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

Why racism will never end

It is understandable that people in power will never concede or promote compassion for those who suffer from their gains. It is more believable that the systematically oppressed choose to understand the oppressor for who they are, and build their own empire accordingly. By Charles Griggs “For a long time after the Civil War, the … Continue reading Why racism will never end

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

What Jacksonville Black voters want

The top 3 issues that would totally win over Duval County Black voters. “Achieving equity—just and fair inclusion into a society in which all can participate, prosper, and reach their full potential—is the moral imperative, a potent antidote to inequality, and the superior growth model.” - PolicyLink With the energy of the 2018 mid-term elections … Continue reading What Jacksonville Black voters want