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Millennials want to know that you care

Millennials want to know that you care. Yes, it does take a village to raise a child, but that is only half of the battle. We also deserve to be equipped with the necessary tools to face all of the challenges that we are faced with today.

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Failure to keep and control the black dollar

By: Isaiah Robinson  HOUSTON — A wise man once said, “Knowledge is power, and knowledge can be the difference between life or death.” We are a powerful people of many capabilities with that dollar in our hand, but we’re misguided on the impact of that dollar through strategic and decisive planning. Our people call for

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Third Eye Opener: Go Back to Africa

How many times have we heard the phrase, “Go Back to Africa?” We’ve all heard it mostly from a negative aspect. This is verbal evidence of someone’s racism coming to the surface.

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A mindset for the holiday season

By: Omowale Lithuli-Allen In the tract, Generosity to Justice, the story is told about the nobility of the human spirit in the wake of a disaster- Hurricane Katrina. Thousands of black residents of New Orleans revealed an open sore in the land of the plenty. A superpower was paralyzed to mount an effective relief effort

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Why No Kings?

There is a reason that America doesn’t have a king and doesn’t want a king. A little over 200 years ago our forefathers fought a brutal revolution to emancipate from its mother country- Great Britain and King George the III. Although Black people were chattel slaves, Crispus Attucks still gave his last and greatest measure of devotion to the cause of freedom.

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Education, Democracy and Christianity

By: Bobby E. Mills, PhD Democracy requires an educated-spiritually-intelligent voting population. The Bible states it in a most profound emphatic manner: “Blessed is he that readeth, and they that hear the words of this prophecy, and keep those things which are written therein: for the time is at hand.” (Revelation 1: 3). Understanding the spiritual

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Roadmap to Freedom and a Culture of Achievement

When the great Civil War began in America, April 12, 1961, there were about nine-million people in the South. Four -million of the people were Black-people of African descendant. Fully half of these were Black men. Prior to the Civil War, the United States Supreme Court had ruled in the Dred Scott Decision that no

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Another Cruel–Irony The Homeless Pay for their Homelessness

Photo credit: Matt M. McKnight/Crosscut Earl Ofari Hutchinson There is yet another breath-taking cruel irony to the plight of the homeless. That’s that the homeless pay for their homelessness. They pay in two ways. One is through taxes. The other is through who gets the tax dollars and how those dollars virtually guarantee that the

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