Tag Archives: black opinion

Mayor Fenty reforming Washington DC schools equals no reelection?

13 Sep

Mayor Fenty reforming Washington DC schools equals no reelection?

This is one of those instances that remind you of the old saying that no good deed goes unpunished. Mayor Adrian M. Fenty fought for and gained control of DC schools after which he inserted Michelle Rhee as schools chancellor. The schools have improved bu…t the very people’s children who are benefiting from this have no love for Rhee or Fenty because they think they are reforming too fast?????

Read more: http://aareports.com/2010/09/black-mayor-reforming-dc-school.html

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New study says that black women like to be a little overweight

29 Jun

New study says that black women like to be a little overweight.

A University of Missouri graduate student has found that black women actually differ from white women in their perceptions of the ideal body shape and size.

Read more:
http://aareports.com/2010/06/thin-may-not-be-in-for-african-american.html

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