Fixing the Racial Wealth Gap 

FINALLY,  a practical guide  for  building wealth. Financial journalist Rodney Brooks reveals what we have been missing -- how to build wealth for future generations.


Nineteen reader-friendly, illustrated chapters include:


  •  Why a budget is crucial;

  •  It's not hard to be a 401[K] millionaire; and

  • Don't let your children [or other family members] ruin your finances.


Brooks, longtime USA Today Money section editor, will make you Blacker, financially speaking.


ISBN 978-0-9791686-2-8


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Rodney A. Brooks

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Black Voices in Commentary:

The Trotter Group


Wayne Dawkins gives an insider's account of the battling egos, valiant efforts and controversies that went into creating the National Association of Black Journalists, the largest and most powerful organization of journalists of color in America. The critically acclaimed book also recounts the struggles that have sustained and strengthened the group as it has grown and prospered.

In the 1990s the National Association of Black Journalists became a recognized name. Its members covered the big stories of the decade and also crusaded successfully for diversity in the media.

Since the late 1990s however, NABJ stagnated, largely because of apathy and fatigue. In this 3rd edition of the NABJ story, Wayne Dawkins defines what is right and wrong about NABJ, citing important industry developments and social changes as markers.

William Monroe Trotter [1872-1934] was perhaps the rudest African-American journalist this nation has produced. The first African-American Phi Beta Kappa graduate of Harvard, Trotter was uncompromising. He attacked both racists and black accommodationists as editor of the Boston Guardian newspaper in the early 1900s. Trotter's legacy of lone-wolf protest inspired black columnists in 1992 to establish the Trotter Group. In this book, 23 columnists discuss their role in American journalism.

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