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  1. This was fantastic event! I'm glad I was able to attend. Breathing life into a sleepy Mississippi town takes vision and lots of commitment.
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  2. It's very inspiring to see new voices show up and I hope you both continue to come to the boards and make it a part of your daily browsing habits as I have. I know we have moved off topic in a way, but it does speak to the idea of reparations and the cohesiveness of Black America that Coates is writing about something that simply will never happen and we are discussing it. Solving the problem of wealth and media information in the Black community is a fairly simple thing to do in theory. The problem is the convenience factor. Black folks simply aren't willing to give up the convenience of soc
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  3. Troy, We began this discussion on facebook. I appreciate your comments here. I am not sure if we are in a spiral. Where we ever what we think we were. I contest that we lack the consciousness but not the technology and capital. Facebook is a billion dollar corporation not simply a good idea. People work everyday to sync data, create algorithims, and create ways to connect with people, sell advertising slots, gain further capital, and the list goes on and on-I forgot sell data, create revenue. Karibu was poorly capitalized up until the end, highly leveraged-but with what my partner and
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  4. I generally side with West, but he is confused on this point. He gives Morrison, an Obama booster, a pass and then spanks Ta-Nehesi with a dishonest appraisal. In less than 60 seconds online it is easy to demonstrate that Ta-Nehisi has, in fact, criticized Obama on several occasions. See, for example: How the Obama Administration Talks to Black Americakzs
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