Since Oct 13, 1998

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Nelson Ebo ~ Freeper since 1998

Cousin to Tyrelle and Bonquisha, Freepers. He is almost twice my age but I have difficulty keeping up with him in the gym. One tough dude. Our family is Originally from Djibouti.

Silence in the face of evil is itself evil: God will not hold us guiltless. Not to speak is to speak. Not to act is to act. -Bonhoeffer

When Government controls decisions for us we are being treated as less than a human being. Ruth Bader Ginsburg.
Talking about abortion but works for Forced vaccines.

Io preferisco parlare italiano, l'inglese è la mia seconda lingua, o la mia terza o quarta lingua!
Parlo francese, tedesco, olandese, italiano, spagnolo, il mio inglese non è molto buono!
No, that isn't me, but same name... Might be distant relative.
Here is Nelson singing. Great Talent!
Nelson Ebo sings 'Alleluia' by F. Hummel

ST. LOUIS, MISSOURI — Sr. Mary Antona Ebo, a Franciscan Sister of Mary whose courageous words during the 1965 march in Selma, Alabama, became a rallying cry for many in the civil rights movement, died Nov. 11 at a retirement community outside St. Louis. She was 93. She was a founding member of the National Black Sisters' Conference and served as its president.

Her mother died when she was 4 and in the next two years, during the height of the Depression, her father lost his job and the family home. The Ebo siblings were placed in the McLean County Home for Colored Children in Bloomington, where she lived from 1930 to 1942. She was baptized a Catholic Dec. 19, 1942. She was determined to attend a Catholic nursing school but faced numerous rejections because of race until she attended St. Mary's Infirmary School of Nursing in St. Louis, run by the Sisters of St. Mary. In 1946, she also became one of the first three African-American women to enter the Sisters of St. Mary. She received the name Sister Mary Antona and professed final vows in 1954. In 1987, the Sisters of St. Mary merged with the Sisters of St. Francis of Maryville, Missouri, as the Franciscan Sisters of Mary.

Ebo earned a bachelor's degree in medical records and a master's in hospital executive development at St. Louis University. She went on to studies in clinical pastoral education, earning a master's degree in theology of health care and becoming certified as a chaplain through the National Association of Catholic Chaplains.In 1989, the conference awarded her the Harriet Tubman Award for being "called to be a Moses to the people." Ebo received honorary doctorates and many awards and recognition for her courage and insight on civil rights issues.

The Ebo family name was found in the USA, and the UK between 1840 and 1920. The most Ebo families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1880 there were 15 Ebo families living in South Carolina. This was about 43% of all the recorded Ebo's in the USA. South Carolina had the highest population of Ebo families in 1880.

Our family is Originally from Djibouti.

Location and habitat

Djibouti is situated in the Horn of Africa on the Gulf of Aden and the Bab-el-Mandeb, at the southern entrance to the Red Sea. It lies between latitudes 11° and 14°N and longitudes 41° and 44°E, at the northernmost point of the Great Rift Valley. It is here in Djibouti that the rift between the African Plate and the Somali Plate meet the Arabian Plate, forming a geologic tripoint.[91] The tectonic interaction at this tripoint has created the lowest elevation of any place in Africa at Lake Assal, and indeed, the second lowest depression on dry land found anywhere on earth (surpassed only by the depression along the border of Jordan and Israel).

The country's coastline stretches 314 kilometres (195 miles), with terrain consisting mainly of plateau, plains and highlands. Djibouti has a total area of 23,200 square kilometres (9,000 sq mi). Its borders extend 575 km (357 mi), 125 km (78 mi) of which are shared with Eritrea, 390 km (242 mi) with Ethiopia, and 60 km (37 mi) with Somaliland.[1] Djibouti is the southernmost country on the Arabian Plate.[92]

Djibouti has eight mountain ranges with peaks of over 1,000 metres (3,300 feet).[93] The Mousa Ali range is considered the country's highest mountain range, with the tallest peak on the border with Ethiopia and Eritrea. It has an elevation of 2,028 metres (6,654 feet).[93] The Grand Bara desert covers parts of southern Djibouti in the Arta, Ali Sabieh and Dikhil regions. The majority of it sits at a relatively low elevation, below 1,700 feet (520 metres).

Extreme geographic points include: to the north, Ras Doumera and the point at which the border with Eritrea enters the Red Sea in the Obock Region; to the east, a section of the Red Sea coast north of Ras Bir; to the south, a location on the border with Ethiopia west of the town of As Ela; and to the west, a location on the frontier with Ethiopia immediately east of the Ethiopian town of Afambo.

Most of Djibouti is part of the Ethiopian xeric grasslands and shrublands ecoregion. The exception is an eastern strip located along the Red Sea coast, which is part of the Eritrean coastal desert.[94]

Country in East Africa
Djibouti, on the Horn of Africa, is a mostly French- and Arabic-speaking country of dry shrublands, volcanic formations and Gulf of Aden beaches. It's home to one of the saltiest bodies of water in the world, the low-lying Lake Assal, in the Danakil Desert. The nomadic Afar people have settlements along Lake Abbe, a body of saltwater featuring chimneylike mineral formations.

Djibouti - Language | Britannica › place › Language Language of Djibouti.
The republic recognizes two official languages: French and Arabic. However, Somali is the most widely spoken language, although it is rarely written and is not taught in the schools. The use of Afar is mostly restricted to Afar areas. Nelson Ebo