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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 46-50, 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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    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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    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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    I know education is important, though I was never able to receive mine, due to the fact that I was drugged and discouraged by my fake Mother and her boyfriends... She beat me all...
    ONESTARRYSTARRYNIGHT ONESTARRYSTARRYNIGHT 26-30, F 1 Response 10 hrs ago

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    i havent ever been one to judge someone soley on looks, however i feel you should have some type of physical attraction... but personality is more important.
    SelinaKyle1 SelinaKyle1 18-21, F 1 Response 6 hrs ago

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    Every person in America is technically African American regardless of race. Every human on the planet is African, I am African and one day I hope to return to the motherland. Where...
    MTBlake33 MTBlake33 22-25, M Dec 9

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    "Behold The Star" ~ Morehouse/Spelman college choirs (this is an African American spiritual from their annual Christmas concert) Happy Holidays to all !!
    bijouxbroussard bijouxbroussard 46-50, F 6 Responses Dec 5

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    I love being black, but I hate that our African culture was robbed from us. Yeah there's black culture, but great as some aspects of it can be, it has its roots in the negativity...
    phenxmenal phenxmenal 16-17, F 4 Responses Dec 10

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    I love being African American, I wouldn't trade the color of my skin for anything is this world. There's power in my history. I am strong and my brown skin is beautiful and so are...
    sinnamonsie sinnamonsie 18-21, F Dec 18

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    I miss home so much. I hate that I live in Australia but my parents moved us thinking we would have a better life. I wish that I knew so much more about the country I call home but...
    cristinaluciana cristinaluciana 13-15, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    I want to go home so badly this older Australian male just started raging at me because I do not like living in Australia. He was racist and made racial comments about the people...
    cristinaluciana cristinaluciana 13-15, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    Omg... Watching Americans in prison and OMG... Why are they so hot ? Like there's something wrong with me ... Lol I just find them so attractive :/ it's killing me.. Like even the...
    MissLorii MissLorii 18-21, F 6 Responses 3 days ago

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    Another thing I find very important that I feel is lacking from all of my previous relationships is I am tired of being told so many promising things by my (in)significant other...
    city87 city87 26-30, M 1 Response Dec 5

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    The thought scares me really, I mean I recently lost someone important to me recently. Like they decided they couldn't be friends with me for a while, and like it hurt. I just felt...
    colourfulskeleton colourfulskeleton 13-15, F 6 days ago

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    I feel personal hygiene is very important. It not only gives you a fresh appeal to yourself but others too. It may also slow down infection and disease for women more then men...
    oldernudistwifeandmom oldernudistwifeandmom 51-55, F 5 Responses Nov 28

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    I do think manners are very important,my parents raised me,to have respect for people,so I do,and am a mom,and my child,has respect for others.Sometimes I meet up,with people that...
    momonsite momonsite 31-35, F 1 Response Nov 28

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    Family is so important to me. i had a rough start growing up. But it all settled when i got my step mom and I saw what a real family could be. And I know it may not be traditional...
    jessconn81 jessconn81 31-35, F 1 Response Dec 1

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    Never forget about your family. You can work and work and work and give them everything but you are taking away the most important thing yourself.I have learned the hard way. This...
    Cnfsddad Cnfsddad 31-35, M 3 Responses Dec 3

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    Cling to mom when i'm crying is soothing than talking with others.It's like a therapy for me. I cant live without my parents.They're the most important thing in my life bcz they...
    canturk canturk 16-17, F Dec 3

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    It's not only important, it's true. Looks attract, personality gets them to stay. so all you girls who think you're hot ****, yet have a nasty attitude, don't expect your man to...
    MeowOnMe MeowOnMe 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 4

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    Family is very important. No matter how big or small.
    Bpack Bpack 31-35 Dec 8

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    I think it is important to know who you are talking to. Sometimes it can be confusing when you have many online friends. I am TryingagainII and have been since 2011 - I have used...
    tryingagainII tryingagainII 56-60, M 5 Responses Dec 12

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    This month, the month of December, have been a very depressing month for me and my heart. The pain keeps on coming every single damn day. I find it hard to hide the pain away...
    prxtxcxl prxtxcxl 22-25, F 1 Response Dec 13

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    I think it is important to write. I am struggling this weekend. It is unfortunate. The opportunities are here. I should be taking advantage of them. We should be taking advantage...
    tryingagainII tryingagainII 56-60, M Dec 14

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    I met Jack in high school at a Christian summer camp. I certainly had an interest in him, but at the time my mind was set on the idea that all relationships end. My mind told me...
    LulaZee LulaZee 31-35, F 1 Response Dec 15

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    Is it really too much to ask?.. I just wanna be loved, appreciated, cared about, needed, wanted, and important..
    SarahJane2O15 SarahJane2O15 18-21, F 4 Responses Dec 15

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    A good sense of humor is very important. I find a guy 10x more attractive if they can make me laugh :)
    AlexisH94 AlexisH94 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 16

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    Yes to someone who is as important to me and not very many are /:(
    anasteel2 anasteel2 41-45, F 1 Response Dec 16

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    I hate how I been treated all my life by girls and women. I always been nothing to women. I was always not important to them. They always liked other guys. They always went around...
    Niko864 Niko864 41-45, M a week ago

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    Intimacy is so very important it is not about who I let between my legs, it is about who I let kiss my mind. It's all about the person I sit and talk with about my flaws, who see...
    karieme20 karieme20 18-21, F 1 Response a week ago

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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...
    carry11 carry11 26-30, F 5 days ago

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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...
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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...
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    There are numerous things that it is possible to appreciate when you wish to test out an on-line Cake Delivery in chandigarh . Even when you may well hear negative things from some...
    Katieyuzn Katieyuzn 26-30, M 2 days ago

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    Personal Hygiene IS VERY important. Not only is it being considerate of other people but it's also good for your well being. I just feel better being completely clean.
    Unapologeticallybrilliant Unapologeticallybrilliant 13-15, F 1 day ago

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    cuz I'm proud to be and aafrican aamerican bc I know I'm free. I got lips and the booty and the dark dark skin and Its beautiful to me lol
    AiymaSnikies AiymaSnikies 22-25, F 5 Responses 20 hrs ago

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    41 Questions Personality Test Personality type: "Reliable Realist" Serious and quiet, interested in security and peaceful living. Extremely thorough, responsible and dependable...
    Minky28 Minky28 46-50, F 19 hrs ago

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    You'll know he's someone special when no matter what kind of mood you are in, he can always manage to make you smile :) #Pineapple:)
    Thiswillbethelast Thiswillbethelast 18-21, F 7 hrs ago

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    If you want someone who's a good **** with a hit body, by all means, pursue your dream of having that. But remember, looks fade, and you're gonna have to choose your hot chick...
    emiveritas emiveritas 18-21, F 2 Responses 5 hrs ago

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    Obsession, It amazes me how so many of these so called "racists" hate black people with a passion yet they obsess over us. If these people see us as inferior, why do they talk...
    Cutiepeachpie Cutiepeachpie 18-21, F 3 Responses Nov 29

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    Pls guys help me vote my boy if you can,all you gotta do is download we chat,add bigbrother africa and vote TAYO from Nigeria u can vote 100 times Or the big brother mobile and...
    Swirler Swirler 22-25, F Dec 5

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    I never really understand the thinking here. I'm not from Africa and I don't practice things of the many cultures there. If I were to be categorized I would be considered this by...
    Vicvoss Vicvoss 13-15, M 4 Responses Dec 10

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    Born in Mississippi. Born into poverty. Born into a disadvantage. Been fighting since high school to change my circumstances but the world is set up for people where I'm from to...
    SheIsHealing SheIsHealing 18-21, F 3 Responses Dec 11