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When good people essentially do nothing

When good people essentially do nothing

Feb. 13 | Power, politics, and policy and the influence they have over African American people   Abraham Lincoln once stated, “Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man’s character, give him power.” I say nearly all men can...

Opportunity and diversity one industry at a time

Opportunity and diversity one industry at a time

Dec. 12 | By Benjamin Todd Jealous Guest Commentator   There is a missing component to the national discussion concerning how to strengthen and rebuild the American economy. It is true that high unemployment, a weak national infrastructure, the need...

When good people essentially do nothing

When good people essentially do nothing

Dec. 12 | Power, politics, and policy and the influence they have over African American people According to Pastor Terrance Jacobs, former director with the Gamaliel Organization who was appointed to Africa, power is the concentration of “organized people...

Local businessman seeks to enliven entrepreneurial spirit

Local businessman seeks to enliven entrepreneurial spirit

Oct. 10 | Solutions to Black unemployment lie in more Blacks buying Black   By Charles Hallman Staff Writer   Local Black entrepreneur Duane Johnson believes that the issues that vex the Black community, such as unemployment, can be addressed by...

WNBA sets the standard while Lynx falls behind on race

WNBA sets the standard while Lynx falls behind on race

Sep. 19 |             First in an occasional series   The WNBA recently scored its 10th top grade for race in the 2012 Racial and Gender Report Card (RGRC), which is published annually by the Institute for Diversity and...

How big  is ‘small’? New minority business center focuses on million-dollar-plus companies

How big is ‘small’? New minority business center focuses on million-dollar-plus companies

Dec. 14 |   By Charles Hallman Staff Writer   An October 2010 City of Minneapolis report concluded that locally owned Black small businesses face “particularly acute” discrimination when seeking loans. They often are denied, and if they are...