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African American Economy

Economic Democracy: People Power and Cooperative Alternatives for a Sustainable Black Future

Kali Akuno | Posted 02.10.2015 | Black Voices
Kali Akuno

We'll know black lives matter when the capitalist system that enslaved our ancestors and is intent on disposing of our future is replaced by a new socio-economic system, based on economic democracy and self-determination.

Our Black Leaders Have Failed Us?!

Eric Hamilton | Posted 01.16.2015 | Black Voices
Eric Hamilton

With the current state of Black affairs, one might think that our Black leaders have failed us. That is up for debate, but I do believe our current Black leadership should have supporting Black-owned businesses as their sole priority. It can be argued that nothing is as important as this.

The New African-American Dream: Transformation, Prosperity, Education

Crain's Chicago Business | Posted 11.26.2013 | Black Voices

In the 1960s, African-American civil rights leaders led this country out of institutionalized discrimination into social and political realms. During ...

The Era Within Which American Legacy Rises

Antonio Moore | Posted 05.05.2014 | Black Voices
Antonio Moore

From the Roaring '20s to the Depressing '30s and back again, America has dealt with cycles of economic growth. But no growth pattern has presented such a possibility of devastating the culture of U.S. capitalism as that which we are on the verge of today.

Black Unemployment Surges To Highest Level Since 1984

CNNMoney | Annalyn Censky | Posted 11.02.2011 | Business

The August jobs report was dismal for plenty of reasons, but perhaps most striking was the picture it painted of racial inequality in the job market....