Booker T Washington: Economic Czar for Black America

February 27, 2011
Booker T Washington: Economic Czar for Black America

“I plead for industrial education and development for the Negro not because I want to cramp him, but because I want to free him. I want to see him enter the all-powerful business and commercial world.” -Booker T Washington History and study has absolved Booker T Washington of the slanderous attack of being an...
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December 29, 2009

Kwanzaa is now observed as a national holiday by countless people in homes schools and public and private institutions across the United States.  Like African American History Month, Kwanzaa is a part of the cultural fabric of America and is a special time for African Americans to celebrate the joys of family and community,...
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A Kwanzaa Thought on This Thanksgiving Weekend

November 28, 2009

While many Americans have a lot to be thankful for this Thanksgiving weekend, this particular Thanksgiving was played out against one of the most disturbing reports on state of America: One in seven American households had a hard time putting enough food on the table last year.  A new report released by the U.S....
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March Madness: Black Jobless Continues to Rise

March 21, 2009

The irony is of “March Madness” is that young black males will dominate play on the basketball court, racking in millions of dollars for universities and corporations, but few if any of these funds will reach the black community or mitigate black joblessness
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