Righting wrongful convictions: Should I be happy or angry?

Trying to make sense of recent Williams and Myers exonerations should lead to full examination of criminal justice system. By Charles Griggs “I'm not bitter for what happened to me because the Lord Jesus Christ made me to be a man.” – Hubert "Nathan" Myers When I heard about the exoneration and release of Clifford … Continue reading Righting wrongful convictions: Should I be happy or angry?

To grow Black-owned businesses, think big

The most relevant factor in the growth of minority businesses is not capital, but the lack of vision that clouds the ability to project success. This is not because Black people don’t dream of success, but because minority entrepreneurs, stakeholders and their supporters haven’t challenged themselves to think big enough. By Charles Griggs “Systems are … Continue reading To grow Black-owned businesses, think big

It’s time to change the narrative on Black boys

Local social and economic systems are built to prevent Black boys from succeeding. The Black community has to change the culture and conditions, and be more supportive of African American males. By Charles Griggs “What they [Black men and boys] need are believers and partners willing to invest generationally in their abilities, assets and dreams.” … Continue reading It’s time to change the narrative on Black boys