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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
    2 Responses Feb 18, 2013

    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
    2 Responses Feb 18, 2013

    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

    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
    Feb 18, 2013

    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
    Aug 23, 2013

    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...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    3 Responses Feb 18, 2013

    Related Experiences

    There are so many kinds of love: Love between parents and children, love between grandparents and grandchildren, love between sisters and Brothers, love between men and women, love...
    Loretta78 Loretta78
    36-40, F
    a week ago
    Hi everyone. As I understand that this site is closing down or freezing tomorrow, this will perhaps be my last post on this site. There's something that I feel is important that I...
    NorseChief NorseChief
    26-30, M
    1 Response a week ago
    Well plz don't judge, I found this Person online. Then he gave me his snapchat and we talked; which felt amazing cause he wasn't dirty and stuff. We would talk about the weirdest...
    elsie08 elsie08
    13-15, F
    3 Responses a week ago
    If you sign up to EP 2 then do not register any personal details I am just registering my screen name and email nothing more
    hereisme hereisme
    18-21, F
    a week ago
    Her name was Pidge. Well, actually her name was Lucy but she always wanted to be called Pidge. She likes pigeons. Anyway, I've known her since I was... 15? Something like that. I'm...
    Redstar86 Redstar86
    26-30, M
    2 Responses a week ago
    this site has allowed me to connect with so many people who have been through similar experiences. I am grateful to have been told about it and wish I had come across it earlier in...
    kk1874 kk1874
    31-35, F
    a week ago
    I away s taught my children good manners
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    2 Responses Apr 20
    I have met a few people on here who are very special to me and whom I feel always will be...I mean.. they will always matter...as a part of my past...and hopefully present. I hope...
    splashUK2014 splashUK2014
    46-50, M
    1 Response Apr 20
    I did, and I met them on here too. You know who you are, so no names are needed. But I wonder what my life would have been like without them in it... I never thought I'd say this...
    Mick672 Mick672
    41-45, M
    Apr 20
    I took a stroll down memory lane. I skimmed through all the messages we've exchanged over the last several months that we've shared together here. They brought a smile to my face...
    TristeMuneca87 TristeMuneca87
    26-30, F
    5 Responses Apr 20
    Nearly a decade ago, we started Experience Project with a mission of harnessing social media to bring empathy and understanding to all, through the power of anonymously shared...
    mazdanazo mazdanazo
    18-21, M
    1 Response Apr 20
    Don't marry a rich man. Marry a good man. He will spend his life trying to keep you happy. No rich man can buy that!
    Roseebee Roseebee
    22-25, F
    2 Responses Apr 19
    This is my final story on EP. It's also a love letter of sorts, for Him... It's not something I ever in a millions years imagined myself doing, but it happened. Three days after...
    TheGoddessB TheGoddessB
    31-35, F
    3 Responses Apr 19
    My parts of self is as follows : on my left there is a woman with stone and amethyst as skin with similar shilloute as me. In my fore brain there's a 5 year old boy who got angry a...
    vivianescrooge vivianescrooge
    22-25
    Apr 19
    I have met someone online. I think I am more into him than he is me....I know I need to just leave it be but I really like him.  It hurts to think about him not being part of...
    PerplexedAboutLife PerplexedAboutLife
    36-40
    Apr 17
    So some people have been saying that the new Ep is fake(??) I really hope not. To me it seems legit. So once the new site opens I do hope you join. I just wanted to say that if you...
    thanamesnyaa thanamesnyaa
    18-21, F
    Apr 17
    People don't understand personal space. Whenever I go shopping, everyone wants to be close. I'm not talking about walking close by to get pass I'm talking about whenever I grab...
    staystyleandsmile staystyleandsmile
    18-21, F
    1 Response Apr 17
    Yes! This is very true. I'd talk to lots of people already and it's the worst ever when they are like the stuck up strict soldier guard whatever. (I don't have anything against...
    soyyoprincesa soyyoprincesa
    22-25, F
    3 Responses Apr 17
    i didnt understand this. but i do see now. just know the following so you know why it was so hard for me. i have lived with the idea of space meaning isolation. to be shunned...
    ArnoldJRimmer ArnoldJRimmer
    46-50, M
    Apr 16
    I can't stand the black conscious movement just like I dislike false religions. It's an undercover racist cult that has attached itself to mentally and emotionally vulnerable...
    niceguycursed niceguycursed
    31-35, M
    Apr 15
    LIKE HELL IM GOING TO SAY GOODBYE WITHOUT ONE LAST .... "Colpo di coda " as we Italians say against the so called "humanitarians" that have ofyen clashed with my personal opinions...
    LozzyFromRome LozzyFromRome
    46-50, M
    1 Response Apr 15
    I lost all my friends but it turns out they weren't my friends at all just like everyone else
    meggyweggy97 meggyweggy97
    13-15, F
    1 Response Apr 14
    I have always regarded foreign aid to Africa as something that does NOT help african countries as a whole, may only alleviate the sufferings of a small part of the population and...
    LozzyFromRome LozzyFromRome
    46-50, M
    Apr 13
    A moment of silence please... Gone... Here no more... They were the best... Today I lost my favorite pair of skinny jeans. Ok, I know so dramatic lol. Well if you had this pair...
    cmyk323 cmyk323
    36-40, F
    1 Response Apr 13
    The moment when you realise you have to change to keep the people in your life happy
    mia2001m mia2001m
    13-15, F
    6 Responses Apr 13
    Without intimacy there's nothing.
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    4 Responses Apr 12
    The ONLY place I hear about racism is from the media...The majority of Americans are NOT racist and I resent it that certain people on EP that disagree with someone, use it as a...
    lov2smile lov2smile
    26-30, F
    Apr 11
    Sex is good and it's healthy so I do think it's very important
    LauraBowker LauraBowker
    46-50, F
    9 Responses Apr 11
    i belong broken family sometimes it so annoying and my mother focus only her work and always nagging but im still glad that she my mother because i and my sister finished study...
    SAKuraXLee SAKuraXLee
    22-25, F
    1 Response Apr 11
    Sex ed needs to be taught in school. People- including myself- use **** as a teacher and the internet
    DiamondAuthority DiamondAuthority
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Apr 10
    This article is now considered a ‘classic’ by anti-racist educators. It has been used in workshops and classes throughout the United States and Canada for many years. While...
    Mcinacann Mcinacann
    41-45, F
    Apr 10
    I really hope when Jimmy Fallon is changing his baby's poo diaper he says "ew!" And talks to his baby in his character Sara's voice.
    thisisnotanexit thisisnotanexit
    26-30, F
    Apr 10
    HEROES OF RACIAL JUSTICE The University Cooperative Housing Association (the "Co-op") was founded in 1936 by John Essene and several others to provide student housing at UCLA...
    HazelMotes HazelMotes
    51-55, M
    1 Response Apr 9
    When you say to yourself "I could never be married," then realize that you are in fact married and have been for many years.
    BellaLocura BellaLocura
    41-45, F
    1 Response Apr 9
    I WANT TO BE A TV A Primary School teacher asked her pupils to write an essay on ?A wish you want from God?" At the end of the day, the teacher collected all the essays given by...
    Rosalindaag Rosalindaag
    22-25, F
    2 Responses Apr 8
    Something So Often Taken For Granted- Though I love my family I don't always get along with my parents and siblings, I sometimes take having a home and a place to belong for...
    2ndBorn1stSon 2ndBorn1stSon
    22-25, M
    4 Responses Apr 7
    I've met 5 people here on EP who are really important to me. One of them, I am no longer in contact with, but I still chat with four of them almost regularly. I'm so grateful that...
    Hannah1100 Hannah1100
    13-15, F
    1 Response Apr 6
    I love my African American heritage 👌
    Ambreciam21 Ambreciam21
    18-21, F
    1 Response Apr 6
    I often dream about living the perfect life, having the perfect husband who supports me and the kids, living in a big house, white Pickett fence, having a lot of kids run around...
    xoxomaris xoxomaris
    22-25, F
    11 Responses Apr 6
    Keep your chin up. Otherwise you're just walking around looking at your own boobs all day
    FakeIsTheNewReal FakeIsTheNewReal
    31-35, F
    9 Responses Apr 6
    It's nice to be important but it's important to be nice. :)
    sleepwalking4ever sleepwalking4ever
    13-15, F
    Apr 6
    If you can't make me laugh or yourself then there's no point in talking honestly lol I'd rather be laughing then frowning. Laughing gets rid of wrinkles. Smiles bring positive...
    whoshookya whoshookya
    31-35, F
    4 Responses Apr 6
    VIOLENT MIGRANTS … Yesterday I took a bus in my parent’s home town in Italy and as other three persons before me, I stamped my ticket as one is requested to so. A fourth...
    LozzyFromRome LozzyFromRome
    46-50, M
    3 Responses Apr 5
    Don't change yourself for someone to love you. BE YOURSELF and let the right one fall for you. ;) ?????
    soyyoprincesa soyyoprincesa
    22-25, F
    Apr 5
    have always been anti-intellectual. http://www.salon.com/2016/04/03...
    silmarilion456 silmarilion456
    41-45, M
    1 Response Apr 4
    From StarLily : I've been told that love happens when you least expect it, and in the most unexpected way. I believe this is true because it perfectly describes how I found my...
    BigAsset BigAsset
    41-45, M
    6 Responses Apr 4
    I am well mannered and very respectful i say thank you all the time i must say it so many times a day its on my well used popular phrases in my daily life haha
    LittleMilwee LittleMilwee
    22-25, F
    Apr 3
    From BigAsset... I connected with Starlily online for the first time on May 18 2014. It all started with a simple post from her under the group 'I'm looking to make genuine...
    StarLily71 StarLily71
    41-45, F
    4 Responses Apr 3
    02/04/20-6 - I've met a few people over the years online who have been an important part of my life. Some of helped me grow some have pulled me down. End of the day there is...
    shecanonlydream shecanonlydream
    26-30, F
    Apr 2
    Met, fell in love, found the most important person in my life. All thanks to technology, never would have found her otherwise. Or maybe the universe would have found a way without...
    kk1874 kk1874
    31-35, F
    1 Response Apr 2
    So I met someone online. He treats me with so much care and respect! We have only been talking about week or so but I feel like it's been forever! I really like him....ALOT!! :) He...
    angelpumpkin36 angelpumpkin36
    36-40, F
    8 Responses Apr 1
    Why Can’t You Get Your Act Together Already?-Actually I am only half black from my mother and there are many things I find to be very odd about American Blacks compared to actual...
    2ndBorn1stSon 2ndBorn1stSon
    22-25, M
    2 Responses Apr 1
    Note. That not all human issues are primarily economic. Some, for example, are cultural. Note here that the anti-government, and anti-intellectual American values are coupled with...
    silmarilion456 silmarilion456
    41-45, M
    Mar 30
    My grandmother was known as Queen of the Musty Farts. Her farts were by far the most musty farts I've ever smelled. Let's just say that on your mustiest day, your farts would smell...
    jasonBK1 jasonBK1
    18-21, M
    2 Responses Mar 30
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