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How Much Insurance Do You Need in Retirement?

Dear Carrie, I’m 63 and will leave my full-time job in six months. In an…

8-Year-Old Detroit Boy Fatally Shot While Sleeping

An unidentified gunman fired into the residence where Jakari Pearson and his mother lived. Jakari…

Black and Hispanic Journalist Associations Will Have Joint Convention in 2016!

The presidents of NABJ and NAHJ already have lofty plans for the mega conference, like…

House Votes to Sue President; Obama Tells Them to ‘Stop Hating’

The House of Representatives has succeeded in authorizing an unprecedented lawsuit against President Barack Obama,…

‘Holograms’ brought back Tupac. Now they want to take Washington.

Resurrect Tupac for a live performance? Been there. Help elect a prime minister in the…

For My Daughter and Other African-American Kids

My 11-year-old daughter, Aoki Lee, is headed for the 8th grade already and has been…

Zoe Saldana Poses Nude For Women’s Health UK

Before rumors of her pregnancy surfaced this month, Zoe Saldana stripped down for the September 2014 issue of Women’s…

Why Do Black People Have So Many Cousins?

Dear Race Manners: Why do black people seem to have so many cousins (or call…

Pastor Running for Congress Gets Strip Club’s Endorsement

The Rev. Jarrett Maupin, who is eyeing Arizona’s 7th Congressional District, got a bold endorsement…

Cheerleader’s Mysterious Death Stuns University Community

Police in Kentucky are investigating themysterious death of a University of Louisville cheerleader. Danielle “Dani”…

A Look Back At The Trial That Made Rape A War Crime

The task was almost unimaginable in its magnitude. After the Rwandan genocide, in which an…

Spelman College President Beverly Daniel Tatum Talks ‘Privilege’ In Higher Education

Spelman College President Beverly Daniel Tatum recently announced she would be stepping down from her…

Kanye Is Boring Now

Something strange happened to me while reading GQ’s August cover story on Kanye West: I realized I…

How Media Missed That Black Women Do ‘Have It All’

he only thing I have grown to hate more than the term “having it all” is the…

For Diebold, the World Cup isn’t the only game in Brazil

 THE heat is on in Brazil, and the temperatures are likely to reach boiling point…

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New Clap on bra used to help women with disabilities

I never believed that technology would go has far as making electrical clothing. But it has. Tech savvy designer Randy Sarafan was inspired by the hi-tech bras found in Syrian bazaars and decided to take a stab at the industry of making removable clothing (with literally a clap of your hands). The San Francisco native…

How Much Insurance Do You Need in Retirement?

Dear Carrie, I’m 63 and will leave my full-time job in six months. In an effort to cut back, I’m looking at all my expenses and it seems like I’m paying an awful lot in different types of insurance premiums. What do I really need at this point in my life? – A Reader Dear…

Damon Dash makes one of the most powerful black wealth speeches you’ll ever hear in your life

Reported by April Taylor Damon Dash, an entrepreneur who is well known for being Jay-Z’s former business partner at Roc-a-Fella Records and also dating R&B singer Aaliyah until her death in 2001, explicitly discusses the dysfunction of Black businesses, Black culture, and brand expert Steve Stoute in a recent interview with Hip Hop Motivation. In the…

How Much Insurance Do You Need in Retirement?

Dear Carrie, I’m 63 and will leave my full-time job in six months. In an effort to cut back, I’m looking at all my expenses and it seems like I’m paying an awful lot in different types of insurance premiums. What do I really need at this point in my life? – A Reader Dear…

New Clap on bra used to help women with disabilities

I never believed that technology would go has far as making electrical clothing. But it has. Tech savvy designer Randy Sarafan was inspired by the hi-tech bras found in Syrian bazaars and decided to take a stab at the industry of making removable clothing (with literally a clap of your hands). The San Francisco native…

Money Makers

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Damon Dash makes one of the most powerful black wealth speeches you’ll ever hear in your life

Reported by April Taylor Damon Dash, an entrepreneur who is well known for being Jay-Z’s former business partner at Roc-a-Fella Records and also dating R&B singer Aaliyah until her death in 2001, explicitly discusses the dysfunction of Black businesses, Black…

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Dr. Randal Pinkett Is Helping People Learn How To Build Their Own Businesses

By April Taylor Dr. Randal Pinkett was the first African American winner of Donald Trump’s…

Pebbles sues Viacom for $45 Million over the TLC Movie

You probably saw this coming.  The singer Pebbles, whose real name is Perri Reed, is…

This 101-year old man gives the best financial advice you’ve ever heard

This man (Fountain Hughes) is a 101-year old former slave who gives some of the…

Industry

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A Private Prison Is So Bad That It’s Called “Gladiator School”

By Dr. Sinclair Grey III Prison is supposed to be about reform but it goes…

Good News For Felons Who Want A Better Job

By Lechette Walker Criminal background check questions normally discourage convicted felonies from filling out job…

Power of the Tweet: Twitter Tries to Change One Rule and their Users Go Bananas

by Greg B. Thursday evening Twitter saw the power of social networking. Late Thursday Twitter…

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The creator of “Good Times” is back with a vengeance after being blackballed by Hollywood

Reported by April Taylor Eric Monte’s story is one of betrayal, hope, and, with your help, redemption. Monte is a living legend for his role in creating the first successful show with a black cast since “Amos and Andy.” Prior…

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