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21 Nov Consumerism

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The early 20th century was a great time for blacks in Greenwood, OK. The oil boom brought tons of educated, wealthy blacks to the area and it became the Negro Wall Street for many prominent black businessmen.

Prior to its destruction, the predominantly black town was worth over 30 million dollars in today’s currency. Money circulated and stayed in the town because everything was black owned. From the airports to the movie theaters, Greenwood money only ever touched black hands.

In 1921, a devastating race riot resulted in the destruction of nearly 2000 homes and over millions of dollars worth of businesses were burned to the ground. From that day on, we were never able to return to that state again.

Here’s why….

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16 May What does Mel Jackson think about politics?

"We have to stop looking for white saviors."

 Dr. Umar Johnson
By this blog, you probably have an inkling as to where I stand when it comes to race and politics. Dr. Umar Johnson does an amazing job further expressing my opinion on this issue. I don't trust our government. This country was built on oppression and those who are in power have done a lot to sustain our role as minorities. 
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29 Mar Black Spending Power: Using our Buying Power to end Racism!

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Purchasing power is a license to purchase power.

Raoul Vaneigem

Last year was a very exciting year for Black Americans and minorities, in general. It was a year of struggle and triumph, a year to evaluate the lack of diversity, and a year of open dialogue on how we can change our underprivileged circumstances. Minorities are more popular and more influential than they’ve ever been. Something in the air smells like change and we’re very confident that we will see this change in 2016.

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