Black History Culture : Living History

Discussion in 'Black History - Culture - Panafricanism' started by Fine1952, Feb 2, 2013.

  1. Fine1952

    Fine1952 Happy Winter Solstice MEMBER

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    Vice Admiral, Michelle Howard
    Deputy Commander
    United States Fleet Forces Command
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    Our culture is replete-ly lined with wonderful achievements and accolades that we alone have achieved -- Yet her story is a living history that is awe-inspiring as well as a true inspiration to all young people of colour for many years to come.

    Michelle Howard is the first woman of colour in the US Armed Forces to reach a three star rank and to her credit, she commands a US Naval ship and is the first female to do so!

    She also ranks in the top 100 executives at #58. Last evening she had the distinct honor of receiving the prestigious Chairman's Award at the NAACP Image Award Show.

    Disclaimer: NAACP is not on my favorites' list. Yet for once this-this-this organization did something that was worth my time watching....!

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    dunwiddat Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    I think it would be good if the achievements of black folks, adults as well as children can be highlighted. Too often we hear of the drugs, the teenage pregnancies and the imprisonment of our black men. I am sure there are positive things happening amongst our folks. We only have to look and I am sure we will find them. Thanks for posting.:)
     
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    cherryblossom Banned MEMBER

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    There is a whole forum here dedicated to "Black People Doing Positive Things."

    However, largely, the media is not going to portray/reveal these stories. It's up to us to uplift our own.
     
  4. Fine1952

    Fine1952 Happy Winter Solstice MEMBER

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    How cunning...a true cosmic journeyman technique (eg. you comment to dunwiddat, yet your snide remarks are really intended for me). I got you.

    This remark from you is yet another reason that I thoroughly dislke you, b/c I know u are nitpicking. Yet you had not the know-how to present this information in this format type yourself.

    i am full aware which forum I am in that is why the topic is entitled: "Living History".

     
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    Fine1952 Happy Winter Solstice MEMBER

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    Thanks, Lady. You and I go back a ways; therefore, I value everything you say. ;)

     
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    cherryblossom Banned MEMBER

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    LOOK!.....YOU obviously have a PROBLEM with me that over-rides even COMMON SENSE!

    I "LIKED" your post and I commented to Dunwiddat.

    My "LIKE" and my comment was SINCERE, but YOU think it has some kind of "sinister/under-lying" intent.

    YOU HAVE A PROBLEM!

    And, as for ME "not knowing how to present this information," FOR YEARS here, I have posted threads on Black history, ancestors and positive news about our People. I have a NUMEROUS threads in all of those forums over the years I've been here.

    And, there was NO "nit-picking" involved in my comment here!

    GET OVER YOURSELF!

    Even when I'm NOT TALKING TO YOU, you think it's ABOUT YOU!

    YOU think my comment was "SNIDE."

    YOU think I was saying something about the FORUM you posted in!

    smh..... Fine, YOU GOT A PROBLEM!

    As YOU SAID, YOU "thoroughly dislike" me and that CLOUDS your thinking in everything I say.

    YOU GOT A PROBLEM!

    NOT ME!
     
  7. MsInterpret

    MsInterpret Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    HA! You both need to be separated some how and some way.

    Anyways great article! Very inspiring for young black women who are in or plan to serve.
     
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    cherryblossom Banned MEMBER

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    GURRRRL! :lol:

    :toast: I totally agree.


    (but then, this too will probably be taken as "snide" and "nitpicking.")

    smh
     
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