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Do You Remember the Real 1960s?

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Do You Remember the Real 1960s?

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Expert Author Herb Leibacher

Do You Remember the Real 1960s? By [http://ezinearticles.com/?expert=Herb_Leibacher]Herb Leibacher

Forty years ago it was the 1960s. This was the time of hippies, free love, hula hoops, the Peppermint Lounge, the twist, the Beatles, the British invasion, and peace signs. It was also the time of integration, freedom marches, the Vietnam War, Woodstock, and LSD. If today’s young people seem to be out of control, you should compare them to the young people of the sixties.

If you have ever seen the movie “Hair” then you think you know everything there is to know about the sixties. You would be very surprised to discover that things just weren’t like that.

There were very serious young people who were graduating from high school and get...

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Empowerment 101 For African American Teen Girls – Parents Provide the Power

Empowerment 101 For African American Teen Girls – Parents Provide the Power

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Expert Author Kim Brown Thomas

Empowerment 101 For African American Teen Girls – Parents Provide the Power
By [http://ezinearticles.com/?expert=Kim_Brown_Thomas]Kim Brown Thomas

Empowerment is a common term used in discussions about women and girls and it has become very popular. What is empowerment? Merriam Webster’s online dictionary defines the term as:

1: to give official authority or legal power to

2: enable

3: to promote the self-actualization or influence of

If the above definition is correct, then I agree that African American teen girls need to be empowered, but that brings about another question...

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