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Protesters Shut Down Oakland Train Station

The Huffington Post | Lilly Workneh | Posted 11.28.2014 | Black Voices

As people nationwide actively boycott big businesses on Black Friday, a group of protesters in California forced a temporary shutdown of a BART train ...

#BlackoutBlackFriday: A National Call To Boycott Black Friday

The Huffington Post | Lilly Workneh | Posted 12.09.2014 | Black Voices

Protests in Ferguson, Missouri, have spread nationwide in the past few days, and activists are continuing to speak out against injustice as they plan ...

Kate Abbey-Lambertz

Black-Owned Businesses Are Quietly Powering Detroit's Resurgence, But No One's Talking About It

HuffingtonPost.com | Kate Abbey-Lambertz | Posted 07.18.2014 | Black Voices

Detroit will mark the first anniversary of its bankruptcy filing this Friday, and across the country, people are watching the city to see how it has s...

A Question for Black People... What's Your Focus?

Ryan Mack | Posted 03.11.2013 | Black Voices
Ryan Mack

As much as we may be caught up in the political fever of D.C., the truth of the matter is that we have limited control over what politicians do when they go to D.C. However, the decisions we make with our own finances are completely within our own control.

Supporting Black Businesses

Dedrick Muhammad | Posted 02.17.2013 | Black Voices
Dedrick Muhammad

As we rapidly become a minority-majority nation, it's increasingly clear that businesses that fail to make diversity a major priority not only risk damage to their public image -- they also risk damaging the country's economic future.

Black Still Matters -- Even After You Get Some Green

Zondra Hughes | Posted 08.01.2012 | Chicago
Zondra Hughes

The other night, a jagged little pill of truth was placed on my tongue and I was forced to swallow.