Mr. Alford is the Co-Founder, President and CEO of the National Black Chamber of Commerce®. Website: Email: halford@nationalbcc.orgPhoto: IDtockPhoto / NNPA

Beyond the Rhetoric: Why are Times Getting Better – Thank God!

NNPA NEWSWIRE — US Steel just announced that it is putting an investment of over $750 million to refurbish previously “mothballed” facilities. In fact, steel plants all over the nation are being refurbished and that is a sure sign of increased manufacturing for our nation equating to exponential increase in high paying jobs. […read more]


Obama’s Tax Trap

  (Slate) – The most notable Republican reaction to President Obama’s State of the Union address Tuesday night did not come from official respondent Joni Ernst, the rookie senator from Red Oak, Iowa, with the camouflage high heels. It came from Mitt Romney, newly back in Read More