I Am An Activist For Civil Rights

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 44 People

    Miles To Go

    Rarely does the cliché, “if you are not part of the solution, you are part of the problem,” apply so well as in this case. I recently heard Andrew Young doing a radio interview for MLK Day and remember him saying “Martin” was not so much concerned with the KKK or the...
    CherrySissy CherrySissy
    46-50, T
    Jan 30, 2011

    The Nypd Is Back In Full Excessive Force

    On September 20th 2011 hundreds of protesters gathered on Wall Street in a peaceful and constitutionally protected demonstration. For 4 days this demonstration managed to stay peaceful and abide by the laws that were set forth by the constitution for such an assembly to occur...
    calebforaction calebforaction
    26-30, M
    Oct 13, 2011

    The Nypd Is Back In Full Excessive Force

    On September 20th 2011 hundreds of protesters gathered on Wall Street in a peaceful and constitutionally protected demonstration. For 4 days this demonstration managed to stay peaceful and abide by the laws that were set forth by the constitution for such an assembly to occur...
    calebforaction calebforaction
    26-30, M
    Oct 13, 2011

    FREEDOM of Speech Violation

    I BELONG TO AN ORGANIZATION THAT HAS AS ITS PURPOSE TO  ADVOCATE FOR AND DEFEND THE CIVIL RIGHTS OF LATINOS.  IN A MIDDLE SCHOOL LATINO MOTHERS HAVE BEEN PROHIBITED TO SPEAK IN SPANISH UNDER THREATS OF HAVING CHARGES FILED AGAINST THEM (???)  ALSO LATINO CHILDREN...
    MAGLATINA MAGLATINA
    70+
    1 Response Apr 2, 2008

    damn they really do have everything on here.

    I've been an activist since i was a pre teen. The moment i was introduced to the civil rights struggle of the 60's in third grade i knew exactly what i wanted to do with my life. I had a lot of questions when i was young that nobody had an answer too. Why were we so poor when...
    1Samoana 1Samoana
    26-30, M
    Dec 6, 2013

    Male Privilege

    The Male Privilege Checklist(Especially White Male Privilege)An Unabashed Imitation of an article by Peggy McIntosh In 1990, Wellesley College professor Peggy McIntosh wrote an essay called “White Privilege: Unpacking the Invisible Knapsack”. McIntosh observes that whites in...
    SpiceZ SpiceZ
    56-60, F
    Jan 31, 2013

    Help Women Be Seen As Humans, Not Commodities

    Whether its dueling with an arch nemesis for the heart of a woman or highschool freshman hazing. No matter if its Chinese foot binding or the ritual slaughtering of any child born on a friday by the Anglo-Saxons; or even the Salem witch hunts. I'm sure most of us can agree that...
    calebforaction calebforaction
    26-30, M
    Oct 24, 2011

    Bill Maher: 2nd Amendment Not Under Attack, Your Other Rights Are

    In his final New Rule of the night, Bill Maher smacked down the conventional wisdom on the right that the Second Amendment is under attack from President Obama, saying that "America's gun nuts" need to stop wetting their pants over it. But more importantly, Maher said that people...
    SpiceZ SpiceZ
    56-60, F
    1 Response Jan 25, 2013

    In most cases electronic monitoring programs

    operate under questionable legal frameworks, typically excluding or minimizing any rights or entitlements for the people being monitored. There are several rights that the condition of Full House Arrest on electronic monitoring violates including:The First Amendment (Amendment I...
    LiberatedJustice LiberatedJustice
    31-35, F
    1 Response Oct 6, 2014

    Related Experiences

    Well my first gay experience happened like this: I was about 50 yards or so up this path when I noticed a man standing off the side of the path apparently staring into the woods...
    jasonBK1 jasonBK1
    18-21, M
    2 Responses Apr 20
    I am so lucky to be living in a country that has ended the debate on homosexual rights for good. They are equal, they are normal and they are people just like us. Treat others the...
    nevergoingtousethis nevergoingtousethis
    16-17, F
    1 Response Apr 16
    And in man's rights. Total equality in all things - and that does not mean a forced 50-50 split. It means equality of opportunity and equality in pay and conditions. Given a level...
    helensusanswift helensusanswift
    18-21, F
    Apr 13
    Christian Greed https://dochub.com/timesoftrouble/kWbzzO/christian-greed What can truly amaze a genuine believer that looks only to the Father is just how true his words on world...
    timesoftrouble timesoftrouble
    56-60, M
    Apr 11
    i don't need a mentor i would just like a cool older friend to talk to i don't need someone to call me out on my rights or wrongs
    themisanthropicalien themisanthropicalien
    22-25, F
    1 Response Apr 9
    My sister (16) found out I (15) had cigarettes in my room although they are not mine she took a pic of them but never showed my parents One day when it was just us 2 at the house...
    Chaz987 Chaz987
    13-15, M
    Apr 9
    Not too many ppl do forget me, but I've been told, you leave an impression. Which has been my goal!
    JjKr88 JjKr88
    22-25, M
    Apr 9
    I made a Google plus group if anyone wants to join for when this site goes dark. https://plus.google.com/communities/105616629529781994021
    typhoidmary typhoidmary
    26-30, F
    1 Response Apr 9
    when people say they want a "cuddle buddy" even though they're really just looking for casual sex. just come out and say it; stop pretending cuddling and smoking weed is uber...
    msingenuous msingenuous
    22-25, F
    Apr 9
    I have a friend on here that is in a very abusive situation with her husband and family. I realized about a week or so ago that her account here was deleted and just thought she...
    boldtimer boldtimer
    66-70, M
    Apr 9
    Since a very young age, I have a thing for hair, especially when it comes to cutting it off. To me, there is nothing more fascinating as grabbing a pair of scissors, select a long...
    KeshavK2J KeshavK2J
    22-25, M
    Apr 9
    I'm not here for sex, not because I don't like it, but because I know my limits and I like to behave on public media just like the rest of you, even when my male hormones rise, I...
    jouryhiyou jouryhiyou
    31-35, M
    Apr 9
    I just want others to accept me for real who I am
    keziajdh keziajdh
    13-15, F
    2 Responses Apr 9
    I need someone to force feed me up by at least 100 pounds
    prodemonz prodemonz
    13-15, M
    Apr 9
    Simple really. One in five women over the age of fifty - menopause - lose their libido, and I happen to be in that one fifth. The hormones drop and there is simply no desire. One...
    hartfire hartfire
    56-60, F
    1 Response Apr 9
    Seeking A Mate. Greetings members of this group. My name is Callister, I've been currently seeking a mate and I've been searching for that companion that would complete me. I'm a...
    Callisterwolf Callisterwolf
    18-21, M
    Apr 9
    Seeking A Mate. Greetings members of this group. My name is Callister, I've been currently seeking a mate and I've been searching for that companion that would complete me. I'm a...
    Callisterwolf Callisterwolf
    18-21, M
    Apr 9
    I used to think I was, but I'm halfway though a week of punishments with my mom, and I'm doing really well in the class I'm retaking while I am staying with my mother. it has...
    typhoidmary typhoidmary
    26-30, F
    5 Responses Apr 8
    I've been single for about 3 years now. No one had shown any true interest in me and I figured I'd always be alone. I had resorted to just saying and telling myself I'd always be...
    MeekaMonstahh MeekaMonstahh
    22-25, F
    Apr 8
    I only give forehead kisses to those near & dear to my heart. To me a forehead kiss is a sign of endearment. They are tender kisses, they are sincere & shows you're willing to...
    CherokeePrincess1019 CherokeePrincess1019
    56-60, F
    Apr 8
    I've known him for about a week and *******.. he's just so amazing. His mind draws me in even more than his appearance. He's one of those people that you just want to get to know...
    FarOutFreeSpirit FarOutFreeSpirit
    16-17, F
    1 Response Apr 8
    Feeling this emotion of emptiness that I know is coming after the D day with this music. Thanks for everything. For laughter, advice, joy, crushes, fantasies, different lifestyles...
    blublublukuku blublublukuku
    31-35, M
    Apr 8
    My favorite gym leader from my favorite region :P(I dont know who the original artist is but credit for the picture goes to them, whoever they are)
    LordJackass LordJackass
    18-21, M
    Apr 8
    If it wasn't for my kids, and the fear of going to hell I would kill myself.
    Jimakay Jimakay
    36-40, F
    1 Response Apr 8
    Looking for a 12-13 year old bf! Message me if you are interested! Mwa!
    miaholmes miaholmes
    13-15
    Apr 8
    I'm not perfect. It's an impossible state.I am me and I am not pretending to be someone I am not.so accept me for who I am...because I will never change who I am.I am proud to be...
    111rosy560 111rosy560
    13-15, F
    Apr 8
    Is it wrong of me that he still crosses my mind and I allow him to? That I miss him still? That I still love and care for him though I've met a few after him? Is it wrong of me I...
    endlessl0ve endlessl0ve
    26-30, F
    3 Responses Apr 8
    I should say I am selfish when it comes to helping less fortunate ,i guess you dont understand what I mean. from the age of 8 I started helping less fortunate by providing food...
    maverika maverika
    26-30, F
    2 Responses Apr 8
    two years ago I came to grips with some hard facts in my life. namely that I was in a sexless marriage, and although I had done all one could think of to heal and fix that...
    mrsit808 mrsit808
    36-40, F
    Apr 8
    Well it's 7.07am and Iv been awake allll night. Iv got my holiday booked next week and even though I'll be fine I'll wake up during that say I'm going to be exhausted and jet...
    Issima Issima
    31-35, F
    Apr 8
    I've been in love before. I was in love for three years with the same wonderful man. Sadly, I still love him. We clicked from the beginning. It was so easy with him. Everything...
    Anonylyn Anonylyn
    22-25, F
    1 Response Apr 7
    Hello i'm 19 f looking for a sugar daddy, message me if interested and we can work things out
    cottencandykitten cottencandykitten
    18-21, F
    Apr 7
    Hey EP'ers! We need a new Logo for Re-ExperienceProject.Org. Please post ideas, sketches, JPG's, or anything else that we can use to help decide on the logo for EP's temporary...
    Infinyte Infinyte
    36-40, M
    1 Response Apr 7
    watch out for for superbellylover, she makes me sick messed me for more info and to help me and my friends take her down
    chumbucket123 chumbucket123
    13-15, M
    1 Response Apr 7
    watch out for for superbellylover, she makes me sick messed me for more info and to help me and my friends take her down
    chumbucket123 chumbucket123
    13-15, M
    Apr 7
    I'm an Indian gay in my late 20s looking for a MOC in India - I don't want it to be a hasty decision, so we can take time knowing each other. Looking for someone very simple and...
    chetanbharadwaj chetanbharadwaj
    22-25, M
    Apr 7
    I went out with her three time and we had a great time then... she wouldn't return my texts or my calls and two weeks later I was able to her from her and all she said was, you...
    hypnomagic hypnomagic
    22-25, M
    2 Responses Apr 7
    Haaken pack is currently taking in new members. Primarily looking for people in Georgia/South Carolina, South Florida, and Illinois. You may contact me, Emi2112, or Cj1738 for...
    DyanWerewolf DyanWerewolf
    18-21, M
    Apr 7
    Point a telescope at the moon, and you might just see one looking back. Chinese researchers have reported that their robotic telescope, the first of its kind, has been operating...
    sogdianrock sogdianrock
    56-60, M
    Apr 7
    This is a video worth seeing. It was created by an EP friend to express how he feels about life and how badly he misses having a father and mentor but he was reluctant to post it...
    Humanist321 Humanist321
    70+, M
    1 Response Apr 7
    Yesterday I caught a glimpse of you again, and for a brief moment the memories of what used to be brought a short smile to my face.
    ChrisErizo1 ChrisErizo1
    31-35, M
    Apr 7
    is it OK for a girl to wear boxers then why not
    lucyguy73 lucyguy73
    41-45, M
    1 Response Apr 7
    Unfortunately I learned from this lesson, not that I still don't help the less fortunate. I just had an experience from the past when I had such low self esteem.. N this woman that...
    DanaMonroe DanaMonroe
    31-35, F
    3 Responses Apr 7
    As ep is closing down i want people to tell me what would they do with me if i was theirs for a day, a week or even for life, Pm me, the more detailed the better
    MercerHelum MercerHelum
    18-21, M
    Apr 7
    My favorite power tool is definitely a sawzall. The first one I owned was a Milwaukee, and it was great. The second one, however, I think is even better. I've had a Porter Cable...
    rottenrobi rottenrobi
    46-50, F
    3 Responses Apr 7
    A kidney is bought for a maximum amount of $450,000.00 US Dollars. Our Hospital is specialized in Kidney Surgery and we also deal with transplantation of kidneys with a living and...
    DoctorNKF DoctorNKF
    36-40, M
    Apr 6
    I went into osh for electrical, i chickened out. and came out with German made blades for my sawzall, and 1/4" round for my router. is there a twelve step for hardware stores?
    jackfrost09 jackfrost09
    46-50, M
    1 Response Apr 6
    I certainly hope Clinton wins presidency. Between all the nominees I think she is the only one that speaks truth for what this country needs. Truly who would like to have...
    mcarden1993 mcarden1993
    22-25, M
    Apr 6
    What about a closet that is made from like water or something and it picks out your clothes for you and it depends on the whether to decide and you can put in your favorite outfit...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    Apr 6
    I'm looking for a bf who will love me for who I am, kiss and hug me, listen to me/support me, and who will treat me right.
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    1 Response Apr 6
    ********* I would like to publish this prayer in grateful thanks to Archangels St Michael, St Raphael and St Gabriel. ********* Heavenly Father, You have given us archangels to...
    Peking1977 Peking1977
    36-40, F
    Apr 6
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