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We Need to Use Our Black Economic Power

By Dr. Jawanza Kunjufu How can a group have over 3 million people with college degrees be so under-developed economically? How can a people have over 10,000 elected officials have so little economic...

NATIONAL HOOK-UP OF BLACK WOMEN, INC. HOLDS SPECIAL NATIONWIDE MEMBERSHIP DRIVE

Nationwide (BlackNews.com) — The National Hook-Up of Black Women, Inc., (NHBW) a non-profit organization that works to improve the quality of life, facilitate family preservation, achieve...

AUTHOR AND DIVERSITY TRAINER PRONOUNCES HUMANITY’S RACIAL BOTTOM LINE

Pasadena, CA (BlackNews.com) — In RACE: My Story & Humanity’s Bottom Line, respected trainer, keynote speaker and attorney Lauren Joichin Nile describes her personal experiences with...

FIRST NBLC SUMMIT IN PUERTO RICO ATTRACTS TOP COMPANIES; OPENS DOOR FOR BUSINESS GROWTH, ECONOMIC REVIVAL IN REGION

Atlanta, GA (BlackNews.com) — The National Black Latino Council (NBLC), will be holding its first Black, Brown and Green Supplier Diversity & Sustainability Summit in San Juan, Puerto Rico,...

Column 3: A Stowaway to New York

By Thomas C. Fleming In 1916, there weren’t many job opportunities for blacks in Jacksonville, or anywhere else in the Deep South. One of the few skilled jobs that blacks could get was to work...

Column 30: Finding Work

By Thomas C. Fleming In the summer of 1926, when I woke up at the home of my Uncle Tom Jackson and his family in Berkeley, on my first morning in the San Francisco Bay Area, I did not stop to eat...

Column 49: Duke Ellington

By Thomas C. Fleming In 1930, when my job as a cook for the Southern Pacific first brought me into Chicago, I bought a newspaper in the depot as usual, and discovered that Duke Ellington was...

PLAYING THE KATRINA RACE CARD

By Earl Ofari Hutchinson BlackNews.com Columnist Five days before Hurricane Katrina struck, 100 persons gathered at a local Catholic Church in Eastern New Orleans. They were there to talk about the...

THE KING HOLIDAY IS OVER – NOW WHAT?

By Junious Ricardo Stanton The national observance of Martin Luther King Jr.’s birthday has come and gone. The songs have been sung, the speeches and orations given, the contest winners have...