Thursday, August 23, 2007

Race and Money

Jesse Jackson is in the UK this week. His visit is targeted at the commemoration of the abolition of the slave trade 200 years ago, and importantly too, in addressing the matter of race in the economy. I watched the Reverend on Channel 4 last week. He seemed very urbane, an elder statesman even. Most impressively, he was determined not to look at the world through the red, wild eyes of an angry black man but rather in the strict terms of justice and righting past wrongs.

John Victor Ogot asks Black people all over the world to take charge of their destiny. Read more here.