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State of the Black Economy

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 ...

Finding Common Ground: A Plea to Black America

Ryan Mack | Posted 04.15.2013 | Black Voices
Ryan Mack

While we don't always agree, I continue to respect his work as well as the work of Mr. Tavis Smiley. Does the fact that I do not agree with him mean that I must now demonize his efforts?

State Of The Black Economy: Loop 21 Survey Results Revealed

Posted 08.21.2012 | Black Voices

In what they've called a "one-of-a-kind opportunity for African-American consumers, workers, business owners and leaders to collectively speak to issu...

Landmark Poll Challenges Assumptions About Obama's Lock On Black Vote

Keli Goff | Posted 09.07.2012 | Black Voices
Keli Goff

While overall unemployment continues to hover around 8.2 percent, among African-Americans the number increased from an already discouraging 13.6 percent in May, to an alarming 14.4 percent.