Chicago Street Journal (CSJ) Is Celebrating National Black Business Month

According to ProsperityNow.org/ (Formerly Corporation for Enterprise Development.) it will be centuries before “wealth equality” between whites and African-Americans and Latinos is realized in the United States. (Read their report on “The Ever-Growing Gap: Without Change, African-American and Latino Families Won’t Match White Wealth for Centuries.”) According to Neilsen (The top consumer rating agency for the nation.), “…Black consumers are one of America’s greatest assets.” Without a doubt, any group of people or country that has $1.2 trillion in buying power and who at the same time has kept virtually nothing for themselves, would be everyone’s best buddy (asset). Especially … Continue reading Chicago Street Journal (CSJ) Is Celebrating National Black Business Month

The Constant Fight Against Disrespect Of The Black Female

Comments like conservative TV talk show host Bill O’Reilly’s public denigration of U.S. Congresswoman Maxine Waters with a “joke” left Black women fuming and responding. Advocates and activists weren’t laughing when Mr. O’Reilly referred to Rep. Waters’ hair as a “James Brown wig,” during a March 28 interview on the show Fox & Friends.  That same day April Ryan, White House reporter for the American Urban Radio Network was disrespected by Press Secretary Sean Spicer, who told her to stop shaking her head during a Q&A. Black women fired back immediately, some through the hashtag #BlackWomenAtWork, which was created by … Continue reading The Constant Fight Against Disrespect Of The Black Female