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|Tuesday, April 14th, 2009|
The Museum of African American History Needs Your Vote!
The Museum of African American History is one of 25 historic sites in Greater Boston selected to compete for a grant. One million dollars is available for historic preservation and the site with the most votes is guaranteed to receive a grant.
When you vote for the Museum, you help to save a vital part of African American history: the Abiel Smith School. Vote to repair the leaks and foundation of the school, the first building in the nation built solely to house a black public school.
Vote once a day everyday!
Make sure to register to vote for the Museum of African American History today.
Want to help? Help us by forwarding this message to your friends, family, and colleagues!
Thank you for your time and please visit us at MAAH.org
for more information.
|Sunday, April 12th, 2009|
an amazing book i need to recommend - Ace of Spades by David Matthews
this is my first posting. hello! my name is sarah, and i'm half black half jewish. my mother is jewish.
A friend of mine recommended a book called 'Ace of Spades' by David Matthews (you can find it here: http://tr.im/iGsu
), and I love it so much. I'm half way through it and I can't believe how great this book is. It's so funny and personable. There are moments where I have to put the book down and just burst out laughing. But wow, is it well written! David Matthews is poetic with his words. Truly astounding.
Here's a brief description from The New Yorker:
The son of a Zionist white mother and a Malcolm X-admiring black father, Matthews, in this memoir, is a boy without a race in a city, Baltimore, that requires him to choose one. The story of racial pinball is not entirely unfamiliar: the black kids reject him as too light-skinned, the whites as too broad-nosed. But Matthews displays improvisational verve—blacks are "burnished" and "browned butter," and whites are anything from "alabaster" to "a puffy marshmallow in Baltimore’s steaming cup of cocoa"—and narrates with the vigor of a movie script. Indeed, it is on television that, as a child, he finds the clarity he yearns for. "I was a living contradiction of elements that shouldn’t have been," he writes at one point, whereas on TV "everything was black, or white, and a lot like life."
Really, i can't recommend this book more! I love it! Have you read it?
|Tuesday, December 2nd, 2008|
|Sunday, October 19th, 2008|
|Friday, October 17th, 2008|
I well love to run on my treadmill! :p
|Monday, October 6th, 2008|
Не поддавайтесь провокации!
Некоторое время назад в интернете появился трейлер фильма “Ихтиандр. Начало”.
К сожалению, самого фильма не существует, и съёмки его не планируются!
Трейлер нарезан “поклонниками” из рабочего материала нашего клипа, который действительно снял Виктор Вилкс. Это было сделано без нашего ведома и без ведома Вилкса.
Пожалуйста, в случае, если вы размещали трейлер несуществующего фильма у себя в блоге, на сайте, либо на внешних видеосерверах, удалите его и информацию о нем или сообщите нам.
Трейлер крайне непрофессионального качества, что не очень приятно.
Надеемся на ваше понимание и содействие.
Клип группы "Слайд" на песню "Тогда"
|Friday, September 19th, 2008|
hello, I study in the Russian University of People's Frendship. I'm going to write a thesis about an African law, espesially about the effect of the acts of the goverment along with common law in different African contries. Could you please help me with a fresh information. Because in Russia the last work about an African law was written in 1987. I would be glad to receive any kind of infornation. You can write me to my e-mails: nadezhda.pak (wow) ritzio.com or nadezhdapak (wow) yandex.ru.
or can u provide me an e-mail anyone who can help me. Thank u a lot.
|Friday, August 8th, 2008|
Is a new and fun community for meeting other bloggers with not-so-common political views. Radicals from the left and right and any other direction you can think of! Anyone is welcome to join and look for friends to add, but we must remind you to please READ the rules before you post.
|Wednesday, June 18th, 2008|
the only non-racist (or so it seems...where are the rest of you hiding?) in the group
hi, everyone (that is, if this group isn’t completely dead yet).
here are some of my posts and i’d like to know what y’all think (excuse my lack of capitalization and whatever else):
subject: you think the only people who are people are the people who look and think like you.
Message: idk where i stand w/ illegals...well, i am a big portion native american, maybe i do. *ahem* =/ so...*sigh*. i'd rather not continue.
but honestly...okay, i hate it when people break the law, BUT they have such a good reason to! :( so...um, what did y'all think about the immigration issue w/ europe? do tell. i'd like to hear. not to be a snob, or anything. LOL. :|
i'm happy they brought over Christianity. which is my life, well, soon to be, anyways...BUT they didn't need to be so BRUTAL about it. the majority were hypocrites (what men intended for evil, God meant for good…that goes for slavery as well, but i’m not getting into that!). idk. if i had a secular life, i'd love to have lived like my native american ancestors. but, then i wouldnt be Christian. but i'm just saying IF i weren't Christian. and maybe there could’ve been missionaries who converted us, but didnt take over our land…<i>Come run the hidden pine trails of the forest; come taste the sunsweet berries of the Earth; come roll in all the riches all around you and, for once, never wonder what they're worth.</i> well, i’m not complaining. what’s done is done.
i dont hate anyone who hates Mexicans or others for whatever reason (i used to be semi-racist to blacks…i’m working on it). i've come to realize that we're all victims of our demons. but...in the end, you'll be taking responsibility for your actions, of which you have the choice to choose, on your own. =/
<b>this whole immigration issue is, in fact, and shamefully, a <u>RACE</u> issue.</b> as i said, i wont hold it against anyone. i hope y'all hear me out and understand where i'm coming from. *sigh* and don't try to deny it. anyone can see through it. and what’s even lamer is that so many racist white americans themselves have native american (not to mention black) in them. dna tests should be mandatory; i bet there’d be less racism. or maybe it will be proven one day that adam and eve were black. hopefully. the world would be a better place. there is no such thing as a pureblood, especially american ones. it’s all up to whoever finds the proof.
message: i think the native american way of living is much more superior than “western”, and any other, culture. i sometimes wish y'all had just left us alone.
(question: are the majority of people on this community racist? i feel so out of place! but race is an interesting issue, and i guess i dont mind sharing it with the likes of y'all...and yes, y'all are racist. i'm not even going to begin!).
Current Mood: hopeful
|Sunday, November 4th, 2007|
Evolutionary psychology of fundamental intent
The following webpage describes the contrasting evolutionary psychological origins of different types of fundamental intent. It describes the effect of climates and other environmental traits, the secondary effects that result from different gender ratios, specific beliefs and ideals that stem from such evolved fundamental intent, and specific geographical areas and human subspecies that demonstrate those principles.the webpage
|Monday, October 16th, 2006|
|Monday, October 9th, 2006|
Leftwingers who use anti-racism to squelch free speech - A new trend?
To be anti-racist, is it necessary to squelch the Constitutionally protected free speech of others who you dislike? It's also becoming increasing clear that double standards are also the modus operandi of the Communists and Pseudo-Anarchists [mostly thugs with little understanding of anti-statism and just like to break stuff] who use anti-racist language to promote their hatemongering. http://community.livejournal.com/debunkingwhite/415644.html?thread=7474588#t7474588
"Sorry, no, I do not recognize the cultural concept of free speech for this group. Just like I don't accept the concept of racism against white people, I don't accept the concept that this action has"censored" the Minute Men." The above individual is who dictators like Stalin used as their ideological officers. It's amazing how easy it is to dismiss the opposition's rights based on idealistic goals.http://community.livejournal.com/debunkingwhite/415644.html?thread=7493276#t7493276
"Unlike many liberals I'm not overly concerned with free speech. I think people have tons of freedom to speak, but most have absolutely nothing to say... and even fewer listen critically."In other words, your freedom to speak depends entirely on the political correctness of what you say and if it passes muster by those like myself and other like-minded individuals.
|Saturday, September 23rd, 2006|
Rabid Anti-Americanism + Speech in Harlem = Blackfolk Support
I guess it comes to no surprise to anyone familiar with the militant wing of the blackfolk
community that they basically don't have the U.S.' best interests in mind. So THIS THREAD
should come to no surprise to anyone.
" Citgo, which is owned by the government of Venezuela
Ummm, I didn't know that. I think I start making more of an effort to buy gas at Citgo.yobachi2003
<-- Well known Afrocentrist militant in LJ circles and against Blacks mixing with other races.
And then there's this, where Chavez is considered a good guy because he has black people working with him. It doesn't matter if you're a Communist Fidel Castro wannabe, as long as you support black people, then you're A-OK. One wonders what if Adolf Hitler supported militant Blacks in order to undermine the U.S. during WWII, would he be supported too by the militant wing of BF as a great guy, like Castro and Chavez?http://community.livejournal.com/blackfolk/4087323.html?thread=78734619#t78734619
|Saturday, July 8th, 2006|
|Saturday, May 20th, 2006|
Hey I've got an affirmative action question that some of you race-obsessed folks might be knowledgeable on. When you apply for a job in the United States, you are often asked to fill out a "voluntary" supplemental information form for affirmative action purposes. Naturally, if I were not white, filling this out could only work in my favor. But since I fit its description of white, I'm curious, is it better to refuse to fill it out since it might attract unwanted government attention if they end up having too high a ratio of white employees? Which is more likely to hurt my chances of getting hired, refusing to fill it out or confessing to being white? Is it like being gay in the military? Would be better for them if I just didn't divulge the information? I've seen a look I could have sworn was disappointment on an HR recruiter's face when she saw the form with the "white" box checked. Maybe I could try to pass myself off as a mix?
|Thursday, May 11th, 2006|
Of US Children Under 5, Nearly Half Are Minorities.
Of U.S. Children Under 5, Nearly Half Are Minorities
Hispanic Growth Fuels Rise, Census Says
By D'Vera Cohn and Tara Bahrampour
Washington Post Staff Writers
Wednesday, May 10, 2006; Page A01
Nearly half of the nation's children under 5 are racial or ethnic minorities, and the percentage is increasing mainly because the Hispanic population is growing so rapidly, according to a census report released today.
Hispanics are the nation's largest and fastest-growing minority group. They accounted for 49 percent of the country's growth from 2004 to 2005, the report shows. And the increase in young children is largely a Hispanic story, driving 70 percent of the growth in children younger than 5. Forty-five percent of U.S. children younger than 5 are minorities.
The new numbers offer a preview of demographic shifts to come, with broad implications for the nation's schools, workforce and Social Security.( Read More...Collapse )Original article, with photos and graphs.
|Thursday, May 4th, 2006|
|Sunday, April 16th, 2006|
|Tuesday, April 11th, 2006|
THE ISRAEL LOBBY AND U.S. FOREIGN POLICY
THE ISRAEL LOBBY AND U.S. FOREIGN POLICY
John Mearsheimer, the Wendell Harrison Professor of Political Science at the University of Chicago.
Stephen Walt, the Robert and Renee Belfer Professor of International Affairs at the Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University.http://ksgnotes1.harvard.edu/Research/wpaper.nsf/rwp/RWP06-011/$File/rwp_06_011_walt.pdf It's not 80 pages; it's 40 pages with 40 pages of end notes.
In this paper, John J. Mearsheimer and Stephen M. Walt contend that the centerpiece of U.S. Middle East policy is its intimate relationship with Israel. The authors argue that although often justified as reflecting shared strategic interests or compelling moral imperatives, the U.S. commitment to Israel is due primarily to the activities of the "Israel Lobby." This paper goes on to describe the various activities that pro-Israel groups have undertaken in order to shift U.S. foreign policy in a pro-Israel direction. This paper, even-handed and well-researched as it is, has been getting a lot of bad press from the usual suspects. Allen Dershowitz, another Harvard professor and Jewish supremacist, calls it, "David Duke with footnotes."
Regardless, it has been getting a lot of press worldwide thanks to the credentials of the authors. It is about time that dialog on this subject has been opened in the high academy...though it is likely to soon close.
Anyone who has wondered why America invaded Iraq and has its sights on Iran and Syria or why America was attacked on 9-11 should read this paper.