Black People : How Do We Solve The Black Unemployment / Economic Problem - Our Own Selves?

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  1. Destee

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    Peace and Blessings Family,

    We all know, whatever America is going through, it's 900,000 times worse for the average and poorest Black Person.

    There's lots of talk about the economy in general, with very little being directed to our plight specifically.

    Is there a way we can reduce or eliminate unemployment ... or economic depravity ... for our own people?

    Do you have any suggestions, solutions, etc., that can make a substantive and preferably immediate impact on what we're experiencing?

    There must be something we can do our own selves ... not waiting for someone else to fix it.

    Whatcha think?

    Thanks in advance.

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    1 A methodology to awaken the youth to the urgency of the situation,
    could be enacted via social networks of 100 youth from the one university and 5 high schools in all 5o states, networking the urgency of this and a focus on this as the pyramid scheme was done, each five reach five.

    2 A think tank should be formed of the brightest minds, Dr Claude Anderson and his protoges, The Majestc Eagles and Dudley Products, Luther Gatling and others across the nation in real economics as well as iinernational trade and marketing, to investigate manufacturing of software, applets, video games, and cell phone devices.

    3 A national Black investmnet and devlopment fund of each of our 34 million putting one dollar a week into a fund to be first invested into gold and other, solid holdings like arable land, as well as creating a pool to buy up abandoned factories across the nation, refurbish the machinery and start to set up trade agreements with Bolivarian nations since, Chavez has already made inexpensive fule availabe for such endeavors and the Black population in Brazil is breaking out of poverty and also seeking Pan African endeavors.
    Also network with existing firms in Ghana and other West African and Caribbean nations to create exchanges of technology and resources.

    Not being an economist or marketing major , I would not know the further logistics

    Among our youth and teens create an Intellectual resource where jobs , white collar jobs are no longer outsourced to India, but to the hood and to our youth, who would not need a living wage or a wage like those in India since still living with their parents.

    The cooperative purchasing of co-op farms from foreclosed arable land in each state to create farms to grow organic high quality non GM produce for high end restaurants at top dollar as well as inner city community food co-ops selling produce at pennies on the dollar.
     
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    bump
     
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    I don't know about the US but when I first came to Australia I was piss poor. The key here to success is to accumulate some money from low paying jobs and then reinvest that money into your own small business. Always manage your money carefully and do not live above your mean (if something is a money drain, do away with it). Always keep looking for business opportunities. Always keep informed. Find the right connection and have a never say die attitude. Self-employment is always best. Above all ,everything you do, be it a low paying job or high paying job, always do the best job possible. Always be ready to work.

    Small businesses and more small businesses!
     
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    The entire structure has to fall down period! We can not function in a system that was/is responsible for all the death, destruction, slavery and genocide that has taken place....also known as "capitalism". This is not our system. The work of Dr. Chancellor Williams entitled; The Rebirth of Afrakan Civilization states in his research that "the present system of capitalism that we now function in was rejected by the Afrakan people over 500 years ago because they knew what it would lead to". So realistically we can not function in a system whereby somebody has to always be at the bottom to step on and use so that we can prosper. This is not and has never been OUR WAY. Free Enterprise and capitalism are two different things. So how do we attempt to function and prosper in the very same system that was the foundation for why our people were enslaved???? How do we do that????.....we can't !!!

    Therefore a new or old model that works has to be used. History Destroys All Mystery !!!
     
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    Are you saying that Free Enterprise is the "African way?" And if so, what is the difference between Free Enterprise and Capitalism?
     
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    We can't? You can't. And what with that ugly, bold font?
     
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    Not making an excuse but things may be different there! Aborigines are not considered Black and the Black man is considered an Austalian hero due to their military presence there since WW2
     
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    Same principle applies. Both are capitalist societies. You may complain about the US but it still offers more opportunities than mostly anywhere else. You just need to try harder and see how you can improve yourself first. Think about using the system not fighting it. Pragmatism not dogmatism. You have to constantly adjust. Sacrifice a little for a greater gain. Remember a bad economic situation opens new niche (for e.g luxury goods become less desirable while second goods become suddenly desirable and people become more religious). Find it and exploit it. Luck plays a role too.

    Dog eats dog ,it is true, so don't be on the receiving end. "We can't" should never be in your vocabulary.

    Aborigines? I don't think they are black. Although they consider themselves as black as their skin are black.They are actually Austronesians. Very different from us.
     
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    you personal solution can not be knocked,
    but the question of this post was about a collective solution to the unemployment problem of Black folks in this nation, and let's be honest not everyone can run a business and not everyone is going to buy once one opens one!

    Austrailia has a good economy only 5 percent unemployed, are you aware of the total unemployment figures in the US regardless of race? actually close to 20%, when including those who have stopped seeking work.
     
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