January 23, 2014 in Editorials, National News, News, Opinion, opinion/columns
By John W. Boyd Jr.
President, Black Farmers Association
President Obama is far out in front of our stale, stubborn Congress on the issue of expanding college education to more under-represented Americans, just as on many progressive programs this administration struggles to promote.
Last week the President announced his proposals to improve the college education system, but once again he has to use his executive powers to circumvent Congressional resistance and urge college presidents to do more to reach underserved populations. Why?…
August 13, 2012 in News, Point Of View, Top Stories
…Many black women have criticized 16-year-old Gabby Douglas’s hairstyle, via social media outlets.
Why do you think some African American women would make that an issue instead of focusing on her historical accomplishment?
June 18, 2012 in Business/Financial, Education, Featured, Global, News, Opinion, Uncategorized
By Mary Hunt Can you imagine wanting to pay outrageous amounts of interest? Do you ever see yourself gladly making monthly payments to a greedy finance company? Would you like [...]