How to Check Email on BlackPlanet

by Diane Majors

BlackPlanet is an online community that was created by Omar Wasow for the African-American online community. It is the largest free site for black women and men to chat on what is important to and relevant regarding African-Americans. Once registered for an account, one can speak to other members for networking, dating or just friendship.

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Go to the BlackPlanet homepage and log in. If you do not already have an account, create one.

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Click on "Go To BlackPlanet.com" if you are taken to a promotional page. This will be located on the top right hand side. If you are not taken to a promotional page , then you will be taken directly to the website once you are logged in.

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Find the link to "Notes" at the top right hand corner next to the name that you registered on BlackPlanet with and click on it. Emails that are sent through the BlackPlanet system are called Notes.

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Click on "Notes Inbox" to see new messages. The inbox is on the left-hand side of the page. This is also where you can choose to compose or delete a message. You can also save notes, but they will be deleted after 30 days. You can use notes to invite friends to BlackPlanet as well.

About the Author

Diane Majors has been a freelance writer since 2001. Her experience includes working as an associate editor and writer for her college newspaper, as well as authoring e-books, ad copy and marketing materials for various companies and clients. Majors is a graduate of Eastern Kentucky University, earning a Bachelor of Arts in journalism.