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Archive >> December 2009
We're back and better than ever! We've added new writers like Steve Williams of BIA fame who has taken over our Geekology page and old friends like Health Editor Belinda Anderson are again bringing it straight - no chaser. From The Decade in Retrospective to The Booty Meat, Not Ur Momma's News is bringing it raw and real. Check us out now. In addition to the kool new Social Networking capability we've added to Not Ur Momma's News, we've created an official family gathering place called All Things NUMN. We hope you'll join us there; we're excited for the opportunity to get to know you better
A proposal by some in the United States for some type of compensation be provided to the descendants of enslaved people, in consideration of the coerced and uncompensated labor their ancestors performed over several centuries, which has been a powerful and influential factor in the development of this countrys major companies. This compensation has been proposed in a variety of forms, from individual monetary payments to land-based compensation related to independence. The idea remains highly controversial and no broad consensus exists as to how it could be implemented.
Since President Barack Obama signed his stimulus package into law in February, the U.S. Department of Transportation has handed out more than $150 million in contracts to companies for street, highway and bridge construction.
New statistics released this week by the Transportation Equity Network (TEN) show that from that pot of money not a single dollar had been allocated to any African-American-owned business. Read more by using the link below:
Another “God Help Us” Moment
Another South Carolina politician has proven himself to be a “certified nut.” Forget the philandering Mark Sanford, or the fat, balding racist Rusty DePass. Today’s honor goes to the idiotic Senator from the Palmetto State, Jim DeMint. This guy is playing political games that could very well threaten the safety of many Americans. He is holding up President Obama’s choice for TSA Administrator due to his opposition to TSA workers joining a labor union! Wow. I’m sure passengers on Northwest Airlines flight 253 would be happy to know that although the recent
Another Unnecessary Cash-Cow Targeting The Poor to Generate Revenue for Ohio
Wiper, no lights will cost drivers in new year.
State Highway Patrol will begin enforcing Ohio Law on Friday
Black African American Motorist Beware:
Not turning on your lights when your wipers are on in rain, snow, or fog could mean a ticket and a $100 fine beginning Friday, January 1, 2010.
The violation is a secondary offense, meaning that motorists cannot be stopped or cited only for failing to turn on their lights. However, it can be tacked on to something else, such as speeding or another moving violation
I have issues!
How many times have you said something in the past and the words come back into your mind to literally haunt you? I mean every letter and every vowel of each word - replaying over and over inside your head. It is such a grievous feeling of condemnation that it affects you in every possible way.
There are many times through these life challenges that I have cried and wept. What is the difference between crying and weeping? I really do not know the politically correct answer. I can only say, for me crying is a reaction to an emotion. Weeping, for me, is the gut wrenching,
Emeka Anazia Bio,
College life at North Carolina A&T State University is going well. I am a sophomore now, and majoring in Transportation & Supply Chain Management in the School of Business & Economics.
I am currently a 3.86 student, Alpha Lambda Delta Vice President, a Peer Mentor, and a member of the University's Honors Program. Last year, I was freshman class vice-president. I connected with many students, faculty, and staff and am well known.
This year I want to connect with people around the world and will be taking an educational trip with the Honors Program during Spring Break.
King Solomon's amulets are unique among amulets in several ways. Solomon was a philosopher-king. There was peace during his reign and the kingdom prospered and served as a regional cultural center.
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