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negronova
Interests: Basketball, politics, space
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http://www.pewresearch.org/fact-tank/2015/02/23/6-facts-about-black-americans-for-black-history-month/ High school dropout rates have declined faster among blacks ages 18 to 24 than the national average. In the last presidential election, the black voter turnout rate exceeded that of whites in a presidential election for the first time,... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at Black Self Help Information
This has to be the most important reading material, this year. http://www.theatlantic.com/features/archive/2015/02/what-isis-really-wants/384980/ The Islamic State, also known as the Islamic State of Iraq and al-Sham (ISIS), follows a distinctive variety of Islam whose beliefs about the path to the Day... Continue reading
Posted Feb 18, 2015 at DarkStar Spouts Off
To me, the best satire is one that takes a look at some event, and then builds off of that event in a way that is plausible, and then just goes over the top in some way. It could be... Continue reading
Posted Feb 15, 2015 at DarkStar Spouts Off
I don't know Iggy Azalea from the reptile -- wait for it ‪#‎DryHumor‬ -- but I think her critics need to close their mouths, sit down, and take the back seat. Rap went WORLD WIIIIIIIIDDDDDDEEEEEEE and when you have "the... Continue reading
Posted Feb 8, 2015 at DarkStar Spouts Off
MOREHOUSE COLLEGE ALUMNI MENTOR YOUTH TO HONOR MLK CHICAGO (WLS) --Alumni from Morehouse College are mentoring young men in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.'s birthday. The mass mentoring session was held this morning at Quinn Chapel AME Church... Continue reading
Posted Jan 18, 2015 at Black Self Help Information
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*NOTHING* it provides is for free. NOTHING. Continue reading
Posted Jan 9, 2015 at DarkStar Spouts Off
Mentoring Black Males Across Greater Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky, professional black men are increasingly taking black youths into their care. Hundreds of mentoring matches are underway, and efforts are growing to add more. The goal is to help the young... Continue reading
Posted Sep 25, 2014 at Black Self Help Information
I'm tired. So, here are some things that many public conservatives, including public Black conservatives, do not want you to know: Blacks don't consider Al Sharpton and Jesse Jackson, Sr., to be leaders: 8. Which of the following speaks for... Continue reading
Posted Aug 27, 2014 at DarkStar Spouts Off
*Sigh* I'm not defending Al Sharpton, but read this: The Rev. Al Sharpton is calling for a high-profile community summit to address black-on-black violence after Harlem was rocked by a wave of shootings over Memorial Day. "Last year alone, nearly... Continue reading
Posted Aug 25, 2014 at DarkStar Spouts Off
#Ferguson day protesters vs night has me thinking of the Chris Rock skit describing differences between Black people. African Americans and N****rs. My parents would be in my room, making sure I stayed my a** in the house! I *KNOW*... Continue reading
Posted Aug 17, 2014 at DarkStar Spouts Off
Plain and simple, what's going on in the Middle East and Northern Africa is about Islam being at war -- plain and simple -- with other religions. Actually, at war with non-believers in their faith. And "western culture" doesn't have... Continue reading
Posted Aug 13, 2014 at DarkStar Spouts Off
The following are Black techinical Twitter accounts I recently started following: @iurbanteen @lpfi @HiddenGeniusPro @HackTheHood @Code2040 @BlackGirlsCode @KathrynFinney @DigUnDiv Continue reading
Posted Jul 26, 2014 at Black Self Help Information
If you care, check out Kathryn Finney timeline. She dusted Uncle Ro Ro on blacks in tech. (@KathrynFinney) tweeted at 0:30 PM on Thu, Jul 24, 2014: @rolandsmartin @BlackGirlsCode has an amex print campaign. Maybe the issue is that you... Continue reading
Posted Jul 25, 2014 at DarkStar Spouts Off
Crap. The last post is full of typos because I did it on a phone! Continue reading
Posted Jul 21, 2014 at DarkStar Spouts Off
Tony Dungey is in trouble. I agree with him. 1. Sam did horrible in the combines and it is customary for draft picks to fall out rise based on performance our non-performance. 2. Johnny Manzel fell, I think, partially because... Continue reading
Posted Jul 21, 2014 at DarkStar Spouts Off
Please bare with me. This morning my son woke up around 5 AM, as he normally does, because he wakes up with the sun, and it's summer time. Because of my resulting lack of sleep, I've been somewhat less tolerant... Continue reading
Posted Jun 21, 2014 at DarkStar Spouts Off
"Hurt people, hurt, people..." Dude, you weren't around. That's not good but you can do better, starting today. If you hurt, forgive yourself. If you hurt because of your father, forgive him first and then forgive yourself. Then reach out... Continue reading
Posted Jun 15, 2014 at DarkStar Spouts Off
"Hurt people, hurt, people..." If your father wasn't there for you, the fact is, you still made it. It may have been harder and you may have gone through a lot of things you don't think you should have gone... Continue reading
Posted Jun 15, 2014 at DarkStar Spouts Off
I've heard it said by those in the military, that you don't leave a soldier on the field. So, "trading" for a possible deserter, is an issue for me, but I can understand why it would be done. As has... Continue reading
Posted Jun 4, 2014 at DarkStar Spouts Off
Here is a money quote from Tim Scott: Scott says he “has a heart for ministry.” He is prone to offering the tough love, up-from-your-bootstraps message that could come across as harsh if not for the fact that Scott has... Continue reading
Posted May 10, 2014 at DarkStar Spouts Off
This site is off to a decent start. BlackDemographics.com Continue reading
Posted Mar 24, 2014 at Black Self Help Information
This site is off to a decent start. BlackDemographics.com Continue reading
Posted Mar 24, 2014 at DarkStar Spouts Off
Let me say this quickly and directly to the point: "I'm Ike Turner, turn up/Baby know I don't play/Now eat the cake, Anna Mae" If I heard ANYONE say that to my daughter, I'm catching a case for putting a... Continue reading
Posted Jan 29, 2014 at DarkStar Spouts Off
Pops up head and says, "How can a government agency, which is public, have an audit and then say the results are secret? Can you say corruption? How about the water meter reading mess that resulted in bills being too... Continue reading
Posted Jan 23, 2014 at DarkStar Spouts Off
http://www.latimes.com/nation/shareitnow/la-sh-martin-luther-king-jr-google-doodle-20140120,0,5457644.story#axzz2qyBNQa2y "Let's honor Dr. King by abstaining from violence on his holiday," the Choose Nonviolence campaign urges" What the brief article doesn't mention is the radio spot urges people to put down their guns for just one day and don't... Continue reading
Posted Jan 20, 2014 at DarkStar Spouts Off