The Village Square Mall Hosts Nancy Pelosi and Val Demings

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Ms. Nancy Pelosi is the Minority Leader of the United States House of Representatives and served as the 52nd Speaker of the United States House of Representatives from 2007 to 2011. She found time to come to Orlando in support of Val Demings' who is running for the US House to Represent the 10th Congressional District of Florida.

The event was held at the Village Square Mall in the Washington Shores community. This turned out to be a fitting venue considering the historical elements of the area and it is the stated center of Black Commerce in Orlando.

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Walmart Is Spending On Public Relations But Not On Employees

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So Walmart is giving pennies for good Public Relations. I am not going to ask the non profits turn down the monies but as a society can we decline to sit at Walmart on Black Friday? We will show that we will take our business other places and demand that Walmart give their employees a bonus, and better wages. If they do not we can spend our Christmas dollars at places other than their big box store.

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Introducing (again), The Associated Negro Press

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On Sunday, March 3, 1919, the Associated Negro Press (ANP), the first national news services for African Americans, was established. Yeah that's right, there was an entity called the 'Associated Negro Press.'

The Associated Negro Press was the oldest and largest Black press service in the United States.

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The Entrepreneur Struggle

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Wow! There is nothing wrong with being your own boss and being able to pass the business down to your sons and daughters. What this gentleman is unable or unwilling to see is two things. One being everyone can't be a boss and secondly; there are people that leave a legacy to their children through a display of hard work and commitment.

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The Florida Consortium of Black Business Continues The Legacy of Black Business Failure

flcbb logoNote from Lawrence A. Robinson: These are remarks made in reference to a FaceBook comment that I made. The original FB comment was in reference to the status of the organization and the members of the Florida Consortium of Black Business who made the trip to Tallahassee last year. I noted, it appeared that nothing came out of the trip that enhances the Black business community.  D. Miller, carried my statement a bit farther when responding to someone who actually made the trip.

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