This comment was from Southern Belle on the story about Joe on the Tom Joyner show getting schooled on the voting process.If you haven’t heard it yet check out the link, it really is an amazing conversation.
Before today's popular networks allowed you to "like" posts, "poke" crushes, or "retweet" celebrities, web-savvy African Americans were connecting on Black Planet.
From there, grew and eventually gained over a million registered users. Although the site had content targeted towards African-American culture, the site was never black-owned or brought by a black majority-owned company. announced a multimillion-dollar three-year deal to advertise on the site.
At is peak, was structured with news articles, a messageboard, and blogs. were upset with the sale of from Tribune to AOL and then from AOL to the Huffington Post.
This is from the first time they featured one of our comments.
It was by Leslie on In Response To: An Open Marriage Don’t Even Think About It.