Tag Archives: black issues

Defending the NAACP against the Tea Party and Fox News

15 Jul

While you can legitmately make the argument that the NAACP has other issues to deal with besides bigotry and hatred in the Tea Party Movement. What you can’t do is make it seem as if the NAACP is irrelevant and does nothing in Black Communities as some have in an effort to defend the Tea Party.

Read more here:
http://aareports.com/2010/07/naacp-is-active-in-black-communities.html

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Black leaders urge swift federal action on poverty

13 Jun

Black leaders urge swift federal action on poverty

Poverty-stricken minority neighborhoods across America are “zones of pain” in a “state of emergency” that deserve a swift federal response, a group of black leaders said during a discussion on economic recovery at the Rainbow/PUSH annual conference Saturday. Read more…

http://aareports.com/2010/06/black-leaders-urge-swift-federal-action.html

Black teens more optimistic about the future because of Pres. Obama

1 May

Black teens more optimistic than their peers. A poll released Thursday by Hamilton College in Clinton, N.Y., found that 70 % of black teen students thought their standard of living would be better than their parents and they believe so beacuse of the election of Barack Obama. Read the entire article here: http://talkhonestly.blogspot.com/

List: Companies with a Non Urban Dictate ( don’t advertise on black media )

24 Apr

‘Non Urban Dictate’ These three words essentially mean that a company is not interested in the Black consumer. A NUD label means that a company does not want their marketing and advertising materials placed in media that claim an urban audience . Read a list of some of those companies here:

http://www.letstalkhonestly.com/blacknewsblackviews.html

New Book: One Black Man’s Thoughts

24 Aug

Let’s Talk Honestly: One Black Man’s Thoughts ( Kindle Edition ) just $1.50

An eBook collection of poems and essays by George L. Cook III. These writings are inspired by Mr. Cook’s experience’s as a soldier, community activist, time in politics, coach, husband, and father. And yes they are inpsired by his experiences as a black man living in the United States. The book touches on parenting, domestic abuse, Barack Obama, gang violence, education, AIDS, self esteem, missing black women, black hair and much more.

http://www.amazon.com/dp/B002E19JKU