Rowe and I wish you all the strength, patience and love to endure. No easy answer here. It's too personal to go into here, but let's just say, that the 'us vs. them' mentality/disease of Pentecostal fundamentalism has torn my own family and my ex-husbands family apart. My parents have suffered incredibly and my ex has only a platonic relationship with his mother. Only certain types of people fall under the spell of fundamentalist long-term - however by then a lot of...
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Re: Untitled--Just Disappointed and Upset

Empty Purnata ·
Thanks! I'm not so much concerned for myself, I'm concerned for my two younger siblings who are still in grade school. This religious mania is puting a strain on my parents' marriage (I've even heard them treaten to divorce, and they've had 4-hour long arguments several times) and they do it RIGHT SMACK DAB IN FRONT OF MY YOUNGER SIBLINGS. My little sister who used to get upset about it, now just sits there unphased even when my mom gets in my dad's face. AS A 19-YEAR OLD ADULT, TO SEE A...
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Re: our love of diamonds..

umbrarchist ·
Frontline did a documentary on PBS about the diamond trade in 1994. http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/pages/frontline/programs/transcripts/1209.html The bottom line is the whole diamond business is built on psychological delusion. DIAMONDS ARE NOT RARE! Before the European invasion of Africa the palefaces got their diamonds from India. The discovery of the huge supply of diamonds in Africa could have, and should have, collapsed the price of diamonds. But the people controlling the supply wouldn't want...
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Re: our love of diamonds..

FireFly ·
sure.... I posted a request in the Members Editorials asking for any info about the diamond industry and symbolism of the diamond shape throughout history. It's had no takers, lol. I'm researching and writing a script. I had originally planned to write about blood diamonds, until I heard Saul Williams talk about same documentary whereby they take a hip hop artist to Sierra Leone to see firsthand themselves where the bling comes from. No way I could do any better than that idea! So I switched...
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Re: New Black Conservative Website

Pace Tua ·
Toussaint, a few of your assumptions are flawed. For one, the assumption that free-market economies are free. This may be more or less true, but for us it's getting less and less true with each passing year. Government de-regulation, government interference, corporate collusion and monopolistic practices are limiting that free-market more and more over time. The result is less choice, not more. Good cases in point are the lack of enforcement of anti-trust laws that are on the books and the...
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Re: Discribe posters as a Drink

Frenchy ·
Why is that? My List: MBM - Martini, very dry with a twist . So much like James Bond, disappearing from the board for awhile and then returning with something sleek to say. And I don't even think I've seen you lose your cool. Such a mystery. Sandye - Cosmopolitan . Always mellow and sophisticated. Audio Guy - Pina Colada . Tropical, sweet, and somehow both damn fresh and traditional. kresge - Diesel (1/2 pint Lager, 1/2 pint Cider). Doesn't fit neatly into any particular category, but...
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Re: Cognitive dissonance and the black woman

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Re: Cognitive dissonance and the black woman
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Re: Cognitive dissonance and the black woman

Khalliqa ·
Because they have a hard time finding him.... Many "hopefuls" are already married..... The others have one or the other unacceptable characteristics.... This doesn't mean that they will marry or date no one.... but in terms of what they "want" it really doesn't exist..... so they pick what's available and satisfy their cravings through their fantasies.... flings... or short-lived dates.... a little depressing... yes... but it happens none the less.... I would assume so.... again... a little...
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Re: For Black Conservatives

Empty Purnata ·
You know what comes to mind when I think of Black Neocons? STOCKHOLM SYNDROME http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Stockholm_syndrome Black Neocons can quite easily and clearly see that the White Man has/is raping our people (in more ways than just physically). They see the power that the White Establishment has over our people, and they internally conclude that they are inferior. They then conclude that the best way to get out of the situation is not to fight against the System, instead, they seek...
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Re: Feminism vs. Womanism

Yemaya ·
Exactly Empty Purnata! This is what makes the whole feminism movement so unattractive to African American women. They simply can't relate at any level to the experiences of sistas. We are the daughters of women who had to work everyday, who were forced to be the mothers through Paramour Rights and who were the objects of de-humanization. They are the daughters of of the white women who sat on their butts while our mothers and grandmothers served them and took care of their homes. There is...
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Re: ... Of Burning Houses & Pipe Dreams

Nmaginate ·
I agree. I think both Mr. B and Cornell West rushed to pigeon-hole Farrakhan's comments which, while I thought they were a bit out of place, I didn't see them as substantively that far from the core attitude behind the Convenant Movement. There's an overriding sense and emphasis on self-help in both. Cornell West definitely wanted to act like Farrakhan was talking about a "separatist" nation or something. Maybe I took that wrong but that seems like where he was trying to take it to. And I...
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Re: ... Of Burning Houses & Pipe Dreams

HonestBrother ·
Here's my thought for what it's worth: Yes there's a part of me that says "Hell yeah, let the house burn down" but then you think about the world as it is now. You look at it up close and you see that whether you like it or not the parts are interconnected like crazy. The Japanese economy goes into a depression and this depresses markets globally. An Asian fly gets a new flu bug and we all have to worry. My point: When jobs are offshored, they're not just offshored for poor white people. As...
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Re: People Don't Throw This In Jews Face...

Nmaginate ·
No. There is no such implication. What is implied and clearly alluded to is how people in general, particular non-African Americans, try to act as if the presence of collaborators de-legitimatizes or otherwise lessens African-American claims to Reparations.
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Re: People Don't Throw This In Jews Face...

James Wesley Chester ·
Thanks for the specifics. Those who believe, or advocate this should be redirected with the info you provided. It certainly is clear enough. PEACE Jim Chester
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Re: People Don't Throw This In Jews Face...

Fine ·
Exactly! [QUOTE}How then are Africans indicted for the collaborators among them?[QUOTE] It is true, Afrika did "take part" in the disenfrancisement of her people. However, the Catholic Church, Arabs, Portuguese and Spanish Jews (Grandee's) took this mass de-humaniziation to a whole nother level and swallowed up those "Afrikans who initially took part... Thanks, Nmaginate--good topic!
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Re: French Riots

Sweetwuzzy ·
Minority youth opt out of latest riots in France Labor law viewed with skepticism, met with silence in migrant community Updated: 5:39 p.m. ET March 17, 2006 CLICHY-SOUS-BOIS, France - While angry students clashed with police in Paris over a new labor law, the daily life of soccer and smoking hashish among youths of North African descent went on as normal in the poor suburb where France's wave of rioting broke out last year. This time, the suburbs have been relatively calm "” and it was...
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Re: French Riots

Sweetwuzzy ·
French Student Riots by Thomas Sowell (March 17, 2006) Student riots in Paris remind us that education at elite academic institutions is not enough to teach either higher morals or basic economics. Not on their side of the Atlantic or on ours. Why are students at the Sorbonne and other distinguished institutions out trashing the streets and attacking the police? Because they want privileges in the name of rights, and are too ignorant of economics to realize that those privileges cost them...
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Re: Martin Lee Anderson -- Modern-Day Emmit Till

Empty Purnata ·
http://www.finalcall.com/artman/publish/article_2478.shtml By Saeed Shabazz Staff Writer Updated Mar 15, 2006, 12:36 pm FinalCall.com) - The family of Martin Lee Anderson, a 14-year-old who died in early January after entering a Florida boot camp for juveniles, asked that his body be exhumed for a second autopsy, according to various news reports. The family attorney told the Associated Press (AP) that Dr. Michael Baden, a New York City-based forensic pathologist who reviewed the medical...
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Re: Boortz: Rep. McKinney "looks like a ghetto slut"

Yemaya ·
Speaking of Tom De "Lie", I hope they put his butt under the jail. And you're right Empty Purnata, he has no business even speaking on this issue. He'd better worry about his own behind.
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Re: Boortz: Rep. McKinney "looks like a ghetto slut"

Empty Purnata ·
*BUMP* When Tom DeLay accuses YOU of being racist, it's all over. Next, Dennis Hastert, Jesse Helms, Bill Frist, John Ashcroft and Trent Lott will cry "racism". Tom DeLay's comment reminds me of an episode of that show "Reno 911!" on Comedy Central where some Klansmen called the police complaining that their KKK sign being vandalized is a "hate crime".
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Re: Boortz: Rep. McKinney "looks like a ghetto slut"

Huey ·
A racist calling somebody a racist, because she talks about racial profiling? What's next? Smokey the Bear is declared an arsonist because he always tells us that "only you can prevent forest fires?" Stupidity is running rampant now.
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Re: Bush Authorized Leaks

telltruth ·
I don't know whether you or the people in the State of Vermount know it or not, but the President of the United States have the inherent right and authority to de-classify classified information.
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Re: Bush Authorized Leaks

HonestBrother ·
This is the same president who uses "national security" as an excuse to do whatever he damned well pleases... including spying on citizens without a warrant (which IS illegal) ... The fact that he didn't think twice to out a CIA agent - thus potentially exposing her and her family to danger - just to score political points against a civil servant who was raising valid criticisms against the phoney case being made for an illegal war (by international law) in which, as we have subsequentlty...
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Re: Bush Authorized Leaks

HonestBrother ·
Furthermore, I don't know if you know this but the President does not technically have to break the law in order to justify impeachment.
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Re: Bush Authorized Leaks

Kweli4Real ·
Whoa now. Wait a minute. NO, THE PRESIDENT DOESN'T HAVE THE RIGHT OR AUTHORITY TO DE-CLASSIFY INFORMATION. This is another one of those rightwing half truths that go unchallenged by the masses, the rightwing hanger-oners, and the intellectually lazt Left. According to the National Archives, the president can only declassify White house originated information. The information that Bush authorized to be leaked can only be de-classified by the Director of the CIA.
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Re: On this date: April 6th

Fine ·
That's white folks for yah! I knew about Matt's intimacies but not Peary's.. Thanks, DE!!!
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Re: Illegal Immigration

MBM ·
Jackson seeks to build strong Black-Latino coalition in U.S. by Leslie Jones McCloud Chicago Defender CHICAGO (NNPA) - One month after Mexican President Vicente Fox angered some African-American activists with his comments about Black workers, the Rev. Jesse Jackson Sr. announced that he will lead a trade mission to America's neighbor in order to seek business for Black companies. Emphasizing the need for a strong Black-Latino alliance in the U.S., Jackson was joined by Carlos de Icaza,...
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Re: Maroons in the Spanish New World

Fine ·
DE---I remember when I first found out about these folk, I thought the info interesting, and I find your post enlightening as well...!
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Re: What, Where ,Who is God and How do you know Him?

Empty Purnata ·
What is "God" to me? "God" is all that is form, all that is essence and all this is potential. God is spirit, matter, mind, etc. Yes, God is a human being because every human is/is part of God. God is All and None. Neither X nor Y, nor both, nor neither. I like HonestBrother's and Black Viking's explanations: Everywhere and nowhere. All-thingness and No-thingness. As well as neither. To me, it's not so much "believing in God", it's " believing God ". All of these things are but objects. God...
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Re: Who is the BEST African American Actor?

nayo ·
from wikipedia.com Ira Aldridge From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Jump to: navigation, search Ira Aldridge as Mungo in The Padlock, 1820s or 1830sIra Frederick Aldridge (1807–1867) was an American stage actor. He was born in New York City to Reverend Daniel and Luranah Aldridge on July 24, 1807. Aldridge attended the African Free School in New York City. His early "education" in theater included viewing plays from the high balcony of the Park Theatre, New York's leading theater of the...
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Re: What are you listening to right now?

bigddouble ·
Days of Our Lives - De La Soul featuring Common
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Re: What are you listening to right now?

Solitude0309 ·
Wisin Y Yandel - Noche de sexo
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Re: 9/11 - The Anniversary, The Legacy

Afroman ·
Inequality Before and After 9/11 by Paul Street I'll always remember the day I tried to engage in that silly exercise called "speaking truth to power." It was early December of 2001. My topic was American policymakers' decision to place nearly a million black people behind bars and to mark more than one in three black males with a felony record. As a member of a Chicago-based council of advisers working to help ex-offenders "reintegrate" into the "free world," I was invited to a pleasant...
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Re: Cheney Loses In Court (CBS News/9.12.03)

sergeant ·
Yes, I am fully versed in de-regulation. Care to try an connect that with the total lack of energy policy during the clinton regime? No, didn't think you could. De-regulation is not a problem. Socialist theories have been tried before, but come up lacking. The recent blackout was caused by an under production of energy and lack of energy infrastructure, like in nuclear plants and more sources of oil, for example. THAT is what infrastructure means. And you didn't see any other state going...
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Re: The Juice...

Nykkii ·
9.16 juice SISQO DONE LOST HIS DAMN MIND! R&B singer shoots neighbor's car, say cops. (Sep. 16, 2003) *We know that Dru Hill has been going through a luke warm period as far as their material is concerned, but that ain't no reason for Sisqó to be actin' like he lost his got-dang mind, or is it? MTV.com reports that Sisqó was arrested early Saturday morning along with his girlfriend after pulling a *Richard Pryor. He allegedly fired several shots at a car parked outside a neighbor's...
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Re: Clark Enters Race

Yssys (Guest) ·
My gut feeling about Clark has been proven to be on point. "Can anything be more moving than the joyous throngs swarming the streets of Baghdad? Memories of the fall of the Berlin Wall, and the defeat of Milosevic in Belgrade flood back. Statues and images of Saddam are smashed and defiled. Liberation is at hand. Liberation – the powerful balm that justifies painful sacrifice, erases lingering doubt and reinforces bold actions. Already the scent of victory is in the air." – Wesley Clark, The...
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Re: Is anyone concerned about ...

Kevin41 ·
Kweli, I read where such de-funding cancels the debate on social spending by default because the money just isn't there to spend in the first place.
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Re: Christian ORIGIN of RACISM!

NSpirit ·
bro. Nmaginate, I am not criticizing you or the article, merely seeking to learn. I found it very interesting. Thanks for posting it. I guess I have watched too many cecil b. de Mille productions and had a very narrowly tailored view of what a "pagan" was. lawdhammercy! came in here to ax a question and got a homework assignment! *poof* gone to google
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Re: Is anyone concerned about ...

James Wesley Chester ·
Choking off the money does change the focus of one's perception of what is important. Government knows what the consequences of their actions will be. They have triage sesssions, and "worst-case scenarios." Pick the subject. If Government has an agency for it, government knows the plus and minus. Disappointing, but true. You ask about concern. Yes, but these things are what makes ulcers. Or the inability to do anything about it. Don't burn a hole in your stomach. PEACE Jim Chester You are...
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Re: Ex-POW's Family Accuses Army Of Double Standard on Benefit

Kweli4Real ·
Yeah, I had read about that. What gets me is how Vets can get this kind of treatment when they have a cabinet-level representative in the administration (or at least they had one). But then again, this is the administration (and political environment) that didn't like the news from our intelligence network, so they create their own ... they don't like the outcome of an election, so they start recalls and re-districting ... they don't like news coming out in the press, so they create the...
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Re: Ever Met Someone Famous?

Glow ·
I've met the following famous people: LL Cool J (stink attitude), De La Soul (very down to earth brothers), Tom Cruise (he is like 4'11"), Cheryl Underwood (very nice lady and she will not let go of that purse), Earthquake (real nutso), Som'more (she is always ready to go to sleep), Chocolate (very nice and funny in person), Julian Bond (rude, but good looking), RUN DMC (they are shorties, but cool), Congressmen Harold Ford Sr. and Jr. (good looking LAWD), Ice Cube and Ice T (when they taped...
 
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