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Person. Black person. Silly Black person at that. With a law degree and a law license. One actually thinks that a single person can change the world, even if the change is sometime after that person's lifetime.

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Twitter: shanikka1961

Diaries published: 117 (271 days since last diary on Sun Aug 24, 2014 at 12:00 PM PDT)

Comments posted: 14838 (26 days since last comment on Sun Apr 26, 2015 at 11:16 AM PDT)

Diary frequency: often

Comment frequency: frequent

Total Recommends: 13739

Total Comment Ratings: 41330

Most Recommended Diary: Facts Belie the Scapegoating of Black People for Proposition 8, 2004 comments, 1013 recommends

People Following shanikka: 343

shanikka's Most Recent Diaries:

You know, at some point us Sistas get tired of repeating ourselves. It has been just under two years since I publicly made what, to me, was a very straightforward ...
by shanikka
Comment Count 157 comments on Sun Aug 24, 2014 at 12:00 PM PDT with 208 Recommends
What most of Netroots Nation 14 missed. Since around here at Daily Kos if you're not crystal clear about what you're saying, too many people get all funky and keyboard spew before fully reading or ...
by shanikka
Comment Count 352 comments on Tue Jul 22, 2014 at 07:51 AM PDT with 312 Recommends
We still dream today for what could have been Each Fourth of July, I see as if for the first time the beauty of our flag, and the universality of the love for our country that far too many ...
by shanikka
Comment Count 70 comments on Fri Jul 04, 2014 at 08:00 AM PDT with 118 Recommends
As its ink dulls with time, so too does its true purpose, thanks to the Supreme Court THE LAW: "Black ...
by shanikka
Comment Count 72 comments on Sun Apr 27, 2014 at 10:00 AM PDT with 86 Recommends
20 days ago, I wrote a diary about two passionate dreams held by two passionate dreamers. One of them is a 24-year old young man from the Ivory Coast, Landry Assokoly, who dreams of studying in ...
by shanikka
Comment Count 27 comments on Tue Feb 04, 2014 at 12:26 PM PST with 39 Recommends
In a world of politics and politicking-- about never-ending Republican obstructionism, bridge hijinx, spying, drone warfare, relentless police brutality or the increasing stratification of mankind ...
by shanikka
Comment Count 67 comments on Tue Jan 14, 2014 at 03:31 PM PST with 106 Recommends

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