Friday, April 29, 2005
Brothers have to cut it off. Shaved off is the latest trend. It is cut as short as possible to prevent the curl. Anything to hide the peas. This when organic would be cool. Remember the Jeri Curl? Almost as much oil on our heads as in our cars. Imports are way down in this area though. What do you think?
Monday, April 25, 2005
Friday, April 22, 2005
Although Congressman Al Hastings' environmental justice amendment failed, Congressman Al Wynn and Congresswoman Sheila Jackson-Lee have amendments that were accepted as part of the bill. See http://groups.msn.com/AAEA/legislation1.msnw Senator Barack Obama has also authored legislation that could be included in the bill: http://groups.msn.com/AAEA/legislation.msnw
What would you like to see in our national energy policy?
Thursday, April 14, 2005
AAEA is pushing for federal land and mineral rights transfers to African Americans as reparation for slavery. For more information, go to our Reparations Pages:
What do you think?
Tuesday, April 12, 2005
What Do You Think?
A new National Urban League report, "The State of Black America 2005," states that middle class blacks' tenuous hold on prosperity reflects racial discrimination in housing and other wealth-building arenas — both historically and now — and suggests that today's civil rights battles are largely economic. Among the report's findings:
- Blacks have more than double the unemployment rate of whites.
- Less than half of blacks own homes compared to more than three-fourths of whites.
- Black youth are more likely to have poorly trained teachers, live in poverty and not have health insurance than whites.
The report also makes clear that black America has made significant gains in some areas. Since 1960, when black men earned only 50 cents for every dollar earned by white men, income gaps have narrowed as the black middle class has grown and become more educated. In 2000, black men earned 64 cents on the dollar. The median net worth of black versus white households has remained virtually unchanged for more than a decade: In 2000, black households on average were worth $6,166 compared to $67,000 for whites, census data show. The ratio was virtually identical in the early 1990s. For additional Information:
The National Urban League, http://www.nul.org
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Sunday, April 03, 2005
His many friends are planning a tribute and fundraising gala for him. Email firstname.lastname@example.org for more information. In the interim, you can help Damu by contributing to his assistance fund:
UPDATE: Damu Smith died on May 5, 2006