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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 51-55, F 4 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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    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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    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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    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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    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 a week ago

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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 6 days 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 2 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 3 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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    I hope and prey my father can find happiness some place else instead of draining it out of me
    Atom4815 Atom4815 18-21, M 23 hrs ago

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    It's our wedding anniversary today and only one of us remembered. Kind of sums everything up really. :(
    Butterfly2525 Butterfly2525 46-50, F 2 Responses 22 hrs ago

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    I lost someone very dear to me, she doesn't feel like the person I met and feel in love with anymore. She finally walked away and now... I don't even know who I am anymore.. I'm...
    Sakaratte Sakaratte 26-30, M 15 hrs ago

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    "We fell in love? despite our differences, and once we did, something rare and beautiful was created. For me, love like that has happened only once, and that?s why every minute we...
    johnnie23 johnnie23 22-25, M 8 Responses 15 hrs ago

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    Growing up, my father was very strict. I used to hate how he would correct everything I did, yell, scream, spank, and every other manner of punishment. Made me do chores, get a job...
    digitaloverload digitaloverload 36-40, M 2 Responses 14 hrs ago

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    They're just a pixel on the world's cinema screen. There's always someone out there worse off, so count your blessings!
    PeterSp8 PeterSp8 41-45, M 13 hrs ago

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    He means so much to me. And if he sees this I hope he knows that he will always be very special to me and that my greatest wish is for him to be genuinely happy.
    marymoo23 marymoo23 22-25, F 11 hrs ago

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    I met someone on this site the day i joined. I havnt known him long but we have so much in common. Things that nobody else in my life enjoys.. i feel like he is someone that i...
    romper1038 romper1038 22-25, F 1 Response 7 hrs ago

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    yes I did. I feel a strong connection with someone I meet online . now waiting to meet in person. taking things slow
    twinfla twinfla 36-40, F 5 hrs ago

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    Give it a minute, It will make you smile. http://thenicestplaceontheinter.net/
    ElMioCid ElMioCid 46-50, M 1 hr ago

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    I started messaging him thinking wed just flirt a little then never talk again after that night. Now we've been texting for over a month and we call each other a lot and i sorta...
    AutumnAki AutumnAki 16-17, F 50 mins ago

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    “For to be free is not merely to cast off one’s chains, but to live in a way that respects and enhances the freedom of others.” - Nelson Mandela.
    PuppetOnStrings PuppetOnStrings 22-25, F 2 Responses Apr 27

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    Ilan Reipie Shein is a rapist
    JessiAimee JessiAimee 22-25, F Apr 28

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    Growing up, everyone knew I was different.. I loved to play with my sister's Barbie doll and I played with the girls back in school. It was so obvious I was different and I got...
    knightw10 knightw10 26-30, M Apr 29

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    Yeah, whuddup cuh? I am here to tell you , that i am yeezus. Also known as the way , the truth , the light and that i am also here to tell you to sin all you want. The black...
    KanyeTheBlackProfit KanyeTheBlackProfit 70+, M 1 Response May 3

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    I do not understand why black people enjoy saying the N word. It's a slave term given to us by white people. Why would you enjoy calling your friends the N word. I don't say it. It...
    Fireprooof Fireprooof 18-21, F 11 Responses May 5

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    I love being black. I love my color. I love knowing my roots and culture. Black men and women rise up.
    RastaGotSoul RastaGotSoul 22-25, M 9 Responses May 10