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Re: Taylor-Wright showdown in the works

bigddouble ·
Update: http://www.maxboxing.com/Chee/Chee0210b06.asp MaxBoxing has been informed by Gary Shaw that the June 17th middleweight title fight between champion Jermain Taylor and challenger Winky Wright is a done deal. The bout will be shown on HBO's World Championship Boxing at a site to be announced. More to come later...
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Re: Taylor-Wright showdown in the works

bigddouble ·
Memphis to host Taylor-Wright bout March 3, 2006 MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) -- The June 17 fight between middleweight champion Jermain Taylor and Winky Wright will be held in the FedEx Forum in Memphis, Tenn. DiBella Entertainment, Gary Shaw Productions and Prize Fight Promotions announced the location on Friday. "Memphis has illustrated clearly that it is a boxing town and the FedEx Forum is one of the finest arenas in the country," Lou DiBella, Taylor's promoter, said. "We look forward to the...
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Re: What are you listening to right now?

tru2urself16 ·
Y'all have to give me a minute because I am really feeling this song, Johnnie Taylor: Last Two Dollars, this song is off the hook. "one's going for my bus fare/ and the others for the juke box/ gotta hear me some down home blues.." Oops my bad.
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Re: Bush Authorized Leaks

keylargo ·
personally, I think he should be charged for war crimes and crimes against humanity. he should be sharing a cell with Taylor.
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Re: Bush Authorized Leaks

HonestBrother ·
I think Bush should be sharing a cell with a 6'9" tall 450 lb. Koran-reading Kufi-wearing bean pie eating guy from Turkey named Moustafa...
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Re: ESPN's Playmakers...

darkbuck ·
Nykkii- Actually I do, hell I was one of them myself. I was a linebacker, 6'3" 245 lbs, solid muscle. A good linebacker can wreck a good offense. Some of the better ones like Lawrence Taylor where the offense has to put TWO men on him to stop him. Because they needed TWO men on him, that opened up someone else. You DO need that confidence or big ego, whatever you want to call it. That attitude were you are going to shut them down no matter what they throw at you. That feeling you get inside...
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Re: Clark Enters Race

MBM ·
Here's a nice expose on Clark from the Washington Post. Clark seen as talented, testy By Vernon Loeb, The Washington Post From his plebe year at West Point, retired Gen. Wesley K. Clark was always first in his class, a step ahead of his peers. His rise to the top of the U.S. military seemed almost preordained, given his drive, intellect and burning will to win. BUT CLARK, 58, who won the Purple Heart and Silver Star in Vietnam in 1970 and commanded NATO's air war in Kosovo 29 years later,...
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Re: Bush's Commitment 2 Africa (Marines Leave Liberia)

MBM ·
What was the point of this exercise? Are we leaving because of pressure from other African nations? Did we accomplish anything? Was the point just to get Taylor to leave? This entire episode leaves me scratching my head. There is no passion to be found playing small, in settling for a life that is less than the one you are capable of living. - Mandela
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Re: Have we forgotten the Australian Aborigine.

Len ·
Where did you get this information that the Australian Aborigines come from Africa? Whether they identify as African origin or not they share a similar experience to Native American Indians, and black-Africans regarding European colonizers. They also share similar experiences with black Americans in that they are the poorest, unhealthiest; least employed, worst housed and most imprisoned Australians. In other words, they suffer hardship, and are discriminated against based on the color of...
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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 ·
If anyone had doubt about the existence of white slaves, the picture "EMANCIPATED SLAVES, WHITE AND COLORED" in an 1864 edition of Harper's Weekly would have been proof (Frontispiece). The article in Harper's was entitled "White and Colored Slaves." All of these slaves were set free by General Benjamin F. Butler in New Orleans and were attending a school for emancipated slaves when this picture was taken. The article went on to name and describe each individual. The descriptions of the white...
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Re: How important is physical attraction?

Oshun Auset ·
But I found it to be an interesting comparrison... Cleopatra seduced the Romans with her irresistible . . . mind by Ben Hoyle LONG before Shakespeare portrayed her as history's most exotic femme fatale, Cleopatra was revered throughout the Arab world "” for her brain. Medieval Arab scholars never referred to the Egyptian queen's appearance, and they made no mention of the dangerous sensuality which supposedly corrupted Julius Caesar and Mark Antony. Instead they marvelled at her intellectual...
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Re: Let's just talk EVIDENCE - MICHAEL JACKSON!

Michael ·
....If Michael Jackson would have molested a Black child, generally speaking few Black people would have any faith in the courts bringing Michael Jackson to justice, and make no mistake, street justice would have been swift. Media coverage of his death, wake, or funeral would come later. .....either way, the average individual would not have any sympathy for his pedophile hide! Let's see: A. ....Michael Jackson paid out 20 million in hush money in 1993 in response to a claim filed by the...
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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: So the secret is out....

Dusty Elbow ·
Like stars, regular black women going blond file:home3 July 4, 2006 BY MAUREEN JENKINS Staff Reporter Blond coifs belonging to Beyonce and Mary J. Blige may grab the headlines, but regular Chicago-area sisters who don't sing, act or dance are rocking golden locks this summer. You'll see them on women whose complexions range from deep dark chocolate to freckled peaches-and-cream. Thanks to high-tech products from lines designed specifically for African-American hair -- which tends to be...
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Re: Race relations part 2

Blake Manner ·
I, myself am not a big fan of using politics as the primary means to change things in the Black Community. If we make a mistake and elect the wrong guy, I don't want to have to wait 2, 4 or 6 years before we can do anything about it. And I dont want this wrong guy we elect to come into office and undo all the good that a good guy does. I stand by the African proverb that 'it takes a village to raise a child.' Today, that village has become the people on MTV, BET, and at Nintendo, Sega, and...
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Re: So why Vin Diesel and not Wesley or Denzel?

ZAKAR ·
Vin diesel, suppose to be part black? Anyway i havent ever seen him anywhere anything that had something to do with African culture., Unless you count them bullshyt movies, and i cant ever recall him being with a black chick in any of them, so go figure. I guess its the same way it was when Elizabeth Taylor played Celopatra, or Whats that Cracker name, oh Charlton Heston ,played Moses, what a bunch of shyt. I dont even watch the propaganda machine called the history channel unless they...
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Re: AT IT AGAIN ~ Cosby playing HNIC

Blake Manner ·
Re: AT IT AGAIN ~ Cosby playing HNIC
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Re: Exploding the Charter School Myth

umbrarchist ·
http://www.thememoryhole.org/edu/school-mission.htm What is the point in pouring money into a system that was designed to be flawed in the first place? We are using an info/knowledge distribution system right now that couldn't exist in 1900. Why should we limit ourselves to paradigmes from the 1900s. umbrarchist
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Re: Racism Going Mainstream

Empty Purnata ·
Pat Buchanan is most certainly not a liberal. He is Paleoconservative, which is why he is in opposition to some Neocon goals and ideas. Paleocons are opposed to Neocons but have equally appalling ideas. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pat_Buchanan http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Paleoconservative That's right, Charles Lindbergh the White Supremacist and Nazi sympathizer. Southern Anti-Federalism is a euphamism for Confederalism..... The Confederacy was a brainchild of John C. Calhoun:...
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Re: Why Black Identity Politics are Still Necessary

Guest ·
Of all that you said - THIS IS WHAT I AGREE WITH THE MOST. (that is not to say I don't agree with the other elements) Please note - I AM NOT saying that Black group behavior is different than WHITE group behavior. In fact there is just as much peer pressure to vote for Republicans despite their flaws among SOME groups of White folks as there is pressure to vote for the Demos for Blacks. MY KEY FRUSTRATION, HOWEVER is that "WHITE FOLKS DON'T SEE VOTING REPUBLICAN AS A RACIAL MANDATE" (Or...
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Re: Taylor-Wright showdown in the works

bigddouble ·
Fight fan here! Taylor is still green. Jermain has lots of flaws in his defensive stance & still does not have 12 round conditioning. He barely won his last two fights; both fights could have gone to Hopkins just as easily, they were that close. Wright is just as good a technician & defensive fighter (if not better) than Hopkins and in his prime . I'm glad the WBC is forcing this fight (for once - they are doing something right). HBO & DiBella were hoping to stall & freeze...
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Re: Morrison Isn't a Literary Giant?

James Wesley Chester ·
K41: This is not a 'shot'. Your words just happen to be an excellent lead-in for what was forming in my mind as I try to put together my response. But then again, why should we be surprised by this?---K41 Our lack of surprise may be indicative of a failure by us. Those living outside the American System seem to be able to comment on the 'whole picture', and not be 'influenced' to consider all things from one side or the other. As in 'black' or 'white'. As in 'African American-American' or...
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Re: Morrison Isn't a Literary Giant?

James Wesley Chester ·
I sense the frustration of your words. I also used to think it was simply about power. The power of controlling the institutions, the media, the standard-setters, the evaluative organizations, the award-givers. But, it isn't. We have both the authority and the ability to contradict. We have institutions. We have a parallel institutions for almost every institution in the majority community. We have media, radio, newspaper, television in every major population center in the nation. We...
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Re: Morrison Isn't a Literary Giant?

Huey ·
JWC, I think you've mistaken me for K41. I've seen the movie version of "Beloved" and it's a shame that it didn't make as much money as it should have. "Bride of Chucky" actually made more money than "Beloved". Black films based on novels of Black authors should be top priority for box office support.
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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: Exxon Profits A New Record High Over War In Iraq

MidLifeMan ·
This is a product that we have come to rely on. We see it as an essential need. So if all the food suppliers got together and decided that items like bread and milk should cost 10, would we accept this notion of it not price hiking but supply and demand.? Keep in mind this so called price hike occured during an "national emergency". Price gouging refers to a seller asking a price for a good or service that is much higher than what is seen as the 'fair' price. It is usually used in a...
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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: Word Association Game

Kweli4Real ·
Elizabeth Taylor, NOT!
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Re: Black Pastors Rally Against Gay Marriage

kresge ·
Needless to say, this saddens me, but is not at all a surprise. Moreover, to the extent that a considerable number of African American congregations have been infected by white evangelical Christian expressions of religion, they now parrot the rhetoric of Jerry Falwell, Pat Robertson, et al. Finally, it is important to note that it was a minority of black clergy who were actively engaged in the Civil Rights movement. One of the denominations with which I am affiliated - Progressive National...
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Re: Black Pastors Rally Against Gay Marriage

kresge ·
I personally use the NRSV Bible for personal devotion. With respect to Biblical interpretation, African American Christianity historically had a rather sophisticated and critical hermeneutic, particularly with respect to matters such as slavery. Examples of this can be found in Cain Hope Felder's Troubling Biblical Waters. With respect to sexuality and gender, I have referenced several good exegetical works on this forum in the past. Moreover, this information is readily available to most...
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Re: Irreconcilable Religious Differences?

Melesi ·
Rowe, You're about a century behind the times. What you say was true at one time but hasn't been for a very long time. It wasn't even always true even back then. Read about Francis Xavier, William Carey, and Hudson Taylor, who brought the news of Christ to different cultures but did not impose a culture on those they went to. There were those who did, but they did so because they had been indoctrinated by those western cultures that had already assimilated the Church in their lands for...
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Re: Irreconcilable Religious Differences?

Rowe ·
Repl to Melesi: Melesi: Read about Francis Xavier, William Carey, and Hudson Taylor, who brought the news of Christ to different cultures but did not impose a culture on those they went to. Rowe: From the onset, "religion" is culture and has everything to do with culture. A group's "religion" is simply a group's cultural belief system and world-view. Therefore, if you are "offering" your religion to someone (or a group), what you are offering to them is your culture. And it doesn't make any...
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Re: Hornung: Notre Dame Must Lower Academics to Draw 'the Black Athlete'

James Wesley Chester ·
It is interesting these schools continue to troll the African American students across the country while complaining about the academic quality. Hornung is saying the African American athlete dominates college football. Therefore, higher education must become more about higher athletics. This is not an either, or situation. There can be a double standard for everything else why not athletics. Simply have a different standard. Isn't that what the NCAA was doing with Prop 48, and the 700 SAT?
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Re: Mexicans Battle Blacks for jobs in the ATL.

ricardomath ·
Southern Poverty Law Center Intelligence Report The Puppeteer The organized anti-immigration 'movement,' increasingly in bed with racist hate groups, is dominated by one man, John Tanton. Before he even said a word, U.S. Rep. Tom Tancredo (R-Colo.) got a standing ovation from the 27 anti-immigration activists who gathered at the Cannon House Office Building in Washington, D.C., on the morning of Feb. 13 to kick off a two-day lobbying effort on Capitol Hill. Tancredo, chairman of the...
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Re: Has Rap & Hip Hop Run Out Of Ideas?

Cholly ·
Kelly Clarkson and Jigga Jay-Z: Concert With Kelly Clarkson "Oddest Pairing Ever" Jay-Z isn't often paired with the likes of Kelly Clarkson, but the rapper admits he had fun when they headlined a concert together. See photos of other famous American Idol stars. "I had a ball!" Jay-Z wrote on the RapRadar blog about the Wednesday concert at the University of Arizona. But he said that during the show -- which also included performances by Third Eye Blind and The Veronicas -- he missed out on...
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Re: Racism, Colorism and Power

Norland ·
There are very few "beautiful" people in reality. Liz Taylor was pretty; Shirley Temple, when small; Dorothy Dandridge, and others. When women don fake wigs, weaves, paint their faces with rouge and powder, lengthen their eyelashes, in reality, we do no more to ourselves than the ordinary drag queen or circus clown. That's not "beauty", that's transforming yourself to another fake person temporarily. When you hop out of the bed in the morning and look in the mirror without any body...
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Re: An Example Of How Much Liberals Care.....

B Bankins ·
I suppose if I attacked conservatives, my POV would be more "balanced", eh? Funny how no such condemnation is fowarded to my concern for the upcomming war in Iraq. So when I post blatant liberal hypocrisy, I need to be more "balanced". When I agree where conservatives are wrong on things, I don't need "balance". OK, I got it now. Mr. MBM, I am conservative. You knew that when I joined AA.org. That means, my opinions are conservative, my perspectives are conservative. I do not post things to...
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Re: Black men and White Women

Nykkii ·
this article is a bit dated--but still relevent. our young sisters are feeling our same plight...things aren't getting any better for any of us!! 03/27/2002 09:25 AM EDT ATLANTA (AP) - The strip through the campus of Clark Atlanta University looks like a fashion runway, even at 8 a.m. Young women walk by in tight skirts, designer tops, high heels and makeup _ looking like they're going to a club instead of calculus. But when you're at a school with nearly 3,600 women and only 1,500 men, some...
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Re: Interacial marriages/dating???

OldSkool ·
"Only the extremely ignorant or the extremely intelligent can resist change." -- Socrates (470?-399 BC),
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Re: Georgia Students Plan Whites-Only Prom

Guest ·
Kraaaal, is this the article you were trying to post here. I guess they may give up the flag, but not the ideals, huh? As posted on FOX News: While many whites say they still plan to attend next week's integrated prom, the decision to hold the whites-only prom this Friday saddened senior Gerica McCrary, who helped organize last year's dance. "I cried," said McCrary, who is black. "The black juniors said, 'Our prom is open to everyone. If you want to come, come."' Juniors are in charge of...
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Re: Georgia Students Plan Whites-Only Prom

Mariana ·
Hi! I'm new here...actually to all these forums. I found this one via Lofton's post on another board. I was invited to post on that board's "prom post". I lived in Butler for 11 years and I can tell you that the racial problems in that town/county are much bigger than the "prom". The "prom" happens to be a very public indicator of those problems. People of Color (black, hispanic, asian, mid-eastern) aren't treated as equals but are treated as though they are "beneath" the whites. I thought...
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Re: Halle Berry in "Monster's Ball"

PhoenixFemme ·
Halle's acting is suspect. She's better than J. Lo (imho) and we see how well J. Lo is doing. Halle has just done a tremendous marketing campaign and the Academy occasionally loves to pat itself on the back for its "liberalness". Witness - "Midnight Cowboy", Oscar wins for Issac Hayes, Prince, and Eminem, and Michael Moore. The bell has rung
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Re: Should U.S. Lead Peacekeeping Force in Liberia?

Guest ·
The question EbonyRose, is will the U.S. take a role in Liberia? I say the answer will ultimately be "No" I don't think that the U.S. will feel morally obligated to protect Liberians from Charles Taylor. If so the U.S. would've done something a while back. Our people have made the mistake of confusing the methods with the objectives. As long as we agree on objectives, we should never fall out with each other just because we believe in different methods, or tactics, or strategy. We have to...
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Re: Should U.S. Lead Peacekeeping Force in Liberia?

EbonyRose ·
I agree with you 100%, Yssys. I don't think the U.S. will either. But the thing was, as I was reading this article, I found it very interesting that the international community all seem to feel that Liberia is the U.S.'s "child," and as such, we have a responsibility to take care of it! And that got me to really thinking, is this true? What do you think? The thing is, yes, it was started by U.S. Africans, but, it's not like the U.S. wanted us then!! And wanted less to do with those who left...
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Re: Should U.S. Lead Peacekeeping Force in Liberia?

EbonyRose ·
Here's another article on it that I found today! African Leaders Seek U.S. Peace Force Associated Press June 30, 2003 ACCRA, Ghana - West African leaders have proposed an international force that would include 2,000 U.S. troops to restore peace in Liberia, officials said Monday. The United States has expressed a willingness for some role in efforts to bring peace to Liberia, though it has made no specific agreement to supply troops. "We are looking at an international force, and we are...
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Re: Liberian civil war: Should the U.S intervene?

ThePower ·
Well flipper, it would seem its you who needs explain why france can be both so 'right' and then so 'wrong' just a few months later. Which is it? You disagree with france suddenly? Tell us, why would the lack of some vague notion of some policy, as you claim, prevent Bush from SAVING lives in Liberia? Should Bush just allow Liberians to slaughter themselves because you can't find the american policy towards africa? Whys that? Does france believe Liberia HAS wmd's or something? Why would they...
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Re: Should U.S. Lead Peacekeeping Force in Liberia?

Huey ·
I bet if there were some diamonds, uranium or OIL found in Liberia, that answer will quickly turn to yes.
 
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