by Cynthia Wheeler 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.
by James DeShay 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.
Note 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.
by Urban Community Research 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.
by Eddie Cole, Introduction by Administration Here is a hot topic from comments on Face Book about Eatonville's Family Dollar retail store. It seems that the the retail giant will start selling beer and wine in the Eatonville store. Many residents don't like the idea. Should there be a petition to stop this degrading process in our community? Interested residents speak out.