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Nyja: Beautiful, Calm Flowing River

Nyja: Beautiful, Calm Flowing River Her name means, “Beautiful, Calm Flowing River”.  Her parents placed a spiritual conviction upon thee and named her well with deep thought placed behind it.  Her calm voice is all too familiar, god’s whisper steady like a stream.  The calmness of her voice and the stillness of her spirit leaves his

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To Understand & To Overstand

To Understand What Overstand Means Understand: To play on one’s person under-view. To be under something or someone. To have a low level point of view. To be underground or to stand underground. To stand under; to be below, to be demeaned. To Understand When a person is under anything it is difficult to get

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Her 90 Day Rule Before I Can Smash?

Her 90 Day Rule Before I Can Smash? FOREPLAY As I approach my 4th year of celibacy my birthday and yet another holiday pass, the emptiness and the loneliness begin to set in and grow. So, I dream of a White Christmas minus the snow. You are my Alaye (A-lay-he), God has blessed me… I

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Stand For Something

The Only Way To Get That Gorilla Off Your Back Is To Stand, Upright. When the light is turned on there’s no turning off that light. One may try to ignore that little voice inside but that light and that voice will only burn brighter and speak louder to you each and every time you attempt

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Stay Away Little Girl

Stay Away Little Girl Run Away Little Girl (I can do bad all by myself) Run little girl, run little girl, run, run. (I can do bad all by myself) Run little girl, run little girl, run, run. (I don’t think you can hear me though)  Run little girl, run little girl, run, run. (Well, let me explain

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Ferguson: Michael Brown, Civil Unrest & Change

CNN televised the fiery passionate expression of a people in great despair. Poor people, angry, disenfranchised citizens of Missouri, Ferguson living and witnessing the American experiment. It was a day of shame that imbrue the fabric of our national conscious.  This greasy spot will be forever burned on the entire nations memory.  Malcolm X, my

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On This Day Of Shame

Day Of Shame On this day of shame, I’d like to remember all the people, all the entire cultures that are extinct; wiped out, removed from this earth just because they are different.  The gratitude and appreciation has been noted of those that have sacrificed their lives so that others could feast and be merry.

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DSD Podcast Radio: Real Talk, Real People On Real Issues

  Real Talk On Real Issues – Be Heard  Dial In: 657-383-0995 Every Sunday DSD 14 Real Talk, Real People on Real DSD Podcast. Keeping it Real & Dirty – Kick it with Scout Smith, Christy Harvey, HarlemATL Show Topic: “It’s The Economy, Stupid.” On Down South Dirty Podcast. (Archived) 11/14/14 – Sunday @ 1:30pm

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I Don’t Need You

She pays the light bill, the food, the car note, her student loan, the gas and the rent. All from one paycheck. She thinks to herself, why are you here? Other than making babies what is he good for? I Don’t Need You Your woman doesn’t smile at you like she use to anymore.  There’er times you don’t

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Out Of Africa

All religious subjects are important and all political subjects are important because all of them need to be appraised in the light of reality. Because we have not faced reality cause we as a people live in a world of fantasy. Once we face reality and use religions properly, and once we understand how they

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The Compass Of Humanity

History is a clock that people use to tell their political and cultural time of day. It is also a compass that people use to find themselves on the map of human geography. History tells a people where they’ve been, what they’ve been, where they are and what they are. Most important, history tells a

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Overrated

Young man being married is overrated. Don’t be fooled and save yourself the trouble of finding out the hard way. Stay single for as long as possible and keep your money in your pocket. Save, invest, put it in an IRA and 401K account but don’t you ever put your money in the hands of

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