Connect with us

Ask A White Jewish Guy

Why Should Blacks Emulate The Financial Practices Of The Jewish Community?




I recently came across an interview between Dr. Boyce Watkins and Min. Louis Farrakhan and I was intrigued to say the least. The discussion was highlighting the fact that even though there has been a boom in accumulated wealth by African Americans in corporate America, the entertainment industry and academia it hasn’t made a difference for disparity in the black communities.

In this video, Farrakhan suggests that Black America should study the white man, in particular the Jewish community. He says that emulating Jewish practices in the black community could single-handedly change the lives of African-Americans because Jewish people know the value of working collectively, and passing the wealth.

He also mentions, that people in the Jewish community are at the top of many prestigious professions such as doctors, bankers, lawyers, and teachers. This makes their success disproportionate because they only represent a very small percentage of America with approximately 5.7 million people.

He also educates Dr. Boyce Watkins on the Jewish presence in politics. The minister stressed some of the highest positions of House, Senate, and Supreme Court are occupied by Jewish people. Which may be strategic for maintaining good political

Lastly, he mentioned the history of the Jews businessmen and black people. The Jewish plantation owners, merchants would come with backpacks to sell goods and supplies needed to maintain the plantation. This eventually set the foundation of Jewish people selling goods in black communities.

After watching the interview, Farrakhan’s perspective helped me understand black leaders, history and the community better. Growing up in New York, I observed all the businesses along 125th Street in Harlem were owned by Jews. But I never questioned the history of it all, to me it was just the way it was. But the wealth and practices of Jewish people did not fall out of the sky.

As a small history lesson, many years ago, the Jewish community faced discrimination, exile and prejudices. They were not seen as equals, allowed to become doctors, lawyers or seek higher education. Consequently, out of necessity they had to created their own institutions.

Thankfully, At the time there was enough resources (not just money) and sense of community. This enable them to create stores, restaurants, hospitals, etc. They used their spending power to build our communities. And those practices of maintaing wealth in the community just became their permanent mode of operation.

I read recently that in the African American community there is an annual spending power of at least one trillion dollars. That’s a lot of wealth and can truly make a difference. I hope the African American community can get to the point of operating as a “collective” and keeping money in the community. Because Minister Farrakhan is correct, that is key to reviving your community.

Check out the full interview below.

What do you think?

Continue Reading


  1. Avatar

    fodboldtrøjer til børn

    June 30, 2019 at 1:39 am

    My brother suggested I might like this web site.
    He was entirely right. This post actually made my day.
    You can not imagine just how much time I
    had spent for this info! Thanks! fodboldtrøjer til børn

  2. Avatar

    maglie calcio

    October 9, 2018 at 12:29 am

    You’re an extremely valuable website; couldn’t make it without ya!
    maglie calcio

  3. Avatar

    maglie calcio

    October 8, 2018 at 8:47 pm

  4. Avatar

    Billige Fodboldtrøjer Børn

    October 8, 2018 at 2:32 pm

    Very good web-site you have in here.
    Billige Fodboldtrøjer Børn

  5. Avatar

    Manchester United tr?ja

    September 27, 2018 at 10:01 am

    Wow, gorgeous portal. Thnx …

  6. Avatar

    Maglie Roma

    September 27, 2018 at 8:56 am

    I love reading through your web sites. Thanks a lot!

  7. Avatar

    Real Madrid tr?ja

    September 27, 2018 at 12:40 am

    How are you, well put together web site you have got in here.

  8. Avatar

    fotballdrakter barn

    September 24, 2018 at 10:23 pm

    Thanks for the purpose of providing this sort of terrific subject matter.

  9. Avatar

    Arsenal ny trøje

    September 6, 2018 at 8:02 pm

    Simply want to say your article is as astounding. The clarity in your post is
    simply cool and i can assume you’re an expert on this subject.
    Well with your permission allow me to grab your feed to keep updated with forthcoming
    post. Thanks a million and please continue the rewarding work.

    Arsenal ny trøje

  10. Avatar

    Real Madrid tröja 2018

    September 6, 2018 at 7:02 pm

    Wonderful beat ! I would like to apprentice while you amend your site,
    how could i subscribe for a blog web site? The account helped me a acceptable deal.

    I had been tiny bit acquainted of this your broadcast
    offered bright clear idea

    Real Madrid tröja 2018

  11. Avatar

    Monaco drakt

    September 6, 2018 at 4:58 pm

    Hi there just wanted to give you a quick heads up. The text in your content
    seem to be running off the screen in Firefox. I’m not sure if
    this is a formatting issue or something to do with web browser compatibility but I thought I’d
    post to let you know. The design look great though!
    Hope you get the issue resolved soon. Many thanks

    Monaco drakt

  12. Avatar

    Juventus tröja

    September 5, 2018 at 1:12 am

    Howdy! Someone in my Myspace group shared this site
    with us so I came to take a look. I’m definitely
    loving the information. I’m bookmarking and will be tweeting this to my followers!
    Superb blog and fantastic design.

    Juventus tröja

  13. Avatar

    maglie calcio

    August 29, 2018 at 8:36 pm

    Thanks, this site is extremely practical.

  14. Avatar

    maglie calcio

    August 29, 2018 at 7:25 pm

    Great web site! It looks very expert! Sustain the great job!

  15. Avatar

    Magliette Calcio Poco Prezzo

    August 29, 2018 at 5:24 pm

    Sustain the amazing work !! Lovin’ it!

  16. Avatar


    August 29, 2018 at 8:15 am

    Keep up the good work and bringing in the group!

  17. Avatar

    fotballdrakter barn

    August 29, 2018 at 3:19 am

    I treasure the knowledge on your web sites. Thanks a lot.

  18. Avatar

    billige fodboldtrøjer

    August 29, 2018 at 3:15 am

    Great web site! It looks extremely good! Maintain the good work!

  19. Avatar

    maglie calcio poco prezzo

    August 29, 2018 at 2:05 am

    Great looking internet site. Presume you did a bunch of your very own coding.

  20. Avatar

    fotbollströjor med eget tryck

    August 28, 2018 at 9:51 pm

    Basically wished to express I’m lucky that i came on your webpage.|

  21. Avatar

    fodboldtrøjer børn

    August 28, 2018 at 10:33 am

    I benefit from looking through your website. Thanks!

  22. Avatar

    fotballdrakter barn

    August 28, 2018 at 6:32 am

    I value the data on your website. Thank you!

  23. Avatar

    maglie calcio

    August 28, 2018 at 3:14 am

    You have good knowlwdge on this website.

  24. Avatar

    Manchester City Drakt

    August 27, 2018 at 1:15 pm

    Thanks pertaining to offering these good content material.

  25. Avatar


    August 27, 2018 at 11:49 am

    Amazing this is a important web-site.

  26. Avatar

    Maglia AC Milan Poco Prezzo

    August 27, 2018 at 8:47 am

    Wow because this is excellent work! Congrats and keep it up.

  27. Avatar

    Bayern Munchen Trøjer

    August 27, 2018 at 2:59 am

    thnx for sharing your well put together webpage.

  28. Avatar

    Atletico Madrid Drakt

    August 26, 2018 at 8:32 am

    Great looking site. Assume you did a great deal of your very own coding.

  29. Avatar

    Napoli Tröjor

    August 25, 2018 at 4:51 pm

    Maintain the helpful job and producing in the crowd!

  30. Avatar

    PSG Trøjer

    August 25, 2018 at 11:07 am

    Maintain the great job and generating the crowd!

  31. Avatar

    Maglia Wolfsburg Poco Prezzo

    August 25, 2018 at 4:14 am

    Keep up the great job and producing in the group!

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Copyright © 2017 The Reel Network