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Monday, November 24, 2014

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

November 24, 2014 by  
Filed under Business, Money, News, Opinion, Politics, Weekly Columns

Tweet ( 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  
Filed under Business, News, Opinion, Weekly Columns

Tweet ( 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...]

One Way That Racist Institutions Are Able To Control Your Self Esteem.

November 17, 2014 by  
Filed under Business, News, Weekly Columns

Tweet ( What does it mean to be successful?  Does it mean getting rich, being famous, having power?  Does it mean being independent, being liked, or something else? Many of us embrace artificially-contrived definitions of success without thinking much about them.  They may have been given to us by our parents, the media, our friends,... [Read more...]

Saving while Single.

November 13, 2014 by  
Filed under Money, News, Opinion, Relationships, Weekly Columns

Tweet ( As the holidays approach there are many things I’ve learned from being, single, married and now divorced. I am no Economist however, I am economical. I have been doing these things for about eight years I have done my own research on how to save while still being single yet still being savvy. As time has gone on, it has become... [Read more...]

Selling Black Businesses.

November 12, 2014 by  
Filed under Business, News, Opinion, Weekly Columns

Tweet ( The recent news about Black owned beauty/hair care company, Carol’s Daughter, being sold to L’Oreal USA is rife with opinions, both positive and negative, especially from Black people. Some say Lisa Price grew her business to a point where she could no longer support it and did the right thing by selling it. Others say she... [Read more...]

3 Reasons Why The Current Economic Recovery Will Fail!

November 10, 2014 by  
Filed under Money, News, Opinion, Politics, Weekly Columns

Tweet ( The national unemployment rate for October “dropped to 5.8 percent” and the media is heralding this as great news. However, it is not great news for every worker group in the labor force. The recovery from the 2008 downturn has been spotty and benefited different working groups in different ways. Positive benefits to African... [Read more...]

Ten Easy Ways For A Black Man To Go Broke.

November 7, 2014 by  
Filed under Ent., Money, News, Opinion, Sports, Weekly Columns

Tweet ( I’m not here to preach unless someone is interested in making this into a sermon.  I’m just here to admit that I am three things:   1) A black man, 2) an educator and 3) a Finance Professor, in that order.  I’ve watched a lot of brothers with serious potential throw it all away because they’ve gotten bad advice.  So,... [Read more...]

The State of Diversity in the Tech World.

November 6, 2014 by  
Filed under Business, News, Opinion, Tech/Internet, Weekly Columns

Tweet ( There is a deep divide when it comes to the argument over diversity within the tech world (and there is a lot of argument). The crux of the argument stems from the “quota” vs. “skill” appointment of leader and thinkers within the tech industry or any industry for that matter. There are some amazing leaders... [Read more...]

Unconscious Bias and the Shortage of Blacks in Top Management of Corporate America.

November 4, 2014 by  
Filed under Business, News, Opinion, Weekly Columns

Tweet ( Although African-Americans, Hispanics, and Native Americans represent roughly 30 percent of the population, they fill only 3 percent of senior management positions at American corporations, according to Management Leadership for Tomorrow, a minority recruitment and development group. Don Thompson of McDonald’s is one of only... [Read more...]

Yes, Too stressed to be blessed.

November 3, 2014 by  
Filed under Christian Talk, Money, News, Opinion, Weekly Columns

Tweet ( Black folks lead the nation in church-going, praise-dancing, shouting, call-and-response, and “whoopin.” We like to “get our church on” and feel good while we are there. We do our holy dances and run down the aisles to lay our money at the feet of preachers, some of whom “anoint” it, by stepping on it, before they... [Read more...]

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