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No More Cotton to Pick: What Must Black America Do to Ensure Our Survival?

April 9, 2015 by

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  (The following is from a commentary by Phillip Jackson, Founder and Director of The Black Star Project, headquartered in Chicago, Illinois.) “If you are Black in America, being educated, hard-working and crime-free ensures nothing. Black unemployment and the deprivation of Black wealth in America are structural, systematic and intentional. Having one, two or ten […]

Education: Does the “Achievement Gap” Rest in Our Laps? Does It Begin in Our Homes?

August 26, 2012 by

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What Must We Do? Where, When, With Who? By Bro. Mxolisi T. / Ozo-Sowande An African proverb serves to inform and inspire those who live and listen with their ears turned to their souls: “The ruin of a nation begins in the homes of its people.” The wisdom and power embodied in those words are […]