Wednesday, March 29, 2017

Don’t Stay Silent: Ways To Get The Word Out.

March 29, 2017 by  
Filed under Opinion, Politics, Tech/Internet, Weekly Columns

Tweet ( One of the biggest issues facing black men is their disengagement from the political system. This is not surprising, as it’s an issue that’s facing people from all demographics and backgrounds, but it hits the legions of disenfranchised black men (and women, to a lesser extent) particularly hard. This is the way that the... [Read more...]

Black Businesses & Black People, Do we love ourselves?

March 28, 2017 by  
Filed under Business, Money, News, Opinion, Politics, Weekly Columns

Tweet ( Our greatest challenge as a people is to love and value ourselves. Self-love is the key and necessary factor for loving others and being willing to work with them, share with them, and trust them. We fall short on self-love in that we help, support, and advocate for others over ourselves. We trust others more than we trust our... [Read more...]

There Is Reason To Be Optimistic About The Economy.

March 28, 2017 by  
Filed under Business, Money, Opinion, Politics, Weekly Columns

Tweet ( The recent economic crash hit everybody hard. In 2009, the US Labor Department reported that in the final four months of 2008, the US economy lost 524,000 jobs and that the unemployment rate rose to 7.2% which at that time was the highest since 1993. Some lost their homes as well. The banks became less eager to lend, and many... [Read more...]

Smart Ways To Make Money Under the Trump Administration.

March 27, 2017 by  
Filed under Business, Ent., Money, Opinion, Politics, Weekly Columns

Tweet ( With Donald Trump having been in office for a few months, there continues to be a lot of political turmoil and division. The heated political environment is on display everywhere, from the front pages of newspapers, to within the entertainment world. Hollywood’s top celebrities have been attending large-scale protests, and... [Read more...]

Mr. President Donald Trump, What If It Was Your Mama?

March 27, 2017 by  
Filed under News, Opinion, Politics, Weekly Columns

Tweet ( During the summer before the election, then-presidential nominee Donald Trump, added this message to his speeches: “You’re living in poverty; your schools are no good; you have no jobs; 58 percent of your youth is unemployed. What the hell do you have to lose?” It was an attempt to appeal to Black voters. Needless to say,... [Read more...]

Repeal And Replace Obamacare.

March 23, 2017 by  
Filed under Health, News, Opinion, Politics, Weekly Columns

Tweet ( When it comes to repealing and replacing Obamacare, defenders of President Barack Obama’s signature domestic law constantly ask, “What about those with pre-existing illnesses?” After all, the most popular feature of Obamacare is that it prohibits insurance companies from denying coverage because an applicant has a pre-existing... [Read more...]

Voting Rights.

March 23, 2017 by  
Filed under News, Opinion, Politics, Weekly Columns

Tweet ( Fifty-one years ago, on March 24, 1966, the United States Supreme Court struck down the last poll taxes in this country. It was a victory for the American people and for the case’s lead plaintiff, Annie A. Harper, an elderly African-American woman who could not afford to pay Virginia’s poll tax to cast her ballot. That spring,... [Read more...]

Was Barack Obama The First Jewish President?

March 22, 2017 by  
Filed under Christian Talk, News, Opinion, Politics, Weekly Columns

Tweet ( THE question in the title of the article is not my own but was made at the time of OBAMA’S first presidential election and oddly it was made by several JEWISH publications , the ISRAELI newspaper HARRETZ boldly stated at the time in a article titled SOME CHICAGO JEWS SAY OBAMA IS ACTUALLY THE FIRST JEWISH PRESIDENT, DATED... [Read more...]

Washington, D.C. Politics & Donald Trump: What Shall We Do?

March 21, 2017 by  
Filed under Money, News, Opinion, Politics, Weekly Columns

Tweet ( There are few surprises in Washington, DC politics.  We’ve been reduced to exhausting ourselves determining when this Administration is being hyperbolic, using “alternative facts” or attempting to use “facts”—without adding “alternative” to their assertions. Has any other president been so disrespectful to his... [Read more...]

Donald Trump’s Budget Cuts Hurt the Same People that Voted for Him.

Tweet ( If you happened to have voted for the man who now occupies the White House, you may be feeling bamboozled, right about now. The man who said that he wanted to take care of the little people, those who were forgotten by the elites, now wants to cut programs that affect these working-class people, ranging from Legal Aid to Meals... [Read more...]

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