AFRICANGLOBE – One of the topics discussed at this year’s Africa Business Week in Frankfurt (22-26 April, 2013) was the challenge of modernizing African agriculture so that Africans also benefit. The number of inhabitants on the African continent is growing rapidly. To date, there are an estimated one billion people living in Africa and that number [...]
The Urban Politician’s Network mission is to tap into the consciousness of our people and move us to regain power over our lives.
Where talking about the Urban Politician’s Movement of Awareness. Dr. Joy Leary De Gruy stated in a recent interview with Gil Noble that, “The African American community’s voice no longer has the capacity to be stilled by a single shot.” Although there are many soldiers out there fighting everyday to improve the lives of others, there has not been a national rallying point behind them. There is power in numbers; however it’s the numbers that have escaped us since the silencing of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. A significant movement has skipped an entire generation. We have a generation (my generation, Born 1960) that directly benefitted from advances made by our parents and grandparents during the 50’s and 60’s. I believe leaving a gaping hole in the social and political consciousness of our children and grandchildren.