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Faking The Funk President Barack Obama…

August 29, 2011 by  
Filed under Misc., News, Opinion, Politics, Weekly Columns

Tweet ( “Fake the funk and your nose will grow.”. Those words by American poet George Clinton weren’t exactly correct. We have been faking the funk but our noses aren’t growing. However, our noses are certainly “wide open”. Collectively, we have had this big love affair with our current President. Why all this love? It... [Read more...]

Darrick Herndon; Three Reasons Why I Love Being a Father…

August 29, 2011 by  
Filed under Fatherhood, News, Opinion, Relationships, Weekly Columns

Tweet ( Today’s Black man is more likely to be a single-Father than any other man in America.  As a divorcee, I found myself the single-Father of a daughter whom is the light of my life. Reason #1:  Unconditional love The love that I receive from my daughter is pure.  I can recall once not too long ago when my daughter was three... [Read more...]

Kelleye Robinson; The Dos and Don’ts of First Dates…

Tweet ( Trying to make it to the second date?  Check out these Dos and Don’ts that could help put you on the road to second date glory. 1) DO be on time. First dates are like job interviews. First impressions matter A LOT. You don’t want to start off on the wrong foot by being late. Since you both are taking time out... [Read more...]

Brad Washington; Kid Cudi, Drake Dive into their fans hearts.

August 29, 2011 by  
Filed under Ent., Misc., Music, News, Opinion, Weekly Columns

Tweet ( Since 2009, Kid Cudi and Drake have been prevalent in the hip hop scene and adored by many fans. Drake is quite known for his emotional themed raps that deal with women, love, and fame. Cudi’s music draws from the emotional effects of tragedy of his younger days, loneliness, and the fact that he was always seen as different.... [Read more...]

H. Lewis Smith; Black America: Truth vs. Myth? Choose One…

August 28, 2011 by  
Filed under Misc., News, Opinion, Weekly Columns

Tweet ( “History does not refer merely, or even principally, to the past. On the contrary, the great force of history comes from the fact that we carry it within us, are unconsciously controlled by it in many ways, and history is literally present in all that we do.” – James Baldwin Baldwin’s proclamation that “the... [Read more...]

J.J. Vann; Young Black Men, Word Up!

August 28, 2011 by  
Filed under Education, Misc., News, Opinion, Weekly Columns

Tweet ( Dear Young Black Men, Young men. Young men. Young men. Our black young men. Can you speak up? Will you speak up? Why won’t you speak up? We need you to speak up. Speak up and speak out. I understand that the hip hop world, the rap world, the music world, and the athletic world are knocking down the door. The get-rich-or- die-... [Read more...]

3 Steps; Better Relationship with Jesus..

August 28, 2011 by  
Filed under Christian Talk, Misc., News, Opinion, Weekly Columns

Tweet ( Many people wish for a better life in Christ. You may be surprised to find it is closer than you think. To be honest, just to simply share what gives me a close relationship with Jesus my Lord, is what I am writing this short article about. If I had to look at what made my faith strong this is what I would come up with. Step... [Read more...]

Put away Money, Just not in your Savings Account…

August 28, 2011 by  
Filed under Misc., Money, News, Opinion, Weekly Columns

Tweet ( When you open an account at a bank or credit union you’re usually going to open both a checking account and a savings account. People think that the savings account is for saving money, but nothing could be further from the truth. When you open your savings account the associate that helps you will usually  ask you if you... [Read more...]

African-American Buying Power; Spending Money Where?

August 28, 2011 by  
Filed under Misc., Money, News, Opinion, Weekly Columns

Tweet ( How much do most big corporate advertisers respect the African American consumer—25 percent, 15 percent, 5 percent, or one percent? If you guessed one percent you were wrong. It’s less than that—.68 percent, to be exact. Of the $263.7 billion spent annually on advertising within the nation, less that one percent is used... [Read more...]

Thy House Obese Proof Black Family?

August 28, 2011 by  
Filed under Health, Misc., News, Opinion, Weekly Columns

Tweet ( Helping children slim down has become a serious public health challenge, but it’s the habits and practices at home that often determine whether a child becomes obese. Excess weight, once considered cuddly ‘baby fat,’ can start your child on the path to obesity, Type 2 diabetes, high blood pressure, sleep apnea,... [Read more...]

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