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Ms Kelly Wrote: Jan 07, 2013 7:27 AM
I agree. Whatever happened to "Black is Beautiful". Why do Americans with dark skin keep renaming themselves?
Rich L. Wrote: Jan 07, 2013 11:35 AM
While denying those born in South Africa the use of the same descriptor. Hyphenating groups is simply a tool of the left to divide and conquer. They can't stand the idea of a United States with the motto, "Out of Many, One". They must divide us into groups that they can control by blaming other 'groups' for any and all perceived injustices.

While many of our heroes have lost their gloss, Abraham Lincoln still shines brightly for many Americans because there is so much to learn from his life.

For example, in 1858 Abraham Lincoln was defeated in his race for the United States Senate by Stephen Douglas, making it Lincoln’s third electoral defeat in a row. As Lincoln emerged from the telegraph office into the rain-soaked street in Springfield, Illinois he lost his balance when his foot slipped on the slick boardwalk. Catching himself before he tumbled into the mud Lincoln muttered to under his breath, “A slip, but not a fall.”...