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Truth is in favor of you and me; for the truth of our enemies whom we have been serving here in the U.S.A. for over 400 years (whom we did not know to be our enemies by nature) is the truth that the Black Man must have knowledge of to be able to keep from falling into the deceiving traps that are being laid by our enemies to catch us in their way which is opposed to the way of righteous of whom we are members. ~ The Honorable Elijah Muhammad

Sunday, December 16, 2012

(Black) Leaders meet but whose agenda is being carried?

Black leaders of nearly 60 organizations, representing the needs and concerns of millions of Blacks, came to the nation’s capital and met in a closed meeting to develop what many are calling a “Black Agenda.”
“The nation must commit to economic and educational parity for communities of color,” according to the written document distributed after their four-hour historic meeting of civil rights, social justice, business and community leaders.
“The plight of the African-American community underscores the urgency of our demand,” the leaders wrote. “The African-American community was disproportionately battered by the Great Recession, and has benefited the least from the fragile economic recovery. Unemployment remains unacceptably high; income inequality and the ever-widening wealth gap threaten to relegate the Black community to perpetual underclass status. And those who wish to curtail investment education and career preparation further dim the prospects for upward mobility for our young people.”  The Final Call...

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