CONSUMER CATEGORIES WHERE AFRICAN AMERICANS MOVE MARKETS Black consumers are speaking directly to brands in unprecedented ways and achieving headline-making results. Throughout 2017, popular brands witnessed the power of Black Twitter and the brand impact of socially conscious Black consumers. Through social media, Black consumers have brokered a seat at the table and are demanding […]Read More BLACK IMPACT
It is impolite, unethical even, to armchair-diagnose anyone in the public eye with having a mental illness, mostly because of the stigma attached to being labeled “crazy.” (It has nothing to do with privacy laws, I’m sure.) But even if Kanye West does not have an official label he wants to share publicly, he is […]Read More Kanye West and Charlamagne and Mental Health
THE ISSUES DEBATE While the candidates gave their point of view, did the candidates themselves stand out or was it the issues? Jobs, Homelessness, Property Values, Housing or Business Development are these issues dealing with our future? Neal Arthur’s Position: While we can accept a certain amount of low income and high-density government subsided housing, I […]Read More THE ISSUES DEBATE
Hustlers vs. Entrepreneurs: Which One Are You? Hustlers vs. Entrepreneurs. The two are pretty much the same thing, right? Wrong! While I would say that it is pretty safe to assume that most entrepreneurs are natural hustlers, I would also say that most hustlers will never become entrepreneurs. You see, hustlers are missing a few […]Read More C-Suite
Commissioner Richard Ross Jr. has never been in a Starbucks, What? Assuming you had to buy something, why would that be assume when customers told them (Cops) that they (white customers) had not purchased anything as well.Read More Video: Commissioner Apologizes
Commissioner says “No Wrong Doing” But on what assessment? by Cheryl Morrow When the police arrest someone, they take away that person’s fundamental right to freedom. Consequently, there are several procedures the police must follow before they can make a legal arrest so that our rights remain protected. This article has some information about the […]Read More Probable Cause
Supporting Black Businesses, Not A Plan B By Olivia Green, CEO/Black San Diego Two weeks ago had I been asked that very same question, what would I have said? What would we all have said? For me, it would have been, after my Grande hot chai tea latté that Starbucks makes me feel like I […]Read More How Does Starbucks Make Us Really Feel?