Tag: media

Cost of not doing business

Cost of not doing business

| October 2, 2014

By James Clingman NNPA Columnist Over the past few decades, black people have been led to believe that we have “power” because we earn and spend so much money in the marketplace, now having eclipsed the $1 trillion mark.   As the most studied consumer segment in the world, black Americans are touted by dozens […]

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Hood or hero? Cleveland’s Charles Ramsey

Hood or hero? Cleveland’s Charles Ramsey

| May 21, 2013

By George E. Curry—But more than any other famous “hilarious black neighbor” Internet sensation, the coverage of Ramsey—and his criminal past—raises serious questions about how we treat a hero with a troubled past and, yes, how blacks and whites look at the same event through different prisms of race.

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