Harry C. Alford

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Racial inequity is hidden in plain sight

There are these two young fish swimming along and they...

Good Writing practices equal good ROI

Write for yourself and your team

The ROI of good writing will be higher than...

John Lewis – A True Hero has Departed

Beyond the Rhetoric

On July 17 we got the news that one of our few heroes made his...

Ridesharing is the Path to Wealth

Beyond the Rhetoric

For many decades, the alternatives to private travel were taxi cabs, public trains and...

Making a Black Chamber Effective

Beyond the Rhetoric

The time has come for us to gather up all the...

An Example of a Strong Black Leader

This letter is an excellent example of perfect advocacy...

When the Grim Reaper comes tapping at your door

Beyond the Rhetoric

According to www.influenza.com: When influenza (flu) goes...

Beyond the Rhetoric

Levi's Stadium: A project that will go down in infamy

The National Black Chamber of Commerce and its kindred spirits have been fighting construction unions' racist hiring and contracting tactics.

What if the CBC was pro-business?

The Congressional Black Caucus in its short history has basically been a bastion of progressive or liberal thinkers. Of the 42 members who can vote, their record collectively has been on a pro-socialistic direction. All of them are a part of the Democratic Party and will march with President Barack Obama’s agenda regardless of what harm it will do to Black Americans. The Republican Party has one person, Sen. Tim Scott of South Carolina.

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The Promise of Colombia

Beyond the Rhetoric

Where do I begin to tell the story of our trade mission to the beautiful nation of Colombia? It had been in the planning stage for more than 14 years. It began when Oscar Gamboa, who works for the government, came to our office in Washington, D.C., and met with Charles DeBow. There would be numerous communications with Oscar and others but we never solidified anything because we were preoccupied with African nations.

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