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Reinventing Black Leadership Starts in the Community

We’ve got the wrong people speaking for us and the wrong motives driving their efforts. The simple fact is, if we want to be a serious people, we need serious leaders. A people and their community is often judged by the quality of its leadership. Reinventing Black leadership and the vision for redeveloping Black America is […]

Seattle Testimonial Demonstrates Impact

In Seattle Rex Hohlbein had been designing luxurious homes for more than two decades when his life began to shift. He began inviting homeless people into the office of his architecture firm to warm up, use the bathroom and get a cup of coffee. Pretty soon, he found it hard to spend his days designing […]

Braddock Art Gallery Seeks Funding

A project meant to strengthen the role of marginalized Braddock residents in their community’s redevelopment is seeking $20,000 via an Indiegogo campaign that has just weeks to go. The Visual Landscape Gallery Boutique, an art gallery and a community-resource center, is an initiative of the Braddock Inclusion Project.  The nonprofit BIP is run by Isaac Bunn, […]

War on Drugs destroys Black America

We can’t talk about the War on Drugs without talking about the criminal justice system. When you talk about arrests for drugs, illegal traffic stops and killings of unarmed individuals you have to talk about how the dominate society view other people. You must talk about a system that’s riddled with racism. The deeper you […]

Trump Budget Cuts Continue the Erasure of Black life in America

In addition to major budget cuts to a number of major federal government agencies, the White House budget released Thursday proposes the complete elimination of a number of smaller departments and programs. Budget cuts that will disproportionately devastate Black Americans.Last year, then-presidential candidate Donald Trump condescendingly said to African-Americans, “You live in your poverty, your […]

Black Wealth In American Barely Registers

Black Wealth in American hardly exist. Black Americans today own little if any of America’s land, produce little. if any,  of the country’s resources and possess negligible amounts of this nation’s immense wealth. Even after making America what it has become today and suffering some of the worst human rights abuses ever known to mankind.   Even […]