It is now March 2013 and Black History month is over. Now what is our agenda for the 24/7, 365 days ahead?
Lack of focus and unity still plague us. The foreclosure rate in the Black community is still 80% higher than Whites. Black unemployment shot up from 13% - 14% but the true unemployment rate is closer to 30%. 26 million Blacks lost their jobs during the Great Recession of 2009, along with all the wealth gained since 1984.
This article originally published in West Orlando News Online.
So, my wife and I were invited to be a part of the ‘Stop The Killing Rally’ in Pine Hills, (Orlando, FL a few weeks ago), at the J-Mart in the parking area. There were tents, food, speakers, singers, musicians, dancers, mimes and other entertainers and activities.