Archive for August, 2008

$718 Billion Reason Why You Should Advertise To Black Folks.

In the book, WHAT’S BLACK ABOUT IT.  By Pepper Miller, and Herb Kemp 

The question is answered.  Why is most all advertising geared toward the black community is in some way a negative impact on our communities and our future world.  That questions is easy.  It is simply money

Black folks speak English, don’t they?  So the book queries. Black blacks are going to buy anyway right?

Not so says I. I am an informed consumer.  Have never stepped foot inside a starbucks and a -seldom- partaker of the “dainties” of walmart.

Black folks, according to the census, “what ‘they’ say”, have $718 Billions dollars in DISPOSABLE- income and spend it on high tech gadgets, automobiles, clothing, eating out, and lots of other -advantages- their generations before us never had. 

Yet, (here I go)  I find not one paper factory owned by African americans in this country, I am an Ignorant woman, but wouldn’t that mean that blacks folks can’t wipe their own mules without permission.  I don’t see much -progress- past that Edmund Petis Bridge, but I am the one holding that thimble, remember.

so.  The next time someone asked Why You Should Advertise to and through the black community, just tell yourself it’s the same train, going in the same direction…we are just changing conductors.

-poppishirley

 

 

A Group Project-

http://burlingtonaa.wetpaint.com/?t=anon

‘man on fire’ Ross Jakubowski “How I ended up in Rehab”:  How to Retire Early and Rich

 

blackVT writer’s project–“Rivers and Streaming” Coalition of black artists and writers Project

 

REMEMBER DARFUR!

 

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DON’T LOOK BACK IN ANGER

 

 TO THE SISTERS OF THE “TRAVELING PANTSUITS” 

 HILLARY WAS OH SO GRACIOUS. AND I GET WHAT ‘YOU’ ARE SAYING,  BUT DOES IT HAVE TO BE TANGEREENNE!

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THE FIRST! NATIONAL REGISTRY OF CHRISTIAN CHURCH MOTHERS

A TIME TO GATHER STONES TOGETHER
Honoring The Virtuous Woman, Past, Present and Future
 

EMAIL US @ nrccm@live.com

 
IT’S HARVEST TIME!

COMING MOTHER’S DAY!

Get Your “Mother of The Church” Listed.

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EMBRACING BLACK MEN-AN IDEA WHOSE TIME HAS PAST

SEEMS TO ME, AND I’M ONLY ONE PERSON.  BUT LATELY I HAVE NOTICED THAT SINCE BARACK OBAMA IS RUNNING FOR PRESIDENT.  BLACK FOLKS HAVE ALL BUT DISAPEARED FROM CNN.

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“The Moanin’ Tree”

 

Poppishirley looked over the blue lining that is the Aidirondacks and sighed, knowing that soon she would have to depart and withdraw herself from this place of thistle and hanging vines that wrapped around her soul.

 

This morning had began as any other since she’d come from burying her dead.  She’d gotten up, bathed and dressed and began her day at the computer as like any other.  Only today, it was 21 days later…..

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