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Friday, January 30, 2015


Don’t become a financial scam victim.

January 29, 2015 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) South Africans are falling victim to financial scams – we are the second-most targeted country for phishing scams in the world. Even if you think you are being careful, with so much time spent online, we present fraudsters with many opportunities to draw us into their increasingly sophisticated scams. Here’s how to be reasonably... [Read more...]

What’s in a million, brothers & sisters?

January 22, 2015 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Exactly what is there in one million Black folks united in their will and purpose? What is in a million brothers and sisters who are tired of the same old rhetoric, the same old leaders, and the same old ways of dealing with political and economic empowerment? What’s in a group of one million Blacks who are unapologetic about... [Read more...]

Four Actionable Tactics to Accelerate Career Success.

January 20, 2015 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Navigating the Gray: Expert tips for communicating clearly and confidently and building stronger workplace relationships in pursuit of upward career mobility Globalization, technology, rampant regulation and fierce competition at every turn have made today’s workplace more complicated than ever.  This is causing professionals... [Read more...]

Mr. Obama is a Sellout! African-Americans & the Middle Class Targeted!

January 15, 2015 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) “You can make your mouth say anything, but your actions reveal your true intentions.”  James Davis The premise on which this economy expanded in the last seven years is based on a United States Federal Reserve Bank (Fed) program called Quantitative Easing (QE). The central bank financed the debt of the federal government... [Read more...]

Email Marketing: Using those Funny .GIFs to Standout.

January 7, 2015 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) GIF file formats are often used for things such as logos and graphics with solid areas of colors. In terms of marketing, however, we find that generally GIFs, or Graphic Interchange Formats, are utilized in the context of social media.They are strong elements in terms of conveying a specific thought, feeling, or delivering a... [Read more...]

Black People, What now?

January 7, 2015 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) What a raucous, topsy-turvy, heart-wrenching, angry year we experienced in 2014. We had everything from the sadness of lives lost on airplanes and ferry boats, to the anger of Black men being killed and Black women being beaten by police officers, to the elation of a record-breaking stock market and the lowest gasoline prices... [Read more...]

Here’s How Black Men Are Economically Castrated By Corporate America.

December 30, 2014 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Entrepreneurship is typically not something that you’re taught in school, it is something that good parents build into the souls of their children.  In a way, you can compare it to being able to grow your own economic food, instead of depending on someone else to feed you.   It gives you freedom in the event of disaster,... [Read more...]

Study Shows How Rich People Save Differently From Everyone Else.

December 28, 2014 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) One consistent piece of economic folklore has consistency hinged around the importance and value of owning your own home.  This assessment, however, isn’t entirely incorrect, and it certainly deserves more thought.  A recent article in the Wall Street Journal compares the saving/investing habits of the top 1% of Americans... [Read more...]

The biggest tech trends in Africa for 2014.

December 22, 2014 by  
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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...]

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