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Celebrating Our Fathers

AFRICANGLOBE - As we approach Fathers’ Day across the United States and in some other nations throughout the world, it is important to lift up those Black American fathers who are doing what is right and good for their children, families and communities. Too often when the issue of Black men is raised, it is done from a negative or pathological perspective.

Black Media Needs Ownership—And Control

Most so-called Black media outlets are merely White media masquerading as Black-owned media. The Grio is owned by NBC, The Root is owned by the Washington Post, Essence is owned by Time, and BET is owned by Viacom. Each of these outlets is run by Black people who serve as the public face of their White-owned companies.

Missed Opportunities in the African American Market

Nielsen's recent analysis of African American consumer buying habits and trends highlights consumer opportunities for businesses. It also points out possible shortcomings on the...

Obama, Romney Reject Invitation to Address Black Issues

President Barack Obama and his Republican challenger Mitt Romney have rejected an invitation from the NAACP and other Black groups, to participate in a...

African-Americans Wield Considerable Consumer Power

African-Americans' buying power is expected to reach $1.1 trillion by 2015, according to The State of the African-American Consumer Report, released today, collaboratively by Nielsen, a leading global provider of insights and analytics into what consumers watch and buy, and The National Newspaper Publishers Association (NNPA), a federation of more than 200 Black community newspapers across the U.S.