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Honoring Successful Black Americans

Pat1859 Wrote: Feb 25, 2013 5:10 PM
There should be many more columns like this, and they should be in the schools so the upcoming generation would start thinking positively in their early years.
mhood175 Wrote: Feb 25, 2013 9:23 PM
Ha, are you kidding? When the momma's, auntie's, grannies, and sista's STOP teaching the rug rats to hate all whites and to feel sorry for themselves because they'll always be a failure and a loser, THEN maybe things will change, but I doubt it -it would take common sense and I don't see any from that direction!

During black history month, we rightly celebrate men like black abolitionist Frederick Douglas and Martin Luther King, Jr. At pivotal points in America's history, these men took a stand for equal rights for black Americans.

But it's time we honor the achieving black Americans who have taken advantage of those rights, applied their skills, overcome obstacles, and achieved their piece of the American Dream. Though thankful for their freedom and opportunity, many now rail against the culture of victim-hood that sadly contributes to high black unemployment, black-on-black crime, and the explosion of fatherless families in black America.

One such man is...