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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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    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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    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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    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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    Related Experiences

    I am an avid reader of many subjects therefore always dipping into different sources. Certain informational magazines I read fairly consistently, as well as online news sources...
    Ameliorate Ameliorate 26-30, M Aug 29

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    Tension between community, Ferguson police, deeply rooted by Mark Strassman/CBS News/August 19, 2014 Protesters say long before Michael Brown was killed, Ferguson cops policed by...
    bijouxbroussard bijouxbroussard 46-50, F 1 Response Aug 19

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    This Group Should Not Exist-All "African-Americans" are US Citizens with equal eights and opportunities NOT a whole separate species. No "African-American" alive today has ever...
    Joha0505 Joha0505 18-21, F 7 Responses Aug 30

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    The area currency for Tanzania could be the Tanzanian Shilling. For U.S. residents U.S. pounds are widely recognized in Tanzania and can be utilized to pay for any particular...
    Carriele83 Carriele83 31-35, M 1 Response Sep 4

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    As with most international locations, Check out community laws about antiquities before wanting to depart the state with just about anything that seems being above 100 decades...
    Khadijah062yu Khadijah062yu 31-35, M 1 Response Sep 5

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    Guests must also Remember that the infrastructure in several foreign countries, particularly in producing countries, normally presents extreme and in many cases insurmountable...
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    Elderly care giving: Daughters, not sons, step up. A new study suggests parents may be more grateful to have daughters around than sons as they need care in their old age. The...
    rajblr1970 rajblr1970 41-45, M 2 Responses Aug 25

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    I wish the title of this group didn't include the word 'sorry' because I'm not sorry. Of course I have met a small number of them who are good, interesting, intelligent people but...
    Bewail Bewail 22-25, F 3 Responses Sep 4

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    Your unique African safari finishes in Zanzibar. If you wish, be a part of our area guides for an optional going for walks tour of Stone City this early morning, or perhaps...
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    Most Memorable Instant: How do you Examine any encounter with lying in bed during the night listening to the lions roar suitable outside of your tent or once you occur eye to eye...
    Freddieqk2494 Freddieqk2494 31-35, M 1 Response Sep 4

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    The regional forex for Tanzania could be the Tanzanian Shilling. For U.S. inhabitants U.S. bucks are broadly accepted in Tanzania and may be used to pay any own fees though on tour...
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    I managed to summit, thank God. My guideline Stanley was Superb and he took treatment of me incredibly properly prior to summit working day, as he was knowledgeable that I usually...
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    Vacation by car outside significant towns is often harmful. Main roadways are frequently effectively taken care of but you'll find several divided highways in Africa. Furthermore...
    Devon1739q Devon1739q 31-35, M 1 Response Sep 5

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    Im not from Africa. Im not even from America. I was Born in Jamaica and grew up in Toronto, Canada. "African" is not a race, it is a nationality. Just an FYI for you people who are...
    TheVisualist TheVisualist 18-21, M 5 Responses Sep 7

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    Hey guys I am indeed a black lady from South Africa who is deeply in love with one special German man. He is my everything and hope one day I will marry him and have offspring...
    Luseeyah Luseeyah 18-21, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    I am fascinated with the human race and would love to explore other cultures and learn how others live. African tribes are amazing to me and to be a part of that for a short time...
    PeaceLove8Harmony PeaceLove8Harmony 22-25, F Aug 21

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    I'm attracted to African american women I'm currently looking for someone. to be with
    david251 david251 31-35, M Aug 21

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    The area currency for Tanzania is definitely the Tanzanian Shilling. For U.S. residents U.S. pounds are broadly acknowledged in Tanzania and can be employed to pay for any own...
    Lestermg94 Lestermg94 31-35, M 1 Response Sep 4

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    Remember to you should definitely focus on your journey together with your physician not less than four to six months in advance within your departure, as selected vaccinations get...
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    A go to to your Maasai village within the Ngorongoro Conservation Place in which you'll understand cultural traditions and heritageCharges printed ahead of 2005 won't be approved...
    Cameronzpg2937 Cameronzpg2937 31-35, M 1 Response Sep 4

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    The support was typically Great. We favored the Specialist and caring Perspective of the employees. As we have been repeaters, we felt a bit in your own home and …The little...
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    Within a overseas land, it can help to possess the products and services of a professional guidebook at your disposal, and escorted holidays make use of expert tour directors who...
    Khadijah062yu Khadijah062yu 31-35, M 1 Response Sep 4

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    I am firm in my belief that we as a Nation must return to being Governed with a policy of : We are Americans FIRST , NOT Citizens of the World , and should act according to OUR...
    TsavoHunter TsavoHunter 36-40, M Sep 10

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    I actually met her here on EP. There was one thing I was interested in from her. Details aren't important but it wasn't anything sexual. Slowly I wanted to actually get to know her...
    Raptax231 Raptax231 18-21, M 2 days ago

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    Everyone is important, you should never let another dictate or make you feel bad or useless. You should always remember that you are unique and a one off, in short you are amazing...
    Wheels64 Wheels64 46-50, M 1 Response Sep 1

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    those 4 ppl that i will always be right there beside are important to me. sure there might come a day when they leave my life and others will step into their place. but right now...
    SadisticBitch SadisticBitch 31-35, F Sep 1

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    It is a language between two lovers, husband, wife, your partner what ever they may be....what they mean, it speaks in the intimacy it self, no words are needed, but the simple act...
    SassyBabe39 SassyBabe39 41-45, F 3 Responses Sep 3

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    Its good to have a great personality but its also important to have good looks. Honestly, i think you cant like someone and be with them if you think they are "ugly". Its not fair...
    ninjadentistinspace ninjadentistinspace 16-17, F 4 Responses Aug 19

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    Family is super important I have 6 kids I'm pregnant and married so I no I hope u agree with me
    Heathereclark Heathereclark 31-35, F 3 Responses Aug 20

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    So important that when it is one of complete dysfunction it leaves me feeling completely alone, frustrated and confused in a world full of selfish people.
    Ilovehavingbraces Ilovehavingbraces 31-35, F 2 Responses Aug 24

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    I've grown up without much support from family and I'm struggling in life. I sometimes think to myself that I would of been in a better position at this time in my life had I had...
    chaoticallycosmosme chaoticallycosmosme 26-30, M 1 Response Aug 24

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    My girlfriend seems really disrespectful of her family. My family has always been... well, it's always been pretty non existent. I do have a family, don't get me wrong, I have 2...
    Vespion437 Vespion437 18-21, M 2 Responses Aug 24

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    Watch your thoughts, for they become words; Watch your words, for they become actions;Watch your actions, for they become habits;Watch your habits, for they become character;Watch...
    JAMES555SMITH555 JAMES555SMITH555 22-25, M Aug 26

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    I Believe Family Is Very Important 'Cause When You Have Problem About Friends/BestFriends, Studies, etc. We're Always Counting On Our Family.❤
    TheRealYhan TheRealYhan 16-17, F Aug 31

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    Doesn't get to play football for the Rams because he likes to get rammed but that is important.. not the American that just got his head cut off by ISIS-ISIL 
    HeFeedee HeFeedee 46-50, M 1 Response Sep 2

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    Nate was about the same age as me but he'd had what seemed like much more life experience. We were both twenty years old and working on a farm. I'd been working there since my...
    softgreenhourglass softgreenhourglass 36-40, M 1 Response Sep 4

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    I remember receiving a text from my brother asking me if could I talk, as he had something important to tell me. Naturally I told him it was fine, and he could tell me now, but he...
    Neitherami Neitherami 22-25, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    Even if it's not conventional learning. Ie: school, college, university. Just learning and educating yourself is very important. It certainly is to me.
    Reallifeperson Reallifeperson 22-25, M 4 days ago

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    He's very important to me and I call him Leslie, he's helped me several times even when he doesn't realize he is. And he stays up with me all night and talks to me everyday. :)
    wedgieshurtalot wedgieshurtalot 16-17, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    If you correct your mind,the rest of your life will fall into place.
    teachocolate teachocolate 41-45, F 1 Response 7 hrs ago

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    i don't need to be rolling on the floor laughing like an idiot to have a good time but anything that makes me smile is worth hearing. i love bad puns and the reactions they bring
    trailsonrails trailsonrails 51-55, M 5 hrs ago

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