Gwen with Husband and Business Partner Willie Richardson
Gwen Richardson is co-founder of Cushcity.com, the world's largest African-American Internet retailer with over 20,000 products online. Richardson and her husband, Willie, established Cushcity.com in 1998. The web site receives more than 2 million hits per month and has thousands of customers in all 50 states and internationally. Richardson has been a writer for most of her life. Prior to establishing Cushcity, she and Willie published a national public affairs magazine, Headway, and she served as the publication's editor. She was a monthly columnist for USA Today from 1996 to 1999, and her commentaries have also been published in several daily newspapers, including the Houston Chronicle, Atlanta Constitution and Philadelphia Inquirer. Richardson, who resides in Houston with Willie and their daughter, Sylvia, is a graduate of Georgetown University with a B.S. degree in marketing. She has been an entrepreneur for more than 20 years.
Gwen Richardson Talks about the Annual National Black Book Festival (May 17, 2008)
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Paperback: 318 pages
Publisher: Cushcity Communications (May 29, 2012)
Product Dimensions: 8.5 x 5.5 x 0.7 inches
Lloyd Palmer is a reporter for the Houston Ledger, a job which should
have fulfilled his lifelong dream of being a journalist. But, along with
being exhausted from the daily coverage of murders and mayhem in the
nation’s fourth largest city, he’s hit a glass ceiling at work, and his
editor, Ed Jackson, goes out of his way to make Lloyd’s life miserable.
While interviewing potential witnesses to a murder-suicide at a Houston high-rise, Lloyd meets a mysterious stranger who subsequently leads him down a path which changes his life. But Lloyd’s journey is fraught with peril, as both he and his family barely escape a hired assassin.
Follow Lloyd Palmer on his quest for the ultimate truth in the provocative thriller, The Genesis Files.
Why African-Americans Can't Get Ahead: And How We Can Solve It with Group Economics
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Paperback: 174 pages
Publisher: Cushcity Communications; 1st edition (January 1, 2008)
Product Dimensions: 8.4 x 5.4 x 0.5 inches
Have you ever wondered why, despite decades of economic development, civil rights legislation and welfare programs, the economic status of African Americans always seems to lag behind nearly every other group? Why do members of other ethnic groups come to America from other countries and, within a few years, own most of the businesses in the Black community and, at the same time, treat Blacks with utter contempt? Even when a few African Americans experience economic success, such as entertainers and athletes, why is it that so many of them end up penniless after generating millions of dollars in wealth for others? For years, the author pondered these same questions. Her research and quest for answers has led to eye-opening revelations about the fabric of American society and the fate of the African-American community. Why African Americans Can't Get Ahead is a breakthrough book which not only defines the challenges, but presents cutting-edge solutions to these challenges with a group economics approach.