•Black Country Singers: Can They Make It?|
Having conquered the R&B, jazz, rock – even opera industries – African Americans seem to hit a roadblock in regards to country music. Can we make a lasting impact? Do we have what it takes to do so?
In 1926, DeFord Bailey broke racial boundaries when he became the first African American to appear on stage at the Grand Ole Opry, the very representation of country music.
It would take some 40 years before another African American made such an impact. It was 1962 and Ray Charles, although...
•The Obama Effect and Its Meaning to Young African American Males
On Nov. 4, 2008, Americans and much of the world was astounded as a man from Illinois approached the podium alongside his wife and daughters. Dozens of others had walked this seemingly endless journey; however, none made such an impact as the young man who would be elected 44th President of the United States.
The jury was in: an indelible “Obama Effect” had taken hold of the psyche of Americans everywhere.
Barack Obama, of African descent, affected American politics in a way never before...
•A Survival Guide For African Americans: Meeting the Challenges of Modern Technology by Implementing Internet Marketing Training
Bill White is an internationally-renowned Internet marketing guru who teaches the fundamentals of Internet marketing. A recent interview with White explores why African Americans are lagging behind in this field. He further describes several steps African Americans can take to raise the bar and survive the technological age through Internet marketing training.
Internet marketing expert Bill White uncovered some disturbing trends in African American lifestyles – particularly in regards to...