Last year on Black Friday, my blogger buddy suggested that I begin my mission of turning Black Friday, a horrible and painful reminder of our holocaust, into Black Empowerment Day. Then I thought:
Why only that one day? Why not EVERY DAY?
So here I am asking all of you to shop within our communities globally and keep the wealth within our Melanin Family. The process is called Ujamaa(ooo jah ma) and means Collective Economics. Why do I keep asking all of us to do this simple yet daunting task? Because Collective Economics gives way to:
Reliance on each other
Building stronger Black Networks
Building stronger Black Communities
Did you know that the Black dollar leaves us every 15 minutes? A far cry from Black Wall Street when the Black Dollar circulated at least 15-20 times before it left our tiny community. The results were quite…
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