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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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    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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    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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    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 46-50, F 4 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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    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

    Hate This Term!- I just don't understand how anyone could be proud to be called this unless they or their parents immigrated here from Africa. For those of us descended from slaves...
    StandoffishBrat StandoffishBrat 18-21 3 Responses 3 days ago

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    Every day that I shower, I start by laying the the tub and massaging myself with lotion. I start at my ankles and work my way up to my neck. I think massage and touch is important...
    jjeng1989 jjeng1989 22-25, M 5 days ago

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    I am sorry to say so but I dislike America. Not American people (I have some good friends there) but the country. And I know this is a bit of an online suicide, but try to...
    LunaOanaAris LunaOanaAris 16-17, F 3 Responses Apr 6

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    My father is Black<3..when i was younger my cousins i had never met before thought i was a 'white girl' and sort of made fun of me and made me feel bad because i didn't 'look...
    PedacosPieces PedacosPieces 18-21, F 4 Responses 5 days ago

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    Any South Africans on here?
    Peeweepun Peeweepun 22-25, M 1 Response 1 day ago

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    Well you all are important to me. I care about every one of you. You are important to someone, and that's not only me. Your friends, your family, they may not express it but you...
    kxCobra kxCobra 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 29

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    Personal hygiene The person you care for may be physically or mentally unable to maintain their own personal hygiene. Keeping clean is essential for good health. Poor hygiene can...
    nivanvc nivanvc 36-40, M Apr 6

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    No, I don't think its the MOST important thing, but I do know that if you and your partner aren't on the same wavelength, it can truly mess up an otherwise good relationship. I...
    suzieb1971 suzieb1971 41-45, F Mar 27

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    Yes, both parents are important. I think that both have to be good parents and they both play an important and separate role in the raising of kids.
    Readytorun567 Readytorun567 26-30, M 1 Response Mar 29

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    I used to be. I used to be one of the most important people in his life. He said so everyday, and he was so very important to me. He still is. The feeling that there isn't anyone...
    DeJeKlu DeJeKlu 18-21, F Mar 29

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    I reach out my strangers helping hand, yet it is rejected. I am honest, a real person with no hidden agendas. I reach because of my past, my hands are clean, sincere, and strong...
    13by13one 13by13one 56-60, M Apr 7

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    I lost someone important to me drop me a line on y please pjline2003 don't forget com and the au for Australia
    pjline pjline 41-45, M 1 Response Mar 19

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    I feel very blessed because I have a very supportive family. Despite the fact that we may get on each others nerves and have several disputes every now and then, at the end of the...
    catnisswil catnisswil 26-30, F Mar 19

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    Very important. It's a tie breaker for me. I like people who have good manners! :)
    heyitsmichell heyitsmichell 18-21, F Mar 20

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    I think above all manners are really important. I feel that there is a difference between being literate and being educated. The fine line between the two is that an educated...
    MINIONPOP MINIONPOP 16-17 1 Response Mar 23

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    I've noticed majority of criminals came from a single parent household . The kids at my school lots of them have no father they act up at school. They come from single parent...
    REALWORDS823 REALWORDS823 16-17, F 1 Response Mar 29

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    I think honesty is important in a friendship. But recently someone who is very dear to me began to be less than forthright. There are times when it is obvious she is lying but she...
    Korza Korza 41-45, M 1 Response Apr 2

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    In my opinion, education is an important tool for success in life. I'm not saying you have to be educated to be successful, I'm only saying it will exponentially increase your...
    CosabellaBeauty CosabellaBeauty 26-30, F Apr 2

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    The Irish, God and Whiskey An Irishman was driving down the street in a sweat because he had an important meeting and couldn't find a parking place. Looking up to heaven he said...
    norsecode norsecode 46-50, M 1 Response Apr 6

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    They're very important. People like sharing their opinions on topics and being rude towards them is horrible. How come when you're in person and you share your opinion, people will...
    UndeadMassacre UndeadMassacre 16-17, F 1 Response Apr 6

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    I want people to tell each other the truth. This is especially important in relationships. The truth can hurt sometimes, but that's what friends are for. To support one another and...
    CaptainBenza CaptainBenza 18-21, M 1 Response Apr 6

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    It seems some like to hide behind a computer as they can get away with being a rude jack@ss that way. I think manners are important and treating people with respect (until they...
    Thatredheadchick Thatredheadchick 46-50, F 2 Responses Apr 6

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    Newest Discovery By R. J. Heathorn (* PUNCH, May 9, 1962) A new aid to rapid--almost magical--learning has made its appearance. Indications are that if it catches on all the...
    jml2000 jml2000 56-60, M 2 Responses Apr 7

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    So yes, I met someone online that is really important to me. I guess it all started with a photo comment I sent him on a language exchange site and then we exchanged really long...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Apr 8

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    Online, here. And now he's gone. He never writes or anything anymore. I guess I was not important.
    CountrySlicker CountrySlicker 51-55, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    Honesty is important is any type of relationship, whether it's between a friend, a lover, family member or even a stranger. If you know what it feels like to be lied to, then why...
    AimeeJr AimeeJr 16-17, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    I may not be important, but this song is freaking AMAZING! http://youtu.be/0rQ9jowpeng
    BloodlessVein BloodlessVein 16-17, F 3 days ago

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    It takes two to tango and make a baby. It is also important for the mother and father to raise that baby too. Women can not play the man's role effectively. Also, men can not...
    ebonynbill ebonynbill 26-30, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    We all make mistakes. Trying to learn from them is the hardest part. But hey Ho that's my plan anyway! Happy Easter Everyone ;)
    happylad13 happylad13 36-40, M 1 hr ago

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    It has been a desire of mine to have a second wife. I prayed about it, I studied it for three years to find out that there is no prohibition against it by God. Well, the time has...
    ADHERE ADHERE 41-45, M 2 Responses Mar 20

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    It's a shame that so many women hate themselves...
    LezPlayRadio LezPlayRadio 36-40, F 5 Responses Mar 25

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    I left SA when I was 10 years old and honestly I would give anything to go back. The USA is great and all, but home is home.
    Zacarabear Zacarabear 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 26

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    I don't know specifically what I am but I am a black female. I am proud of it, but sometimes I find myself worrying about experiencing racism.
    gardengirl17 gardengirl17 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 8

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    Yup I'm Nigerian Lol ugh Has it's good and bad But over all. Okay I guess Definitely strict though
    marymelia marymelia 18-21, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    Black people come in many different skin tones yet it seems that some cannot accept that. Some criticize those of lighter tone or darker tone and some act as if their race and...
    DX2000 DX2000 18-21, M 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    Gotta love South Africa, winters began and the sun is still blazing
    Peeweepun Peeweepun 22-25, M 1 Response 1 day ago

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    modern world..these people suck...the cell phone or they work really slowly and make debt and disease..they use cheap diseased people as cheap labor here and abroad..they put value...
    Igiveyounothing Igiveyounothing 41-45, M Mar 20

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    I think of the world of white trash..I think of RUssia, greece,italy,ireland and the US of A. Russia is salvation army country..they rip off other ideas like LEBENSRAUM....white...
    Igiveyounothing Igiveyounothing 41-45, M Mar 21

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    they have this 24 hour illegal supervision here...I hate this place and these people..,.they are always looking to make a complaint or complain about everything you do...this...
    Igiveyounothing Igiveyounothing 41-45, M Apr 9

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    Im almost half American indian and i can sometimes since the future since things in people and Extremily rarely dream the future. i think that's why i always loved the earth and...
    Returnoflordtyrant Returnoflordtyrant 26-30, M 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I have a boyfriend weve been together for 4 yrs now, on 2012 aug i caught my bf sucking the boobs of my drunk bestfriend i was on the bed and they were on the floor in out own apt...
    Ahjahj Ahjahj 26-30, F 5 Responses Mar 19

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    It doesn't cost to have good manners! But u can pay a high price for having bad manners!!!!!
    Sandyshaw13 Sandyshaw13 36-40, F 1 Response Mar 19

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    Oh for the love all that's stinky! I had the displeasure of walking into the break room at work to the most horrific smell I have ever encountered in a human being. This man was on...
    Jerseygirl72 Jerseygirl72 41-45 4 Responses Mar 20

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    Many forget it .especially when they are online.Your behavior online shows what you really are,
    mona87 mona87 46-50, F 5 Responses Mar 20

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    I would think some thing should be self evident like personal hygiene. I shouldn't have to tell a person not to stick a hot poker in their eye or that being clean is healthy...
    jpkparker jpkparker 51-55, M Mar 20

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