"Investing In America's Diversity"
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25 Years Of Inclusive, Diverse Entrepreneurship.

National Museum of African American History & Culture Built by: Smoot Construction Company, & H.J. Russell Company, (members of the NBCC) & Clark Construction.

Beyond The Rhetoric

The U.S. is Afraid of China

The President of the United States stood before world television and declared the little nations of Syria, Iran, Libya and North Korea to be evil empires.  It was bold and asserting.  However, the most evil empire of all has never been called out in such fashion by an official of this nation. Those stated evil empires are fueled through weapons trade, and even weapons of mass destruction, by China.  It is China that gives them the technology and courage to do what they do.  Yet, we won't approach China about these sinister actions.

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This Election Let

Collectively, we African Americans have been voting as a block since the late 1960's as the Voting Rights Act began being implemented throughout the South and other venues.  We have been very kind especially to the Democratic Party and to anyone who is Black running for a local office.  We have elected officials who have spent an entire career in some slots without having anything of substance to claim as an accomplishment.  African Americans have been the least selective and least demanding of all blocks of voters.  Poverty, crime, legal injustice, unfair taxation and unemployment have become household terms to us and for some reason we accept it.  We do not hold our elected officials accountable - especially the Black ones.

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Time for Africa to Get Its Share of U.S. Trade

With the collapse of the recent trade round in Doha the United States must examine what its economic priorities are around the globe.  As the world's foremost military and economic power, we have the ability to encourage economic development, trade, and stability in countries whose people live in conditions unimaginable in the U.S.  Specifically, the citizens of many nations around the world suffer from abject poverty, HIV/AIDS, and have almost no opportunities to lift themselves out of their dire condition.

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