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State of the Black Economy

8 Solutions to Fix the Great American Crisis

Byron Allen | Posted 06.09.2015 | Politics
Byron Allen

President Obama, for most African-Americans, the American dream is a nightmare. This nightmare has become the great American crisis. Half the women in this country are living at, or below the poverty line. If our mothers fail, most likely so will our children.

Our Black Leaders Have Failed Us?!

Eric Hamilton | Posted 03.18.2015 | 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.