Columbus, Ohio - March 1, 2015
How do you reduce the cost of traveling 7,000 miles for a vacation? Roger Madison, founder and CEO of iZania, LLC has found the formula for reducing the cost of travel to South Africa and enriching the travel expe ...
Posted Sunday, March 1st 2015 at 11:52AM
"I forgot that he was Black." The comment by Chris Matthews simply indicates how deeply rooted racsim resides in the white psyche. Unknowingly, Chris longs for some post-racial nirvana where we don't see race at all. In this non-existant world, eq ...
Posted Thursday, January 28th 2010 at 5:51PM
I was asked this question recently in another forum. I hadn't thought about it for a while. But it seems that the economy and other frustrations of Blacks in America have raised a new sense of helplessness -- or lack of freedom -- for many of us. ...
Posted Wednesday, January 20th 2010 at 9:05AM
As the dust settles on 2009, we are still suffering the highest unemployment, highest foreclosures, the worst schools, and poorest healthcare. How are we to leverage the "Age of Obama" to improve our situation?
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Posted Monday, January 4th 2010 at 7:11AM
We always knew that knowledge of our racial heritage made a difference for young Black children. Here is proof. http://bit.ly/BlackSelfEsteem
Roger Madison ...
Posted Monday, December 14th 2009 at 4:03PM
Well, the battle is on. Mississippi Gov. Haley Barbour on Monday proposed combining the state's three public black colleges into one of the institutions, Jackson State University. While Barbour said that campuses would continue to exist at what are ...
Posted Tuesday, November 24th 2009 at 2:05PM
In an article titled, "The Case for Consolidation of HBCUs" by Charles J. Evans at BlackCommentator.com, he offers the following observation:
"I am suggesting that some HBCUs consolidate under their own volition. Schools that realize they are having ...
Posted Friday, November 20th 2009 at 12:48AM
The Fast Lane in the Information Age is no place for charlatans. This is not the place to "fake it 'til you make it." In the Information Age, you must be who you say you are, or anonymity will be permanent. Why is this so?
In 1992, when the Int ...
Posted Monday, November 9th 2009 at 2:35PM
Just for today I will try to live through this day only; and not set far-reaching goals to try to overcome all my problems at once. I know I can do something for 12 hours that would appall me if I felt that I had to keep it up for a lifetime.
Posted Monday, November 9th 2009 at 2:01PM
You will be surprised when you see what the Insurance Companies are doing to us.
The Healthcare debate is coming to a deafening crescendo, with the announcement today that Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid will introduce a bill with the "Public Op ...
Posted Tuesday, October 27th 2009 at 12:05AM
Our journey through life provides each of us with a unique perspective. We have the unique capacity to see our lives through a time-adjusted lense. Einstein attempted to explain this with his theory of relativity. We don't exist and see our existe ...
Posted Thursday, September 17th 2009 at 12:46AM
August 26, 2009 -- The CNN.com Breaking News Headline interrupted my work late into the evening --
'Lion of the Senate' dead at 77
Massachusetts Sen. Edward Kennedy died late Tuesday at his home in Hyannis Port, Massachusetts, after a battle with ...
Posted Friday, August 28th 2009 at 10:12AM
Republicans are using the T-word - taxes - to attack the Obama healthcare program. It's a strategy based in a lie. Please read the article “The Great Tax Con Job” at www.izania.com.
For the wealthy among you, this may be boring reading. Even so ...
Posted Saturday, July 25th 2009 at 3:07PM
It is almost ironic that President Obama was giving a speech at the NAACP Convention about "structural inequalities" as Professor Gates was being arrested.
I applaud the President for "standing up for Black men." The Bible teaches this:
Get wisdo ...
Posted Friday, July 24th 2009 at 1:01PM
West Palm Beach, FL July 15, 2009 -- Today, the founder current Board Chairman, Amefika D. Geuka, embarked on a 1,000 mile walk from the school in West Palm Beach, FL to Washington, DC to dramatize the urgent need for African-centered education for c ...
Posted Thursday, July 16th 2009 at 2:06AM
The quest to seal a legacy as more than just the Pop King told much about Jackson’s desire that the small but unseen and much neglected part of his life, that is his charitable work be known and remembered. That he be remembered as more than just a b ...
Posted Saturday, June 27th 2009 at 1:36PM
See that living off of Black business is not that much of sacrifice and has nothing to do with exclusion... it is about love, pride and enlightenment. In the Andersons' EE journey, they've supported dozens of quality Black businesses, profession ...
Posted Monday, June 15th 2009 at 1:22PM
As an African in America, I am always challenged to define and redefine my worldview in response to the dominant culture. Recetly, Supreme Court nominee, Judge Sonya Sotomayor became the latest non-white person to be placed under a microscope regar ...
Posted Thursday, June 11th 2009 at 10:37AM
As I listened to Obama's speech, I thought about two comments that have filled our news soundbites in recent days.
First, there has been a loud outcry among conservatives about the selection of Sonia Sotomayor as nominee for the Supreme Court. S ...
Posted Thursday, June 4th 2009 at 11:05AM
What is the best way to take advantage of the FAST LANE to catch up or surpass your competition? Understanding this is a matter of survival.
The advice of Wayne Gretsky, undoubtedly "The Greatest" to play the game of ice hockey, is "Go where th ...
Posted Tuesday, June 2nd 2009 at 12:28AM
If we want to know what torture is, and what it does to human beings, we have to look at it squarely, without flinching. That's just what a powerful and important film, seen by far too few Americans, does.
This is MUST READING. Read more. . . ...
Posted Saturday, May 30th 2009 at 6:13PM
Do you agree with this?
"On May 13, more than 200 protesters gathered outside the Detroit offices of House Judiciary Chairman and longtime Michigan representative John Conyers, who sponsored the controversial Performance Rights Act (HR 848). Known ...
Posted Friday, May 29th 2009 at 2:24PM
If you care about "Education and the Future of Black Children", check this out -- http://tinyurl.com/p9hjqw
Here are excerpts from three articles that offer a compelling perspective on the education of Black children. Let me know your thoughts af ...
Posted Friday, May 8th 2009 at 4:45PM
What is needed to close the gaps that we face as Black people is a few good leaders. Characteristics of leaders are often romanticized, analyzed, and debated. The quick way to find out if a person is a leader is to look at who is following them. S ...
Posted Sunday, May 3rd 2009 at 10:45AM