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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...
    SpiceZ SpiceZ 56-60, F 1 Response Aug 23, 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 51-55, F 4 Responses Feb 18, 2013

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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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    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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    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 3 Responses Feb 18, 2013

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    Related Experiences

    Am african, my Mum and Dad got seperated when I was 8 years. Tho they are not legally divorced.. Dad just went his way with another woman and mom got angry and left, I lived with...
    glowpulse glowpulse 18-21, M 1 Response 2 hrs ago

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    If you don't have a sense of humor, then I don't think you have anything at all. I don't think I've ever met someone without one, but I have met people who are missing a key part...
    Aylehn022 Aylehn022 22-25, F 3 Responses 7 hrs ago

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    Yes its important and yet there's a lot of educated people and no manners!
    Oceandock19 Oceandock19 41-45, F 7 Responses 12 hrs ago

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    sometimes I feel as if people don't understand and the real me .yes I do shut down and afraid of getting hurt. I know what its like to lose someone you truly love. I love someone...
    sexygirl81 sexygirl81 31-35, F 6 hrs ago

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    African-accountants are www.african-accountants.com only online recruitment platform focused on accounting and finance recruitment. Here, accounting and finance professionals...
    lawinjustice02 lawinjustice02 22-25, F May 9

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    Yaas, I am. Well...technically I'm only 1/4th, but I consider myself African American. .-.
    Waffl3s Waffl3s 13-15 4 Responses May 3

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    I am proud to be an African American woman. I wouldn't have it any other way.
    RealmRunner RealmRunner 22-25, F 2 Responses May 17

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    I have always been mesmerized by Native Americans.. Their culture, their wisdon, everything!! haha I always kinda figured I'd end up marrying a native american girl :)
    Tripp93 Tripp93 18-21, M 5 Responses May 8

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    Willfully ignorant mean-spirited Americans are going to enjoy getting auto-immune disorders. "As further evidence of this, long dsRNAs are now used in medicine to cause autoimmune...
    wombat456 wombat456 41-45, M 1 Response May 18

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    So there is this girl I met online :P I met her on here infact. Shhhh don't tell her but she is very important to me :P We've actually talked alot and had our fair share of ups and...
    Raptax231 Raptax231 18-21, M 5 days ago

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    Just now I came across a question - where the author were advocating that in order to have a good relationship with a women. One should not validate, the woman they were with. I...
    Mmmcherries Mmmcherries 46-50, F 5 Responses May 3

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    losing someone is very very hard I have lost three very important to me and I miss all of them everyday but I know its never a goodbye its always see you later... my friend just...
    katielove32 katielove32 18-21, F May 11

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    I am a father myself. I grew up with a father who was present but wasn't there. As a result, i had trouble with my identity as a man. Got into the wrong crowd. Got into trouble. A...
    a1v1n25 a1v1n25 31-35, M 3 Responses May 14

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    When i was in my 12th grade, in the final exam, I got 949 out of 1000 marks i.e. 94.9% in percentage. The guy who had gotten 950(95%) in his report card, got the scholarship...
    divinitydragon divinitydragon 26-30, M 4 Responses May 14

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    I think it's important for everyone to feel such love that I have felt. But sometimes it's not so great because of you get so attached that u can't break up with them no matter...
    brrriellle brrriellle 13-15, F May 16

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    I always loved my family very much. And now I got reminded how important family is. My daddy died 1 year ago and my mommy died 3 months ago. Now that I am an orphan I can say that...
    Miridia96 Miridia96 18-21, F 16 Responses May 17

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    I was working in Army security when a VIP from another base called to ask to whom he should address an important letter. Knowing my tough-to-spell last name would give him fits, I...
    jml2000 jml2000 56-60, M 8 Responses May 18

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    The most important person in my family is my younger brother, we are great friends and he's so cool. I love him very much.
    willtrying7 willtrying7 18-21, M 2 Responses May 21

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    I believe family is very important, through thick and thin,bad or good we are there to help each other grow, we all make mistakes but we learn from one another,we are there for...
    ilovemywifetoo ilovemywifetoo 46-50, M 2 Responses May 23

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    Many people I met online turned out to be very important to me. As friends, more than friends, strangers who taught me new things... I am just waiting for the day where I can be as...
    deleted deleted 26-30 May 25

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    I thought I had a real friend. we met by PlayStation 4. he was really important to me. we used to talk about each other lives, problems etc. he told me that our friendship was the...
    BITCTangerina BITCTangerina 13-15, F May 25

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    Father keeps an important place in our life. Our father teaches us how we should survive in this world. Father makes us educated and tells us the reality of life. Father always...
    muslimboy123 muslimboy123 22-25, M 1 Response May 25

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    i literally can't STAND people who think looks are what's important and then they act surprise when that 'good looking' person, turns out to have the personality of a sponge, and...
    Anth1290 Anth1290 22-25, M May 25

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    I met someone online in 2010 who completely changed my life for the better. We dated for 2 years and it didn't work out. She is still an important person to me. She helped me find...
    Jessicanicole09 Jessicanicole09 22-25, F 2 Responses May 25

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    I'm torn, as I think sometimes fathers are important. I dream of the day I can cut my abusive SOB father out of my life for good. That would mean letting go of my mom and brother...
    notthis78 notthis78 36-40, F 1 Response May 25

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    My daughter is the most important thing in my life.
    rekinky rekinky 41-45, M a week ago

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    Kindness is probably the trait I value the most. I think being nice to each other really is something important, it can bring immense joy to anyone. However, while I do value it...
    Madobsession Madobsession 16-17, M a week ago

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    I have never thought he would be so important to me... Last May 2013, when I met him through internet.. We are 8,207 miles apart!.He always makes me blush so much lol and talking...
    4everrrr 4everrrr 18-21, F 6 Responses a week ago

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    "getting to know" meaning sharing stories, talking about the past, stuff like that. i do think it's important! or at least exciting/interesting/meaningful in some way, depending on...
    labyrinths9689 labyrinths9689 13-15, F 5 days ago

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    Last August, I met a woman that has completely captivated me. we dated for a while, some stuff happened and we broke up. we have still kept in contact, and have since followed...
    threadbaredsoul threadbaredsoul 36-40, M 4 days ago

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    Yes yes yes it's MOST important Geez how someone takes care of themselves is a precursor as to how they will treat you :) If someone is too lazy to clean & primp then don't waste...
    nicegirlinaz nicegirlinaz 36-40, F 4 Responses 4 days ago

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    Yes family is important but sometimes we are unfortunate to have family that can be huge embarrassment AND can be a keep back to our lives.
    EZZAMI EZZAMI 13-15, M 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    I think Father's are sorely overlooked. I am not talking about the absent ***** donors, or the mean, cruel vindictive male that lives in the home. Oh and by the way those have a...
    angeleyes4urpleasure angeleyes4urpleasure 41-45, F 11 Responses 2 days ago

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    I think it's important to have manners because of the people who are around you.
    maddie91101 maddie91101 13-15, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    Manners are important. Too bad they have become a rare thing on these days. It's like no one was raised with manners, especially the people at my school. Could they be any ruder...
    RecklessMistake RecklessMistake 13-15, M 3 Responses 22 hrs ago

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    They appreciated gay men for being two spirits, spirits that bridged the two sexes, that could understand both perspectives, they weren't worshiped or held up unfairly, they were...
    tempe100 tempe100 22-25, M 4 hrs ago