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"No Country for Old Black Men"


  

          

So are there any universally revered old black men left?

The only one who comes to mind is John Lewis but I don't think he is that universally known (I actually had to google him because I couldn't remember his name for a second).

Mandela dead.
Jesse Jackson and Al Sharpton get chased out of Furgeson.
Bill Cosby (welp).

And this post wasn't really prompted by Cosby. I've notice since Obama's first election that Obama kind of rendered every black male leader older than him irrelevant (hence Jesse Jackson wanting to cut his balls off).

So in the mean time we just have to wait for Obama to get older?

Is it us (America) or them (Old Black Men) that's the problem?


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my daddy's still around.
Mar 09th 2015
1
Mine too
Mar 09th 2015
3
So is my dad, but this place has taken a toll on him.
Mar 09th 2015
4
^
Mar 09th 2015
5
Mine too and he's always known what's up
Nov 03rd 2022
64
John Lewis still kickin. He should get way more props than he does.
Mar 09th 2015
2
I feel like just last John Lewis was attacked and taunted by a white mob...
Mar 09th 2015
7
my dad is 70+ with no kidneys... he got heart!!!
Mar 09th 2015
6
I could see Chris Rock growing into that role
Mar 09th 2015
8
Ali.
Mar 09th 2015
9
Yeah, America can love Ali now that he can't be as outspoken as he
Mar 09th 2015
10
      right.
Mar 09th 2015
24
Dick Gregory
Mar 09th 2015
11
Too eccentric. Plus white ppl under 65 probably don't know who he is.
Mar 09th 2015
27
Harry Belafonte
Mar 09th 2015
12
Julian Bond's alive as well.
Mar 09th 2015
15
yep!
Mar 19th 2015
50
Sidney Poitier, Harry Belafonte, Berry Gordy Jr.
Mar 09th 2015
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them too.
Mar 09th 2015
14
      Motown is legendary. Very legendary. But I'm a musician - heh heh
Mar 09th 2015
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           cool. but the OP asks about universal reverence.
Mar 09th 2015
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                if you're going by the OP, he mentioned Sharpton. In what
Mar 09th 2015
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                     read more closely.
Mar 09th 2015
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                          Sharpton is mentioned in the OP as someone who lost something
Mar 09th 2015
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                               k.
Mar 09th 2015
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                               I mention Jackson and Sharpton as long time activist who are NOT
Mar 09th 2015
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                                    You sandwiched them between Mandela and Cosby
Mar 09th 2015
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                                         Mandela dead and Cos lost his reverence.
Mar 09th 2015
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                                              Sharpton and Jackson shouldn't be between Mandela and Cos
Mar 09th 2015
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                                                   great.
Mar 09th 2015
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                                                   Are you really arguing about the sequencing of names?
Mar 09th 2015
41
George Clinton said he just got sober. The latest Funkadelic
Mar 09th 2015
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no.
Mar 09th 2015
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      but...
Mar 19th 2015
51
We naming names, but let's be honest, NONE of them cats on Cosby's
Mar 09th 2015
19
Sidney is, arguably, higher.
Mar 09th 2015
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      you would think, since he won an Oscar.
Mar 09th 2015
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           Belafonte and Poitier are on that level for their civil rights work
Mar 09th 2015
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                yeah, I just read something about them giving SNCC $70K in cash
Mar 09th 2015
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                More so id argue. We're invested in Cosby because he impacted our gener...
Mar 09th 2015
32
Desmond Tutu?
Mar 09th 2015
33
shockingly he is NOT dead.
Mar 09th 2015
35
lol... and he's only 83. I woulda swore he was like 105.
Mar 09th 2015
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      not well known enough these days.
Mar 09th 2015
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i spoke to him on the phone briefly one time when i was 13
Mar 09th 2015
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has there EVER been a 'old black man' as well liked* as bill cosby?
Mar 09th 2015
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yes. Sidney Poitier.
Mar 09th 2015
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      seen.
Mar 09th 2015
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Stevie?
Mar 09th 2015
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probably.
Mar 09th 2015
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Good one.
Mar 09th 2015
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hrm
Mar 19th 2015
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So why don't Jesse and Sharpton get elder statesman status?
Mar 19th 2015
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can't trust em...
Mar 19th 2015
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      Why? The White Media has been pilloring these guys for decades and now
Mar 19th 2015
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Morgan Freeman in with a shout?
Mar 19th 2015
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he like white women
Mar 19th 2015
60
so did Fredrick Douglass
Nov 03rd 2022
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Morgan Freeman got some funny business with his step grand daughter
Nov 03rd 2022
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For UK audiences, Sir Trevor McDonald.
Mar 19th 2015
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Andrew Young 83- fmr Ambassador ,mayor, pastor,activist
Mar 19th 2015
57
samuel l jackson?
Mar 19th 2015
58
Eric "I give no fucks " Holder
Mar 19th 2015
59
Holder and Loretta Lynch ended up disappointing
Nov 04th 2022
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John Witherspoon
Mar 19th 2015
61
RIP to Pops
Nov 03rd 2022
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I was about to make this post before I realized I made it already.
Nov 03rd 2022
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Denzel?
Nov 03rd 2022
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Chuck D is 62, is that "Old" enough?
Nov 03rd 2022
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>>>>
Nov 03rd 2022
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Yeah I definitely think Chuck D and Spike but it seems we just don't see
Nov 03rd 2022
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uncle charlie?
Nov 03rd 2022
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Felt this way when Congressman Elijah Cummings died.
Nov 03rd 2022
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Elijah Cummings was like the last one that no one dare come at.
Nov 07th 2022
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I just want y'all to have the chance to get old. period.
Nov 10th 2022
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Facts
Nov 10th 2022
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1. "my daddy's still around."
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3. "Mine too"
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I think they went underground. The old heads know when it's time to lay low.

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4. "So is my dad, but this place has taken a toll on him. "
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5. "^"
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64. "Mine too and he's always known what's up"
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2. "John Lewis still kickin. He should get way more props than he does."
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But generally, yes. It's hard out there for the old brothers.

  

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7. "I feel like just last John Lewis was attacked and taunted by a white mob..."
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During election time or something?


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6. "my dad is 70+ with no kidneys... he got heart!!! "
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8. "I could see Chris Rock growing into that role"
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9. "Ali."
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fuck you.

  

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10. "Yeah, America can love Ali now that he can't be as outspoken as he"
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once was.

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24. "right."
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fuck you.

  

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11. "Dick Gregory"
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27. "Too eccentric. Plus white ppl under 65 probably don't know who he is."
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Shit a lot of black folks probably don't know who he is either.

  

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12. "Harry Belafonte "
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15. "Julian Bond's alive as well. "
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Sidney Poitier, too.

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50. "yep!"
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13. "Sidney Poitier, Harry Belafonte, Berry Gordy Jr."
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yes

  

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14. "them too."
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but Berry is not on Sidney's or Harry's level.

fuck you.

  

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16. "Motown is legendary. Very legendary. But I'm a musician - heh heh"
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so, Berry is up there for me.

  

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17. "cool. but the OP asks about universal reverence."
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i don't think Berry is revered by as many ppl as Sidney or Harry, that's all. especially Sidney.

fuck you.

  

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21. "if you're going by the OP, he mentioned Sharpton. In what "
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universe did Sharpton get "universal reverence"?

  

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23. "read more closely."
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the post mentioned Mandela who was universally revered and is dead.

Sharpton is mentioned as an example of an old black man who is NOT revered universally.

the question is are there any LIVING universally revered old black men?

so far we've added Sidney, Harry and Ali to the list, it seems.

Berry might fit too but i'm not sure how much he's known.

George Clinton is not on the list b/c he's not well known - not like Poitier, Belafonte and Ali, at least.

fuck you.

  

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25. "Sharpton is mentioned in the OP as someone who lost something"
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There's is no other reason to mention Sharpton if Sharpton was just another figure who had no standing or high profile whatever.

  

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28. "k."
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fuck you.

  

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30. "I mention Jackson and Sharpton as long time activist who are NOT"
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universally revered.

I think you are right about Sidney Poitier and Harry Belafonte.

I would agree with Berry Gordy or George Clinton. I'd actually put Quincy Jones before either of those two.

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34. "You sandwiched them between Mandela and Cosby"
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uh, so how did the categorization of Jackson and Sharpton "fit" between Mandela (who was "revered" but died) and Cosby (who was "revered" yet is currently..........)?


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36. "Mandela dead and Cos lost his reverence."
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the question is - are there any universally revered black men alive today?

fuck you.

  

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38. "Sharpton and Jackson shouldn't be between Mandela and Cos"
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at all, if they never had COMPARABLE STATURE/STATUS.

  

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39. "great."
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fuck you.

  

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41. "Are you really arguing about the sequencing of names?"
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I mention those two because despite big exposure (both ran for president) and a long history of civic activism, they are not on the level of Mandela or Bill Cosby pre-scandal.

Now folks might think there are obvious reasons personal to both of them that keep them from the stature and I wouldn't disagree but I can imagine if a couple of things happened differently they both could have been revered elder statemens.



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18. "George Clinton said he just got sober. The latest Funkadelic"
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album has some above-average moments (even with his raggedy rough singing)

So....George possibly.

  

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20. "no."
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the post asks about universally revered old black men. Mandela is posited as an example. Dr. King is an example.

Clinton? no. relatively few ppl (white ppl) have even heard of him.

fuck you.

  

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51. "but..."
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19. "We naming names, but let's be honest, NONE of them cats on Cosby's"
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level.

Belafonte and Poitier had mass appeal, but Cosby was a couple of rungs above.

  

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22. "Sidney is, arguably, higher."
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26. "you would think, since he won an Oscar."
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Belafonte and Poitier both seemed to change lanes as they got older and do more behind the scenes. That's another reason why they're probably less "known" than Cos.

  

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29. "Belafonte and Poitier are on that level for their civil rights work "
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as much as their film career.


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31. "yeah, I just read something about them giving SNCC $70K in cash"
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hand delivered by them.

  

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>as much as their film career.

  

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33. "Desmond Tutu?"
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35. "shockingly he is NOT dead. "
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he might belong on the list then.

fuck you.

  

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37. "lol... and he's only 83. I woulda swore he was like 105."
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EDIT: I think he's #1

combated apartheid; poverty; hiv; gay rights(for)

advisor to the UN for genocide prevention

I've never heard a bad word about him.

  

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40. "not well known enough these days."
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so if i made a ranked list he wouldn't be #1. but he'd be on the list.

fuck you.

  

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47. "i spoke to him on the phone briefly one time when i was 13"
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i answered the phone and he was on the other end, offering condolences for the death of my grandfather, who he had worked with

i didnt make much of it at the time, but man. what a thing

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42. "has there EVER been a 'old black man' as well liked* as bill cosby?"
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*universally

a few of the folks named i feel like although white people know them and don't hate them
they don't necessarily LOVE them like they did bill cosby.

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44. "yes. Sidney Poitier."
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we're not old enough to have experienced it but the older folks tell me Sidney was the original and Bill is the 2nd version.

fuck you.

  

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46. "seen."
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43. "Stevie?"
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45. "probably."
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fuck you.

  

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48. "Good one. "
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53. "hrm"
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49. "So why don't Jesse and Sharpton get elder statesman status?"
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Every time I hear black people poop on these two they sound like they are dropping fox news talking points.

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54. "can't trust em..."
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55. "Why? The White Media has been pilloring these guys for decades and now"
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it seems like the media won.


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52. "Morgan Freeman in with a shout?"
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_______________________________

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60. "he like white women"
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"when I was growin' up if we wanted a jacuzzi we had to fart in the tub!"

  

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65. "so did Fredrick Douglass"
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______________________________________________________________________________

"To Each His Reach"

but.....

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71. "Morgan Freeman got some funny business with his step grand daughter"
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who passed.


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56. "For UK audiences, Sir Trevor McDonald."
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Noticed Desmond Tutu above, so I guess we're going International.

Sir Trev is the face of everything that is good, honest and pure about the world... even if his job has mainly consisted of telling us what's gone wrong in humanity today.

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57. "Andrew Young 83- fmr Ambassador ,mayor, pastor,activist"
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Still alive right ? I think he still speaks at a lot of events. I was glad to hear he was mentoring rapper Killer Mike in his role as an activist .
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58. "samuel l jackson?"
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59. "Eric "I give no fucks " Holder "
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Love this dude and I can't wait to read his memoir if he writes it anytime soon!
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73. "Holder and Loretta Lynch ended up disappointing"
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I understand you got to get your bag after a lifetime of public service but they started representing some not cool folks in their private sector practice.


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61. "John Witherspoon"
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And when he passes I can see David Allen Greer moving into that slot

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66. "RIP to Pops"
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And DAG has been doing pretty well for himself

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62. "I was about to make this post before I realized I made it already. "
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What's worst is that a lot of folks already mentioned are dead now.



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63. "Denzel?"
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67. "Chuck D is 62, is that "Old" enough?"
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68. ">>>>"
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Quincy Jones
Spike Lee

  

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70. "Yeah I definitely think Chuck D and Spike but it seems we just don't see"
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these people anymore?

Like even with the death of Offsite, isn't it strange how charleston white's opinions and takes end up in my social media and timeline before Chuck D or Spike?

Can't really blame the media, it's not like there we collectively looked to them to get their reaction.



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69. "uncle charlie?"
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72. "Felt this way when Congressman Elijah Cummings died. "
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74. "Elijah Cummings was like the last one that no one dare come at. "
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The last universally beloved brother.


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75. "I just want y'all to have the chance to get old. period."
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this is why there are so many powerful old white men...we don't get to live long enough to change shit.

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76. "Facts"
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I read about 80 year old white folks playing tennis and get jealous.


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