Harry C. Alford

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Overcoming barriers through education

Keep a careful eye on the Higher Education Act

As the country watched in amazement while President-elect Joe Biden and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris solidified their lead in the historic 2020 election...

Backing Black Businesses With David Hall And Rodney Sampson

Beyond the Rhetoric

The disproportionate impact of COVID-19 on Black communities has become apparent as U.S...

Racial inequity is hidden in plain sight

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

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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