With Dual's permission, I am starting a thread discussing an idea he proposed in the 'Let's create our own power thread'. His post is below: Dual Karnayn's Idea Karma's Question Quote: So what blueprints could be created to start being in the position of power of owning & operating television stations? What can the average individual black person do? Dual's Response I think a start would be for Oprah to buy ABC. I trust her judgement..... She's a pretty wise and level-headed woman so I think she would actually do good our image good with the type of programing she'd promote. We seem to dominate cable stations like Comedy Central and HBO, but that's not what the majority of people watch. The majority of people in and outside of America watch major broadcast stations like NBC and ABC and that's where we need to focus. http://destee.com/forums/showthread.php?t=39424 Now, the reason why I think this is a good idea is because one of the black mothers of my brother's social club (a group that caters to the social needs of special-needs kids), wrote a letter to Oprah talking about the club. Oprah wrote back personally. Now while it will be a bit of a wait to see what happens (hopefully the club will become nationally-recognized through that action), I think if Oprah did at least read it perhaps she would think about Dual's proposal. Do you think that this is something that should be persued? If so, do you think the members here should send something collectively? And who would you feel most comfortable jumpstarting these types of things? Should there be a vote among members to nominate who will be responsible with coordinating this?