By John Blake, CNN
Atlanta (CNN) - There is a secret about Bernice King that not everyone close to her wants you to know.
"She has a shoe fetish," says Angela Farris-Watkins, a cousin. "She has shoes to go with every outfit. She likes all kinds of shoes: sandals, heels, open-toed and different colors. She buys shoes like bread."
It's not surprising that the youngest child of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. would care so much about what she puts on her feet. She has been walking in the footsteps of one of history's greatest moral leaders all of her life.
With the nation poised to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington, the daughter of the dreamer seems to be stepping out of his shadow.
Is sarcasm an evil power? A truly evil power would be if I could convert people into vegetarian soccer players...
No sh!t Sherlock! How dare I type figuratively.
Ooops, but the OCD person I meant to reply to will understand the above.
For you wikileaks fans, I have put up a counterpart website: http://www.wikipoops.com. There is a pile of info on there.
This must be the condensed version of the article, because all I'm seeing about a "journey" is a mention of lots of shoes Berniece "needs" to walk in her father's footsteps! It's great that she has a lot of shoes, but could she possibly donate some to those who dont have any? That might actually make it easier for her to step out of her father's shadow!!
That's 9 Andy (and sam and Akira)
The great blaring trombone spittle slopping wonder of fancy!
Swinging as a fishing line and sparkling in the low-day sun, it arches its back and saturates Clare the clarinet player’s long hair.
The mighty horn must rest and sets upon a knee;
ready to bend and broaden to pitch and beauty or deep foreboding.
Ears are high, she is alert and ready
Ears are high and pert, she is waiting? Listening.
Ears are down, she is happy? Asleep? Is she mad?
Maybe she is thinking about something important.
There is a difference between discovering something and having something brought or handed to you. Discuss.
There is also a difference between discovering and creating...
Discovering – something is already there
Creating – something out of nothing
Buzzzzz! That's not what the topic was. You've out of the lightning round.
I have a dream that someday there will be world peace.
Peace is bad for business.
Visualize world peas.
Whirled. Surprised Dippy didn't catch this
I visualized peas and I realized I hate peas.
So he paid someone to assassinate him? Interesting theory.
wow... "She buys shoes like bread" – i am wondering why do we have homeless people in a rich country like USA... and there are a good percentage of Americans who can not afford to buy lunch for their kids in school and many more...
No matter how you spin it mzh, it is still better than living in pretty much every place in the ME, and far more equitable overall, with more opportunities for the poor to advance.
Quit your whining, stop being lazy, and get to work on improving your situation if you don't like it. Or just leave.
What desmond said. x10.
What boris said x zero.
@mzh, Very good observation. If everyone thought like you this world would be a better place.
There is a story on the CNN homepage about a little child which suffers from a condition that has left it with a medical condition. It's very gut-wrenching to read the story.
Can you please help this little child by contributing whatever you can. It's the story of Roona Begum.
Thanks Heal for mentioning the story... we should all contribute as much as we can...
I also think there are few lessons to be learned from this Mother and the child with this condition:
– Docs said that this child will live few months after she was born but she is now 18 months old. The lesson is: no one knows the life time of anyone
– The mothers who are delivering a healthy child should be appreciative to The One who took care of the baby when the baby was inside of the mother's womb and mother has no access to the baby
– This is a sign for mankind that what The Creator can do and its not in any human's hand... all a human can do is to treat as best as they have the capability
– and many more
We pray for this child and the family... fyi they already raised $60k to help this family... may He reward them all with the best ones...
I am in favor of shoes, but let's not have the kids' make them or eat them.
How many pairs of shoes should a human being own?
One black, one brown; or
one sports, one formal, one informal; or
depending on your gender one purple, one shocking pink.
Fuckin-A B&W, you cleared that shit right up. Thanks yo!
mzh and all the other conned religious types out there:
In order to pay down our $16 trillion debt, we need to redirect money used to support religions especially the christian and islamic cons and put it towards paying off our obligations..
Redirecting our funds and saving a lot of "souls":
Saving 1.5 billion lost Muslims:
There never were and never will be any angels i.e. no Gabriel, no Islam and therefore no more koranic-driven acts of horror and terror LIKE 9/11.
– One trillion dollars over the next several years as the conflicts in Iraq and Afghanistan will end.
– Eighteen billion dollars/yr. to Pakistan will stop.
– Four billion dollars/yr. to Egypt will end.
Saving 2 billion lost Christians including the Mormons:
There were never any bodily resurrections and there will never be any bodily resurrections i.e. No Easter, no Christianity!!!
– The Mormon ti-the empire will now become taxable as will all Christian "religions" and evangelical non-profits since there is no longer any claim to being a tax-exempt religion.
– the faith-based federal projects supported by both Bush and Obama will be eliminated saving $385 million/yr and another $2 billion/yr. in grants.
Giving to religious groups mostly Christian in 2010, totaled $95.8 billion,
– Saving 15.5 million Orthodox followers of Judaism:
Abraham and Moses never existed.
– Four billion dollars/yr to Israel saved.
– All Jewish sects and non-profits will no longer be tax exempt.
Now all we need to do is convince these 3.5+ billion global and local citizens that they have been conned all these centuries Time for a YouTube,Twitter and FaceBook campaign!!!!
BOTTOM LINE: SAID SAVINGS WOULD PAY FOR UNIVERSAL HEALTH CARE and shoes for all those in need!!!!
I bet if everyone here chipped in $1 just to keep you from posting your tripe anymore, the debt would be paid off in no time.
She could be an honorary white person if there were any honor in being a white person.
There are no white people – that's offensive. You probably mean colorless people.
There are no colorless people – that's offensive. You probably mean Crackers.
There are no Crackers – that's offensive. You probably mean the man at the soldier fort.
You turned Injun dinja? Dinja?
Meanwhile, millions of white folks will spend hours tanning themselves darker. Milky-white skin is largely seen as looking unhealthy and untrendy. Ironic, eh?
Well, who likes that pasty, fish-belly white look?
Bernice King is just another anti-gay bigot. That apple not only fell pretty far from the tree, it must have rolled onto a long-haul semi headed to Alaska as well.
The medical teams at the site are still baffled by the change and continue to investigate.
My focus is to reach bigger and bigger audience,
with time to share my music, feelings and passion for it with bigger crowd or the world someday if possible.
Your support means so much to me and gets me a step closer to fulfilling my lifetime dream.
My aim too is that we have a good quality time together and make the best of it.
We, to Let the soul come out and universe feel it!
Whenever I post here, I try to say something so preposterously ridiculous, that it gets comments from people. When people comment on what I say, it makes me feel important.
such a cute baby troll
Not the real Tea Party Patriot who posted at 7:31 pm.
But not a real Tea Party Patriot. That's cruel.
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