The Debate Over Economic Inequality

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The problem with the ongoing debate about “economic inequality” as it impacts Americans of African descent is demonstrated all to clearly by the two opposites ends of the political spectrum with the progressive liberal minded Don lemon agreeing with the conservative Bill O Reilly on the plight of our young black men today is due a large part on their own apathy. This convergence of these two opposite ideologies makes it much more difficult in for our community solve this economic disadvantage. What was left out of this conversation, and the big elephant in the room, is the fact that…

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Black History Month

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Frederick Douglass, after going from slavery to freedom, to relishing the utopia of “emancipation” after the Civil War, fell back into despair by 1883. The South had put in place the Jim Crow "Separate but Equal" laws that took away 14th amendment protections of all Americans of African descent, Stated this; "In a composite nation like ours, made up of almost every variety of the human family, there should be, as before the law, no rich, no poor, no high, no low, no black, no white, but one country, one citizenship, equal rights and a common destiny for all. A…

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