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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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    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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    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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    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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    Related Experiences

    I love being black. Being African American in America is harder for most African-Americans but we always find a way to make one another laugh. Hopefully, we will truly live in a...
    MarleyQuinn MarleyQuinn 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 21

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    I just wanted to take a moment and thank everybody on the list. For your wonderful support. Everybody is sharing here. It's wonderful. Everyone's experiences are different. Thank...
    Jonathan50 Jonathan50 41-45, M 1 Response Jan 23

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    I love studying African American history, African American studies is one of my majors :D
    ImperialGoddess76 ImperialGoddess76 18-21, F Jan 10

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    I absolutely love African American and black women. I believe they are the most beautiful women. I would love to have a relationship with a woman who is beautiful. Black women are...
    RC4blue RC4blue 46-50, M 2 Responses Jan 3

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    I wish I knew more of my heritage. I do not claim myself as Native American, that would be disrespectful since I haven't any proof. All I have aside from photos, family talks, and...
    Lovelife090994 Lovelife090994 18-21, M 2 Responses Jan 16

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    beautiful country but too much darkies lol... just kidding I love my African brothers and sisters :D
    bhabha786 bhabha786 18-21, M 1 Response Jan 22

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    ITS FOR THOSE NORTH AMERICAN GIRLS AND BOYS WHO LOOK DOWN UPON ME AND TREATED ME RUDELY.Because I m an Indian.Not one person but many.Well this Canadian guy who was my friend on EP...
    GenuineAngel GenuineAngel 18-21, F 7 Responses Jan 4

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    Fathers are important. For one needs there Father, as well as there mother. But sadly, in our nation today, fathers are disappearing. Since we hear now on the news, a lot of single...
    Vader222 Vader222 22-25, M Jan 1

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    This is what I felt months ago when I had my depression. But I realized few points: 1. It is a big LIE! by Satan. Do not ever fall for it. You are not Alone. Maybe you are just too...
    codeyellow codeyellow 26-30, F 1 Response Jan 18

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    Be important to your self only, trusting those who never make you important to them will end your life by waiting for them..
    sona80 sona80 31-35, F 3 Responses Jan 22

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    The family I have right now isn't very important to me like.. The family I've got is pretty ****** and I don't mean that in like a bratty way. It's complicated. Oh but the family I...
    XxLittleBrotherxX XxLittleBrotherxX 18-21, M 2 Responses Jan 24

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    I think it is important to describe problems and solutions in language that can be understood. I think it is important to bring people together and find solutions that most people...
    tryingagainII tryingagainII 56-60, M 3 Responses 2 days ago

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    Family is very Important. Another thing is, that one doesn't need to be related by blood. I have 3 cousins that were adopted. They aren't related to me by blood, but they are...
    Vader222 Vader222 22-25, M 3 Responses Jan 1

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    Younger women dating older men mainly because younger women are attracted older men. older men mature, confident, stable .Mature guys always know how to treat their women.These...
    paulacc11 paulacc11 26-30, F Jan 3

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    Younger women dating older men mainly because younger women are attracted older men. older men mature, confident, stable .Mature guys always know how to treat their women.These...
    paulacc11 paulacc11 26-30, F Jan 3

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    manners have a lot to do with how you were raised. If being polite and using manners were'nt taught in the house while growing up....you might have to learn from others. Either way...
    lavendarlady lavendarlady 56-60, F Jan 7

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    I like to read more than anything in my life. My bf read this and asked why I don't like him best. I said "Because my books books have been around for two to six hundred years (a...
    Andwen Andwen 13-15, M 2 Responses Jan 8

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    You had no idea how important you were to me...and I had no idea how to explain it to you...
    Brunette4U Brunette4U 31-35, F 1 Response Jan 10

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    I hurt a dear friend of mine very much today by my unintentional but thoughtless actions. I just want to take this opportunity to tell him how important he is to me. He is sweet...
    kinkysexybabe kinkysexybabe 36-40, F 1 Response Jan 10

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    realizing all of a sudden that you have lost so many important people in your life slowly is probably one of the most painfullest things ever. there were memories, insiders...
    unknownana unknownana 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 11

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    A sense of humor is important to me in both friends and romantic relationships. I love to joke around, making people laugh. A girl I liked told me earlier that she doesn't think I...
    SerSean SerSean 18-21, M 2 Responses Jan 15

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    Not just important, it's necessary.
    unluckE unluckE 31-35, M 3 Responses Jan 16

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    I've managed to live almost my entire life without family and I turned out fine. Friends and lovers are much more important.
    Sinjintiger Sinjintiger 41-45, M Jan 16

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    Another important affair to crop agenda of is Hardcore mode. Crop agenda that it isn’t in actuality all that difficult, abandoned a bit added complicated. The ambush actuality is...
    fifacoinsarc fifacoinsarc 26-30, F Jan 18

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    Family is important for me.Maybe we think differently but it doesn't matter as long as we respect and care about each other.Life isn't hard.U have good health,a good social life...
    diyaandalbert diyaandalbert 18-21, M 2 Responses Jan 19

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    I don't understand why schools teach us crap we will never use! I've had other teachers in the building tell me that hey have never had to use the math they are teaching me! What's...
    lashea666 lashea666 13-15, F 2 Responses Jan 20

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    i stopped talking to 2 people who was very important my best friend since I was 7 years old and someone else who grew on me. the crazy part is I stopped talking to both of them a...
    Comeflywithme23 Comeflywithme23 18-21, F 2 Responses Jan 20

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    bullshit family is important. my cousin broke my heart and that made me lose all faith in family.
    psychedeliica psychedeliica 18-21, F 4 Responses 5 days ago

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    about 1 year age i learned about sociopaths and narcissistic people ,i think it`s sad and scary for more normal people to deal with them because there are a lot of people who don`t...
    farfar1984 farfar1984 26-30, F 4 days ago

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    In today's world of technology and short attention spans, I still believe that books are important. So much you can learn and still great sources of entertainment on this quiet...
    GlockBlocked GlockBlocked 22-25, M 1 Response 3 days ago

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    Say it Loud! I'm black and i'm proud!
    Lauraluvsyou Lauraluvsyou 22-25, F 2 Responses Jan 2

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    As much as I think of leaving, there's something about this place, the magic in the air, the spirit, the culture, the love that as much as I imagine..... Nothing will quite like...
    TinkerFae TinkerFae 22-25, F 2 Responses Jan 3

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    Say it loud, Black and I'm proud!!!!
    bleubyrd bleubyrd 26-30, F Jan 4

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    But had settled for the wrong one. I never took Mr Africa seriously, always feeling inadequate as he was better educated than me and we met under strange circumstances. He was an...
    marsbar38 marsbar38 31-35, F 1 Response Jan 19

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    In 1983, Congress voted overwhelmingly to approve legislation to honor the memory of the late Martin Luther King Jr. by observing a federal holiday on the third Monday of every...
    bijouxbroussard bijouxbroussard 51-55, F 4 Responses Jan 19

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    I actually have an ancestry, vibrant and various. I come from Egypt, Gambia, Sierra Leone, and Angola. I have a voice that makes people question whether I came from Africa or...
    GunWarrior GunWarrior 13-15, M 1 Response Jan 21

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    I used to have lot of them when I had a room with just the right sun exposure and the time and effort to propagate, but I still have a plant and it gives me so much joy when it...
    Doviov Doviov 41-45 Jan 21

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    Coast To Beautiful Coast; I Love It!
    JuhNi JuhNi 18-21, M 6 days ago

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    Looking for friends in SA :3 , I'm 19 white male , I'm too shy in real life do here goes lol :p I need friends ... :) I enjoy anime , gaming and many things uhm .... Yea :3
    h3lldriv3n h3lldriv3n 18-21, M 5 hrs ago

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    When there are childres in USA that need families....  There are plently of American children in need of adoption, so why go over seas to adopt a kids or baby????
    bnaesf bnaesf 36-40, M 2 Responses Jan 13

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