On Feb. 12, the Association of Minority Enterprises of New York (AMENY) Inc. held its 40th Annual Legislative Business Conference in Albany, N.Y.
Choice is a powerful weapon in the fight against the chronic, food-related diseases that plague our community. So when the tapestry of our community shows a lifeless, lackluster patch for health, it is because we chose to weave it that way.
At a billion and growing in Africa alone, Blacks are not at risk. America is.
We need a community prosperity vision. United States strength, humanity and moral authority are at stake.
The statement “The higher you build your barriers, the taller I become” pretty much sums up the collective experience of people of African descent in the U.S. economy. It also sums up why our heads sit high amid the loud noise of smallness.
The perpetrators show up when you’re most likely to be at work. The only proof that they were there is the notice in your mailbox — a small square of white paper with big black letters in boldface: WE’LL BUY YOUR HOUSE FOR CASH$$$$$$$$$!
Pictures of Black America abound. Most of them tell about the wealth gap and other disparities between Blacks and whites, and sometimes — rarely — they tell about the wealth gap among Blacks themselves. How about the positivity gap between Blacks and whites?
I have been a fan of authentic Thai cuisine ever since I visited that country in 2001
By the time President Barack Obama delivered his second and final State of the Union address, he had already given the country a list of industry and career sectors that will matter greatly to the U.S. economy and security during and beyond his second term.