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Old 07-24-2007, 01:55 PM
 
Location: FL
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My favorite black person is..............just someone who is a downright good individual. Same is true for my favorite white person, red person, chinese person.......color doesn't matter.
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Old 07-24-2007, 10:55 PM
 
Location: Deep In The Heat Of Texas
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Uncle Remus
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Old 07-24-2007, 11:22 PM
 
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My favorite black person is..............just someone who is a downright good individual. Same is true for my favorite white person, red person, chinese person.......color doesn't matter.
But in my case, generally conservatives.

On my first destroyer in the late 60's, the disbursing officer was black. The conservative type person, who taught me how to manage my money. And by his complete kindness and "leading by example", taught me how to manage myself as a human. An ultra-kind, intelligent human being.

On the same ship, and older black sailor took me under his wing and opened my eyes to the reality of military life. A man who also led by example, without the least bit of resentment.

My best friends on my ship were a West German, 2 Nicarauguan's, a skinny Chinese kid and a skinny Mexican kid both from San Francisco. This is in the late 60's and early 70's, and we all explored the world together.

These days my best friend is a NoCal Indian. We travel the unfriendly streets of our city with "toungue in cheek", waiting for the next rash of stupid, liberal behavior.
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Old 07-25-2007, 08:28 PM
 
Location: Brentwood, TN
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Rosa Parks - what a great contribution to this world - love her

Morgan Freeman - what a classy man!

and one of my best friends in the world - Michelle Spann!!
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Old 07-28-2007, 10:51 AM
 
Location: Az.
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My favorite black people, in history, are:

1. Oprah Winfrey
2. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
3. Muhammad Ali
4. Jesse Owens
5. Wilma Rudolph
6. Bill Cosby
7. Rosa Parks
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Old 07-28-2007, 12:34 PM
 
Location: Coachella Valley, California
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Two words ... Snoop Dog!
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Old 11-14-2007, 11:07 PM
 
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This seems like a silly thread, but I'll answer anyway--I have to go with Malcolm X.

And now I must add...whoever said Maya Angelou is a good poet was smoking something.

Also, Condi Rice should not be counted as a black person.
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Old 11-15-2007, 03:34 AM
 
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I think my favorate was Jack Johnson....who was the first black Heavyweight Boxing Champ of the world from 1908 to 1915. PBS did a great documentary on him back in the summer. I felt bad for him as not only in that time era he was treated bad because he was black but he offended both races at the time as he only dated white women so the whites hated him for that and the blacks thought of him a traitor so he never fitted in but he was a hell of a fighter both in the ring and out.
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Old 11-15-2007, 05:07 AM
 
Location: Oxford, England
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Strange thread but I'll play:

Olaudah Equiano
Frederick Douglass
Rosa Parks
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Old 11-15-2007, 06:26 AM
 
Location: ARK-KIN-SAW
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Jimi Hendrix
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