Why is Everyone Applauding the Unemployment Numbers – when African-American numbers are twice the rate for Whites? Where is the leadership??


8:5: 7.5%: 15.8% National unemployment for December 2011 is down to 8.5%.  White unemployment is down to 7.5%.  African-American unemployment increased to 15.8% While nobody would argue that legalized slavery ended over 100 years ago, a slogan or saying echoes in the African-American community that other ethnicities dismiss as complaining.  Some remember Rev. Joseph Lowery … Continue reading

Dr. Wilmer Leon, President Obama, Congresswoman Maxine Waters, the CBC and the charge!!


Dr. Leon provides a perspective that very few academics have the courage to offer.  Although I do not totally agree with his premise, particularly the notion Maxine Waters and the CBC are on point, I respect the notion the President, like you or me is deserving of criticism when warranted.  That does not mean your … Continue reading

The Black Agenda – What is all the fuss about???


[WEST ADAMS, CA] The Black Agenda has become more pronounced since President Barack Obama took office on January 20, 2009. Of late, some of you may have seen the MSNBC Special hosted by Ed Shultz called “A Stronger America – The Black Agenda” which happened to air during the week of The National Action Network’s … Continue reading

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial set to be opened 8.28.11


[Washington, D.C. – reporting from the Congressional Black Caucus] It was announced during today’s Keeping It Real program hosted by Rev. Al Sharpton, who was joined by Mr. Harry Johnson, President/CEO of The Martin Luther King Memorial that Sunday, August 28th, 2011 which will mark the 48th anniversary of the famous 1963 March on Washington,  … Continue reading

More on Sherrod, Politics, Black Farmers & Fear


ShareThis // FEATURED ARTICLE BY HORATIU ****LASTEST UPDATE10.16.10***** VILSAK URGES CONGRESS TO FUND SETTLEMENT [Maladziecna, Russian Fed]  Was the Sherrod incident the “tempest in the teapot?????” ummmm – What are we talking about.  While most of the nation and good parts of the world were affixed to the incident regarding Mrs. Shirley Sherrod, similar to … Continue reading

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