“When you want to help people, you tell them the truth. When you want to help yourself, you tell them what they want to hear.”
Thomas Sowell, Author
“The Thomas Sowell Reader”
He is possibly one of the most down-to-earth economists that may not be known among some of the younger generation. Nevertheless, if one is truly interested in business, entrepreneurship, urban history, charter schools, or plain old common-sense his name will surface quickly: Dr. Thomas Sowell.
Black stories. Black talent. Black creators. Black History.
I am going to go out on a limb here and say this year’s month-long celebration of Black History, is worthy of next-level turn up. Why go above and beyond more than any year prior? Because the last 12 months have shown that life for the descendants of chattel slaves hasn’t changed nearly as much as we would like and/or want to believe. We are in the fight of our lives while living in a Nation in crisis (e.g. suspect vaccines too reminis
“We are going forward, and we shall keep going forward if we do not let these difficulties which sometimes occur discourage us.”
--Booker T. Washington, Author
The Bible. Hard work. Thrift. Community investment. Education. Business building by men and women. These might ‘seem’ like modern innovations. However, if one knows their history, these items—and more—were the ‘norm’ in the old South after the Civil War and Reconstruction Era. They were proclaimed by many b