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    A Tribute To Motown and Berry Gordy

    Motown!Much of my favorite music growing up right up to today! Motown is a record company originally founded by Berry Gordy. Motown played an important role in the racial integration of popular music. The "Motown Sound" included Diana Ross & The Supremes, The Four Tops, The...
    SpiceZ SpiceZ 56-60, F Jul 24, 2013

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    Funny But It's Not, What They Don't Teach Us In Schools

    8 presidents owned slaves while still in officeDid you know that slaves helped build the White House and the US Capital In fact, the legacy of American presidents owning slaves goes all the way back to George Washington. Twelve American presidents owned slaves and eight of...
    SpiceZ SpiceZ 56-60, F 3 Responses Feb 18, 2013

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    Oops, I Guess They Forgot About Us...Again

    It appears that African Americans in Mississippi have been overlooked, but don't worry. It was a just a "procedural error". Really? Evidently, the 13th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution abolishing slavery was not officially ratified in the State of Mississippi until...NOW...
    Skyy7 Skyy7 51-55, F 4 Responses Feb 18, 2013

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    Angela Davis Human Rights Activist

    Another one of my favorite Activists back in the day went I was coming up. Biography, Education and Training Angela Y. Davis is known internationally for her ongoing work to combat all forms of oppression in the U.S. and abroad. Over the years she has been active as a student...
    SpiceZ SpiceZ 56-60, F 1 Response Feb 18, 2013

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    Top 10 African American Inventors

    Despite the hardships suffered through slavery, many African Americans have managed to become great inventors, scientists, and thinkers. This is a list of the ten greatest African American inventors. 10. Madame C J Walker 1867 – 1919 Invented: Hair Lotion for black...
    bijouxbroussard bijouxbroussard 46-50, F 4 Responses Feb 18, 2013

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    We Need More Like Martin Luther King

    Martin Luther King Was A Liberal Progressive Who Favored Left Wing Causes & Don’t You Forget ItBy Oliver Willis · August 23,2013 As we head towards the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington, it is worth pausing for a second to solidly stake out the fact that Martin...
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    The area currency for Tanzania could be the Tanzanian Shilling. For U.S. residents U.S. pounds are widely recognized in Tanzania and can be utilized to pay for any particular...
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    As with most international locations, Check out community laws about antiquities before wanting to depart the state with just about anything that seems being above 100 decades...
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    I wish the title of this group didn't include the word 'sorry' because I'm not sorry. Of course I have met a small number of them who are good, interesting, intelligent people but...
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    Your unique African safari finishes in Zanzibar. If you wish, be a part of our area guides for an optional going for walks tour of Stone City this early morning, or perhaps...
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    Most Memorable Instant: How do you Examine any encounter with lying in bed during the night listening to the lions roar suitable outside of your tent or once you occur eye to eye...
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    The regional forex for Tanzania could be the Tanzanian Shilling. For U.S. inhabitants U.S. bucks are broadly accepted in Tanzania and may be used to pay any own fees though on tour...
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    I managed to summit, thank God. My guideline Stanley was Superb and he took treatment of me incredibly properly prior to summit working day, as he was knowledgeable that I usually...
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    Vacation by car outside significant towns is often harmful. Main roadways are frequently effectively taken care of but you'll find several divided highways in Africa. Furthermore...
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    Hey guys I am indeed a black lady from South Africa who is deeply in love with one special German man. He is my everything and hope one day I will marry him and have offspring...
    Luseeyah Luseeyah 18-21, F 2 Responses Sep 13

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    I am mixed with African American on my dad's side. He is mixed with African American and Native American. idk what percentage that makes me T.T... love my curly hair, i rock an...
    EchoesInTwistedMeadows EchoesInTwistedMeadows 22-25 5 days ago

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    Remember to you should definitely focus on your journey together with your physician not less than four to six months in advance within your departure, as selected vaccinations get...
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    A go to to your Maasai village within the Ngorongoro Conservation Place in which you'll understand cultural traditions and heritageCharges printed ahead of 2005 won't be approved...
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    The support was typically Great. We favored the Specialist and caring Perspective of the employees. As we have been repeaters, we felt a bit in your own home and …The little...
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    Within a overseas land, it can help to possess the products and services of a professional guidebook at your disposal, and escorted holidays make use of expert tour directors who...
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    Ever since I was younger I've always been attracted to Caucasian guys. My male friends have always been Caucasian and my crushes have always been Caucasian. I could NEVER see...
    Plasg2012 Plasg2012 22-25, F 1 Response Sep 19

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    Im a proudly South African indain :P Sadly out of the country now :|
    SameerMaharaj SameerMaharaj 16-17, M 2 Responses Sep 21

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    I am firm in my belief that we as a Nation must return to being Governed with a policy of : We are Americans FIRST , NOT Citizens of the World , and should act according to OUR...
    TsavoHunter TsavoHunter 36-40, M Sep 10

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    My teacher used to hang a sign over the door frame when finals rolled around. It read "Remember, YOU ARE IMPORTANT." Those four words gave students purpose and drove us to do well...
    thatoneasianguy thatoneasianguy 18-21, M Sep 19

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    I actually met her here on EP. There was one thing I was interested in from her. Details aren't important but it wasn't anything sexual. Slowly I wanted to actually get to know her...
    Raptax231 Raptax231 18-21, M Sep 16

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    Everyone is important, you should never let another dictate or make you feel bad or useless. You should always remember that you are unique and a one off, in short you are amazing...
    Wheels64 Wheels64 46-50, M 1 Response Sep 1

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    those 4 ppl that i will always be right there beside are important to me. sure there might come a day when they leave my life and others will step into their place. but right now...
    SadisticBitch SadisticBitch 31-35, F Sep 1

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    It is a language between two lovers, husband, wife, your partner what ever they may be....what they mean, it speaks in the intimacy it self, no words are needed, but the simple act...
    SassyBabe39 SassyBabe39 41-45, F 2 Responses Sep 3

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    I guess there is no such thing as being used to whenever there is someone important being taken away from you. Third death within our family in 10 months. I feel for my cousin...
    gwenllian gwenllian 22-25, F 2 Responses Sep 19

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    This is also an incorrect group if one thinks pedantically. I am not important at all, how can I be less important than not at all?
    dontcareforlabels dontcareforlabels 41-45, M a week ago

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    Doesn't get to play football for the Rams because he likes to get rammed but that is important.. not the American that just got his head cut off by ISIS-ISIL 
    HeFeedee HeFeedee 46-50, M 1 Response Sep 2

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    Nate was about the same age as me but he'd had what seemed like much more life experience. We were both twenty years old and working on a farm. I'd been working there since my...
    softgreenhourglass softgreenhourglass 36-40, M 1 Response Sep 4

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    I remember receiving a text from my brother asking me if could I talk, as he had something important to tell me. Naturally I told him it was fine, and he could tell me now, but he...
    Neitherami Neitherami 22-25, F 3 Responses Sep 11

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    Even if it's not conventional learning. Ie: school, college, university. Just learning and educating yourself is very important. It certainly is to me.
    Reallifeperson Reallifeperson 22-25, M Sep 14

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    He's very important to me and I call him Leslie, he's helped me several times even when he doesn't realize he is. And he stays up with me all night and talks to me everyday. :)
    wedgieshurtalot wedgieshurtalot 16-17, F 1 Response Sep 14

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    Fanily is very important to me. And I hate how I see mine fall apart. It's like a 'cold' experience. Slowly but I can surely feel it. It's really really hard because we do not talk...
    lovealaska lovealaska 22-25, F Sep 20

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    Who doesn't lol. The ability to laugh, and to make other people laugh if you can is a life skill that no matter where you are, or who you are with is appreciated. It can make...
    surfdas surfdas 22-25, M 3 Responses Sep 21

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    I think a good sense of humor is important because it explains the type of person you are. A happy person, and if somebody never laughs or smiles then that means they're miserable...
    Mlj49 Mlj49 31-35, M 3 Responses 6 days ago

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    This is a story about how important is being persistent and never give up, no matter how many failures you have experienced in the past. A man was spending his holiday in Africa...
    TheShalottLady TheShalottLady 61-65, F 6 days ago

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    After the storm, you noticed that your roof was missing a few tiles and or shingles. Missing tiles and or shingles means the roof does not have all the protection that it should...
    edr567 edr567 26-30, M 4 days ago

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    People keep saying "It will get easier with time." I think that's a bunch of bullshit. It's been a month since you passed and every day hurts a little more than the last. I can't...
    ShaiLayne ShaiLayne 18-21, F 1 Response 5 hrs ago

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    I have failed myself and people I care about .... Being on EP has taught me a lot about being an emotional empath, I have learned that to use my gift in this venue is the hardest...
    auburngirl51 auburngirl51 51-55, F 4 hrs ago

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    But sometimes family are not the blood relations you are born with. My blood family is basically my mum and my brother. I never grew up with cousins and uncles and aunts. In my...
    wingeyes wingeyes 31-35, F 4 hrs ago

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    Save the bats! They're all dying off due to a fungi spreading from bat to bat killing them. Bats are almost endangered and we need to help save them! Without bats our insect...
    NightWalker6676 NightWalker6676 13-15, F 1 Response 4 hrs ago

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    I wish i had more money for my family for my life
    hothikimchi hothikimchi 22-25, F 2 Responses 1 hr ago

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    Everyday I feel people look down on me because of my race. I looked around at most of the cliques at my old school and saw that MOST of them where either all black or all white. I...
    luvabl3 luvabl3 18-21, F 2 Responses Sep 2

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    Most Memorable Second: How does one Review any encounter with lying in bed in the evening listening to the lions roar correct beyond your tent or once you arrive eye to eye with...
    Tysonlk318 Tysonlk318 31-35, M 1 Response Sep 4