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Friday, October 9, 2015

Teen Leaders of America – Social Media Marketing and Branding.

October 7, 2015 by  
Filed under Education, News, Opinion, Tech/Internet, Weekly Columns

Tweet ( Having a serious discussion about Social Media with teens is becoming just as important as talking to them about sex, drugs, finances, driving and potential involvement with law enforcement. Youth, teens and young adults cannot be given free rein on the Internet without training, counseling and realistically behavioral expectations... [Read more...]

The Learner’s Permit Test: Nailing the Exam on Your First Try.

September 30, 2015 by  
Filed under News, Opinion, Tech/Internet, Weekly Columns

Tweet ( For young people, a driver’s license represents freedom and the ability to go wherever they want whenever they want. With so much riding on this seemingly innocent piece of plastic, it is no wonder drivers in training put so much pressure on themselves and work so hard to get their learner’s permit. If you or the... [Read more...]

Learning About Cloud Computing And How It’s Used.

September 25, 2015 by  
Filed under Business, News, Opinion, Tech/Internet, Weekly Columns

Tweet ( If you’ve seen the hilarious movie ‘Sex Tape,’ starring Cameron Diaz and Jason Segel, you may be even more confused about the cloud than you were when it first became a buzzword. Many people still wonder what the cloud is and how it works. The term seems so simple, but it encompasses a lot, and because it isn’t... [Read more...]

The Generation of LOOK AT ME.

September 24, 2015 by  
Filed under News, Opinion, Relationships, Tech/Internet, Weekly Columns

Tweet ( It is quite normal to want others around us to recognize that we are moving forward in our life.  It is okay to seek acknowledgement from one’s own community.  However, addiction to attention is very dangerous.  Thanks to social media we live in a time by which we can share just about every detail of our life real time. ... [Read more...]

Watson Vs. Transcriptionist: Guess Who Guessed the Lyrics?

September 23, 2015 by  
Filed under Ent., Music, News, Opinion, Tech/Internet, Weekly Columns

Tweet ( For lovers of music and lyrics alike, there are few things more hilariously annoying than that of a mondegreen- or a misunderstood word or phrase resulting from the mishearing of lyrical content. Often the result of over-thinking or sheer human error, these funny little mishaps occur more frequently than most of us care to admit.... [Read more...]

The Art of Storytelling in the Digital Age.

September 16, 2015 by  
Filed under News, Opinion, Tech/Internet, Weekly Columns

Tweet ( This blog is inspired by my participation in the conference: Blogging While Brown 2015 in Austin, Texas – Before you begin Blogging, Vblogging, Microblogging or Podcasting, the words you intend to use are a visual representation of a story, whether is it a personal event, community activity, religious... [Read more...]

Prepping 101: How to Start Your Disaster Survival Plan.

September 11, 2015 by  
Filed under News, Opinion, Tech/Internet, Weekly Columns

Tweet ( The hardest part of prepping is getting started. Most people who want to get into it need a lot of supplies, training, and specialized knowledge. Here are some ways to get organized and plan for the unthinkable. Buy $5 Worth Of Extra Canned Goods Every Time You Go To The Grocery Store Buying a little extra each time you shop... [Read more...]

Tips For Stretching Your Money When It Comes To Home Finances.

September 9, 2015 by  
Filed under Business, Money, News, Opinion, Tech/Internet, Weekly Columns

Tweet ( The moment you decide to purchase your own home you need to start looking at your finances even more clearly. When you look at statistics and demographics you’ll see that many working class Black Americans find it a struggle to obtain affordable housing. They often spend more than 30 percent of their income simply on renting,... [Read more...]

Ashley Mess.

September 2, 2015 by  
Filed under News, Opinion, Tech/Internet, Weekly Columns

Tweet ( If I may quote Monty Python, “And now for something completely different.” Today’s op-ed offering from me will not be about American race relations, politics, gender equity, warfare, peace, education, or immigration reform – or the utter lack thereof. By now, I’m sure you’ve heard about the festering sinkhole that... [Read more...]

Protecting Our Troops on Social Media.

August 30, 2015 by  
Filed under News, Opinion, Tech/Internet, Weekly Columns

Tweet ( Recent threats by ISIS and other terrorists groups highlights the inherent dangers of posting content on Social Media platforms that others can track and monitor. Having a digital presence and exposure provides notoriety, but exposes people to unintended dangers. When accessing the Internet there is a digital bridge that is created.... [Read more...]

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