Money Talks, But Have We Been Listening?

The founder of Tuskegee University, Booker T. Washington once said in his Annual Address To The National Negro Business League in 1915 that, “At the bottom of education, at the bottom of politics, even at the bottom of religion, there must be for our race economic independence.” The veracious and timeless nature of those words is part of the reason Booker T. Washington was considered to be one the leading black educators of the 20th century. Essentially, economics is the foundation to success; it is the supportive requisite in the three prospects: education, politics, religion. Financial stability and independence can […]