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Friday, July 29, 2016

How to Properly Claim Compensation in the UK for a Delayed Flight.

July 28, 2016 by  
Filed under Business, Opinion, Politics, Weekly Columns

Tweet ( Brexit or no Brexit, flights from the UK (as of the moment) still fall under EU law, and this means that flights leaving from the UK must follow EU law. It also means that, in case of delays, you are entitled to compensation under EU regulations. Unless the airline can show that the delay was caused by ‘extraordinary circumstances’,... [Read more...]

How African Food Traditions Shaped American Cooking.

July 27, 2016 by  
Filed under Health, Money, Opinion, Politics, Weekly Columns

Tweet ( American cuisine is as diverse as the history of the country. In every era, different dishes and food preparation methods are introduced and became part of the norm. With the arrival of European colonizers, new ingredients, spices and methods were added into the food culture of the people. Whereas the early Native Americans had... [Read more...]

The Biggest Problems You Can Have with Your Landlord.

July 27, 2016 by  
Filed under Business, Money, Opinion, Weekly Columns

Tweet ( Renting a property is the only housing option available to many people. The rental sector is growing as more and more people are unable to get on the property ladder. There are some common problems that come with renting a home from a landlord though. And it’s important to be aware of them. Overcrowding Landlords will often... [Read more...]

Uninsured Drivers: Protecting You and Your Family On the Road.

July 26, 2016 by  
Filed under Business, Health, Opinion, Weekly Columns

Tweet ( Driving without insurance is a problem, even though the state requires everyone on the road have it. Here’s the kicker: if you’re in an accident with an uninsured driver, it can cost you a lot of money. Unfair? It is. Here’s how you protect yourself. Poverty Is A Major Barrier There’s no typical uninsured motorist. Some... [Read more...]

America, We Must Have Intellectual Honesty about Race and Criminal Justice Reform.

Tweet ( There is an old adage that posits “The more things appear to change, the more they stay the same.” Once again, millions of Americans are engulfed in what has become a reluctant national debate and dialogue concerning race and the urgency to reform the nation’s criminal justice system. Finding and identifying transformative... [Read more...]

How Government Regulations And Taxes Can Affect Your Small Business.

Tweet ( Handling government regulations and taxes can be highly confusing for a new business owner who has begun hiring employees because there are many statutes, regulations, and levels of government. Statutes are the laws that have been passed by a legislative body while regulations are the rules created by a regulatory agency to comply... [Read more...]

Black Economic Empowerment in 2016.

July 25, 2016 by  
Filed under Business, Money, News, Opinion, Politics, Weekly Columns

Tweet ( “Well done, good and faithful servant! You have been faithful with a few things; I will put you in charge of many things.” Matthew 25:21 In recent days we have heard much about efforts to demonstrate our frustration and anger about the killing of Alton Sterling and Philando Castile. Boycotting malls and various stores,... [Read more...]

Suing A Police Officer: Yes You Can.

July 25, 2016 by  
Filed under Business, News, Politics, Weekly Columns

Tweet ( In the midst and aftermath of so many people (esp. African Americans) being shot and killed by police officers around this country, something has to be lawfully done that will end police brutality. This article is going to empower you, the citizen, to lawfully do just that. But first there are a few things I have to tell you.... [Read more...]

Black America Being Played on Jobs and the Economy!

July 25, 2016 by  
Filed under Business, Money, News, Opinion, Politics, Weekly Columns

Tweet ( Unemployment was up in June. Those who follow the monthly unemployment reports highly anticipated the June report. The reason this report was so highly anticipated has a lot to do with May’s report which indicated the national economy only created 38,000 jobs. To put that number in perspective, it is estimated the economy needs... [Read more...]

Furnishing Your Office for Less.

July 25, 2016 by  
Filed under Business, Opinion, Weekly Columns

Tweet ( Business owners know the importance of a budget. Whether you have an existing office space or starting from scratch, one big expense will be furnishing your office space. You will find that you need a lot of office furniture, from desks to filing cabinets to shelving. All of this will add up, especially if you’re not procuring... [Read more...]

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