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D. Alexander Bullock, a renowned minister, activist and educator, is an accomplished and much-respected figure in Detroit’s  political arena. The ardent advocate with a number of significant political and social victories to his credit, acknowledges grassroots organizing is key and will be critical in determining the outcome of this historic presidential election. “Every person must…

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The least public of Chicago’s famed Jackson family,and the mother of U.S. Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. (D-Ill.) spoke openly regarding her son’s treatment for a mood disorder while speaking at the Rainbow PUSH coalition conference in Chicago. Jackie Jackson told reporters that her son had experienced severe disappointment — some of it politically related —…

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A sea of African American automotive executives poured into the COBO Riverview Ballroom for the DRIVEN gala during the Detroit auto show to pay homage and celebrate the frequently mind-blowing, if often overlooked, contributions of African Americans to the auto industry. Real Times Media CEO Hiram Jackson, the brainchild behind the 2nd annual “DRIVEN: A…

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Long after the Jesse Jackson birthday-Keep Hope Alive gala had concluded — which honored the likes of producer Roger Bobb, Wanda Smith of the “Frank & Wanda Morning Show” and Leona Barr Davenport of the Atlanta Business League — Waka Flocka Flame’s “momager,” Debra Antney, was still visibly shaken by the experience. With awe stenciled…

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