My definition of good is that you understand that this is a question of power. That you be willing to give up some power. That you be willing to give up some resources.
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So for everybody who allows themselves to be separated from me because I said ‘African’ instead of ‘Nubian’ or ‘Black’ or ‘Kemet’ or ‘original’ or ‘Israelite,’ don’t be so foolish. I say ‘African’ because the continent of Africa is the land from which we all originate. It is the word that we are most familiar with right now.
I think that the path that I took was normal in the American society where young women and men are not trained as to how to make the transition from being a girl to being a woman, from being a boy to being a man. And so I think that most young people in America live by trial and error, and not by parental instruction, community guidance.
History is history. What is done is done.
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Lisa Williamson was born in the Bronx, New York. She recounts in her autobiography that she was born into poverty and raised on welfare for some years. At age 10, she moved with her family to the suburbs of Englewood, New Jersey, a suburb with a strong African American presence, a slight change from the big city feel of the Bronx.
Today's Anniversary - 29th March
- 1986 - Lavrenti Lopes
- 1936 - Richard Rodney Bennett
- 1918 - Sam Walton
- 1949 - Pauline Marois
- 1946 - Dennis Wolfberg
- 1878 - Mark Hopkins Jr.
- 1982 - Nathan F Twining
- 2005 - Mitch Hedberg
- 1970 - Vera Brittain
- 1991 - Lee Atwater
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