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Monday, December 22, 2014


Financial Freedom Literally Changed My Dna.

December 22, 2014 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) When I left my job at Syracuse University, I wasn’t sure what to expect. All of us can be nervous about going out on our own, like a 4-year old who takes off the training wheels for the first time and is no longer being pushed by their parents. Ironically, I found out two interesting things about myself on this journey. First,... [Read more...]

The biggest tech trends in Africa for 2014.

December 22, 2014 by  
Filed under Business, News, Opinion, Tech/Internet, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) 2014 has been a big year for technology – whether it was Amazon’s latest Kindle Fire or the infamously ‘bendy’ iPhone 6, there have certainly been some great additions to the market. With the New Year looming, here’s a look back at some of the biggest tech trends for Africa in 2014. Mobile money The... [Read more...]

Voting Rights vs. Voting Wrongs.

December 21, 2014 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Tennessee Williams said, “The only thing worse than a liar is a liar that is also a hypocrite.” I could not agree more, especially as it relates to what is currently underway in my hometown under the auspices of the NAACP. Collusion, dishonesty, inequity, intimidation and, yes, hypocrisy abound within the ranks of this venerable... [Read more...]

Expanding your business internationally.

December 17, 2014 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) After establishing a successful business within your home city and growing great reach across the entire country, the next logical step is to expand your business abroad. The benefits of such expansion many; it allows you to expose your business to an entirely new audience, allowing for exponential increase in both sales and... [Read more...]

Accounting Basics: Cash or Accrual for Your Small Business.

December 9, 2014 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Accounting is the language of business, so when you’re looking to pursue a career in the business field, what’s more essential to learn than accounting basics? There are, of course, platforms that incorporate a basic accounting system for small businesses, such as Shopify, but assuming you didn’t have that luxury–what... [Read more...]

Five Ways To Keep People From Borrowing Your Money.

December 7, 2014 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) If your life is anything like my own, you know that both success and failure each carry their own set of challenges and opportunities.   Being black only serves to compound these issues, because African Americans have an economic history that is littered with the symptoms of severe, long-term racial oppression.  We’ve had... [Read more...]

Marching to Freedom on a Treadmill.

November 30, 2014 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Here’s a sobering statement: “Fifty years ago (2013), the unemployment rate was 5% for Whites and 10.9% for Blacks,” according to the Economic Policy Institute (EPI). “Today, it is 6.6% for Whites and 12.6% for Blacks.” Can you believe that? We are at the same relative position now as we were when MLK gave his famous... [Read more...]

Public Relations in the 21st Century.

November 27, 2014 by  
Filed under Business, News, Opinion, Press Release, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Public relations (PR) involves managing the spread of information between an organization or an individual and the public. It is a means for the people or organizations to gain exposure among large audiences by disseminating news items and information of interest to many others. The aim of this one-to-many approach is to guide... [Read more...]

Mr. Obama’s Immigration Position Hurts African Americans While Helping Republicans!

November 24, 2014 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) That is right! Sounds incredible, does it not? What is suggested here is that the two major political parties are literally working together when it comes to the immigration issue. The end justifies the means, as the old saying goes. What is going on in Washington D.C. is nothing more than theatrics being played out on a national... [Read more...]

Black Women Shutting Down Asian Businesses All Across America; Good Job Ladies!

November 19, 2014 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Kudos black women! Pat yourselves on the back. Welcome back black woman! You shut down hundreds of Asian businesses across America and I’m loving it… loving it… loving it…loving it! When I first told you about the Asians taking truckloads of money out of the black community you immediately reassessed the problem. You... [Read more...]

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