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Re: calling all fASHIONista men!!

Rowe ·
That's interesting because I was watching an old episode of Dave Chapelle the other night, and his musical guest was "Big Boi," one of the group members of the popular rap group, Outkast. He was wearing an outfit that was very similiar to the White dude's outfit that I described earlier in the discussion. But instead, the artist Big Boi wore a black velvet blazer with padded elbows, crisp white shirt, relaxed jeans, etc. Is Big Boi "gay?" I also spotted Will Smith wearing a velvet blazer...
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Re: calling all fASHIONista men!!

AudioGuy ·
There you go again, putting words in my mouth... You seem to forget that I live in D.C. and I have worked in the entertainment industry for 20+ yrs. I KNOW gay when I see/hear it... and the guy you described is gay or he definetely wants to be... The men that you described do not pick their own clothes, their "fashions" are usually picked by gay males... And I do not work "outside" of the entertainment industry... Sheeee's Back!!!
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Re: 2005--In Loving Memory Of....

Fine ·
"Never To Be Forgotten" Renaldo "Obie" Benson/Singer with the Four Tops Lamont Bentley/Actor on "Moesha" Kenneth Bancroft Clark Shirley Anita Chisholm/Politician Johnnie Cochran, Jr./Famous Lawyer Shirley Horn/Jazz Singer Willie Hutch: Willie McKinley Hutchinson/ Motown Record Producer John H. Johnson/Publisher-Ebony Magazine, Jet Edward "Eddie" Patten/Member of Glady Knight and the Pips Constance Baker Motley/Attorney, Civil Rights Activist Rosa Parks/Civil Rights Activist Brock...
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Re: 2005--In Loving Memory Of....

Fine ·
Thx folobatuyi and HonestBrother. LOL--I have a revision: AITKEN, LAUREL/78 -- JAMAICAN SINGER BENNETT-SATTLER, JUDITH/54 -- ABUSE AGENCY LEADER BAIRD, HARRY/74 -- BRITISH ACTOR BAUGH, CECIL/96 -- JAMAICAN POTTER BENSON, RENALDO "OBIE"/69 -- MEMBER OF THE FOUR TOPS GROUP BENTLEY, LAMONT/31 -- ACTOR BERESFORD, RANDOLPH/91 -- BRITISH MAYOR OF HAMMERSMITH AND FULHAM BROWN JR., OSCAR/78 -- SINGER/SONWRITER/ACTOR/PLAYWRIGHT CAMPBELL, LITTLE MILTON/70 -- BLUES ARTIST CARGILLE, PETER/41 -- JAMAICAN...
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Re: Negroes who defend the status quo once they've "gotten theirs"

Michael ·
........more likely, it is our own Black community that is disgraceful..... LA's Failing Black Hospital Shunned As "Killer King" Posted on: 2004-12-07 16:57:42 Once a focus of black pride in South Central Los Angeles, the Martin Luther King, Jr./Drew Medical Center has, according to a devastating five-part expose in the Los Angeles Times, "a long history of harming, or even killing, those it was meant to serve." The Times series details one fatality after another due to misdiagnosis or other...
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Re: Vouchers ???

Nmaginate ·
Yahoo!! PUSSY!!! Over << here >> PUSSY!!! Man, I feel like the Gap Band singing, "You Can't Keep Runnin'"... But your PUNK ASS is full of sprints. Why is it that RHETORIC is the only and best tool in your busted ass tool box, CON-Feed? Never the one to engage. So you just BULLSHIT! Now, let's have it. What is the source of your Flailing, Grasping ISSUES? You obviously will never understand or submit to comprehending ENLISH!!! What's up with this connection you're trying to...
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Re: MBM: WHERE'S THE UNIFICATION?

Empty Purnata ·
Move over! As another Redbone, I get first dibs! J/K
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Re: The Greatness of Spike Lee

HonestBrother ·
"4 Little Girls" is great (and extremely difficult to watch at times). Another recent work by Spike is "A Huey P. Newton Story". This is fantastic! It stars Roger Guenveur Smith (Smiley from "Do the Right Thing") in a one man show. You can get info and purchase the DVD at http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B0000EMYBQ/qid=1137806...07846&s=dvd&v=glance Editorial Reviews Product Description: A Huey P. Newton Story is an intimate portrait of Huey P. Newton, the late co-founder of the...
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Re: Conservative Idiots

Kevin41 ·
Poison Justice Stevens, Coulter jokes LITTLE ROCK, Arkansas (AP) -- Conservative commentator Ann Coulter, speaking at a traditionally black college, joked that Justice John Paul Stevens should be poisoned. Coulter had told the Philander Smith College audience Thursday that more conservative justices were needed on the Supreme Court to change the current law on abortion. Stevens is one of the court's most liberal members. "We need somebody to put rat poisoning in Justice Stevens' creme...
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Re: Conservative Idiots

HonestBrother ·
Too bad somebody didn't put rat poison in Ann Coulter's cappuchino.... And that wasn't a joke.
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Re: PBS: African American Lives

Faheem ·
PBS TO OFFER SPECIAL PROGRAMMING FOR BLACK HISTORY MONTH February 1 – February 28, 2006 Alexandria, VA - January 25, 2006 - From history to culture to drama to independent film, PBS features year-round programming both created by and about African Americans. In honor of Black History Month, PBS will broadcast a variety of new and encore presentations that celebrate the rich history of African Americans. The centerpiece for this month of special programs is a four-hour series by Henry Louis...
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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: Hypothetically...Ofcourse

HeruStar ·
I mean to me it only makes since. For instance Vince Young, arguably the true heisman, was brilliant in the championship game. Brilliant in the fact that his 4th and 5 game winning touchdown sealed a multi-million dollar deal, and placed the coach on a pedastle. I don't argue that he should recieve any financial compensation, but I do feel that many like him shouldn't have to struggle through K-12 as much, and depend on their athletic ability to be accepted into good schools. God forbid...
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Re: State of the Union: NPR WANTS YOUR VIEW

Rowe ·
I kind of resent the fact that African-Americans (on an African-American discussion board) cannot contribute any critical comments about our government without someone accusing us of excessive reliance and dependency, on the government. I viewed Bush's State of the Union address on television yesterday. And as expected, his only objective was to emphasize to the public his reasons for why he refuses to backdown from his mission. Throughout his speech, all that I kept hearing was "I'm the...
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Re: Claude Steele Discusses How Group Stereotypes Can Influence Intellectual Performance

Rowe ·
The Second Slave Era 2006: The Dismantling Of the African Mind One of the things that lead me to the education profession was my experience as a job-seeker. Whenever I attended job fairs, I noticed majority of the students applying for the higher-paying positions in fields that have the greatest impact on our world (i.e., computer science, engineering, technology, agriculture, biology, and natural sciences) were Whites, Asians, and foreign students from India. The Black students, however,...
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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: Changing 'black' studies for the times

James Wesley Chester ·
---ma'am Which asks the question, 'Are 'black studies' and 'African American Studies' the same thing? I think not. Inclusiveness is the antithesis of ethnicity which represents uniqueness. If 'black' is to be inclusive, do it. Include all those people in the world who are defined by themselves or anyone else as 'black'. PEACE Jim Chester
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Re: New Black Conservative Website

Noah The African ·
Here is a real work example of zero sum Toussiant. Who can forget the neocons' claim that under their leadership America creates its own reality? Remember the neocons' Iraq reality--a "cakewalk" war? After three years of combat, thousands of casualties, and cost estimated at over $1 trillion, real reality must still compete with the White House spin machine. One might think that the Iraq experience would restore sober judgement to policymakers. Alas, neocon reality has spread everywhere. It...
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Re: College "Education" Is BS

kresge ·
As I said, I think the issue is really what one deems or can make a case for relevance. For example, why are books on Linux more relevant than say Souls of Black Folk by WEB Du Bois. Why is Dancing Wu Li Masters more relevant than Toni Morrison's Beloved or Michel Foucaults Order of Things . I would have removed much of the science fiction and the electronic texts and included more historical (African Diasporic as well as European) and sociological, philosophical, and anthropological texts...
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Re: The One....

xxGAMBITxx ·
You can still have love, but that should not be the foundation that the relationship is standing on. The concept of love just does'nt have the muscle to carry the weight. Plus mutual respect (garnered from both people fullfilling thier educational, employment, and other goals)has proven to be way more effective. Relationships (in my view) should be processed as K=f(x); K= Relationships f=function x= all variables that will ensure a successful and rewarding partnership. After all, in the end...
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Re: The One....

Khalliqa ·
Tried it..... for 12 years.... doesn't work.... many reasons why.... won't go into it.... But I'm feeling a bit lighthearted right now.... So tell me xxGambitxx..... K=f(x)? fuzzy numerology let's say..... the number two represents duality .... let's say ...... the number one represents the creator or creative consciousness... I want longetivity and staying power out of a relationship....... Well.... K=177.5 squared (male and female) f=113 prime solve for x .......... duality resting on the...
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Re: The One....

xxGAMBITxx ·
QUOTE] Tried it..... for 12 years.... doesn't work.... many reasons why.... won't go into it.... But I'm feeling a bit lighthearted right now.... So tell me xxGambitxx..... K=f(x)? fuzzy numerology let's say..... the number two represents duality .... let's say ...... the number one represents the creator or creative consciousness... I want longetivity and staying power out of a relationship....... Well.... K=177.5 squared (male and female) f=113 prime solve for x .......... duality resting...
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Re: The One....

Khalliqa ·
I know it's not an algebra problem! I'm just being silly! Peace, Virtue
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Re: The One....

xxGAMBITxx ·
Re: The One....
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Re: State of Black America hosted by Tavis on CSPAN now..

Yemaya ·
Here's not so much an opposing view, but a different view on how the symposium went. I enjoyed the symposium for the fact that it even exists, but I can understand where the author of this article is coming from. Although we love our educated black folks and they have great ideas, the masses want some action. Why is Tavis Smiling? And Why are we watching? Every year, radio/tv commentator Tavis Smiley holds a forum that brings together "the best and the brightest" African-Americans from...
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Re: I'm In Love With A Stripper?

Khalliqa ·
This may be true..... Well.... I celebrate being old.... because if being young means I have to reinterpret myself from goddess to ho..... well.... I'll take old and crotchety any day... no offense to you ddouble... This statement is simply a pet peeve of mine..... K? Peace, Virtue
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Re: Albinism: The "Bleached" Uncolor {Revisee}

Dusty Elbow ·
Panama's Indian albinos a revered elite Mon Mar 13, 2006 8:02 AM ET By Mike Power ISLA TIGRE, Panama (Reuters) - When Kuna Indian medicine man Mandiuliguina Flores speaks, everyone listens. For his dark-skinned indigenous audience, the albino shaman's milky white skin gives him special powers. In a quirk of history and genetics, Panama's Kuna tribe has one of the world's highest occurrences of albinos, revered as an elite group that the Kuna call "the children of the moon". Kuna mythology...
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Re: College "Education" Is BS

Kevin41 ·
Children are to be taught math and sciences at school and the regular curriculum afforded to kida nationally and on par with other kids internationally. They should be normally socilized at home and taught comprehension and retention techniques before they even enter school. They should also be taught how to match careers with specific educational paths and they should also be taught to view trends so they can make informed educational choices after k-12. I do not understand the concept of...
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Re: WHERE DO YOU STAND?

umbrarchist ·
Ex-Agent Smith: Beware of splinters in your mind. Sally Kempton: umbra
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Re: HIV / AIDS education beginning in Kinder class

Faheem ·
After reading the curriculum that will be used to teach NY children about HIV/AIDS, the biggest problem that I see coming from it is the vagueness of the curriculum and how it tries to avoid questions of sex in the Grade K curriculum. It labels HIV/AIDS as a germ and then goes on to explain what a germ is, stating that some germs are easy to get via coughing, sneezing and touching and then there are some germs that are hard to get that can not be transmitted via the aforementioned ways. This...
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Re: HIV / AIDS education beginning in Kinder class

bigman ·
AFRICA IS NOT DYING OF AIDS... is the title of a new article appearing in the prestigious London Spectator newspaper. Read in detail of the failure of the horrendous AIDS Pandemic to have any negative impact on African populations from newly-introduced killer STD's. http://www.whatisaids.com/wwwboard/messages/325.html
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Re: Men love promiscuous women..They just don't want to marry one.

HeruStar ·
Couldn't read through 7 pages of #%^&... So forgive me if this has already been said... In the defense of Men who will not marry promiscuous women, or women with past promiscuous activity. Everything you do in elementary, junior high, highschool, affects the decision of the most prestigous school who would select you. It lets them know what type of student you will be, and if your qualifications are high enough to keep you at pace. So if you were a lazy bum k-12, then don't be suprised...
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Re: shag, marry, push off a cliff...

nayo ·
Kiss?, Marry?, Lunch?, Escort to the edge of a cliff? Michael Beach (I have always thought he was very goodlooking) Will Smith Vin Diesel Wentworth Miller (Prison Break-a biracial actor who could 'pass' as caucasian/handsome)
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Re: shag, marry, push off a cliff...

Frenchy ·
Shag - Wentworth Miller Marry - Vin Diesel Push off a cliff - Will Smith Kiss (no tongue!) - Michael Beach Next choices: Shag, Marry or Push off a cliff... Louis Farrakhan Tiki Barber Bill Gates
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Re: shag, marry, push off a cliff...

Khalliqa ·
Not changing the rules, tru...... accomodating for those of us who would like to play and participate but keep our values.... This game was played on another all female site..... and the words were something like.... f**k, date, marry, kill..... to allow the Muslims to play..... whenever one of us would post we simply tweaked the words a bit.... so we were comfortable.... it was no big deal for any one and the game was played for a long time..... it was fun for everyone..... I'm not trying...
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Re: I. The Right To Healthcare and Well-Being

bigddouble ·
There are several things that would improve the health/well being in our community: Make nutrition classes mandatory for all expectant parents; Make subsidized lunch & food program eligibility contingent on health & nutrition courses provided by the State. Bring physicians & dentists into primary schools to talk with children; establish an early, positive connection to doctors & check-ups. Add physical education courses back to K-12 schooling; 45-60 minutes of physical...
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Re: I. The Right To Healthcare and Well-Being

TruEssence ·
I really agree with this. It is important that our children stay healthy. If they start making healthy decisons now it will continue throughout their lives. They will become healthy adults. Parents play a important part, it is up to them to make sure their children make healthy food choices and excercise regularly. Just addding to what has been said. Excercise is the cheapest and easiet and also the safest way to avoid diseases that have been affecting the African American communtiy. The...
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Re: Quiz: How Dirty is Your Mind?

Fabulous ·
Fab: Ok folks--THE ANSWERS Quiz: How Dirty Is Your Mind? (The answers are not what you think) 1. What is a four-letter word that ends in K and means the same as intercourse? *Talk 2. What is it that a cow has four of and a woman has only two of? *Legs 3. What can you find in a man's pants that is about six inches long, has a head on it, and that women love so much that they often blow it? *a twenty dollar bill 4. What word starts with f and ends with u-c-k? *firetruck 5. Name five words that...
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Re: aggressive women

EbonyRose ·
Hmmmm ... I dunno, BV ... lemme see ... Against the Broncos at Mile High ... it's 3rd and goal, we're down by four, 10 seconds to go and I'm the running back ..... or ... Frenchy when she mad!!! I'ma get back to you on that one, k?
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Re: Sistas, what's up with....

Khalliqa ·
It means I wuuuuub you Frenchy! No, Seriously..... give me a moment (children running around..).... I'll be back and explain...k? Peace, Virtue
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Re: Black Nationalism 2006

MBM ·
Why have we all become "co-opted" - fat and lazy? What's up with K. Toure's (AAPP?) group?
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Re: Black Nationalism 2006

Shango67 ·
The Party is not built on Black Nationalism... the agenda under Toure was / is Pan Africanism and scientific socialism.
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Re: PanAfrica: Africa to Have Single President By 2025

The_Congo (Guest) ·
I completely agree with EbonyRose. MBM, I know you side with everything BLACK, but USUALLY the majority of your comments are along the lines of heightened intelligence. MBM: "but I've always thought that Mugabe - as a strong black man overthrowing a white government and kicking white folks out - got a bad rap in the global media." But this statement borders ignorance. Mugabe did not "overthrow" a white government. It was handed to him on a silver platter by the ol' dreaded United States of...
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Re: Would this kind of husband be right for you?

Khalliqa ·
Please don't remove yourself Felix...... There are plenty sisters out there that are not into a freaky, sloppy, non-dependable, unpredictable man..... k? Peace, Virtue
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Re: Jokes for a Laugh & a Smile

HonestBrother ·
YOU MIGHT BE A REDNECK IF 1. If you buy incence candles at WalMart. 2. If you can play the banjo. 3. Your soap on a rope doubles as an air freshener. 4. If you think a volvo is a part of female anatomy 5. Your wife's hairdo attracts bees. 6. There are more than ten lawsuits currently pending against your dog. 7. People hear your car long before they see it. 8. Your best ashtray is a turtle shell. 9. Your sophisticated show-biz cousin is a rodeo clown. 10. Your secret family recipe is...
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Re: Incentives

umbrarchist ·
Garbage is a higher class of trash. Like an empty tin can that used to contain caviar versus an empty tin can that used to contain tuna. Adam Smith advocated a system in which each individual pursuing his self interest resulted in what was best for society as a whole. But Adam Smith did not live in a world of planned obsolescence and Freudian marketing techniques. The self proclaimed cpitalists in this society hold up Adam Smith as their Lawgiver (see Planet of the Apes) but they don't talk...
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Re: Incentives

Empty Purnata ·
Have you gone elitist on me now? True. Capitalism doesn't sound that bad in Adam Smith's original envisionment of it. Adam Smith, although a capitalist, was actually pretty socialistic in heart in many of his views. He believed that people would be able to use capitalism to benefit society as a whole and he had a real disdain for businessmen and aristorcracy. However, he also distrusted the people, he believed that capitalism could be properly used by "enlightened statesmen" and "philosopher...
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Re: Jokes for a Laugh & a Smile

Fabulous ·
The ABC's of ex wives A is for Alimony ... the gift that keeps on giving. B is for Balls ... which are now ours again. C is for Court ... where you finally find out the meaning of a good screw. D is for Divorce ... the alternative to ax murder. E is for Equitable Distribution ... another oxymoron. F is for Flatulence ... finally we can let loose without being criticized for causing the flowers to wilt. G is for Gandhi ... someone you could actually say had lost weight without having to lie.
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Re: For the Sistas of AA.org

Fabulous ·
Originally posted by HonestBrother: Originally posted by Fabulous: Originally posted by HonestBrother: Meditation on Beauty and the Black Woman (A Work in Progress) I know what this world says beauty is - as do we all. But we who know just laugh: to this we will never be in thrall. We know that beauty dwells both close to home and in far rarer places- And that deep lovers need much skill before they can savor her embraces... Beauty is shallow and skin deep but also deep as blood and bone...
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Re: For the Sistas of AA.org

HonestBrother ·
Well? Inquiring minds wanna know... I won't tell anybody... just whisper into my ear { HB leaning forward and cupping his left ear}
 
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