No Longer Majority Black, Harlem Is in Transition

Joshua S. Bauchner, with his 2-year-old daughter, Evlalia, moved to Harlem in 2007. “In Manhattan, there are only so many directions you can go,” he said I first became fascinated with Harlem, the capital of black America, when I was a kid growing up in the Midwest.  I was always into books and at 12 … Continue reading

A Thought: African-American banks and moving your money

Anyone who has been reading this blog for awhile knows that my biggest problem with Obama administration and the Federal  Reserve was the Wall Street bailout which was pretty much limited to helping the major money center banks and firms like AIG.  Many of these institutions were at the center of the financial crisis we encountered.  … Continue reading

African American media fighting for its life

This is really the story of the entirety of  print media, rather than African-American media alone.  The internet has changed how everyone gets news and in the age of blogs and etc, print media is under fire.    African-American media will need to remake itself. __________________________________________________________________________________________________ African American media struggling to survive Just like mainstream media, … Continue reading

Getting Your Own Stuff

I’m writing for a few reasons.  First, I enjoy it.  I imagine a painter feels as I do when I write in the sense that he expresses his creativity through his art.  My creativity comes out as I paint my thoughts by writing.  Just like the artist, there’s a certain satisfaction that’s felt as one … Continue reading