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Re: Teacher suspended for ten days, after calling student Nigga!

nayo ·
http://www.wired.com/news/technology/0,70259-0.html?tw=wn_index_2 Actor Tries to Trademark 'N' Word By Rogers Cadenhead | Also by this reporter 02:00 AM Feb, 23, 2006 EST The actor Damon Wayans has been engaged in a 14-month fight to trademark the term "Nigga" for a clothing line and retail store, a search of the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office's online database reveals. Wayans wants to dress customers in 14 kinds of attire from tops to bottoms, and use the controversial mark on "clothing,...
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Re: Racist social events/situations in America

Kevin41 ·
Race Relations Reporter: The Race Relations Reporter is a weekly electronic bulletin of news, surveys, and a chronicle of race-related incidents of discrimination, hate crimes, and hate group activity from across the United States. This bulletin is sent to subscribers each week at their personal e-mail account address. Subscriptions are $24 for 52 weekly issues. See sample, below: THE RACE RELATIONS REPORTER Weekly Bulletin August 20, 2003...
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Re: Racist social events/situations in America

Kevin41 ·
THE RACE RELATIONS REPORTER Weekly Bulletin October 23, 2002 ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^ NEWS OF THE WEEK ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^ * SUPREME COURT TO DECIDE CASE ON RACIAL BIAS IN JURY SELECTION: The U.S. Supreme Court heard arguments this past week from a black man who claims that the jury which placed him on death row in a murder case was selected on the basis of race. The black man had been convicted...
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Re: Lincoln's Birthday

Nmaginate ·
Many more to you Faheem... I think Lincoln's legacy is the White Supremacy mindset that was present before, during and after his time and, of course, still prevalent today... (as quiet as it is kept): Such were the sentiments of the likes of Thomas Jefferson... and it is implicit in the opposition to Reparations, etc.
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Re: REVOLUTION 2005+

MBM ·
I hadn't seen ER's question until after I posted a subsequent post. I didn't read that you were asking my personal views - I thought you were looking for examples of objectives. Honestly, I'm not sure where I stand. I've never been presented with a clear enough vision for what a more revolutionary objective might be. My dear sister Oshun Auset talks about Socialist Pan African liberation. Very respectfully, I have no clue what that means or what the path to that end looks like. Both the...
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Re: Wachovia Acknowledges Ties to Slavery

MBM ·
Another look at how conservatives frame the Wachovia action. Does anyone have any thoughts about the highlighted argument? National Legal and Policy Center Rips Wachovia Slavery Apology WASHINGTON, June 2 /U.S. Newswire/ -- Peter Flaherty, president of the National Legal and Policy Center (NLPC), criticized Wachovia, the nation's fourth largest bank, for yesterday making an apology for its predecessor banks' links to slavery. The apology accompanied a report that Wachovia commissioned in...
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Re: Is stress getting to our sista politicians?

jazzdog ·
To go along with that train of through 5 females charged in spree Four women, 15-year-old girl arrested after chase in Swansea By CAROLINE SMITH casmith@thestate.com COURTESY TO THE STATE Keith Etheridge, 22, was found shot to death Friday in his idling car off Two Notch Road. About those arrested Four women and a 15-year-old girl have been linked to a string of violent crimes that includes the shooting death of a man during an attempted robbery last week, authorities said Tuesday. All five...
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Re: Guess who was doing business then and now

Dusty Elbow ·
Those two pictures above is the SLAVE MARKET in Charleston South Carolina. Most of US who live there NOW are STRUGGLING really BAD. Our ancestors definitely help BUILT that CITY which was considered the RICHEST CITY in the US 13 COLONIES at ONE TIME. The HOUSING in that AREA around the SLAVE MARKET go for MILLIONS of DOLLARS. Can you believe it. Our ancestors built a city where HOUSING is now a MILLION DOLLARS and it SURVIVED all KINDS of HUMAN and WEATHER ACTIVITIES like HURRICANES and...
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Re: Chavez: Bush is the Devil

Empty Purnata ·
I don't know where the hell you're living, but I want to live there! Average gas prics around the country are $3.00/gallon or more: http://www.eia.doe.gov/oil_gas/petroleum/data_publicati...mogas_home_page.html http://www.usatoday.com/money/industries/energy/2006-07-23-gas-prices_x.htm The articles make it sound like gas prices will continue to fall, but this is of course naively optimistic (and probably purposely so) because they said the same thing a few years ago when gas went above...
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Re: Guess who was doing business then and now

Dusty Elbow ·
Court forces Wieland Homes to give EEOC info about hiring practices Atlanta Business Chronicle - September 29, 2006 A U.S. District Court judge has ordered John Wieland Homes and Neighborhoods Inc. to comply with a subpoena issued by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) to give information about the company's recruitment and hiring policies and practices. The EEOC said that in its subpoena, it has asked for 19 categories of information from Atlanta-based residential...
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Re: Liberal = Black?

MBM ·
So - are you apologizing for conservative racism , classism, and oppression? Really? You're OK with being a conservative now while admitting that conservatives have been against the advancement of anyone other than themselves? Conservatism is a self-centered, arrogant, fear driven ideology. It's so easy to cheat and steal your way into the lead, and then cry "conservatism" to try to retain your ill-begotten lead. How do you rationalize and justify your support of this ideology? Beyond that,...
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Re: Name your favourite city or town...

blackbutterfly ·
I have to say Charleston, SC. It is very beautiful and there are alot of places with historic significance.
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Re: American Slave Narratives

Fabulous ·
Fab: Dang, this is one time I wish I knew how to copy & paste pictures to my post. shoot & darn. {looking for a rock to kick} Anyway, here's a narrative that I chose simply because I like Ole Ben's "look"--he reminds me of one of the seniors I visit. Ben Horry Murrells Inlet, South Carolina Interviewed by Mrs. Genevieve W. Chandler [Note: There are three separate interviews with Ben Horry, each presented here.] Interview Transcript #1: "God knows Missus, glad to yeddy dat! Picture in...
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Re: REPARATIONS MOVEMENT IN TROUBLE

Kevin41 ·
Three Banks Targeted by Reparations ActivistsBy Carmen Cusido © 2005 DiversityInc.com December 14, 2005 A slavery-reparations group has launched a boycott against three national banks it alleges have ties to slavery. The boycott is aimed at reducing their student-loan portfolios. The three banks whose predecessors have been linked to slavery declined to comment on the boycott or the pending lawsuit for reparations affecting two of them. However, all said they are actively involved in helping...
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Re: Racist Post About Michelle Obama Sparks Outrage

Kocolicious ·
The Latest: Mayor resigns for response to racist post © Adam Berry/Getty Images First Lady Michelle Obama arrives for a dinner at the Orangerie at Schloss Charlottenburg palace on June 19, 2013 in Berlin, Germany. CHARLESTON, W.Va. — The Latest on the fallout from a racist comment about first lady Michelle Obama that a local West Virginia official posted on Facebook (all times local): 4:30 p.m. The town recorder in Clay, West Virginia, says the mayor has resigned following her response to a...
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Re: A Sitting Texas Judge Called for the Hanging of A Black Suspect

sunnubian ·
Burnet County Judge James Oakley typed the words “Time for a tree and a rope” **************************************************************** Now, there is no way in hell that I'm anywhere near trying to condone what this killer did, or anyone out there ambushing and murdering innocent police officers, but I posted this because it is just one more of myriad of racist statements, innuendo, and outright threats, coming from America's racists BECAUSE of Donald Trump and his RACIST CAMPAIGN and...
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Re: A Sitting Texas Judge Called for the Hanging of A Black Suspect

sunnubian ·
P.S.: Otherwise, "F" Otis Tyrone McKane, or any other cowardly ass person [Black or White, or etc.] that would ambush another human being and murder them.
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Re: A Sitting Texas Judge Called for the Hanging of A Black Suspect

Kocolicious ·
He is a sitting judge who should be DISBARRED. He is supposed to be impartial and to POST his personal views on a case that he will judge? There should be OUTRAGE and a review committee meeting immediately to REMOVE him from the bench. Reminds of the Scotsboro Boys who were convicted before being tried. This judge have NO BUSINESS in court. None. But!
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Re: ‘New Jim Crow’ author Michelle Alexander has a warning about Trump’s America

DennisKalita ·
She didn't get that this extreme election was not the usual BS. She helped Trump win by everywhere saying Clinton did not deserve our vote. Now she got it. …. talking to myself here….best thing I can do now is keep focused on positive and constructive projects.
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Re: ‘New Jim Crow’ author Michelle Alexander has a warning about Trump’s America

sunnubian ·
I noticed that a lot of famous, etc., Black people where going around saying no one should vote for Clinton, or like Dave Chappell, when asked if he was going to vote, saying sh!t like, "What the hell for?" I didn't like her "super predator" reference either [though what was disseminated did not show all of it, where she was literally repeating what she had been told by someone else], but even if she said it outright and/or it was a term, phrase that she made up herself or she was expressing...
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Re: ‘New Jim Crow’ author Michelle Alexander has a warning about Trump’s America

Kocolicious ·
There really isn't any mystery as to how to eradicate this approaching horror...we've already been through it. It's documented. All you have to do is follow the leadership of black women and men who made it had before. The only exceptional thing is that we are MORE powerful now than we were back then....we didn't have citizenship or the right to vote. Yes it is happening but it still can be STOPPED....as you say Brotha DK by being focused on constructive projective that instill real...
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Re: This Case May Decide Whether People of Color Have a Vote That Counts

Kocolicious ·
This is why it is imperative to stay in tune with your congress. Be all up in the business. Cuz I knew this was next cuz they never eradicated during both Bush, Jr and Obama's presidencies. This has been on the table for a long time. Well...while West and Smiley were screaming about Obama, they were tip toeing behind our backs leaving this at bey until the right time. Which by the way is now. This will affect a lot of people including European immigrates as well-any immigrate for that matter...
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Re: This Case May Decide Whether People of Color Have a Vote That Counts

sunnubian ·
Black people who refused to vote, millennials, women, Latinos, and all non-White minorities in America that refused to vote or who voted for Trump, still have no idea that they merely cut off their nose to spite their own face. They have no idea just how much power they have single-handedly put in the hands of America's most vile racists, most vile sexists, most vile Islamophobes, and most vile anti-immigrant hatemongers, who are either beholden to the most racist, xenophobic, sexist,...
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Re: This Case May Decide Whether People of Color Have a Vote That Counts

Kocolicious ·
That's exactly what I've been saying my sista. They really don't know what they did. For some...it's now sinking in. I was talking to a student and I told her she have no idea what her generation has done. We've only had our human rights since the civil rights movement...now they gon to try and fock with that. All because of some snot nose and white trash. I just heard that some state has overturn the law about abortions or something like that and now it's opened to be eradicated there. Pro...
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Re: ARE BLACK PEOPLE DYING FROM COVID-19, OR FROM INCOMPETENCE, INDIFFERENCE, OR/AND RACISM?

Kocolicious ·
ARE BLACK PEOPLE DYING FROM COVID-19, OR FROM INCOMPETENCE, INDIFFERENCE, OR/AND RACISM? ALL OF THE ABOVE!!!!!
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Re: BOBBY RUSH HAS LOST HIS DAMN MIND! : TRACE Act: Democratic Rep. Bobby Rush’s COVID-19 Bill, HR 6666

sunnubian ·
It is time for Bobby Rush to retire and go sit his ass at home and spend time with his grandchildren before the late stage Alzheimer's he must be suffering from takes the rest of his senses. It's time for Reps . Rashida Tlaib of Michigan , Gwen Moore of Wisconsin , and Debbie Wasserman Schultz of Florida to be unseated by someone that won't throw African Americans under a freaking bus just to get their name on a Bill, or just to be listed as "co-sponsoring" a Bill, and/or, who knows exactly...
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Re: ARE BLACK PEOPLE DYING FROM COVID-19, OR FROM INCOMPETENCE, INDIFFERENCE, OR/AND RACISM?

RadioRaheem ·
Re: ARE BLACK PEOPLE DYING FROM COVID-19, OR FROM INCOMPETENCE, INDIFFERENCE, OR/AND RACISM?
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Re: ARE BLACK PEOPLE DYING FROM COVID-19, OR FROM INCOMPETENCE, INDIFFERENCE, OR/AND RACISM?

sunnubian ·
WOW. The level of ignorance of Trump supporters. Hell, "White men" created the "Corona Virus" [among countless other deadly diseases/viruses] for their Biological Weapons/Germ Warfare arsenal. So, evidently, White men are 'Conspiring to destroy America', and "subvert White men". But, what is he worried about, you know, since Trump Propaganda is playing on a loop "More Black people have/will get/will die from Corona Virus" [So stupid White people would be stupid enough to go back to work, not...
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Re: BOBBY RUSH HAS LOST HIS DAMN MIND! : TRACE Act: Democratic Rep. Bobby Rush’s COVID-19 Bill, HR 6666

Norland ·
By the looks of things, perhaps his mind is lost in his ears. Damn, Bobby, you're funny looking as hell!!
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Re: The Black "Progress Narrative" is Self-Defeating

Kocolicious ·
I agree that Blacks must start demanding instead of requesting. But we must also start respecting our cultures and the people in it and respect ourselves at the same time that's ONLY we can have any form of a Progress Narrative. It is only self-defeating when there's no self respect. We must there first. But!
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Re: The Black "Progress Narrative" is Self-Defeating

sunnubian ·
I agree with him, too, provided that it is understood that to demand something does not necessarily have to be Verbal, that most of what we want has to be 'demanded' by our Actions [and non-Actions]. Ex.: Present/support candidates of our choosing, not chosen FOR us by Corporate Democrats. Move our money from non-Black banks to Black banks, or to Small Community Banks or Credit Unions. Stop boughing down to the West's 'Golden Calf', MATERIALISM. Unify to create Worker-Co-Ops to create our...
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Re: USA Created Aids to Curb Black Poplation Growth?

Anon (Guest) ·
And don't forget about all of the population control commercials in the U.S. during the late 1970's and 1980's featuring Charleston Heston. Whites are VERY aware through gov't statistics and programs that they could easily become extict. Countries like Germany, Sweden, Norway,etc pay women to stay at home and to have babies because they know that their populations are in serious decline. In the U.S. back in the late 1980' and 1990's it was widely publicized that the hispanic population would...
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Re: Lawmakers consider lessening crack penalties

listener ·
Race and the Drug War Despite the fact that drug use is more or less consistent across racial lines, many punitive drug laws are based on beliefs that certain communities of color commonly abuse certain substances. Due to the racial injustices caused by the drug war, supporting drug policy reform can help end racial inequality. Drug Policy Alliance is drawing attention to these disproportionate impacts of the drug war and working to end the war on people of color. Although African Americans...
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Re: Hair snobs

OhBlackButterfly ·
I posted earlier: ~ Well, I think that question is better suited to those who may dye their hair blonde and the like. That hair color doesn't occur naturally to the black woman at all, and does to the white woman often. So that would be aspiring to a white standard of beauty for sure. But, the aspiration waters get pretty murky after that. From females that straighten their hair, and have always had a fondness for the long and straight look, I've heard FAR MORE references to aspiring to or...
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Re: "Reparations" should be paid by current racists

Oshun ·
ThePower, where are you getting your information regarding the "population problems" of Africa? Charleston Heston, was the spokesperson for a group calling for world population control. I can't recall the name right now, but they ran infomercials in the 1980's about controlling the population. Why is it percieved that Africa and even Asian nations have a population control problem or need assistance with their populations? The press propaganda machine. Africa doesn't need help with their...
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Re: Young African Americans are engaged in politics but aren't guaranteed to turn out in 2012

EbonyRose ·
Okay ... I have to admit that I found this article - with all it's facts and figures and sectioning and analyzing - somewhat confusing. I think I understand where he was trying to go ... but, I don't think I agree with his analysis in its entirety. I mean, I think there's no disputing that our youth are "under-engaged" in the political process. At least as far as actual VOTING is concerned. And I do believe that intellectually , many of our young people know and understand politics at a rate...
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Re: 5-Year-Old Cuffed and Charged With Assault

EbonyRose ·
Today in Police Brutality: 5-Year-Old Cuffed and Charged with Assault Michael Davis is a hyperactive 5-year-old diagnosed with ADHD who frequently gets into fights at school. His mother calls him an "energetic, loving, good kid" who is misunderstood by school administrators at Rio Calaveras Elementary of Stockton, California. They disagree, frequently complaining to his divorced parents that he is a discipline problem. When the school didn't see any improvement, they took matters in their...
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Re: 5-Year-Old Cuffed and Charged With Assault

Kocolicious ·
First of all, I don't BELIEVE in medicating children that YOUNG!!! Secondly, school officials are too quick to handcuff our children instead of using the tools and skills they went to college and supposedly trained for. Whatever happened to go to the corner? Whatever happened to time out and then contacting parents before sending him off to a psychiatric hospital? Whatever happen to steps to mitigate the problem prior to giving up and calling the police? On a five-year old? GTFOH!! See we...
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Re: Newburgh Four: Poor, Black, and Jailed Under FBI 'Entrapment' Tactics

Yemaya ·
Shortly after these brothers were arrested, the story about an FBI plant was plastered all over the front page of the NY Daily News. He had been ratted out, given up and I believe was the same gentleman who attempted to sue the government for outing his cover. The majority of the black people in this area DO NOT BELIEVE that these men came up with and executed this plan on their own. I don't believe that they should be in federal prison for this. People that I know who knew these people from...
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Re: Star Organizer Joins Obama’s “Operation Vote” To Rally Minorities

Noah The African ·
I don't get it. How come the President or his "handlers" don't want to "target" minorities (blacks) with POLICY, yet, its ok to target them to get their vote? In other words, the president believes its ok to target minorities (blacks) to HELP THE PRESIDENT, but the president does not believe its right to target minorities TO HELP THE MINORITIES (blacks). What the f'ck happened to the rising tide theory? His POLICY should raise the tide for everyone....meaning minorities (blacks) and whites...
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Re: Star Organizer Joins Obama’s “Operation Vote” To Rally Minorities

nuggyt ·
Originally Posted by Noah The African: I don't get it. How come the President or his "handlers" don't want to "target" minorities (blacks) with POLICY, yet, its ok to target them to get their vote? In other words, the president believes its ok to target minorities (blacks) to HELP THE PRESIDENT, but the president does not believe its right to target minorities TO HELP THE MINORITIES (blacks). What the f'ck happened to the rising tide theory? His POLICY should raise the tide for...
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Re: Study: Black teens less likely to use drugs than whites

Yemaya ·
So why are we the #1 group in prisons for drug offenses?? I know that it makes me scratch my head.
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Re: The Black Pearl

sunnubian ·
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Re: The Black Pearl

sunnubian ·
Myrtle Beach Bike Week ® Atlantic Beach Bike Festival : A.K.A Black Bike Week This City Event is Every Memorial Day Weekend Atlantic Beach SC Atlantic Beach is a small Resort Town in Horry County, South Carolina. Located just south of North Myrtle Beach, Atlantic Beach was established around 1934 as an oceanfront community for African Americans. Nicknamed “The Black Pearl” it was one of the most popular resorts on the East Coast for African Americans during the years of segregation. Atlantic...
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Re: The Occupy Movement, Gentrification and Black America’s Ancient Struggle

Xumbrarchist ·
And no discussion of cars and automobiles. How many Americans could have homes paid for if trillions had not been wasted on cars designed to become obsolete? But that brings up the issue of understanding technology to know if the cars are designed to become obsolete or not. But too often we just look at technology from the outside and only know as much as some palefaces decide to tell us. Xum
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Re: Africa Lies Naked to Euro-American Military Offensive

EbonyRose ·
Mannnnnn .... this guy is sickening. He is a true testament to the ignorance of Black America's politics today.
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Re: YOU FAMILY? CELEBS WHO WE DIDN’T KNOW WERE BLACK

Kocolicious ·
I knew about some of 'em. Like Carey, the Flash Dancer and Carol Channing....but! Totally surprised with the others. Although....Mr. Warren looks exactly like his father Michael[whom I met at a gas station years ago and yes he is FINE FINE FINE in person even with a bald head ]. Oh...BTW Michael Warren is a very nice, down to earth brotha. He was a perfect gentlemen when I recognized him in line and talked to me for a couple of minutes. Yum! Hey I don't forget a face....names? Well...that's...
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Re: YOU FAMILY? CELEBS WHO WE DIDN’T KNOW WERE BLACK

Cholly ·
Vin Diesel, born Mark Sinclair Vincent, the son of Delora, a psychiatrist and astrologer. Diesel has Italian and black ancestry. Diesel has never met his biological father, and was raised by his African-American step father, Irving, an acting instructor and theatre manager. Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson, His father is of Black Nova Scotian (Canadian) origin and his mother is of Samoan heritage. Lori "Lolo" Jones, an American track and field Olympic athlete, whose ethnicity is an interesting mix.
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Re: Historically Black Colleges and Universities Litigation

Yemaya ·
Wow. Now I wonder how this lawsuit will affect funding to other HBCUs in other states. This is definitely a landmark case that will need to be watched closely. Thank you for sharing this Sunnubian.
 
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