How do we create Economic Empowerment in the African-American community?

Last week, I began a series on the “Up 4 Discussion” blog site that will continue through the summer.  Our topic… a response to the controversial “Lynch Letters”.  Although some may debate the validity of these letters, the effects within the African-American community are evident.

I would love for you all to support this project by…

  1. Reading the original Willie Lynch Letter – The Making of a Slave
  2. Reading the letter written by his grandson Willie Lynch III – How to Make an Economic or Ghetto Slave
  3. Join the conversation… UnLynched: An Economic Empowerment Doctrine for African-Americans – The Introduction and Part 1 (Restoring Trust)

This series is meant to create a candid discussion about the state of the African-American community as a result of slavery.  We can not go back and change the past however, it is imperative that we recognize the disproportionate economic status of our community and begin addressing real solutions.  We want to hear from everyone…

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