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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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    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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    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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    Related Experiences

    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...
    NoPostOnSundays NoPostOnSundays 18-21, F 16 hrs ago

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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 12 hrs ago

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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 8 hrs ago

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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 7 hrs ago

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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 5 hrs ago

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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 3 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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    South Africans where you guys at me wanting some Interracial love XD
    00Broken00 00Broken00 18-21, F Apr 26

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    Yaas, I am. Well...technically I'm only 1/4th, but I consider myself African American. .-.
    Waffl3s Waffl3s 13-15, F 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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    Grouping all Americans as one, good job morons. Listen up, NOT everyone is the same. Just because a few people from America are unpleasant doesn't mean we all are. Same with any...
    LonelyRollingStar LonelyRollingStar 18-21, F 3 Responses Apr 25

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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 a week ago

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    Read on for inspiration that will help you get more from your life.Vitamins are essential for getting good results from exercise. This will help you with the essential nutrients...
    waypuma73 waypuma73 31-35, M 1 Response Apr 26

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    My parents are getting divorced in a couple of months. It's because of a lot of things but one of the mainly ones is my dad is unhappy. My mom is an alcoholic now. She says she's...
    Madamoiselle1 Madamoiselle1 16-17, F 2 Responses Apr 27

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    I've been told by many people who knew my mom that she loved us (her daughters ) very much. She died when I was barely one year old so I particularly have no memory of her at all...
    nve09 nve09 18-21, T 3 Responses Apr 30

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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 70+, M 3 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 a week ago

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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 6 days ago

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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 3 Responses 4 days ago

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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 1 day ago

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    Sorry but some of you are ignorant beyond measure.
    lalali13 lalali13 18-21, F 14 hrs ago

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    There are numerous older men in the world who are single and seeking someone special in their life. For all such men, AgeMeet.com has been created as a reliable online platform to...
    norahcc11 norahcc11 26-30, F 17 hrs ago

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    It's hard enough being mom . It takes a special kind of woman to be mom and dad and do it right.
    Alylovespuppies Alylovespuppies 18-21, F 17 hrs ago

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    I..uhh.. just lost a friend... well tbh she was more than a friend.. **** kinda just happened and when i told her to grow some balls as in lose her fears that when she trusts...
    TheLeftBehind TheLeftBehind 18-21, M 2 Responses 16 hrs ago

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    My husband and I met on EP. A year ago next month actually. I'm from South Carolina and he was living in Washington state. We were the thousand miles away from each other. 37 years...
    BeautifulxDelusions BeautifulxDelusions 18-21, F 15 Responses 13 hrs ago

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    Probably because I was just really bad at starting conversations with her and felt way too clingy. So I didn't start any conversations, I wanted for her to text first, but...
    DoorMattress DoorMattress 13-15, M 1 Response 11 hrs ago

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    I met someone who really helps me when I'm bored and depressed. We are not in the same city but we are always talking on Skype. So I think meeting someone online is not a bad thing...
    cenksama cenksama 18-21, M 1 Response 11 hrs ago

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    Mothers are the soul of our homes………whereas fathers are their very existence. But have we given much thought to the nature of this existence? Little is written or said about...
    valha11a valha11a 46-50, M 2 Responses 11 hrs ago

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    I began talking to someone on Instagram because of a game we both really liked. It started with a comment on one of his selfies because I thought he was cute when his hair fluffed...
    s1l3nt5had0w s1l3nt5had0w 16-17, F 1 Response 10 hrs ago

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    he was but now he's not because I felt a degree of haughty coming from him and I caught him lying too. what a shame. I thought we were close but we weren't!
    boomboomlove boomboomlove 46-50 4 Responses 10 hrs ago

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    I found my girlfriend online and I love her more than anyone I have ever known words can't describe how amazing she is and how much I love her.
    vineman vineman 18-21, M 10 hrs ago