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Re: Sago Mine Explosion - Another Bushco Production?

Constructive Feedback (Guest) ·
This is a POLITICAL SCIENCE PROFESSOR folks. Please note the classic RACIAL GRAVITATIONAL PULL TRICK. Rather than me PUTTING FORTH FACTS I am supposed stay within the confines of what a GOOD KNEEGROW is supposed to think. If there is any point that you can refute PLEASE DO SO. If this were the most LIBERAL president and there was an attack full of LIES I would have posted the very same data. Please tell me in advance Kevin - what else is Bush currently destorying that you and Isome are going...
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Re: Negroes who defend the status quo once they've "gotten theirs"

Kevin41 ·
**Yep, but dis he implicate the whites involved in many of those decisons? nope....and don't get me wrong, I don't excuse shit black people do wrong...I just do not let house niggs and racist inbreds present ANYTHING to me as a BLACK THING. Now when I brought this to Lofton's attention he gave homeboy a green light and continued to castigate the darkies....In addition, if his concern was just faulty services and incompetence, he would have brought forth the fuck-ups the white folks at UC...
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Re: We lost almost a full percentage in IT workforce count over 9 year period

umbrarchist ·
I am saying there are three types of depreciation: Physical Depreciation Psychological Depreciation Legal Depreciation Physical depreciation is like your car wearing out, or your house needing a new roof every 20 years. These are the result of use and environmental factors. They must be fixed or replaced by consumers and businesses, but businesses make money on the consumers. Psychological depreciation is the result of a reduction in people's willingness to pay a certain amount of money for...
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Re: Negroes who defend the status quo once they've "gotten theirs"

Michael ·
So much for Affirmative Action, and like minded progressives and any benefit they bring to the Black community. There are definitely more pressing issues and concerns, based on credibility and not the fiction, and fallacies of any Kevin41, Empty Purnata, etc., etc..... ...such activity would not be considered B.S. by those victimized by this activity. More likely those who make excuses for our own inept Black elected leadership, those who change the subject matter to compare the senseless...
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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: Negroes who defend the status quo once they've "gotten theirs"

Kevin41 ·
** This is why we must push to educate the black populous. For the last few years, the CalStart program that sends lower-income people to the CalState schools had a surplus of money. While a teacher in that system, I was able to get people to encuorage others they knew to apply for and utilize the monies available. Between that and contributing to black organizations for thelast 20 years and taking young black males to Camp Sigma to learn about self-esteem, acacdemic acheivement and gang,...
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Re: Bush, 'No Child Left Behind', and National Testing

Kweli4Real ·
But I would argue that the real travesty is that children are not being encouraged/taught to "connect the dots", to draw conclusions or extrapolate results from current data. I remember back in the day, my public school friends were asked on tests questions like, "On what date did the Spanish Armada sail?" This is not much different from the rote learning required under NCLB; Whereas, exams at my prep-school asked, "In 1588, the Spanish launched a naval attack on Endland. Discuss the likely...
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Re: Impeach Bush?

Yemaya ·
After he has admitted spying on American citizens and admitted that the war in Iraq was based on faulty intelligence, you would think that someone other than the press would be talking about impeaching him. The majority party of the senate and congress for the last 3 administrations has been the Republican party. Now they have seized majority power in all branches of the government. Including the "talking point" lackeys and those of self-righteous indignation that often show up on this and...
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Re: Vouchers ???

Isome ·
The competition argument doesn't fly. It's bogus from top to bottom, unless schools are going to be changed to for-profit entities, "competition" does nothing. If the change is what's being suggested however, then the proponents of "competition" have not considered the logical chain of events, which includes refusing admittance to the "least among us", in order to maintain or boost student performance and increase profits. ...public school districts in Los Angeles, Baltimore, Dallas,...
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Re: Civil Rights Focus Shift Roils Staff At Justice

Kweli4Real ·
Politics Alleged In Voting Cases Justice Officials Are Accused of Influence By Dan Eggen Washington Post Staff Writer Monday, January 23, 2006; A01 The Justice Department's voting section, a small and usually obscure unit that enforces the Voting Rights Act and other federal election laws, has been thrust into the center of a growing debate over recent departures and controversial decisions in the Civil Rights Division as a whole. Many current and former lawyers in the section charge that...
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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: Inner City Conservative Journal Espouses The Continuance of Historically Black Colleg

Kevin41 ·
You may be able to serach for figures...after a further look that page looks like Census data....there should be more detailed data somewhere in there.............
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Re: Should God?

kresge ·
I find your response to this questions particularly interesting. It appears that you require empirical data in order to supersede enlightened individuals for whom I would contend that you do not have empirical data for in the first place. You have not seen the Buddha or Jesus, so how do you know what the Buddha or Jesus were like? How do you know that your conception is valid? This is part of the problem with interpretation. In some sense, all there is is interpretation. I am not sure if you...
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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: Black Neocons And Stockholm Syndrome

Kevin41 ·
Damn EP, I'm just getting back to the groove but i'm laughing already......you hit it on the head...no matter what the topic is they know how to put a black inferiority spin on it......uncle ruckus is truly a pathological negro.....and I love the way McGruder emphasizes his part to remind the self-loathers how they truly come across....nobody even takes uncle ruckus serious because you know he is programmed to think only one way.....along the lines of black inferiority....but you're...
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Re: Cognitive dissonance and the black woman

Rowe ·
Don't let one sista's conjured-up explanation mislead you into thinking that the judgements you've made about Black women are accurate. The subjective judgements that you're making about Black women are not based on facts, but your own personal observations, which perhaps, reveals something about the type of women to whom you are attracted. As I've said before, I don't date thugs, and I have never been attracted to thugs. My parents would never even have allowed me to bring a "thug" into our...
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Re: People of Color' are All One? Latino Inmates in L.A. Don't Think So

Faheem ·
Are you Black? I only ask that because if you are that would make you Black people, thus including you in "the Black people" you claim Mexican men and women work harder than. I have no doubt that Black folk are using the welfare system in Los Angeles, but to say this is all you see either means this is all you want to see or you are unfamiliar with statistical data in California in regards to who is getting welfare. Maybe if you took a trip down to the welfare office you would see something...
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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: Cognitive dissonance and the black woman

bigddouble ·
Assertions without proof are just that - we can take it to the Health forum, but I want to see proof of these claims. Remember, you made the claim that vegan diets are better for longevity & health - it's yours to validate with real data.
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Re: Mulatto Couple Produces Blonde, Blue Eyed White Child

Pace Tua ·
The results of the Human Genome Project, completed in 2003 and the HapMap project seem to contradict this statement. Some excerpts: By the Numbers: The human genome contains 3164.7 million chemical nucleotide bases (A, C, T, and G). The average gene consists of 3000 bases, but sizes vary greatly, with the largest known human gene being dystrophin at 2.4 million bases. The total number of genes is estimated at 30,000 "”much lower than previous estimates of 80,000 to 140,000 that had been...
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Re: Mulatto Couple Produces Blonde, Blue Eyed White Child

kresge ·
Great information!
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Re: Cognitive dissonance and the black woman

Rowe ·
Brother, I love u too, but the biggest pet peeve that I have is when people mistakingly label this kind of information as "wrongful" simply because it is information that is not commonly accepted by the medical profession or Western science, and for a good reason. This is the kind of information that keeps people from relying on medications and doctors for the rest of their lives. One point that we do agree on is that what I've offered thus far is definitely not medical advice, but...
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Re: Albinism: The "Bleached" Uncolor {Revisee}

kresge ·
Origins of white skin in humans Several genes have been invoked to explain variations of skin color in humans, including ASIP, MATP, TYR, and OCA2[3]. A recently discovered gene, SLC24A5 has been shown to account for a substantial fraction of the difference in the average of 30 or so melanin units between European-Americans and African-Americans. Wide variations in human skin color have been correlated with mutations in another gene; the MC1R gene (Harding et al 2000:1351). The "MC1R" label...
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Re: Men love promiscuous women..They just don't want to marry one.

bigddouble ·
Are you really asking a question or are you making a statement? You've already discounted any potential dissenting opinions as "lying and denying" so what's the point of presenting this as a question? Have you polled enough men to know that: is an accurate characterization of all (or even most) men? Additionally, where is your data to validate these conclusions: IMO, people should view sexuality from a pragmatic, or a functional/moralistic standpoint. If it's pragmatic, everyone should...
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Re: Men love promiscuous women..They just don't want to marry one.

Kai ·
Peace.... Actually I was doing both. I made a statement, and I asked a question. I never said that every man likes a promiscuous woman. There is always the rule, and the exception to the rule. I would say that men who date specifically for the purpose of finding a wife are the exception. My request for an admission was directed at men who date women hoping for a sexual encounter. Men who will only date women that they would marry have no standing as it relates to this issue. Yes I have My...
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Re: WHERE DO YOU STAND?

ZAKAR ·
see the problem is you turn the dime on me and put me in a situation where I have to answer all the questions you ask, but you answer nothing, just sit back read what i write then pick at my statements. What do you feel, how do you believe we ensure the survivial of African people. If you have read many of my post I have articulated how I feel about what needs to be done for African people to ensure their survival. You make some very audicious and offensive comments, don't be surprised when...
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Re: Black Think Tanks, Seeking New Members

umbrarchist ·
Here is some data to feed your think tank: http://www.blackpresence.co.uk/phpBB2/viewtopic.php?t=1...c722d17ecaa65f487f6c umbra
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Re: The Word ["Amen"]

Khalliqa ·
Sad indeed.... I think its sad when we get into defining each other's motives..... (on both sides).... I haven't heard an anti-intellectual sentiment.... presumably that's what lures or keeps us here at AfricanAmerica.org.... Intelligent .Black.Community again I don't sense any anti-intellectual sentiment...... just one that questions the source of "authority" that's used to bolster arguments..... that should be healthy debate..... at least I can speak for my response...... I was pointing...
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Re: The Word ["Amen"]

Khalliqa ·
The real debate as I see it.... is not the minor points of argument like "Amen" that come to play.... It is the underlying argument.... One of authorship and standards.... Whose interpretations of historical data and what parts of that historical data determines our current perceptions and understandings of history.... it is significant.... because this effects many areas of life.... education.... socio-cultural practices and biases..... as well as plain old self-identity..... and so...
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Re: The Word ["Amen"]

HonestBrother ·
So who on this board is familiar with the methods of interpreting and/or verifying the authenticity of historical data???? Who on this board actually knows more than two or three languages well?????? I'm not saying you're unintelligent. I agree that we have a lot of smart people on this board. And I'm not impugning anyone's motives... I am saying you lack the expertise and the perspective to make judgements in the issue under discussion ... My charge of "anti-intellectualism" is backed up by...
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Re: The Word ["Amen"]

HonestBrother ·
Firstly, I'm not an Africanist nor an Egyptologist.... Never claimed to be .... I'll repost the following: And I have spent a hell of a lot time studying languages. For more than a decade I was in the practice of learning one new language every year. And I have a degree in the subject. So I do have some amount of expert knowledge. Virtue asked about the methodology. One does not have to be an Africanist to make general observations about linguistic methodology. And so I attempted to explain:...
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Re: I. The Right To Healthcare and Well-Being

kresge ·
Some of this may be regional. This is where statistical data is useful. I have seen those neighborhoods of which you speak. I also know middle and upper middle class AA's in Houston who shop at Whole Foods and Central Markets and pay extra for organic produce or use pick up quality prepared foods. Also, my wife and I at least once a week go to one of the dozen Soup'er Salad restaurants in Houston. Two of these have a large black clientèle. These black folk are making healthy options, in...
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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: The Texas 10% Plan

leart ·
Ebony: I was under the impression that almost all of the HBCU's were State Supported, and in a 10% System, considering drop-outs, etc., thats where most of the Graduates from mostly Black High Schools would end up. But from what I read from Faheem Post, it seems as if the 10% Program is working well for Blacks, because many of the "White's" who graduate from the top rated High Schools are not able to get into the 10% Group of their own high rated Schools, and this is where the complaints are...
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Re: The Texas 10% Plan

leart ·
Ebony: I don't think we are on the wrong Track, but to clarify my point somewhat, in most States not all Campus's of a major School usually has the same rating as some of the other Campus's. As you indicated in your other Post Prairie view is a part of UT also, but I doubt if it has the same Rating as UT at Austin. A school can be a part of the system but not the same quality of education, just like the University of Illinois's top rated Urbana Campus. Not all other UI Campus's are ranked as...
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Re: VOTE

Lofton (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: Minnesota Racial Profiling Study: No Suprises Here

Kweli4Real ·
I'll have to look at the data, but I wonder what the stop/search rate was for White drivers in predominately Black neighborhoods/Census Tracts vs Black drivers in predominately White neighborhoods/Census Tracts. I'm betting that the numbers don't even compare. But it just goes to show that Whites can go anywhere without arousing suspicion. WHITE PRIVILEDGE.
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Re: Minnesota Racial Profiling Study: No Suprises Here

sergeant ·
"the Institute on Race & Poverty at the University of Minnesota Law School produced the study." Your right. There is nothing 'surprising' that a group solely dedicated to finding race problems or injustice, produces a study that finds race problems. Otherwise, what reason would the Institute have for existing??? You have to be careful when considering the motivations of such studies. " In exchange for voluntary participation in the yearlong study, police and sheriffs' departments got...
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Re: Black Voting Rights Under Attack

ricardomath ·
Sorry about taking so long. I didn't notice this before, and just happened to be referring to this thread because this issue is currently being discussed over at P&P. http://pub45.ezboard.com/fnfisgetoutthevotefrm3.showMessage?topicID=1223.topic My interpretation is that the total population of Alabama was 3,214,667. Out of that 7.5%, or 214,100 were felons. Similarly, there were 333,333 Black men in Alabama. Out of that, 31.5%, or 105,000, are felons. "La vida te da sorpresas...
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Re: Innocent Blacks rounded up in the "Drug War"

Nmaginate ·
Interesting... Ricardo. The disproportionate incarceration of Blacks theoretically would have more than just that effect but that, indeed, may be a definite intended one. Since we're postulating, I think your 3/5's idea fits into my philosophy of the historical aspects of Race Relations in the sense of Actions and Reactions in the virtual Give and Take, Winning vs. Losing adversarial relationship that exist that no hardly likes to acknowledge directly. Certainly there are some that see it...
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Re: Innocent Blacks rounded up in the "Drug War"

ricardomath ·
I'll have to look some more at the report. It has alot of good info, but I'll be out of town tomorrow, so it might be a couple of days. I do know that it varies by state. Some states (Iowa included) disenfranchise for life, and others have set periods. Some require people to go thru difficult and lengthy procedures after the time expires to get their vote back, which of course will discourage most people. I do happen to have the following data about Iowa, that I posted on another forum...
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Re: The Wide Variations in the Black-White Higher Education Gap in America's Largest Cities

Kevin41 ·
A Strange But Common-Sense Strategy to Lower the SAT Racial Scoring Gap Black students score lower than whites on the more difficult SAT questions. But the racial scoring gap is smaller on the hard questions than it is on the easier SAT questions. As a result, one educational psychologist suggests that the SAT only ask the hardest questions. The author says that if this revision were adopted, the percentage of blacks in the top-scoring group on the SAT would triple. The very large racial gap...
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Re: Comatose Woman Taken Off Feeding Tube

Our Empowerment ·
Herdswoman: You touched on so many different topics in your single post it could start a dozen discussions. Therefore I cannot properly address your message as I truly would like. I will say that to me the "it hurt" statement was proberbly a statement of fact, instead of a call to death. And if there was any death reference, perhaps she said to herself "I felt like I wanted to die, it hurt so bad." The golden rule of doctors to "cause no pain" I belive is applicable here. However, perhaps...
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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: Should felons be allowed to vote?

ricardomath ·
The 15th would seem to be relevant here, given the stats... http://www.hrw.org/reports98/vote/usvot98o-02.htm#P105_2505 Illegal , noun: A term used by the descendents of European Immigrants to refer to descendants of Native Americans Plowshares Actions The Nuclear Resister School of the Americas Watch Cauca, Colombia
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Re: Bush Spit Cost Us

Kevin41 ·
ThaWatcher, You do not have a clue to what extent the deaths of these soldiers affected people who are in this message forum. Who are you to tell someone how they should greive or show respects to someone else? You are really overstepping your bounds with that BS. There is nothing posted that is disrespectful in nature. AS so far as W is concerned-just listen to Micheal Moore...he outlines a plethora of issues. Nobody gives a damn about W, what he has done is obvious to the world and no...
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Re: FACTS VS TRUTH?

Nmaginate ·
ENGLISH 101 Let's look at another example of what a THESIS STATEMENT is to see what it can tell us about the idea of a Statement Of Fact: For sources on any of the above Cut & Paste the main phrases and Google, My Brother! ______________________________________________________________ There's a world of difference between truth and facts. Facts can obscure truth. - Maya Angelou [This message was edited by Nmaginate on November 11, 2003 at 07:32 AM.]
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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: Black Women vs. White women:SHOSHANNA JOHNSON VS. JESSICA LYNCH!

Prophetessofrage ·
The Price of Slavery Several high-profile lawsuits filed recently in this country are seeking redress for slavery and other racial wrongs, focusing national attention on the re-emerging question of reparations. Climenko professor of law Charles Ogletree Jr. leads a team suing Tulsa, Oklahoma, for the racial violence of 1921 that killed 300 and destroyed the African-American community of Greenwood. And lawyers who won multibillion-dollar awards from European companies for Holocaust victims...
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Re: I love the men of the Nation of Islam

Prophetessofrage ·
Hi Black women here is just one quick source analyzing the SECURITY FORCE OF NOI. I didn't have time to get the archives from NOI which tell the truth about how our tax dollars were not allowed to go to NOI. However, here is a source analyzing NOI and the security forces black men sought to establish to curb violence in our neighborhood. Mind you, it's just a source, for the real deal I'll put NOI's own words up next week so you can see for yourself what really happened.
 
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