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113011_herman_cain_sharpton“If there is no struggle, there is no progress.” - Frederick Douglass  

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The following is a message from Al Sharpton to Herman Cain.

The greeting on your website says, “we are looking forward to hearing from you,” but I’m not sure you will be looking forward to hearing from me, Mr. Cain.

113011_demand_excellenceThe best quality education is one of the most important issues that will determine ones future life, prosperity and destiny. But for Black American parents and students, this is the single most important issue that will affect not only our overall quality of life, but also will determine how we will achieve to the fullest extent actual freedom, justice, equality and empowerment. Excellence in education should not be just a matter for national political debate and dialogue; it should be the cause for urgent grassroots social action, protest and demand.

113011_home_invasionWhere there’s a will, there’s a way, especially in light of the increased incidents of car jackings and home invasions, leaving death and sorrow among family members who have lost family members to the senseless murderous intrusion of violent criminals. It’s time for acts of desperation in the protection of citizens already facing a down economy trying to scrape by from day to day in order to make ends meet. As public safety experts, we must circle the wagons on criminals, and end their terroristic ways.

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113011_lee_light_railCongresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee was recently joined by Federal Transit Administrator Chief Peter Rogoff, Mayor Annise Parker, Senator Kay Bailey Hutchinson, Congressman Gene Green, Congressman Al Green, METRO CEO George Greanias, METRO Chair Gilbert Garcia and Greater Houston Partnership Chair Larry Kellner for today’s signing of the Metropolitan Transit Authority of Harris County Full Funding Grant Agreement (FFGA).


A week doesn’t go by when I find myself getting asked, “So, what do you do?”

I routinely share information about my various business interests, but I always find myself sharing information on the thing that drives me the most, the non-profit that I started called the Texas Business Alliance.

I left my corporate career as a bank Vice President after 11 years to start my work in the nonprofit sector, helping minority and women business enterprises (MWBEs) better understand the importance of being a part of a statewide network that focuses on the promotion, advocacy and development of its’ members.


Goodbye Praise 92.1...Money Talks and Everything Else Walks

If you weren’t aware by now, KROI-FM - Houston (92.1 FM) will begin its programming as a full service news station the week of November 14, 2011, and will now be News 92 FM, a 24-hour news and information station supported by news information from ABC News Radio and Associated Press Platinum.

112211_yes_we_cainBy Dr. Wilmer J. Leon III
NNPA Columnist

As GOP presidential hopeful Herman Cain battles charges of sexual harassment from four different women, he has used a number of ploys to defend himself. At the end of the day, whether the issue is sexual harassment, who developed his 9-9-9 Plan, or his limited understanding of foreign policy, the source of Herman Cain’s problems is his inability to command the facts. His problems don’t stem from the Perry campaign, “unstable women,” or the liberal media; Herman Cain’s problem is Herman Cain.


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