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1920s. Proposed Negro autonomous region after the fashion of autonomous regions of the USSR.
Hardly any takers of any race.

Dropped that line in the 1930s and adopted what would now be a more mainstream civil rights line as an attempt to co-opt existing more popular civil rights movements. Partially successful during WWII.
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A foreign country indeed!
"It is not I who is mad! It is I who is crazy!" -- Ren Hoek

"what dicking deep shit i produce" -- pillory

Freedom of choice
Is what you got
Freedom from choice
Is what you want

People are shitting themselves to death
Crap so much they fail to take a breath
But even when their kids are starvin'
They thought Trump would throw them Charmin.
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75 years.
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Witness wrote: Wed May 06, 2020 12:08 am Image
notice whose Pres and who's Vice Pres. :lol:
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I have a problem with that: every time I read something on my tablet – in horizontal position, of course – I fall asleep. :x

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ed wrote: Sat May 09, 2020 10:46 am notice whose Pres and who's Vice Pres. :lol:
Rest assured it didn't escape me. :mrgreen:
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ed wrote: Sat May 09, 2020 10:46 am notice whose Pres and who's Vice Pres. :lol:
Number 1 and 2 of the CPUSA of the time. So?

Commies not Jewish enough for you, Bubbee? :wink:
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Shopped, dammit! :evil:
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40 years ago Tito was buried. With 4 kings, 31 presidents, 6 princes, 22 prime ministers, and 47 ministers of foreign affairs present, some consider it the largest state funeral in history.

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~ half a century ago. :|