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Wednesday, June 20, 2018

State of Black America; Blacks Drastically Underrepresented In Tech Industries.

Tweet ( “It is our hope that this document will pierce the dark veil of neglect that has thus far smothered efforts to right the wrongs of the past and present. It is presented as an alternative to failed public policies. I hope that it will be read closely in the White House and in the Congress and that it may influence decision-makers... [Read more...]

College Is Not For Everyone, We Also Need Skilled Workers.

May 7, 2018 by  
Filed under Business, Education, Money, News, Opinion, Politics, Weekly Columns

Tweet ( For a long time now, I’ve been harping about how overvalued college has become at the expense of young people entering skilled trades. Students are told a degree is necessary for success, for higher paychecks throughout life and for greater financial security during retirement. If the amount of hate mail I get whenever I touch... [Read more...]

People of Color Are Building a Dynamic Community of Content Creators.

April 19, 2018 by  
Filed under Education, Opinion, Tech/Internet, Weekly Columns

Tweet ( WordCamp Organizers, Volunteers, Speakers and Sponsors… WordCamp conferences are a great place to see the diversity that is growing in technology, web development, coding, programming, graphic design and even blogging. The opportunities for unpresented networking at conferences can potentially open doors in an industry... [Read more...]

The Crisis Of Black Boys In America’s Elementary Schools.

April 16, 2018 by  
Filed under Education, News, Opinion, Weekly Columns

Tweet ( Nearly thirty years have passed since I sat in an auditorium at Akron University listening to Dr. Jawanza Kunjufu, a man who would change the trajectory of my life on this particular day. I was unaware that after this date my future status as a “race man” would be solidified. Dr. Kunjufu’s lecture on black males remains... [Read more...]

Directions Which Fathers Can Push Their Daughters Toward.

April 15, 2018 by  
Filed under Education, Opinion, Weekly Columns

Tweet ( No matter what life throws at us no job is more difficult and important than being a father. Modern day society has unfortunately meant that more and more fathers and dads are being cast aside. As the welfare state has been introduced and grown into such a colossal size, it’s become financially feasible to be a single... [Read more...]

Top Resources for VMware 2V0-622D Exam Preparation.

April 13, 2018 by  
Filed under Education, Opinion, Tech/Internet, Weekly Columns

Tweet ( Passing an exam requires an adequate preparation. The popular saying ‘if you fail to prepare, be prepare to fail’ is not truer as in an examination scenario. The place of preparation during your VMware 2V0-622D exam can therefore not be overemphasized. In the IT sector, earning certifications is very important. It is a way... [Read more...]

Thousands Of College Students Go Hungry Every Day.

April 12, 2018 by  
Filed under Education, Money, News, Opinion, Politics, Weekly Columns

Tweet ( A 22-year old mother of two young children decides to go to class rather than pick up an extra shift at the doctor’s office where she works. The decision, while beneficial to her education, means she won’t have enough money to feed herself and her children sufficiently that month. An adult learner, recently laid off from... [Read more...]

Short guide for getting rid of your student loans faster.

April 9, 2018 by  
Filed under Business, Education, Money, Opinion, Weekly Columns

Tweet ( Everybody agrees that loans are not easy to pay, regardless of their type. If we were to select a certain category, we could say that student loans are the most unpleasant. Somebody who has a debt caused by a student loan knows that the worst feeling is to realize that a big part of your paycheck has to go there. In addition,... [Read more...]

The Alphabet of Being An African Content Creator.

Tweet ( “African’s must accept and embrace they are valuable content creators and have a voice that should be heard on a global digital scale.” William Jackson, M.Ed. 2018 Ideas shared from my experiences as a professor of technology, WordCamp speaker, organizer / volunteer and business owner. A. Write as if the world... [Read more...]

Stronger Gun Laws NO, Stronger Communities YES!

March 28, 2018 by  
Filed under Education, News, Opinion, Politics, Weekly Columns

Tweet ( Here we go again. Another school massacre and another overreaction by liberals who want to play politics with the Second Amendment. On Valentine’s Day, 17 students and faculty members were murdered by a former classmate at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla., a small community west of Boca Raton. As tragic... [Read more...]

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