I am neither the anointed nor self-appointed Voice of African Americans. My opinions are varied and constantly evolving, because life is ever changing. However, one subject has remained fundamentally the same during my lifetime and far proceeding it: the need for self-sufficiency and self-empowerment in the African American community.
I have been to many cities in this country, north, south, east and west. Every place is different, with its own distinct flavor and personality. Yet, so many share some very unfortunate similarities. African American communities around this country are substantially not economically controlled by African Americans. READ MORE