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Re: Who Should Pay for Reparations? Black Americans... Obviously

Opey ·
I don't want someone to agree with me. I want a PERSON who will challenge my position. In this way, we will arrive at TRUTH together. ___ We can train ourselves to take each other's ideas, beliefs, and understandings seriously. The rule is to stay focused, calm and pay attention. Communicate and discuss, rather than yell and proclaim. If anxiety, about needing to be right, becomes the primary concern, one becomes entrenched in one's own position, Which may not be the truth. If one gets...
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Re: Hypothetically...Ofcourse

HeruStar ·
Article And since the Air Force Academy's coach is hardly the only one who noticed that African-Americans are integral to football success (just the one who got hammered for noticing it publicly), Lapchick also reported on significant academic disparities between black and white athletes. Among the 56 bowl teams, half had graduation rates for white players that were more than 20 percent higher than that of black players"”and another 10 schools had discrepancies of more than 30 percent...
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Re: Good night, and Good Luck

FireFly ·
Look forward to hearing your review work4rymes Yes the film is an obvious parallel to what is happening today, but it is set firmly and convincingly in the 1950's. Rather than 'hitting everyone over the head' with his message, Clooney chooses to tell his story via the newsteam at CBS and in particular on air broadcaster Edward Murrow. I think the film was made more for those of us who weren't around in the McCarthy era, to prompt discussion and further reading. I don't think there was time...
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Re: Good night, and Good Luck

FireFly ·
I must mention the music - again. I think it's divine . "Dianne Reeves's cool contralto, fronted by a quicksilver combo featuring saxophonist Matt Catingub and pianist Peter Martin, provides the flowing jazz soundtrack to George Clooney's 1950s, film." .
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Re: Cognitive dissonance and the black woman

Khalliqa ·
Thanks! You know you made me think of another example.... If you saw the movie "Crash" there is a scene where Terrence Howard's character's wife is molested by a police officer in front him..... and he does nothing and feels powerless..... They are obviously well to do.... upper middle class.... There's also a scene where Matt Dillon's character saves Howard's wife.... after she has been degraded by him... and watched as her husband was emasculated before him..... it was He that "saved" her...
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Re: Men... tell it like it is!

Huey ·
What's wrong with that?! Art_gurl, are you drunk? I don't want my girlfriend's girlfriends know that she caught me crying while I was watching "Beaches," "Brian's Song," "Old Yeller," "Saving Private Ryan," "Glory," "Born On The Fourth of July," "The Color Purple" and a whole lot of other stuff on TV and cable. There are some Satanettes walking the earth, posing as women, and heaven forbid if you're dating one. She tells her girls how sensitive, you are, then you get weird looks from them,...
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Re: Men... tell it like it is!

FireFly ·
oh dear... you mean you actually go and see films like Beaches.... LOL you don't know how much I need a laugh this morning - thank you! btw: the early episodes of Will and Grace were really funny... but they seem to have slid down the slippery slope of mainstream gay humour....
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Re: Men... tell it like it is!

Huey ·
YEAH, THAT'S RIGHT! I WATCHED "BEACHES" ON CABLE! And what's wrong with that? I was alone. It was daytime. There was no sports on TV, and that was the only thing entertaining I could find. (Voice breaking) It was a very moving story... (sniff) besides, my sister has the DVD. Stop laughing. I need a hug.
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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: Mary Magdalene: Prostitute or Apostle?

Prophetessofrage ·
MELESI YOU STATED:"OK, where did the translators do that? What was it they mistranslated in order to achieve that aim?" MY REPLY o what? I gave you a couple of Scriptures where the very word was taken out of context. Phoebe as 'servant' meant 'preacher.' YOU STATED:"Well, as I said, it was the interpreters who got it wrong. All the quotes that you gave are from interpreters, not translators. Wew are free to disagree with them, and people did, even back then. There is no ecclesiastical...
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Re: CHRISTIANS how do you expect to get along in this world thinking like this?

shebakoby ·
Reposted from the ISSUES Forum. http://www.cnn.com/2003/US/10/16/rumsfeld.boykin.ap/index.html OK now you reaaaaaaaaaaally don't understand. It's OK if they hate us! Because they are hating us for a b.s. reason! Christ said the World would hate His followers. And that's exactly what it does. Christ tells people to rejoice when peole persecute them for believing in Him. Matt. 5 [10] Blessed are they which are persecuted for righteousness' sake: for theirs is the kingdom of heaven. [11]...
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Re: CHRISTIANS how do you expect to get along in this world thinking like this?

shebakoby ·
There is no mention in the scriptures of this at all. When it's people that are already dead, that is not our concern. When it's people that are living now, we'd better hurry up and preach to them. Matt. 28 [18] And Jesus came and spake unto them, saying, All power is given unto me in heaven and in earth. [19] Go ye therefore, and teach all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Ghost: [20] Teaching them to observe all things whatsoever I have...
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Re: Racist social events/situations in America

Kevin41 ·
THE RACE RELATIONS REPORTER Weekly Bulletin August 14, 2002 ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^ NEWS OF THE WEEK ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^ * BLACKS MAKING SLOW PROGRESS GAINING BOARD SEATS AT THE NATION'S FOUNDATIONS: According to a survey conducted by the Council on Foundations, blacks hold 507 seats on the board of directors of the nation's foundations. Blacks hold 6.3 percent of all board seats. Black men hold...
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Re: Bush Spit Cost Us

Our Empowerment ·
hmmmmmmmmm, I went back to CBS to secure more photos and stories, given that I know there are plenty that I did not secure, but they are gone, I checked under CBS search and can't get any. I guess this is their way of telling us it's time to forget. Well at least the hot links are still active (for now -- expect to see red Xs in the near future). Brother Tha Watcher, the reason why people can't quit the military is because they have a contract, not because of their love for the service.
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Re: Michael Jackson's legal problems:Where does the Black woman weigh in?

Prophetessofrage ·
VOX stilled SEARED from the last beatin' eh? Well, here's some SCARRING words that you FORGOT to imitate.... Hi My sisters, long time no hear from (on this board) eh? At any rate, the reason I'm writing you is because of a incident I recently experienced. A stalker by the name of VOX reminded me of how dangerous are the times we live in. It seems a girl can't post a heartfelt feeling without a BLACK MALE jumping up being the FIRST to denigrate her. Well, that's what this VOX handle character...
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Re: Michael Jackson's legal problems:Where does the Black woman weigh in?

IMMORTAL LOGIC ·
PROPHETESS OF RAGE SPEAKS THE TRUTH!!! I've researched her words thoroughly on the whole african mother/african father thing and discovered she's correct for the most part, and HERE'S THE PROOF. There actually is an african father seen here but he does'nt actually have sons or daughters but is in fact assisted by a magic patriarchical unicorn named "Earl" and 2 chauvinistic robots named "larry 3.0" and "Compu-stud 3000" And it is through these two robots that the african father and "Earl"...
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Re: Michael Jackson's legal problems:Where does the Black woman weigh in?

RadioRaheem ·
LOL *********************************************************** 'Sometimes life is obscene' - Black Crowes Commerical Hall of Fame - All time list 'Who in the hell left the gate open???' 'Somebody put roots on me' 'I've fallen, and I can't give up!!!'
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Re: White so-called 'Christianity' is responsible for unleashing demonism

Prophetessofrage ·
Hating in the Name of God By Benjamin Radford "Men never do evil so completely and cheerfully as when they do it from religious conviction." -Pascal In the past few years there have been many high-profile criminals who share more than just notoriety and a penchant for racism and violence; they share a common religion. Buford Furrow Jr. shot at a Jewish community center in Los Angeles on August 11, 1999, wounding five people. He later killed Joseph Ileto, a Filipino-American, before he was...
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Re: The Infamous Letter of Willie Lynch

Prophetessofrage ·
Okay, it's a new year and i'm going to put a stop to this madness before it gets anymore out of hand. Djon or mania or whaterver your name is, I scrolled past much of what you said, as it isn't worth it. Let me say this, I don't seek to engage in talk to people who belong in a rubber room and if I did I would belong in a rubber room. That's why I'm going to put a stop to your comments before you show yourself as sick as Melesi. First of all, I have never nor will ever engage in a debate with...
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Re: Barack Obama: Our Next U.S. Senator

MBM ·
Dems see a rising star in Illinois Senate candidate By Debbie Howlett, USA TODAY CHICAGO "” Three weeks ago, state Sen. Barack Obama appeared to be an also-ran among the eight Democrats running in Illinois for the nomination to an open U.S. Senate seat. States Senator Barack Obama claims victory in the U.S. Senate Democratic primary Tuesday in Chicago. By M. Spencer Green, AP Today, three days after his landslide victory in that crowded field, the self-described "skinny guy with the funny...
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Re: Russell Simmons Eyed As New NAACP Prez

Huey ·
ER, thank you! If there was an alternate choice besides Russell Simmons, it would be Spike Lee. Spike will definitely get in Hollywood's azz and get them to get more independent or black films with substance to become greenlighted. Maybe the Image Awards would get more credibility and reward shows with mostly black casts, because they are good shows, not because they were invited to the award ceremony or the show is on UPN . I have a HUGE problem with the Image Awards. First of all, the...
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Re: MY Way or Hell!

shebakoby ·
awww you got yo own widdle pet name fo me. LOL I'm flattered. I may be constipated, but I ain't "phony". We aren't "giving the world a religion", we are spreading the Gospel. Christianity is NOT a "religion"--it is not man reaching out to God. It is God reaching out to man. While legalistic fundies might get carried away, the truth is that we are only to preach and teach, not force people to believe. Giving people a choice here is key. We cannot convert people anyway. The Holy Spirit does...
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Re: Did anyone see the Pizza Parlor Beat-down ...

Kevin41 ·
Kweli, Speaking of nationalists sites: Extremists applaud murder of judge's relatives By Henry Schuster CNN (CNN) -- Investigators still don't know who is responsible for the murder of a Chicago judge's husband and mother on Monday, but white supremacist Web sites are applauding the killings. Judge (Joan Humphrey)Lefkow, 61, was once targeted for death by a white supremacist leader, but officials said there was no clear link to the killings. Extremists on the Internet "are expressing...
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Re: L.A. Police Revise Car-Shooting Policy

Michael ·
Funny how the Black community, specifically ambulance chasing Attorney Johnny Cochran, Poverty Pimping Danny Bakewell, a barrage of Black elected leaders, etc., are in mass about the killing of a young underage Black male driver by the LAPD, yet in Black on Black criminal activity ambulance chasing Attorney Johnny Cochran, Poverty Pimping Danny Bakewell, the so-called Black elected leadership, the usual community activists are as silent as silent can get, more likely missing in inaction.
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Re: Movie - Crash

DivineJoy ·
Wow! I can't believe this group slept on this movie. Several websites are buzzing about it. If you haven't GO SEE THIS MOVIE. Synopsis: A provocative, unflinching look at the complexities of racial conflict in America, CRASH is that rare cinematic event - a film that challenges audiences to question their own prejudices. Cast: Sandra Bullock, Don Cheadle, Matt Dillon, Jennifer Esposito, William Fichtner, Brendan Fraser, Terrence Dashon Howard, Ludacris, Thandie Newton, Ryan Phillippe, Larenz...
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Re: THEY HAVE A VERDICT!!!

Kevin41 ·
**Once again..get your facts straight......you never know what the f-k you are talking about..Mike has given plenty of money to black causes and has expressed himself as being a black man many times...no matter what the f-k jealous azz people say in circles......read below and see why like dymally and emmitt till and many other things....you have no credibility and therefore are never taken serious...it is too easy to prove that you say shit you cannot substantiate....... Charitable...
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Re: THEY HAVE A VERDICT!!!

henry38 ·
And may the good Lord reward all his efforts. God bless MJ. I believe I and many right hearted people around the globe are eternally grateful to God for giving us such a man for he has done so much to bring sunshine and happiness to many in the world with his talent and love.
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Re: How will the Washington Supremes rule today on gay marriage?

ricardomath ·
so sue me... Gay marriage case began with unusual call By CURT WOODWARD, Associated Press Writer Sat Jul 29, 2:56 PM ET King County Executive Ron Sims, who helped foster one of the original lawsuits by same-sex couples seeking to marry in Seattle, addresses a news conference Wednesday, July 26, 2006, in Seattle. The state Supreme Court upheld a ban on gay marriage Wednesday, saying lawmakers have the power to restrict marriage to unions between a man and woman. The 5-4 decision disappointed...
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Re: Pharmacists & Contraception

ma'am ·
http://www.newsday.com/news/local/wire/newyork/ny-bc-ny...=ny-region-apnewyork
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Re: More Likely Black People Should be Angry With Our Own Leadership!

Michael ·
KATRINA'S AFTERMATH NBC Deletes Rap Star's Remarks on Telethon By Matea Gold and Scott Collins, Times Staff Writers September 4, 2005 Kanye West's impromptu attack on President Bush during a live telecast Friday prompted NBC to delete his remark in its West Coast broadcast of the benefit for hurricane victims. "George Bush doesn't care about black people," West said. The rap star also criticized coverage of the catastrophe. "I hate the way they portray us in the media," West said. "If you...
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Re: What Deal, as it Applies to the Benefits of Being an Illegal Immigrant in the U.S.!

Michael ·
...now again, the door is wide to anyone who chooses to relocate to Mexico, the Sudan, Haiti, Uganda, Liberia, the Ivory Coast, , Libya, Iraq, Cuba, etc., etc. ......Heck, even the illegal immigrants prefer living in the U.S. than........should I say it....... ************************ THE NATION More Cubans Striking Out Across the Sea The Coast Guard notes a big increase in the number of people trying make land in the U.S. Patrols are stepped up to stem the tide. By John-Thor Dahlburg, Times...
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Re: Eight Ways To Have A Positive Break Up

Rowe ·
Perhaps my first and LAST encounter with a stalker will give you some ideas as to what I mean. It happened during my sophomore year in college. After weeks of talking on the phone and meeting up on campus, I had finally agreed to be in a romantic relationship with another student named "Ryan" (his acutal name), from Baltimore, MD. The second week into our young relationship, we decided to go out to eat that night rather than eat at the school's cafeteria. When we arrived to the parking lot,...
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Re: Farrakhan To Allow Gay Speakers At Washington March

Michael ·
THE NATION 10 Years Later, Still Marching for Justice The spirit of the Million Man March proves alive and well as activists crowd the National Mall for policy changes and personal responsibility. By Ryan G. Murphy and Emma Vaughn, Times Staff Writers October 16, 2005 WASHINGTON "” Echoing the Million Man March of a decade ago, a huge crowd gathered on the National Mall on Saturday to hear a star roster of black activists and artists demand social and economic equality and call for personal...
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Re: Movie - Crash

Black Honey ·
I just cannot bring myself to watch this movie and I have a copy of it in my home.I heard there is a scene where Matt Dillion molests a Black woman in front of her husband, and that has kept me from watching it.
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Re: Donnie Simpson: Where Are You?

bigddouble ·
The best I could do on Sherry Carter (from the college she attended): Sherry A. Carter-Strothers, BA 1981 Television personality on BET for years and has hosted several shows for the BET network, most notably their former flagship show Video Soul with co-host Donnie Simpson for 5 years. Currently hosting Jazz Scene on sister network BET on Jazz. Have interviewed many interesting people including Mariah Carey, Vanessa Williams, Matt Damon, Robin Quivers, Michael Keaton, Denzel Washington,...
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Re: Movie - Crash

Shadow ·
I'm sure you've seen THE COLOR PUrPLE, ShaKA ZULA, ANd RAbbit Proof FENce? ALL great movies. ALL have scenes in which a BLack Sista is harmed. But! they all have positive messages about Black sistas. YOu can also try>> A Private Affair, All about You, and of course Jason Lyric.
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Re: Movie - Crash

Diamond ·
I agree with MidLifeMan: And, isn't that what they do to us to let us know who has the power for REAL.
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Re: Terrell Owens

AudioGuy ·
Did reid do it in the press? Or did he pull TO aside and do it? Shameless plug!When/where did this cursing out happen? Did Reid do it at a press conference or in an interview or did he do it behind closed doors? Indeed. I am not a TO expert, but I think that you have your facts incorrect - if you include salary bonuses etc., TO was the 2nd highest paid receiver in the league last year, behind Marvin Harrison of the colts... Dennis Rodman didn't "throw his teammates under the bus" Wasn't...
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Re: Jamie Foxx Asks Governor Swarzenegger For Clemency of "Tookie"

Fine ·
http://sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?file=/c/a/2005/11/21/MNGUFFRRP11.DTL Governor dreading decision on life or death Without clemency, Williams' execution is just weeks away Sacramento -- It was 1976, according to Stanley Tookie Williams, when he met a young Austrian bodybuilder along the Venice Beach boardwalk, then the epicenter of the Southern California muscle culture. Williams, who was a hard-bodied weight lifter as well as a notorious gang member, recounted the brief encounter in a...
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Re: Conservative Idiots

Michael ·
....There is certainly more than enough blame to go around, be it the actions of the wealthy to oppress the poverty stricken, the greed and sleaze of the liberals, and/or the corruption of government at every level within the U.S., corruption from the inner-city to the Halls of Congress, the message is being spread, and the world is listening. ******************* "Can't fight this power From Baghdad to Baltimore, Big Boi, Young Jeezy and countless upstart rappers are changing the world. By...
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Re: Jamie Foxx Asks Governor Swarzenegger For Clemency of "Tookie"

Pace Tua ·
Nov 11, 2005 8:05 am US/Central Daley May Testify In Police Torture Trials Lawsuits Brought By Four Former Death Row Inmates (AP) CHICAGO A federal magistrate says Chicago Mayor Richard Daley may have to testify in civil lawsuits brought by former death row inmates who allege police used torture when interrogating suspects. But US Magistrate Judge Geraldine Soat Brown said yesterday she'll rule in January on Daley's attorneys' request for a protective order that would prevent a deposition of...
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Re: Why are we comfortable with Euro-paganism and not African?

Empty Purnata ·
You already know how "orthodox" Christians will answer this (the whole "Trinity" apologetics), but I can give you an interesting answer about "God the Son" from Valentinian Gnostic Christianity: http://www.webcom.com/~gnosis/library/valentinus/Brief_Summary_Theology.htm http://www.webcom.com/~gnosis/library/valentinus/Valentinian_Theology.htm That's a panentheistic/monistic explanation of the Godhead as told by 2nd century Christian monist Valentinus. Interesting and it sounds very...
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Re: Why are we comfortable with Euro-paganism and not African?

Iam ·
kEY SCRIPTURE: The most outstanding mark of true Christians is that they have real love among themselves. (John 13:34, 35) They are not taught to think that they are better than people of other races or skin color. Neither are they taught to hate people from other countries. (Acts 10:34, 35) 34Then Peter opened his mouth, and said, Of a truth I perceive that God is no respecter of persons:35But in every nation he that feareth him, and worketh righteousness, is accepted with him. Romans...
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Re: Are Outspoken, Black Teachers a Threat?

1milehi ·
this is a followup, of sorts, to the above story since it pertains to issues going on at the same school. a version of this article appeared in the 12-22-05 denver weekly news.
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Re: Why Is So Much of Africa Poor and Underdeveloped?

Michael ·
"Yeah, there is that and a willful ignorance, perhaps born of unquestioning belief in mainstream Western sources of information." ..and just like the inept Black leadership within the U.S., Black Africa has its own issues of inept Black leadership, to which much of the western sources of information are again quite valid, in that.... "....... carry luggage for whites and get referred to as BUCKO ......oh mammy...the happy days are here again....... oh maaammy .............." by Kevin41...
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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: Cheney's Chief of Staff Indicted

EbonyRose ·
I have to admit ... I was tempted to agree with you, Kweli ... but keep your day job, sweetie! Your career as a psychic may be in question! But, who would have thought this would/could actually happen!?! BREAKING NEWS: Libby Guilty in CIA Leak Case Date: Tuesday, March 06, 2007 By: Michael J. Sniffen and Matt Apuzzo, Associated Press Former White House aide I. Lewis "Scooter" Libby was convicted Tuesday of obstruction, perjury and lying to the FBI in an investigation into the leak of a CIA...
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Re: Jesus Had Brothers and Sisters

Melesi ·
The fact that other languages spell and/or pronounce names differently does not make their versions of the name "corruptions." The Greek version of Yeshua (Yesu or Ayesu is no more true to his name than any other version) and/or Yehoshua is Jesus, and that's close enough, since we know to whom that name refers. Fine is overstating her case again. It's easy to do if one does not care to show any evidence. The Bible says that Jesus had brothers and sisters, so how can this subject be...
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Re: WELCOME TO TRUMP'S AMERICA [IT'S "GREAT" AGAIN]

Kocolicious ·
Donald Trump’s Transition Team, Or Lack Thereof, Is Causing Real Panic The self-proclaimed government outsider is having trouble finding people to run the government. 11/15/2016 07:34 pm ET | Updated 40 minutes ago Sam Stein Senior Politics Editor, The Huffington Post Ryan J. Reilly Senior Justice Reporter, The Huffington Post ASSOCIATED PRESS WASHINGTON ― Donald Trump’s transition team is nearing a state of stasis, causing concern among both Democrats and Republicans in Washington that his...
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Re: Shout out to Gayle King!! RRSOTD

RadioRaheem ·
*I think Gayle, and by extension Oprah, need to understand that this is a new day. You can no longer attack other Black people (or their legacy) without a big response. Let's me be clear, Gayle was a puppet for the suburban soccer moms that think that every Black person is guilty regardless of the court decision. They hate Kobe and any other Black person that isn't buck dancing for a dollar. They can't stand him and they NEEDED Gayle to hit up his friends with rape case questions. Gayle...
 
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