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Are upcoming rappers getting a fair break?

Hip Hop Connectin Are upcoming rappers getting a fair break? By Jineea Butler What validates you? Is it someone, or something, an action or a specific process of thought? The late Steve Jobs said, “You have to trust in something – your gut, destiny, life, karma, whatever.  This approach has never let me down, and it has made all the difference in my life.”  I worry that those of us who march to the tune of ...

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Governor Scott out of touch with African American issues in Florida

Governor Scott out of touch with African American issues in Florida By Roger Caldwell In Florida there are the traditional Black organizations, a large number of Black university presidents/professors, and more African Americans in politics and positions of authority than ever before. There are also many Black CEO’s of major corporations, over thirty Black newspapers and publications, and working and retire ...

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Is FDOT the MBE’s Economic Enemy?

Today, many of Florida’s minority owned business owners are up in arms about the way FDOT is using “government magic” to keep qualified Black and other minority businesses from participating in purchasing contracts at the huge state agency with a budget of more than $9 billion. ...

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