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Black People, What now?

January 7, 2015 by  
Filed under Business, Money, News, Opinion, Politics, Weekly Columns

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  
Filed under Business, News, Opinion, Weekly Columns

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  
Filed under Business, Money, News, Opinion, Politics, Weekly Columns

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  
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  
Filed under Business, News, Opinion, Weekly Columns

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  
Filed under Business, Money, News, Opinion, Weekly Columns

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...]

Marching to Freedom on a Treadmill.

November 30, 2014 by  
Filed under Business, News, Opinion, Weekly Columns

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  
Filed under Business, Money, News, Opinion, Politics, Weekly Columns

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...]

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