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This is serius stuff right here











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I dont call my self African bc Im not from Africa. Acts in the bible talks about prophets and in 13:1 prophets were called Niger meaning black. Where are the prophets from? Exactly my original black people migrated to Africa to spread their teachings. Go against expectations I am constantly told I will go no where and be nothing. This come from the mouth of many corporate white americans. Yet I constantly prove them wrong. People will not hire you, then hire yourself become your own boss and start a company. Do your research find out how corporate America works. Then come up with a idea they cant live without. Nothings wrong with a female raising you so long she is in the correct state of mind, and tells her child whether it be male or not the truth about the world. So they wont grow up baby minded (naive). Stop watching tv so much and start reading books. Which is another reason why we dont have positive role models on tv. Kids grow up seeing gangsters and drug dealers which in turn they become that their selves. Creating more gangsters & drug dealers. 80 percent of the people you see on tv dont actually live the life they portray to you. Also elders have to get away from the seen and not heard belief. Even if they are young they have opinions and should have the right to express that. So until they stop telling kids they dont know nuttin or that aint been through the things they have, because they have grown up in todays society they have endured at times worst. They dont deserve respect.



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Originally posted by BIGGMike BIGGMike wrote:

Main reasons

1. White Corporate America accept Black Women but reject Black MEN that have the same education and experience. TRUE!!!!!!!!

2. No Male role models in Black Families.

3. Don't want to marry or don't stay married.

4. No African Pride (Some say they are not of Africa,.... WRONG)

5. Have been fooled into thinking some people care about them when they really don't.

6. Being used as a Tool to discredit and emasculate Black MEN.

7.  No Religion or Spiritual beliefs. No God in school anymore.

8. Feminist Gone Wild (Destroying Human Kind, if you destroy MEN, you destroy human kind)

9. Negative sterotypes, Negative images of Black Men

10. YOUNG BLACK MALES NOT LISTENING OR RESPECTING THEIR ELDERS!!!!!!

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Naw homie we on some African culture right now. 

Coming up as a young teen, I remember seeing more families together  back then than right now. Everybody breaking up talking about childsupport and being independent. In the US we young men are really in trouble because many of us do NOT go to school.

Kanye and Nas is on some get money stay free. Both them cats speak of things that other rappers skip over cause they trying to cross over and sell more records. So that's kinda how I am. I know I'm not the most popular person with everybody but I'll still reach a lot of people with my message. 



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What kinda product you use biggmike?










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Nas is something special
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Originally posted by P Street P Street wrote:

Originally posted by sjay sjay wrote:

^kanye is a voice for many ppl. he says things that many are scared to say through a media that connects with younger ppl. ie... rap

when it comes to being a voice, i think Nas is more to the point than kanye. kanye says things but then he also wants to be associated with white people and their world.



how dose he want to be assocated with white people
waveing is mental a barrier u must over come

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Originally posted by sjay sjay wrote:

^kanye is a voice for many ppl. he says things that many are scared to say through a media that connects with younger ppl. ie... rap

when it comes to being a voice, i think Nas is more to the point than kanye. kanye says things but then he also wants to be associated with white people and their world.

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Originally posted by sjay sjay wrote:

^kanye is a voice for many ppl. he says things that many are scared to say through a media that connects with younger ppl. ie... rap

This is true. He is a voice for many people.

Look at the things I say, am I afraid to say what is true?

Some people are afraid to say the things he or I say. So Kanye West is the voice of many people. Some people fear what will happen to them.

I don't fear anybody but God. That's why I say what I feel is true. I know some people don't like me for this. They didn't like MLK or Malcolm either. That's why they hate on me. Let them hate on me, I'm gonna keep telling you young men the truth so you can be free and survive in this messed up world. Think about.

 

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^kanye is a voice for many ppl. he says things that many are scared to say through a media that connects with younger ppl. ie... rap




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u lost me posting a pic of KAYNE WEST..he "part time" concious
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Should some of these lost MOTHERS be locked up like Black FATHERS are locked?

Just a question not a statement.

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Report: More women, black men in prison

Black men are more likely than any other group to be locked up

WASHINGTON - The number of women in state and federal prisons is at an all-time high and growing fast, with the incarceration rate for females increasing at nearly twice that of men, the government reported Sunday.

There were 101,179 women in prisons last year, 3.6 percent more than in 2002, the Justice Department said. That marks the first time the womens prison population has topped 100,000, and continues a trend of rapid growth.

Overall, men are still far more likely than women to be in jail or prison, and black men are more likely than any other group to be locked up.

At the close of 2003, U.S. prisons held 1,368,866 men, the Bureau of Justice Statistics reported. The total was 2 percent more than in 2002.

Expressed in terms of the population at large, that means that in 2003, one in every 109 U.S. men was in prison. For women the figure was one in every 1,613.

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Longer sentences, especially for drug crimes, and fewer prisoners granted parole or probation are main reasons for the expanding U.S. prison population, said Marc Mauer, assistant director of the Sentencing Project, which advocates alternatives to long prison terms for many kinds of crimes.

The increase began three decades ago, and continues. The new report compared 2003 figures with those from 1995.

The number of women in prison has grown 48 percent since 1995, when the figure was 68,468, the report said. The male prison population has grown 29 percent over that time, from 1,057,406.

Five percent growth rate
Year by year, the number of women incarcerated grew an average of 5 percent, compared to an average annual increase of 3.3 percent for men.

It coincides exactly with the inception of the war on drugs, in the 1980s and continuing into the 1990s, Mauer said. It represents a sort of vicious cycle of women engaged in drug abuse and often connected with financial or psychological dependence with a boyfriend, or other man involved in drug crime, Mauer said.

The prison figures do not fully reflect the number of people behind bars. About 80,000 women were in local jails last year, along with more than 600,000 men.

The federal prison system held a large share of female prisoners, with a population of 11,635 at the close of 2003. One state Texas held even more, with a population of 13,487. California, the nations largest prison system, held 10,656 women. North Dakota had fewer women in prison than any other state 113.

Among other findings in the report:

  • More than 44 percent of all sentenced male inmates were black, and many of them were young.
  • Among the more than 1.4 million sentenced inmates at the end of 2003, an estimated 403,165 were black men between 20 and 39.
  • At the end of 2003, 9.3 percent of black men 25 to 29 were in prison, compared with 2.6 percent of Hispanic men and 1.1 percent of white men in the same age group.
  • In 11 states, there were increases in the prison population of at least 5 percent, led by North Dakota with an 11.4 percent rise.
  • Also, 11 states had decreases. Connecticut had the biggest drop, at 4.2 percent.
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BIGGMIKE always giving us knowlege we need

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Hit the freeway go at least bout 80
Boned so much that summer even had him a baby
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Main reasons

1. White Corporate America accept Black Women but reject Black MEN that have the same education and experience. TRUE!!!!!!!!

2. No Male role models in Black Families.

3. Don't want to marry or don't stay married.

4. No African Pride (Most say they are not of Africa)

5. Have been fooled into thinking some people care about them when they really don't.

6. Being used as a Tool to discredit and emasculate Black MEN.

7.  No religion or Spiritual beliefs. No God in school anymore.

8. Feminist Gone Wild (Destroying Human Kind, if you destroy MEN, you destroy human kind)

9. Negative sterotypes, Negative images of Black Men

10. YOUNG BLACK MALES NOT LISTENING OR RESPECTING THEIR ELDERS!!!!!!



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Just trying to give the young men a heads up on what's really going on.

We are built up as boys but when we become MEN we get attacked from everywhere, even our own women.

It was in shock when I finally could understand what was going on. Understand what's going on young MEN.

You want to know why all the women are getting ahead and the men are falling back. The above article explains some of the main reasons.

 



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