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Re: Negroes who defend the status quo once they've "gotten theirs"

Kevin41 ·
Affirmative Action: Who Benefits? -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Contents A Policy That Suffers an Identity Crisis Answers to Frequently Asked Questions About Affirmative Action Where Do We Go From Here? Bibliography -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- A Policy That Suffers an Identity Crisis Few social policy issues have served as a better gauge of racial and ethnic divisions among the American...
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Re: Impeach Bush?

Michael ·
...More likely the Democratic Party is losing steam, in trouble, losing its following, etc., etc. " Democrats target Alito, but miss the mark January 12, 2006 BY ROBERT NOVAK SUN-TIMES COLUMNIST Edward M. Kennedy, the 73-year-old liberal lion of the Senate, did not so much roar as huff and puff Tuesday, as he faced Judge Samuel Alito. He and other Democrats on the Senate Judiciary Committee who had spent weeks preparing for Alito's Supreme Court confirmation hearing seemed to be shooting...
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Re: Impeach Bush?

Michael ·
...More likely the Democratic Party is losing steam, in trouble, losing its following, etc., etc. " Democrats target Alito, but miss the mark January 12, 2006 BY ROBERT NOVAK SUN-TIMES COLUMNIST Edward M. Kennedy, the 73-year-old liberal lion of the Senate, did not so much roar as huff and puff Tuesday, as he faced Judge Samuel Alito. He and other Democrats on the Senate Judiciary Committee who had spent weeks preparing for Alito's Supreme Court confirmation hearing seemed to be shooting...
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Re: I finally found the Black women's reply to the "Where is the love?'" from Tampa

RadioRaheem ·
My take on Part One:...in bold When elementary school teacher Patti Hairston picked up Monday's edition of the St. Petersburg Times, she braced herself. "I knew there would be negative things said about black women by black men," she said. very interesting, esp. since the writer of the original article was merely seeking the 'other side' of the Essence article. Lori Chung, 28, associate TV news producer, single, Brooklyn Personally, I don't feel the love from black men to black women and...
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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: 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: Poor Children Can Learn

Guest ·
Sweetwuzzy: I am not sure where you live but I ask that you do research on KIPP ACADEMY. They are charter schools that specifically target POOR, BLACK COMMUNITIES. They are a structured environment for education. They ASK SOMETHING OF THE PARENTS, STUDENTS AND TEACHERS. They have had a certain level of success in turning things around for poor families.
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Re: are parents @ fault for this?

Frenchy ·
Predators are crafty little things. They largely go where children are likely to appear. So blocking adult sites or forbiding your children from particpating on certain sites is not going to take away the threat of sexual predators (or any other kind of predator). I place the blame squarely on these adults who recognize that someone on the internet is a child and get into vulgar/suggestive/inappropriate conversations and interactions with them. Every teenager assumes they are savvy enough to...
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Re: Gunmen attack Nigeria oil complex

Texas Star ·
Nigeria Militant Leader Warns Foreign Oil Workers to Leave Amid Fresh Violence By Osmond Chidi, AP WARRI, Nigeria (AP) - A Nigerian militant leader reportedly warned foreign oil workers out of the country's troubled delta by midnight Friday as an army helicopter gunship exchanged fire with militants in the latest violence to strike the region. The British Broadcasting Corp. reported militant commander Godswill Tamuno had announced his Movement for the Emancipation of the Niger Delta was...
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Re: Conspiracy Theorists: What's With the Ports?

Texas Star ·
Updated Title: The Dubai-Al Qaeda Connection: Smoking Gun for Bush?/poll by Hummingbird Tue Feb 21, 2006 at 10:10:30 PM PDT Lots of stuff has been going back and forth over the whole Dubai Ports scandal, but one thing that has been neglected has been the phrase in the media: "There are connections between the United Arab Emirates and Al Qaeda" but it's been vague and hasn't really said much, other than some people from the Emirates participated in 9/11. Considering that any independent...
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Re: People of Color' are All One? Latino Inmates in L.A. Don't Think So

Faheem ·
Empty Purnata, I would agree with you if the attitude of "I am an American" equaled racism. This attitude you speak about is not racist at all although it is jingoistic and rooted in an attempt by some Black folk to ensure they and their children are able to achive economic stability in this nation. The problem is they are focusing their energy at the wrong target, the target isn't the mexican man and woman it is those who seek to exploit them at our expense is the problem.
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Re: The Left Hand of God

Melesi ·
You're not thinking. "I" didn't do any of this, do not want any of this, don't agree with it when it is tried, so you are not talking about me no matter how much you want to pretend you are. ++++++++++++++++++++++++ What the hell do you call prayer in school? ++++++++++++++++++++++++ How does this apply to the topic? The first public school in America was Christian, in Boston. It was run, as most things were, by the Brethren, who, though not exactly right-wing, were nonetheless oppressive.
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Re: Albinism: The "Bleached" Uncolor {Revisee}

Kai ·
Peace.... Scientists Find A DNA Change That Accounts For White Skin By Rick WeissWashington Post Staff Writer Friday, December 16, 2005; Page A01 Scientists said yesterday that they have discovered a tiny genetic mutation that largely explains the first appearance of white skin in humans tens of thousands of years ago, a finding that helps solve one of biology's most enduring mysteries and illuminates one of humanity's greatest sources of strife. The work suggests that the skin-whitening...
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Re: Wear and Return

MBM ·
Is it a moral issue? Well, its certainly dishonest. One could even say it is stealing - if only for a night. On the other hand, there are so many more dishonest - or even morally wrong - things that one could do. Whateva . . . BTW - you hear about Bush's Negrocon who got busted for stealing thousands from Target!?!
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Re: The question must be asked?

kresge ·
Claude A. Allen 3/17/2006 06:55 AM Claude Allen's life sentence By Erin Aubrey Kaplan Special to the Los Angeles Times Salt Lake Tribune I was shocked by the news about Claude A. Allen, the black former White House staffer whose rising star officially flamed out after he was arrested on charges of felony theft last week. Not shocked that he got arrested -- so many Republicans are being handcuffed these days for scams of one kind or another that it's hard to keep the names and charges...
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Re: The question must be asked?

UppityNegress ·
Rowe, I understand what you're getting out, but I think the descriptions of his success were to highlight that he lived a very comfortable and affluent life. You get six figures a year, yet must cheat Target out of 5k? Why? It's not about trustworthiness, but the fact that with his salary he hardly needed to do something so stupid.
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Re: The question must be asked?

Faheem ·
Once again Rowe you are not connecting the dots. The description I gave of this brother was not given as characteristics that delineates or is commonly associated with being a trustworthy and honest person. However they did represent the characteristics of one who does not engage in petty theft at department stores being that there is very little if anything at all with his salary he could not afford in Target, so why steal? Is it as members of this forum have opined, he is "suffering from...
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Re: The question must be asked?

Rowe ·
I know what I'm talking about. The descriptions "Black" and "Negro" were used. Why? Affluent White, Asian, and Latino people in high positions have committed comparable crimes, why aren't their crimes attributed to their races? Is committing a crime something that we should expect from them, and not from Blacks?
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Re: The question must be asked?

Rowe ·
RICH PEOPLE STEAL TOO! I don't condone stealing. However, most people do not steal because they cannot afford to buy an item; they steal to save money. But what does any of this have to do with Claude being Black??? To be fair, we could ask this same question about anyone. When I shop at high-end departemtnt stores like Neiman Marcus, Bloomingdales, and Nordstrom, I see affluent Asian and White girls stealing all of the time. These women will selectively choose garments having no sensors...
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Re: The question must be asked?

MidLifeMan ·
Who decided that? So if you're well off, then petty theft is NOT a characteristic. Why, because as some have pointed out he has the means to commit BIGGER crimes then the one he was caught and arrested for? Hence my statement, people are only human. Just because some have the means to do better doesn't make them better then anyone else. He's just another brick in the wall. His reasons for stealing can be the same as for the poorest person or the average middle class individual. They did it...
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Re: The Word ["Amen"]

HonestBrother ·
No scholar (outside of mathematics) proves anything beyond a shadow of a doubt. You can only put forth the best case possible. And then hope it survives peer review and contradictory evidence. But I will check out Cheik Anti Diop... Because I am interested in knowing all the evidence. No... by no means whatsoever am I claiming to be the only intellectual on the board.... but I do take it personally when "intellectuals" as a group are indiscriminately attacked. Black intellectuals - those who...
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Re: The Word ["Amen"]

HonestBrother ·
As long as we're going to cover our ears and just shout past one another repeating ourselves It's this sorta back and forth crap over nothing that leads to us never having anything... amen.... amen... a few scraps of syllables on a page ... and what makes it worse is that its function in Hebrew is mostly trivial. It's basically a period... Whatever... Obviously my contributions are not welcome on this thread....
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Re: What are you listening to right now?

bigddouble ·
I love it! I picked it up for 8 bucks at Target. It's right up there with Ironman - I'm actually debating whether I like it more! Starks is the only reason Wu-Tang is still relevant IMO...
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Re: Do you think the government is reading AA.org?

Kweli4Real ·
Okay ... [making myself a target here] Federal agencies do not physcially visit sites until they have a reason to do so; rather, they fish the net. [Pardon the pun] Computers sift through the traffic looking for key-words, phrase and combination. When there is a hit, they take a closer look. But that said, we could increase the odds of our being monitored, as a board and individually, if we would establish a pattern of discussing an objective, actually working toward the objective and...
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Re: The Texas 10% Plan

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Re: Breakups

Khalliqa ·
Tell him..... to move on..... quickly....... remaining stagnant.... makes you a target for other people to take advantage of you or for your own depression to spread like a virus..... move.... throw yourself into something that makes you feel worth while..... Peace, Virtue
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Re: True or False: Diversity is our Strength.

Kevin41 ·
sgt, Take out all of the black workers/professionals in the various fields throughout the country and make it all lilly white.....do you REALLY think america would be as competitive? hell no!! the fact that they kept america lilly white and tried to use pig farmers over qualified blacks has made every industry in this country fail at one point or another.....you need to read diversityinc.com to see the monetary price paid for a lack of diversity...the IT field was a prime example...tried to...
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Re: A War For Oil? - Friedman

keylargo ·
But why do these Islamic terrorist exist and why do they target us? There has to be a reason. Some say they target Americans because we are responsible for the people we elect into office. So, is it us that they hate or our leaders and our foreign policies? Are they just evil people that hate peace-as Bush puts it- and want to destroy all that opposes them? Well, that kind of describes the US at times. We go against all that oppose US policy. So,it looks to me like a battle between two...
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Re: The Good Wife

Melesi ·
I agree with negorspiritual. "Equality" is often misunderstood to be "identity." This I think was a big mistake in the early feminist movement of the 1970s, the kind of mistake that didn't lead to feminine freedom--which was largely needed in America--but rather to women deciding that they were better than men so they could act just like them, and as a result they weren't "better" at all. What was the expression, "women imitating men behaving badly"? It just doesn't work to try to get men...
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Re: VOTE

Guest ·
Hello Everyone, As I type the political debate is being aired on KNBC, from 6-9:30 PM, Pacific Time. Very interesting session to which the question and answer session is very open, and frank. Don't care for Arnold Schwarzenegger or Bustamante. The Republican Tom McClintock appears to use common sense approach in reducing taxes, government spending, and improving the economy within California. _______________________________________________ Of Course I Can't Speak for Everyone, but I'm Voting...
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Re: Something of a Revelation

soul_doctor73 ·
Melesi: If Christianity were not over 1700 years old, everything you said would be moot. There would be no argument. But you miss the point. Your church and your pastor settles nothing for me. My grandfather is a pastor and my father is his assitant. I grew up in that church. I grew up in a christian family and they are all still christians. They are typical christians. Full of talk. No action. And that is the problem with christians, they just talk. It's not Jesus' fault. It's not the...
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Re: Israel Attacks Syria

MBM ·
Attacking another sovereign country doesn't, in your mind, appear to be any different from going after internal terrorist targets? Attacking a sovereign Arab country has the potential of inflaming the entire Arab world. You don't see that as escalating their activities? Can you explain the logic then? How is Israel defending herself if she attacks a target that may or may not have been involved in an attack against her? If there is no connection, how is Israel being "reactive"? Reactive to...
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Re: How many thought Willie Lynch was real?

James Wesley Chester ·
I thought "Willie Lynch" was real. I first saw the "alleged" account of his visit and his advise in 5th Edition of "Before the Mayflower" by Lerone Bennett. Until the piece by William Jelani Cobb, I had never seen anything refuting the account. I have no more basis for challenging Cobb than I had for challenging Bennett. The philosophy is so very much on target. It told/tells me what I know is true. It gave flesh to the skeleton of the bondage of my people. We know there was a plan. How it...
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Re: Israel Attacks Syria

Nmaginate ·
Are you talking to me, Watcher? If so, I never said either one was "innocent"... But basically what you are doing here is trying to Master Double-Speak. You'll say neither is innocent and both are "reactively" engaged in "legitimate" revenge killings yet you wish to promote the idea that Israel has a "right" to strike anyone it can surmise to have a beef with them. Sovereign borders don't matter; unsubstantiated evidence doesn't matter... Just because she says so, I guess?? You know... it's...
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Re: Spike TV?

whipwrex ·
[QUOTE]Originally posted by 00Negro: Blind Date is one of my favourite TV shows, so I like it for that, I want to see the show with the rat/Frasier guy though, I think i'm the only black guys that likesFraiser Never interrupt your enemy when he is making a mistake. You are not the only black man who likes "Frasier". I am a loyal watcher, been watching since "Cheers". On the subject of Spike Tv, if women can have a channel just for them, then why can't men have the same? I watch tv, has...
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Re: Black Women and Ward Connelly

RadioRaheem ·
*********************************************************** '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: Would You Invest In Google

Our Empowerment ·
Ain't that something, according to the article they are aiming for $16B, knowing they are really worth about 3 to 5, I guess if you shoot for the moon at least you'll land upon the stars if you don't get your target. Wow. [This message was edited by Our Empowerment on October 28, 2003 at 08:58 PM.]
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Re: African-American Flag

isistah ·
I don't know about that, Jim. Who in America doesn't know the name, Betsey Ross. You might want to look into that copyright. I think you're more on target than the Harveys.
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Re: What Is Happening To African American Males?

Guest ·
...and at the same time, or on the same breath, a few individuals from this board alone find it humorous that the Black Male faces extinction! Should the Black male be removed from existance, the same or similar fate will negatively impact the future posterity of Black females! Oh...but wait, anyone with any sense would surely question the credibility of some of the so-called Black middle class, as to their true interest in maintaining the solidarity of the Black family structure, when Black...
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Re: Black Women vs. White women:SHOSHANNA JOHNSON VS. JESSICA LYNCH!

Prophetessofrage ·
White Women and Affirmative Action cerpted Wrom: XRQBGJSNBOHMKHJYFMYXOEAIJJPHSCRTNHGSW Ambivalence Towards Affirmative Action: Theorizing Political Accountability in Coalitions, 71 University of Missouri Kansas City Law Review 399-418, 399-402 (Winter 2002) (94 Footnotes Omitted) I once attended a media-training workshop on affirmative action designed to enhance communications skills necessary to discuss affirmative action in the post-Proposition 209 climate. The consultants presented focus...
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Re: Michael Jackson: Pedophile?

Guest ·
Michael Jackson's Santa Barbara County Sheriff's Booking Number and Photo! Similar allegations surfaced against Jackson a decade ago, but they never led to criminal charges and in 1994 the probe became inactive. Jackson had maintained his innocence but reportedly paid a multimillion-dollar civil settlement, and the child would not testify in any criminal proceeding. I find it hard to believe that any truly innocent individual would pay off a multi-million dollar civil settlement for alleged...
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Re: Breaktime--Now, for something a little lighthearted

Our Empowerment ·
Interesting how the bullet didn't seem to find any brain. It is funny, but all I could see is the reporter making an excuse for the shooter (like it was an accident). If the bullet rickershaed(sp) off a tree branch then ok, but 'up in the air' for sound, I don't think so. My guess is his job was to fire near this guy's head and his missed missing his target. Maybe they should try again, until they get it right, dead right or even dead wrong!
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Re: How do you define ....

James Wesley Chester ·
"Ok, I got the denotative meaning, but in terms of ordinary usage how does the definition apply, how would I use 'Identity' to decribe myself as an American of unknown African ancestry? I thought would be good to start with what is my defintion of identity. With that done, I would not tell you how to describe yourself. You should do that. I would describe myself as having an identity that of African American-American. "Hey, come to think of it, you mentioned 'color' and 'race', are they not...
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Re: Black Sites That Are Owned by Whites

Anaksanamun ·
Thank you for this very compelling piece. Being at the forefront of the BET boycott against the very negative Black images put up on that network, I am all too familiar with the takeover of the Black marketability by white folks. My question has always been why the need for white folks to target the Black market, specifically, if we are all suppose to be one big ole melting pot with the same goals and objectives being a sovereign nation. No other race of people is used in this manner. And...
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Re: CONSPIRACIES

Nmaginate ·
Out-Of-Time?? Did you really read ALL of what I said? And do you really know all about this "occult" thing you are talking about or you just have an idea that it exist? Fraternal Orders as such pre-date American history... so your point there is a little weak though I may not stray that far from the thrust of your premise. But you obviously haven't read much of Carter G. Woodson or understand the most quoted passage from him concerning the Mis-Education Of The Negro. All this borders on what...
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Re: Exploring The "MODEL MINORITY" Myth

Kevin41 ·
Nmaginate, group think is based on similar social realities....like the cop beatings, racial and linguistic profiling and job and housing discrimination....It is funny when some of the people in here act like they are blacks who are exempt from those things.....once you are identified as black, one is a likely target.......and i know damn well everyone in here is aware of the fact that blacks and whites have different social realities......
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Re: WHY ARE BLACK WOMEN SCARING OFF BLACK MEN?

RadioRaheem ·
First, YOU brought up white women..I didn't!!! isn't your 'target' white women that are actually growing with a brother?? Shouldn't the black community welcome them as 'supporters', like the Jews during the Civil Rights movement?? why can't black women just grow with a brother like that?? You never answered this...is it that young blk women are not as 'bright' as white women or other races of women that see 'potential' in the steve urkels?? Maybe you should actually do my challenge and SPEAK...
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Re: WHY ARE BLACK WOMEN SCARING OFF BLACK MEN?

keylargo ·
I've seen a lot of "under-cover" steve urkels in my day that turned out to be dogs. Based on what I've seen, many women have lowered their standards just to be with someone. I think that we need to raise our standards (I don't mean financially speaking) and expect only the best treatment. Now women do have to play a role in addressing their situation. We do need to ask ourselves why we attract the people we attract. At the same time, we must realize that we can't really control the other sex...
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Re: County's Poor Areas Tripled-Los Angeles

Guest ·
"Racial and ethnic features of area poverty have also changed, the report said. The Latino proportion of the population living in very poor neighborhoods increased more than threefold between 1970 and 2000, while the black share of the population living in very poor neighborhoods declined dramatically." But this reference is not entirely the reality of it, because the largest homeless population in the Los Angeles County, etc., etc., has been, is, and continues to be Black people. As far as...
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Re: Black Women vs. White women:SHOSHANNA JOHNSON VS. JESSICA LYNCH!

Prophetessofrage ·
AFRO BELLES -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- White Women: The Silent Racist All too often when people think of racist they envision the white male. The confederate flag-totting red neck, the red-faced arrogant supervisor, or the corporate god sitting on the golden throne of a large company, but never does the image of the white woman fit the profile of a racist. Why? because most people view the white woman as an advocate against racism and the...
 
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