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Tweeting vs Living

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Dear Daddy Announcement Trailer (HD)

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Dear Daddy New video trailer from Janks Morton showing the real pain that our girls feel when Daddy isn’t there. Please take a moment to view. You will be moved!


The continuation of the dialogue that must happen in order for there to be a re conciliatory healing in the African American Community. A generation of girls and women are carrying the burden of not being given there GOD given right to two parents caring, loving, and raising them in the same home…Dear Daddy is not only about the struggles to survive and navigate as a young woman of color, but at its core, it’s about the importance of a father’s role in the lives of their daughters.WHAT CAN YOU DO TO HELP?
Find out how you can make sure this movie gets made and promoted at: www.FundDearDaddy.comStart the conversation on Twitter with the hashtag #deardaddy: http://tweetchat.com/room/deardaddyLike the Fan Page on Facebook at: http://www.facebook.com/pages/Dear-Daddy/190685270990053

Me & My Daddy

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No Words Necessary

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The kids & the married couple in this video were not directed. They did their parts all on their own (naturally).

Old School

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Married Couple CAKES Off With $260 Million In Europe's Largest Lottery Win Ever

Handling YOUR Business...Son!

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If you have “Swagg” let your style prove it to me. If you’re “Beautiful” let me see for myself stop announcing it. If you think you’re “Fresh” let someone else be the judge don’t force the issue. No one gets credit for complimenting themselves. It actually shows that you’re insecure and miserable...

Dead Prez "The Beauty Within"

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Natural Sistas stand up!!! This is a good song. I love how they had Nina Simone at the end with other great natural sisters.

Hoodwinked

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Dr. Boyce, Michael Eric Dyson, Steve Perry, Marc Lamont Hill Sign on For New FilmDr. Boyce Watkins, along with other leading black male scholars have all agreed to take part in “Hoodwinked,” a documentary about the state of the black male in America.According to the filmmaker, James “Janks” Morton, describes the film in the following way:Hoodwinked will be an exploration of the most recent data being released by the US Census,DOJ, DOE, DOC and the CDC to highlight strides and achievements in the African American community. It will feature expert contributors, man on the street interviews, anchor desk headline reporting, and the return of Janks Morton and his “Board of Education” to examine further the symbiotic relationship between media, government and special interest, as they exploit imagery, statistics and data that too often presents a skewed perspective of the modern era African American experience. The film is designed to challenge many of the prevailing myths about …

Never lose sight of the qualities that first attracted you to your Spouse.

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“People tend to criticize their spouse in the area they are most Desiring Love…It’s not always Easy, but we know it’s Necessary! Love Always WINS ~ Marcus & Gloria”Posted via email from Whyte23's posterous

The Elements of Encouragement...

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Too often we underestimate the power of a touch, a smile, a kind word, a listening ear, an honest compliment, or the smallest act of caring, all of which have the potential to turn a life around. Wait for it..wait for it... Have a FABULOUS DAY!!!!!Posted via email from Whyte23's posterous

Angelique Kidjo covers Bob Marley's Redemption

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Angelique's rendition of Bob Marley's classic song with the Kuumba Choir Singers during her PBS special "Spirit Rising".Posted via email from Whyte23's posterous

Qualities of a Healthy Marriage

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"Are we too young for marriage? Do I even know YOU? Do I even know "MYSELF" ? Did I get to know you...Really? Is it LUST or Love? Do you even "LIKE me?"


“Healthy marriages,” have identified a number of traits, qualities and skills of people who had been able to maintain successful, satisfying relationships. These people:

1.Share a healthy philosophy of life with clear ideals

2.Are growing in friendship and respect as well as love for each other

3.Share many interests and activities together

4.Enjoy each other’s company

5.Are trusting and trustworthy, are inter-personally honest yet tactful

6.Are interdependent

7.Are proud of each other’s achievements, and give realistic praise

8.Are interested in and respect each other’s work

9.Share in decision making

10.Try to share and make monotonous work interesting, such as household chores

11.Have realistic hopes linked to attainable goals

12.Take responsibility for decisions and behavior

13.Will, if education is needed to reach goal…

Things you don’t say to your wife

Comedian Tim Hawkins gives us an important reminder of things that the wife –or any other woman, for that matter – never wants to hear. Want to keep your marriage strong and life happy? Follow his advice! Another way to encourage lighthearted, happy marriages is to enjoy and share.Keeping love smiling,
Marcus & Gloria

Michael Jordan’s high school love letter revealed

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By Dan Devine
Michael Jordan's tough-guy reputation will no doubt survive this revelation, but it's no less surprising and not the least bit less charming that a recently revealed high school love note Michael penned in 1980 shows him to be just as smitten as we all were, when gathering our thoughts as we prepared a note meant for the object of our teenaged affection.Yes, Michael Jordan wrote notes. Letters, to be more specific, including an alternately sheepish and smooth bit of romantic correspondence that he apparently wrote as a student at Emsley A. Laney High School in Wilmington, N.C., in the early 1980s, well before he embarked on his Hall of Fame NBA career with the Chicago Bulls and Washington Wizards.In the letter, which sold at auction for $5,100.66 in December 2004 and was posted Thursday by the folks at the great site Letters of Note, Jordan apologizes to his "dearest Laquette" for making her "look pretty rotten," then goes on to…