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Tuesday, July 28, 2015

Financial Knowledge is Power.

July 25, 2015 by  
Filed under Business, Education, Money, News, Opinion, Weekly Columns

Tweet ( It’s no secret that African-Americans have been exploited financially in America. It was only a few decades ago that phrases like “Negroes and other Undesirables” were written in federal United States housing law, in order to prevent people of color from becoming people of property. The effects of this legislation alone... [Read more...]

“A World of Poetry: Lunch and Learn with Nikki Giovanni.

July 18, 2015 by  
Filed under Education, News, Opinion, Weekly Columns

Tweet ( Nikki Giovanni’s presentations at the Cummer Museum of Art &  Gardens and later in the day at the Schultz Center was filled with spunk and intellectual challenges to think outside the box when teaching children to inspire creativity and transformative ideas for future careers. Engagement, inspiration, mentoring and building... [Read more...]

The Counter Intelligence of Social Media.

Tweet ( As the world embraces Social Media and moves forward in quantifying the information online with platforms and tools that are readily accepted as reliable and dependable, information is a valuable commodity in the world. There is developing a blur of digital lines between what is real and unreal when accessing information. There... [Read more...]

Careers in Nursing that Pay Well – Nurse Anesthetists.

July 1, 2015 by  
Filed under Business, Education, News, Opinion, Weekly Columns

Tweet ( If you are an RN who is looking for a field in nursing that offers a huge amount of autonomy and a high rate of pay, have you considered furthering your career as a nurse anesthetist? This is an exciting step to take when looking to further your career and one that can provide a higher-than-average salary in most cases. Here... [Read more...]

Preventing Crime In The Black Community.

Tweet ( Speaking at the PCBC conference in Tampa, Florida over 1200 middle and high schools students attended from the Urban Leagues throughout the state of Florida, attending the 30th Annual Conference of this educational and motivational conference. Attended by law enforcement personnel from across the state as well, provided students... [Read more...]

8 Creative Companies Changing the World.

Tweet ( If you’re interested in getting your Executive MBA Degree, you’re likely working to become a leader within your company. How do you hone your leadership style, and ensure that your company is staying one step ahead of the competition? In the infographic below, learn about the creative companies who paved the way for future... [Read more...]

Yes, Improving Black Education.

June 11, 2015 by  
Filed under Education, News, Opinion, Weekly Columns

Tweet ( Last summer’s Ferguson, Missouri, disturbances revealed that while blacks were 67 percent of its population, only three members of its 53-officer police force were black. Some might conclude that such a statistic is evidence of hiring discrimination. That’s a possibility, but we might ask what percentage of blacks... [Read more...]

Dear MVP Stephen Curry: You’re the Man, But Please Don’t Visit My High School.

June 3, 2015 by  
Filed under Education, News, Opinion, Sports, Weekly Columns

Tweet ( Dear MVP Stephen Curry, I am a Dubs fan. Always have been, always will be. I pass by Oracle Arena every day to and from work. Traffic is so bad on 880 I often get to admire, at length, the giant hanging posters adorned with your face and the gaudy playoff decorations in blue and gold. Those also happen to be the school colors... [Read more...]

Our Educational System: What’s Wrong and How To Fix It.

June 2, 2015 by  
Filed under Education, News, Opinion, Weekly Columns

Tweet ( Post Atlanta cheating scandal, is anybody wondering why the teachers “needed” to cheat? What is wrong with school systems all over this country? It has been reported that our literacy rate is lower than Cuba. Cuba, really? Everybody, including the courts, seems to be content blaming the teachers and school administrators.... [Read more...]

Yes, Black Boys Do More than Run.

June 1, 2015 by  
Filed under Education, News, Opinion, Weekly Columns

Tweet ( I recently attended my grandson Austin Ragland’s graduation from pre-school in Buford, Ga. Yes, you read correctly – pre-school. It’s never too soon to begin celebrating academic achievement, as his graduation from pre-school attests. So, PaPa was excited about going to Austin’s graduation ceremony and seeing him don... [Read more...]

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