Should We Legitimize the Black Man’s Hustle?

HustleBy Lawrence A. Robinson
What is the purpose of business? Is it to make money? Is it to increase stock holder’s equity? There are many different answers and most could be considered correct. I was taught that the purpose of business; ‘Is to create long term repeat customers.’

FED UP, Evangelist Takes Action Against Neighborhood Carpetbagger

BoycottCitgoBy Lawrence A. Robinson
So, I was driving on Silver Star Rd and turned North onto Pine Hills Rd, and I saw a fellow pacing back and forth with a sign. He was picketing the Citgo station on the corner of the Winn Dixie Plaza. I looked at my temperature gauge and then my clock. It was about 10:30am and very hot. I said to myself, 'No, it's way to hot to be out there in this heat. He has got to be very serious.' I decided to let him be serious by himself, and I drove on about my business.

Walmart Is Spending On Public Relations But Not On Employees

WalmartSignby 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.

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.

The Entrepreneur Struggle

entrepreneurshipby 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.