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JOIN IN THE BLACK RADIO AS WE DEBATE THE FACEBOOK GROUP THE MENS MINDSET , THE TOPICS WE WILL BE DISCUSSING IS CAN ECONOMICS AND EDUCATION ALONE SAVE BLACK PEOPLE? WHO'S RESPONDSIBLE FOR BLACK PEOPLES CONDITION? IS OUR STRATEGY OF REVOLUTION AND THE DESTRUCTION OF THE SYSTEM OF RACISM WHITE SUPREMACYAN EFFECTIVE SRATEGY? ALSO ARE WHITE WOMEN BETTER FOR THE BLACK MAN?? TODAY? JOIN BROTHER O-GOD AND SOLAR MIND, AND OUR NEWEST ADDITION SISTER RENEE (TRUTH QUEEN) AS WE DEFEND THE HONOR AND INTEGRITY OF THE BLACK RACE, BE IN THE HOUSE!! FAMILY ITS GOING DOWN!! THE CALL IN NUMBER IS (619) 924-0694... WE WANT TO HEAR FROM YOU!!!!
I'm your host B.T. of the Black Thinker Radio Show. Call in and state your case!
A Liberal is what? Someone who believes in being liberated or free?
A Conservative is what? Someone who lives his or her life under a set of moral guidelines or principles?
One can see how the Black Thinker is confused by political labels.
So what is a guy who believes in the Constitution, the free enterprise system, but is a womanizer? A Conservative?
What is a woman who owns a growing business employing 50 employees that she started from scratch and donates money to local charities, but does not believe in God? A Liberal?
The Black Thinker, as well as millions of people who fly political party banners, are confused.
Most Black Thinkers believe in God which is a high Conservative and Democrat attribute and but Black Thinkers vote for people who do not put God high on the list in some cases. And so do white people! What do things political labels really represent?
Black Thinkers shout on the top of highest mountain about racism, but exhibit, on occasion, quasi-racist behavior when it benefits them. For example, when a black and a non-black interview for a job or promotion, and the non-black gets selected, black thinkers decry "racism".
Did the Black Thinker consider that, perhaps, the person hired graduated from the same college or belonged to the same fraternity or sorority?
Or the person hired or promoted was part of a networking group that helps their own? Why does it always have to be racism?
Hell, it could a relative...which is nepotism...but when things or circumstances don't favor Black Thinkers all the time...it is not always racism.
This show will explore the conundrums of political party labels as well as try to peel the layers of the onion with regard to the Black Thinker.
Hello and welcome to the Forum a show about how politics results in policies that impact people. I’m Michael Fauntroy. The Forum premiers every Friday at Noon Eastern on the Tavis Smiley Network on Blog Talk Radio. You can also hear past editions of The Forum by visiting the show page. You can follow me on my website, MichaelFauntroy.com, on Twitter @MKFauntroy, or on Facebook at Michael K. Fauntroy.
I’m flying solo today to launch a periodic series of discussions on American conservatism. I call it The Conservatism Series and today I will focus on the intersection of conservatism and Black voter suppression. It’s a preview of sorts for my upcoming book on the topic. I’ll check in periodically to discuss some of the themes that emerge from my research on the topic over the last two years.
I want to start by simply offering the reasons behind the book and how I define conservatism. I hope this will be an interactive conversation, so I encourage you to reach out to me with your questions and comments. You can find me on Twitter @MKFauntroy and on Facebook at Michael K. Fauntroy. Send me a question or comment and I’ll respond in the next edition of the conservatism series.
June : Employment and Blacks in the Workplace
According to the Washington Post since the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) started reporting unemployment by race over 42 years ago, blacks have always been unemployed at a higher rate than whites. According to the August 2014 BLS unemployment number, blacks had an unemployment rate of 11.4% which is twice that of whites (5.3%).
According to Diversity Inc. There are six Black CEOs of Fortune 500 companies, accounting for 1.2% of all Fortune 500 CEOs.
June is focused on employment as well as diversity in the workplace. It is well known that diversity is lacking at the top of many of the companies we support. We are not asking for positions, we are saying where are the mentors who are already there and how can we craft more leaders? Many of us have experienced working twice as hard to still be in the same position and know the feeling of training folks who then become our boss. It is not okay that a company has 30% of its employees who are minorities and less than 10% in upper management. We have to call diversity in the workplace to carpet and challenge companies to do better. Employment also means lowering the unemployment rate, by ensuring that individuals in our neighborhoods know how to fill out an application, have interview skills, and know the simple basics of searching for a job. These are simple steps we all can take.
The recent uproar within the black community around these two characters has got to be put into proper perspective. Please join me as I give a real analysis to these two situations and bring clarity and focus without the misogynistic rhetoric. Call in with comments. 347.215.8933
The Hushmo Black Forum follows current events and news relevant to the African American community. The moderator initiates thought-provoking discussions and conversation for the listing audience throughout cyberspace . Members and guests of Hushmo’s online public forum are diverse individuals who have passionate insights and perspectives on African American issues that range from day-to-day life, politics, media, history, books, sports, entertainment, style, beauty and more.
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