By Eddie S. Glaude, Jr. New York Times – Originally posted June 25, 2014 I once wrote that the black church was dead. It was a deliberate provocation. I wanted to spark a conversation about the role of black churches in light of contemporary challenges, particularly the crisis of American capitalism. Black pastors preaching the need […]
The union’s stance—withdrawing support because the UNCF took Koch money—is progressive intolerance. By Keli Goff Posted July 17, 2004 Let’s say, hypothetically, that a charity that serves veterans, based in my home state of Texas—where 23 percent of folks polled believe that President Barack Obama is Muslim—accepts a sizable donation from the Obama family. But after the […]
by Ron Busby, Sr. President, U.S. Black Chambers, Inc. Let me get my disclaimer out of the way first… The U.S. Black Chambers, Inc. (USBC) is a business organization. Our sole purpose is to improve the lives of Black people by actively working to change the market environment. We advocate for improvements in capital access, […]
It is with great honor that I share this article by Alex Pappas, that appeared in the Birmingham News about my friend Kristal Quarker Hartsfield. She is brilliant, dynamic, and tough enough for the very difficult job that she has been asked to manage. Kristal is an Alabama Original!!! Kristal Quarker Hartsfield leads the national […]
Last month, Rev. William Barber, President of the NAACP North Carolina State Conference referred to U. S. Senator Tim Scott (R-SC) as a “A ventriloquist dummy.” Essentially declaring that he is a puppet with White Republican hands at his back controlling what he says and what he does. He never cited his objections about Senator […]
By: Chelsi P. Henry Posted: Feb. 3 2014 4:08 AM Republican National Committee Rising Star honoree Chelsi P. Henry Courtesy of CHELSI P. HENRY I’m often asked, “When did you become a Republican?” And my answer is the same every time: “I’ve always been one!” My mother gave birth to me when she […]
Dozens of my friends have reached out to me regarding what it’s like to stop your career and go back to school FULL TIME! Allow me to offer caution but encouragement. The CAUTION is that you are no longer 20 yrs old!!! Frat/Sorority doesn’t matter, you no longer care where the party is or know […]
Be on the lookout for Leah Wright-Rigueur’s book: The Loneliness of the Black Conservative: Pragmatic Politics and the Pursuit of Power. David Pesci gives us a preview linked below. The Riddle of Black Republicans: More Than Meets the Eye.