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Black Wealth 2020 Adds HBCUs to Its Economic Empowerment Agenda

     The economic impact of HBCUs, their struggle to stay afloat, and the dire financial disparities faced by HBCU students are the reasons that Black Wealth 2020, a catalyst for Black  economic equality, recently decided to add HBCUs as a forth leg to its three-pronged focus to grow Black wealth through Black-owned businesses, Black banks and Black homeownership.” […]

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Lakisha Young, Oakland Reach

Young knows firsthand the aggravation of dealing with the Oakland school lottery. She also understands the anxiety parents feel not knowing whether their children will have to enroll in a low-performing neighborhood school should there not be enough seats available at quality schools. Her personal experience led her to organize other parents and teach them how to advocate for their children. […]

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Cameroon: Life without a Political Solution

      Cameroon, once peaceful and regarded as a model of stability in Africa, is now in crisis. Since a full political union in 1972 with French-speaking Cameroon which ended federalism, the English-speaking minority, estimated at 4 million and concentrated in the North-West and South-West regions, has felt marginalized, economically disenfranchised, and discriminated against. […]


Tough Decision

Everyone can second guess, talk about what should have happened or what they would have done. You see, it’s difficult to make decisions that impact thousands, but that’s what leaders have to do. That’s what Delta Sigma Theta Sorority president Beverly E. Smith did when she announced that the convention would come to an end at noon on the third day of the five-day convention. […]