Tagged With "AFTER SHE WON"

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Re: Jamie Foxx or David Oyelowo?

FireFly ·
Following his training at the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art, DAVID OYELOWO was offered the 1999 season at the UK's Royal Shakespeare Company, playing roles in Volpone and Oroonoko. The following season, he became the first Black actor to play an English monarch for the RSC, taking the title role in Henry VI. This performance won him the Ian Charleson Award in 2001 for Best Newcomer in a Classical Play. David Oyelowo (born on 1 April 1976) is a British actor. He was born in Oxford,...
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Re: Should Black People...

AudioGuy ·
How you have described yourself is amazingly similar to the person who trained Bruce Lee to be the greatest martial arts expert to ever live... Smal Shi Won - apparently your mere presence strikes fear in the hearts of all asians... Maybe you should change you name to "Super" UppityNegress or "Master" UppityNegress or "Ninja" UppityNegress...
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Re: Million Dollar Baby

James Wesley Chester ·
I think the Oscar is about industry politics. How many Oscars had Eastwood won? Several for director, and best picture. Never for acting. None, though nominated 2 or 3 times. How many Oscars had Freeman won? None, though nominated 2 or 3 times. Nominated for 'best actor' twice 'Shawshank' and 'Miss Daisy, and once for 'supporting actor' in 'Street Smart. The Academy was playing catch up, and make up for past 'oversights' for both men. Both men are in their 70s. They were paying off some...
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Re: Panjea live - HOT!

FireFly ·
What others say...and another pic... not great quality but hey I was busy dancing. "What a strange confluence of forces this Californian is. He seems to be a Western white man channelling music from deep in the heart of Africa and the Caribbean diaspora. Unlike most Western people who borrow from African traditions, such as Paul Simon, Mick Fleetwood and Ginger Baker, Berry didn't go on a snatch-and-grab mission. He went to southern Africa in 1990, stayed for more than a decade, married a...
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Re: Did you see my boyz today?

MBM ·
Uh, EXCUUUUSE me but last time I looked you lived in a state NEXT to Pennslyvania that has its own NFL teams. You're not a bandwagon-er are you????
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Re: Plane Hits Building...

Frenchy ·
Please do actually read the information provided. It's not just some "stuff" on the ground. It is very clearly plane parts (seats, wheels, parts of the bulkhead, etc) in some cases with the AA paint pattern still visible. Lord Have Mercy. You're one of those who will never believe no matter who have right in front of your won eyes. Yes, everything right down to the EYEWITNESS accounts and pictures from numerous news agencies could be completely manufactured. So could everything you see all...
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Re: What About The Debt Blacks Owe To America?

HonestBrother ·
About 200,000 black troops served in the Union forces during the Civil War. Encouraged by such abolitionists as Frederick Douglass to enlist, blacks composed about 12 percent of all Union soldiers. More than 38,000 died of wounds, disease, or sometimes execution when they were captured by Confederates. Twenty-three won the Medal of Honor for heroism. Although the men were forced to serve in segregated units, discriminated against in pay, assignments, and rank, the black troops were an...
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Re: father claims rights denied

Nikcara ·
By Sunnubian I am not sure where you practice law, but in NJ, child support is calculated based on both incomes, thereafter, the non-custodial parent, pays in cash or check directly to the cusotidal parent or to the child support office[in NJ it is called the Probation Department], who converts the cash into a check that is either deposited directly into the custodial parent's account or mailed to him or her. The Custodial Parent has the discretion to spend the money as he or she see fit.
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Re: Executives' Pensions Are the Deal of a Lifetime

Kweli4Real ·
In another thread, CF cited to spouse abuse in Africa and eluded to oppression in some Arab states. He then asked for the Capitalistic equivalent. Well, CF, here ya go:
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Re: father claims rights denied

MidLifeMan ·
It's pretty much a done deal now. They finally sold the house and divided the proceeds. He was the only one to pay for the house but she got 70% of the proceeds...a compromise to alimony I think. He did take pictures but his lawyer didn't present ANY of his evidence.
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Re: father claims rights denied

xxGAMBITxx ·
Nicara is right on. I fought. I mean I fought hard. Anything thing I could get on my ex wife I did. I had documented everything and anything. I went to court like I was ready for war. And I won. The ex could'nt even put up a fight. When we split I left with the money and a game plan and I executed it; and this is in Ohio where a man has damn near zero chance of getting custody unless he shows he is determined and sincere. Men better start returning to the "hunter" mentallity we're known for...
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Re: What is a Sellout?

ricardomath ·
Every once in a while I hear the statement that some person or action being criticised is "not as bad as the Nazis", or its more recient variant "not as bad a Saddam", as if it is some sort of compliment. I'm not sure that I would feel it a compliment to be compared with either one, even if I "won" the comparrison. If the best defense that can be given somebody is that she is "not as bad as Rumsfeld and Cheney", then that in itself is telling...
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Re: Ford, black leaders at odds over Alito

Kevin41 ·
NAACP chairman compares GOP to Nazis Bond delivers blistering partisan speech in North Carolina -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Posted: February 2, 2006 1:00 p.m. Eastern © 2006 WorldNetDaily.com Julian Bond Civil rights activist and NAACP Chairman Julian Bond delivered a blistering partisan speech at Fayetteville State University in North Carolina last night, equating the Republican Party with the Nazi Party and characterizing Secretary of...
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Re: Edna Griffin: The Rosa Parks of Iowa

ricardomath ·
Marking a civil-rights victory D.M. honors those who fought, won Edna Griffin sits amid friends and family at the site of Des Moines' former Katz Drug Store, where she was denied service 50 years ago because of her skin color. By SHIRLEY SALEMY REGISTER STAFF WRITER Originally published 7/8/1998 Fifty years after being denied service at a downtown drugstore soda fountain because of the color of their skin, Des Moines civil-rights pioneers were honored Tuesday with proclamations, a plaque -...
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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: Bryant Gumbel done pissed a few white folk off...

Kweli4Real ·
I caught the comment and almost fell out my chair. I liked that But I completely lost it when he said: Can anyone say figure skating? I also read the comments in the link. They are hillarious. The rebuttals reminded me of a daycare school yard.
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Re: Could You Handle Instant Wealth?

Black Viking ·
Of course I did. That and the boat are the only things I paid for. In fact, I was upset at the options for my parents. They don't have a mortgage. I always wanted to buy them a house, but the survey didn't allow me that. If I had actually won a million dollars, trust that I would do that.
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Re: Could You Handle Instant Wealth?

FireFly ·
Sugar Mamma You spent $830000! With as much money as you have left over, you are the Sugar Daddy/Mamma. Gold diggers would love to hook up with you to get a piece of your diversified financial pie. Your savings account is strong since you have left a considerable amount of your money unspent, which is good should any problems arise with your new purchases. You can also use the savings to invest if you so choose. My test tracked 2 variables How you compared to other people your age and...
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Re: Conservatism and African America

MBM ·
OK - since you asked! Conservatives and Liberals
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Re: Jerry Rice vs. Michael Jordan

Black Viking ·
Sorry folks... I should have put all this in the original post. Now you can make an informed decision... ------------------------------------------------ Michael Jordan *Five-time NBA Most Valuable Player (1987-88, 1990-91, 1991-92, 1995-96, 1997-98) *Ten-time All-NBA First Team selection (1986-87 to 1992-93, 1995-96 to 1997-98) *Selected in 1996 as one of the "50 Greatest Players in NBA History" *A member of six Chicago Bulls NBA championship teams (1990-91, 1991-92, 1992-93, 1995-96,...
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Re: Movie: What If The SOUTH Had Won?

Empty Purnata ·
Wow, that does sound like an interesting movie! I think I might check it out now, you've tweaked my interest. I've wondered that same question before too, what would America be like if the Confederates won the War? Would the USA be divided in half along the Mason-Dixon Line? Would North America be Canada, the USA and the CSA? What would life be like for Blacks and other non-Whites in the CSA? What would the USA be like? Would the Confederation stay together? I have a feeling that even if the...
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Re: Garífunas sign accord with new Honduras president

James Wesley Chester ·
Back on May 26, 2005, when he was initiating his political campaign, Zelaya signed an accord with Afro Hondurans. He promised that, if he won the presidency with their support, he would make every effort to see that their concerns are addressed.---Oshun Auset This is good news for another member-group of The African Diaspora. I continue to contend that such internal alliance, dare I say 'organization', will have a similar levering effect in the U.S. The African American National Committee,...
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Re: Cognitive dissonance and the black woman

HonestBrother ·
* Bitch * , you achieved nothing but making an ass of yourself... I've never in my life seen someone win a debate by simply declaring they won... You achieved nothing....You've wasted your breath this whole time addressing a point I did NOT even make or intend... As I said before you're full of hot air and I know this by the putrid odor I smell coming from your direction.... "Foe Hammer"?????, "Saracen Knight"????? ONLY IN YOUR IMAGINATION..... Stop playing so many video games! And use spell...
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Re: Terrence Howard's "Pimp or Be Pimped" Moment

Huey ·
What??? Just because Jamie Foxx played Ray Charles and won doesn't mean... I'm glad Terrence didn't do it either. He's under no obligation to do so. That's like asking Richard Roundtree to sing the "Theme from 'Shaft'".
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Re: Taylor-Wright showdown in the works

bigddouble ·
Memphis to host Taylor-Wright bout March 3, 2006 MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) -- The June 17 fight between middleweight champion Jermain Taylor and Winky Wright will be held in the FedEx Forum in Memphis, Tenn. DiBella Entertainment, Gary Shaw Productions and Prize Fight Promotions announced the location on Friday. "Memphis has illustrated clearly that it is a boxing town and the FedEx Forum is one of the finest arenas in the country," Lou DiBella, Taylor's promoter, said. "We look forward to the...
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Re: Tsotsi

TruEssence ·
I didn't know about this movie until it won the Oscar the other night. I will get the book first and then check the movie out. It seems really interesting. Thanks for the reviews Oshun and art_gurl.
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Re: Kid Games

tru2urself16 ·
I loved the following games and still play them whenever I visit my younger nieces and nephew... 1. Mother may I( It's sort of like simon says but you have to ask your "mother" if you can make all these weird little jumps and hops. The first one to get to mama won.) 2. Red Rover, Red Rover(We would have every kid in the circle there and would play this game till just before the street lights came on ) 3. Uno 4. Speed(All time family reunion champ right here ) 5. Tea party(I never had the...
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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: Racial Abuse Case in Texas

Black Viking ·
I was thinking the same thing. What about criminal proceedings? I sure as hell hope his co-workers didn't get a way with this nonsense. However, I am glad that he won a settlement from the company. It might not be much after everything is paid for, but he still hit 'em where it hurts... in the pocketbook!
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Re: Blacks Turn to Internet Highway, and Digital Divide Starts to Close

umbrarchist ·
The $100 laptop is an MIT project. It is a Tiawanese company that has won the contract at this point. http://laptop.org/ umbra
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Re: aggressive women

Black Viking ·
Ebony knows the truth when she sees it. And the truth will set you free! There is nothing artificial or false about a man slowing down an aggressive woman, any more than a woman doing the same with an aggressive man. Geesh, aren't you the one who's always complaining about double standards? Again, women control the speed of a relationship. Nothing goes forward unless she wants to go forward. The only way for a man to get even a modicum of control is to display control over himself, and to...
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Re: aggressive women

HonestBrother ·
A man who knows what he's talking about
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Re: The Boondocks

DivineJoy ·
Tonight's episode was a repeat - Reality "I mean, everything we see is a false reality. It's like Big Brother, The Matrix, whatever you want to call it. While we're watching each other, they're watching us. All the time..." "Obi Won Kenobi once said, Your eyes can decieve you. Don't trust them. It seems to be getting harder to distinguish reality from the illusions people make for us. Or from the ones we make for ourselves. I don't know. Maybe that's part of the plan. To make me think I'm...
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Re: Illegal Immigration

MBM ·
Coalitions are about securing interests that cannot be otherwise won. Do you presume that Mexican Americans would have some conceptual opposition to aligning with African Americans if there was mutual benefit in it? Why? I believe that their interest are no more or less self-centered than ours. Probably about as often as we have come to their's. How can any other minority group "take advantage" of our position? Please explain this.
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Re: Illegal Immigration

MBM ·
Re: Illegal Immigration
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Re: Black Like GOP

ZAKAR ·
so we continue to support Democrates screwing us because of what? if we dont win nationwide races ok we not winning them anyway, what have we gained we cant loose.The Republicans still won the election the still control both houses of congress, so what the hell have we gained from the Democratic party, where is the hell is the WHITE LIBERAL when we need them?
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Re: Jack and Jill of America, Inc.

Shango67 ·
It was truly a sad sight to see. To this day, any discussions about Jack and Jill in my family usually ends up in fist to cuffs. My cousins loved it - of course they all act like Carlton Banks from The Fresh Prince of Bell Air. My mother stopped forcing me to go to Jack and Jill after I called her a white negro for sending me. I caught a real azz whippin' that day, but I won the battle. I am not mad at her... she was raised as a Catholic who went to Latin mass, listened to recordings of the...
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Re: Jack and Jill of America, Inc.

tmonster ·
Black identity in the west is confounding Off topic, but what is blackness to yall?
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Re: The Texas 10% Plan

Faheem ·
This is the second most e-mailed and read article on the WSJ website this month, Who Got Into College? In an Unusually Competitive Year, Some Schools Sought Passion; Others Went for Tuba Players By ANNE MARIE CHAKER April 13, 2006; Page D1 Who did get in this year? The question is haunting thousands of high-school seniors who are reeling from rejections in recent weeks. In one of the most competitive admissions seasons ever, Stanford, Brown and other top schools faced record numbers of...
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Re: Can we please stop referring to people with the epithet "illegal"?

ricardomath ·
We have had several threads in which the issue of disenfranchisement has come up. Here are a few. http://africanamerica.org/eve/forums/a/tpc/f/791602.../87370593/r/14070793 http://africanamerica.org/eve/forums/a/tpc/f/791602.../48070354/r/67470554 http://africanamerica.org/eve/forums/a/tpc/f/791602.../87870227/r/21170427 http://africanamerica.org/eve/forums/a/tpc/f/791602.../68970048/r/68570348 http://africanamerica.org/eve/forums/a/tpc/f/791602...1089711/r/7461010811...
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Re: Do you think this is funny?

kresge ·
From http://www.snopes.com/racial/humor/nascar.asp Claim: David Letterman offered a "Top Ten" list about why there are no black NASCAR drivers. Status: False. Example: [Collected via e-mail, 2005] David Lettermans reason why there are no black drivers in NASCAR #10 - Have to sit upright while driving. #9 - Pistol won't stay under front seat. #8 - Engine noise drowns out the rap music. #7 - Pit crew can't work on car while holding up pants at the same time. #6 - They keep trying to carjack...
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Re: Do you think this is funny?

umbrarchist ·
Actually I think White boys driving around in circles really fast is extremely stupid. Especially since they banned turbine engines after a turbine car almost won the Indy 500 in 1968. Where are the turbine cars? http://www.allpar.com/mopar/turbine.html umbra
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Re: The Crisis of African American Motherhood?

Nikcara ·
Shango67, the tender years doctrine is gone is most states, Men do not typically fight for their children. Men accept joint legal custody and do not fight for their right to joint physical, they go to court unrepresented and afraid to speak. When they leave the woman, take the child, if their are no custody papers, no one has legal custody. But men leave and leave the kid. I agree with what you said but most can be done now if Men would fight for thier kids, ask Gambit, he fought for his...
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Re: The Crisis of African American Motherhood?

Shango67 ·
1) The "Tender Years Doctorine" is not gone... it is there in spirit... and most definately practiced. And their are PLENTY of men who fight for custody - epecially in divorce cases. 2) What Black man isn't afraid to go into court and speak - especially in FAMILY COURT? An how many brothers can afford legal counsel? 3) I had to fight for my son for two and half years in an attempt to rescue him from a potentially serious situation, so I don't have to consult Gambit. The court was all in my...
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Re: The Crisis of African American Motherhood?

umbrarchist ·
I had some rather strange conversations with a Black man a couple of years ago. We would talk over chess games. He ended up telling me that I didn't have a childhood. Now this dude would insist on playing chess with me and get angry if I wasn't in the mood but he would also get pissed off when I beat him. I won more than 75% of the time. He would say again and again, "I hate to lose." And keep coming back to play me. He told me about getting turned down for a job because of his criminal...
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Re: Clark Enters Race

MBM ·
Here's a nice expose on Clark from the Washington Post. Clark seen as talented, testy By Vernon Loeb, The Washington Post From his plebe year at West Point, retired Gen. Wesley K. Clark was always first in his class, a step ahead of his peers. His rise to the top of the U.S. military seemed almost preordained, given his drive, intellect and burning will to win. BUT CLARK, 58, who won the Purple Heart and Silver Star in Vietnam in 1970 and commanded NATO's air war in Kosovo 29 years later,...
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Re: Clark Enters Race

Vox ·
OK, here's the whole article. Understand, I never wanted an "anti-war" candidate. I knew this guy was no "dove;" he was a guy who would have no qualms about war if it was necessary. I didn't want somebody who was anti-war, just somebody who was anti-the Iraq war. But this article makes it clear that he wasn't exactly anti-the-war, or anti-Bush, right after Baghdad fell. I have to thank Yssys for this , but man, I have to admit I'm extremely disappointed. I thought he was the real deal, but...
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Re: Black Republicans

Guest ·
All B.S. Aside, Be it Democrat, Republican, Green Party, Peace and Freedom, Independent, and/or Otherwise, the Lesson Learned is that the People Rule and not the Politicians! It is predicted that the same activity can or will occur within any jurisdiction with the U.S., as it pertains to any concerted effort on the part of the people to remove an elected official from office! "Shaken Democrats Take Stock Several contenders stake out positions for 2006 race. While some cast recall as a...
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Re: Socially Liberal - Fiscally Conservative. Huh?

jazzdog ·
Actually its the opposite. Insecure people instead of sitting down and rationalizing and thinking about what they believe in just sign up for one political party and its political idealogy. Instead of thinking on their own they just sign up and follow the crowd. There is nothing wrong with saying that you believe that every child should have access to affordable health care, that we should protect the environment or that public education should be protected and supported. But to increasing...
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Re: Muslim girl suspended for head scarf

sergeant ·
"the right of Muslim women to wear their hijab is defended" Seems the state of Florida disagrees, and about 4 other states have disallowed muslim women from wearing coverings that hide their features when taking photo ids or driver licenses photos. Also, when traffic officers stop a car they are lawfully justified in asking the women to remove the coverings as well. And I needn't remind you that the military could literally grab the veil and trash it if they so desired. In addition, your own...
 
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