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    Black Poetry : triple threat

    are you talking to me? with that excuse me please pointing to the back of the line where I’m expected to wait for Hell to freeze over and over I ask you what did I do to be so black and blue that my color stands for weakness evil and negativity ignorance and miseducation I look at you...
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    Africa : Millions of Africans Are Starving: UN GENEVA: People in Somalia, Kenya, Djibouti and Ethiopia need food aid, water, new livestock and seeds, the Rome-based Food and Agriculture Organization said in a statement."Millions of people are on the...
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    Djibouti : Don't know much about Djibouti... OFFICIAL NAME: Republic of Djibouti Geography Area: 21,883 sq. km. (8,450 sq. mi.); about the size of Massachusetts. Cities: Capital--Djibouti. Other cities--Dikhil, Arta, Ali-Sabieh, Obock, Tadjoura. Terrain: Coastal desert. Climate: Torrid...
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    Black People : Apollo with dreads

    I'll let the sculpture/picture speak for itself...
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    Africa : Black Jews of Southern Africa?

    not quite sure where this belongs... Over 2,700 years ago, the Assyrians exiled the ten tribes of the Kingdom of Israel. "In the ninth year of Hoshea, the king of Assyria captured Samaria and he carried them away to Assyria and placed them in Halah, and on the Habor, the river of Gozan, and...
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    Black People : Gene mutation might be clue to Europeans' white skin

    from the Detroit News.... -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- By William Hathaway / The Hartford Courant December 17, 2005 The skin color of Europeans might have turned white after their ancestors migrated from Africa because of a single...
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    Black Poetry : piece of Heaven

    i reach for my piece of Heaven squeezing ‘til it surrounds me compensating for the absence of those i’ve loved and lost but remember well Lord knows i’m crying distressed because i see our sacred unity dying a slow death exhaling ragged breaths in the night bridges being burned...
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    Black Poetry : the way you....

    honey baby dontchu know i love you thinkin of you every night and day in every way sugah dontchu know this thang we got goin on is so wrong got me wonderin how long can i stand the pain got me itchin my thoughts aint christian in the slightest bit need a hit need a taste feel my...
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    Black Poetry : 6 a.m.

    as i lay here watching the sun rise i begin to contemplate what is my purpose for remaining in this earthly state? is it to sing i have a dream? then watch my finest efforts evaporate in so much steam and smoke where's the fire that used to burn within the driving force behind our...
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    Black Jokes Humor : Hot Air Balloon

    A woman in a hot air balloon realized she was lost. She lowered her altitude and spotted a man in a boat below. She shouted to him, "Excuse me, can you help me? I promised a friend I would meet him an hour ago, but I don't know where I am." The man consulted his portable GPS and replied...
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    Black People : Electoral College

    Good morning family! This article was in my email this morning. Examining the electoral college October 27, 2004 BY EMILY FREDRIX ASSOCIATED PRESS When Americans vote Tuesday for president, they are really voting for the 538 people who make up the Electoral College. Here are...
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    Black Jokes Humor : ORDERING PIZZA IN 2008

    This is so close to what is probably going to be happening in 2008 that we're not sure how funny this really is... Operator: Thank you for calling Pizza Hut. May I have your national ID number? Customer: Hi, I'd like to place an order. Operator: I must have your NIDN first, sir...
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    Black People : Those who served, and those who did not

    This was in my email... has anyone seen this? Subject: FW: Those who served in the Military and Those who did not! Democrats Richard Gephardt: Air National Guard, 1965-71. David Bonior: Staff Sgt., Air Force 1968-72. Tom Daschle: 1st...
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    Black Poetry : lost onez

    we wuz gonna be supastars wid poofy hair and painted red lips sashayin our hips across the stage while the world worshipped at our feet and the drumbeat matched our heartbeat and sent us higher and we thought we reigned we wuz Queens in our own right dreaming expensive dreams wid...
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    Black Relationships : Singles forum

    okay, do we need another forum on this board? People keep mentioning a singles forum of some sort. What does everyone think about that?
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    Black Spirituality Religion : What is ijtihad?

    I keep coming across this idea/word/whatever in my studies. I am getting conflicting responses about what it means. I was wondering if any of you had ever heard of it, and had an idea of its meaning. Thanks.
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    Black Relationships : Would You Marry You?

    Hello, family. So many of us tlak about how we are unable to find a good mate, or how we have changed, but the person we are pursuing refuses to change. My question is: Would you marry/date you if you had the chance? What I mean by that is, what are your best traits? Your worst? What can you...
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    Black Spirituality Religion : Looking for knowledge

    What are the best websites you can recommend for learning about the 3 Abrahamics (Judaism, Christianity and Islam)?
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    Black People : psst! y'all!

    I GOT A JOB! *cabbage patch* *running man* *breaking it down like it's my birthday* :party: :party: :party: :party: :party: :party: :grouphug: