"MJCIV, we have many choices, but the most promising one is to focus on our own communities. African-Americans must be aware of what is going on in this country and the world both politically and economically. However, If we want to truly…"
"This discussion has gone off course. We were discussing a need for a movement within the African American community to address critical issues and problems plaguing our community. Let's keep this on an intellectual level. The real…"
"The system is broken and passing a law that states that "we have a right to a high quality education" still won't ensure that it happens. What will ensure that this occurs are parents who are willing to scream and yell to remove…"
"Dr. West, this is so true. They key is what does it take to get around the power structure. How can we, the people of color, play the game differently in order to force the hands of the power elite? Where are the African American,…"
"Salem, I am not a Muslim but economically I agree that the Nation of Islam has preached this message for years. The sad thing is that they are preaching to a choir that still has a slave mentality. In our community we talk about black…"
"Do me and yourself a favor. Pull the 990 for ten organizations in your community that you know are led by African Americans and add up the amount of government funding they are receiving. This is public information. Then take time…"
"We don't need a movement to get jobs. We need a movement to create jobs. African Americans have to be entrepreneurial. If we make our own opportunities, we will not be dependent on others. There is enough money in our…"
"African Americans do need a movement, but not a political movement. We need a social movement to raise the consciousness of our people. Hundreds of millions of dollars flow through not-for-profit organizations throughout our communities…"