Tuesday, December 18, 2018

Tag: black wall street

O.W. Gurley, the Visionary Who Fostered Decades...

O.W. Gurley (??? - sometime after 1921) O.W. Gurley was a wealthy Black landowner, born to former enslaved Africans, who traveled the United States...

Black Wall Street 2.0: Atlanta Businesswoman Plans...

The holiday season is here and a local Atlanta entrepreneur is looking to spread a little cheer by hosting a children's toy drive and...

Why Racial Healing in America Is Dependent...

With everything that is being thrown at the Black community, with all the challenges we face, there is a sense of urgency to act...

8 Successful and Aspiring Black Communities Destroyed...

https://youtu.be/yg5mUjVMg7I When the Civil War ended, African-Americans in Atlanta began entering the realm of politics, establishing businesses and gaining notoriety as a social class. Increasing...

Slocum Massacre 106th Anniversary: The True Atrocity...

July 29 marks the anniversary of the Slocum Massacre, where in the East Texas town of Slocum, Black people were gunned down and slaughtered...

Do White Fans Think They Own Kevin...

When Lebron James and other Black athletes assert their independence and leave their team — or the plantation — some white fans engage in...

Black Dollars Matter: What Will It Take for...

The Black bank has played an important role in funding Black entrepreneurs, businesses and institutions, sustaining the Black community and helping individuals when other...

Race and the Orlando Nightclub Massacre: Witness...

The most recent deadly mass shooting in America — in which a gunman opened fire on a gay nightclub in Orlando, Florida — is...

7 Little Known Facts About the First...

The Creation of Orange Mound  In 1890, white developer E. E. Meacham purchased land from the Deaderick family, plantation owners in Memphis Tennessee.  He sold lots to African-Americans for...

Group Economics Is the Key to the...

Facing Economic and Political Annihilation, Black America Has No Other Choice But to Seize Control of its Economic Destiny Economic Empowerment Group Urges Cooperative Economics...

#NeverForget Means We Should Never Forget All...

On this anniversary of the 911 terrorist attacks, America must never forget what took place that day--the cycle of violence in today’s world, the...

Could the Fear of Black Success Be...

For quite some time, leaders in the Black community have been urging people to support Black-owned businesses. It’s all too often that the public...

Pull Up Your Pants: The Challenge and...

By Charles F. Coleman Jr. There is a conversation in the Black community that always seems to surface during a discussion about the latest wrong...

8 Arguments Used to Blame Black People...

Black people are too intent on holding on to wrongdoings from the past. Therefore, they keep blaming someone else for their problems. The list of...

6 Interesting Things You Didn’t Know About...

The Greenwood neighborhood in Tulsa, Oklahoma, housed one of the most successful Black economies in American history. The area is, now, commonly referred to...

This Historian Gives A Spot On Explanation...

Video From The Tulsa Lynching of 1921 A Hidden Story

Oprah Developing Miniseries on Often Forgotten Oklahoma...

Oprah Winfrey’s OWN cable network is developing a two-part miniseries chronicling one of the ugliest and least-known chapters in U.S. history. Academy Award-winning actress Octavia...

8 Successful and Aspiring Black Communities Destroyed...

Atlanta Race Riot (1906) When the Civil War ended, African-Americans in Atlanta began entering the realm of politics, establishing businesses and gaining notoriety as a...