Investing in high-growth companies creates jobs while generating more wealth for investors. The formula has worked for the private venture capital investment community. Unfortunately, no such active community exists in black America.
Why, politically, did we come out in record numbers for Barack Obama, then instantly return to apathy? Why do we remain suspended in a state of arrested development, believing that a dynamic leader will be our salvation?
What if black Americans recognized Dr. King's birthday on the actual day of his birth, today, January 15th? We would make a collective decision, without asking anyone's permission, to exercise our freedom.