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Kraft Foods Expected to Lose $385K Following Recall of Wieners

Reported by Nigel Boys After an investigation by the Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) of the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), around 42,000 kilograms (96,000 lbs) of Oscar Mayer wieners are being recalled by Kraft Foods because the label on the packaging may not be what is actually inside. Reportedly a consumer notified the […]

Reported by Krystle Crossman The government just approved the sale of a new form of alcohol that comes in a powder. The substance, named Palcohol, is made by a company called Lipsmark LLC in Tempe, AZ and was approved for sale in mid-April. Palcohol is a small capsule that is filled with powder and will […]

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In this video, Chris Long discusses debt management.  Chris is a certified financial planner.  He says that he started giving advice because there is such a need for this kind of financial information. Chris says that credit has a few advantages:  It’s a substitute for cash, but you should pay it off monthly.  He says […]

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By: Stephanie Allen-Gobert Women’s liberation is everywhere. Recently, President Obama signed a bill given equal rights and pay to working mothers and women. The role of women/mothers has always been to raise and take care of the children in the home. Some circumstances require the children to be raised by the father. Should mothers be […]

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By April Taylor Helping out friends and family financially can be a sticky and often misunderstood situation.  As Lynette Holloway writes for The Root, it is important to set boundaries and be aware of pitfalls when helping out those closest to you.  The blog is part of a series focused on building black wealth.  In […]

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Reported By Liku Zelleke Chicago, IL: The owner of a River North restaurant that was shut down by authorities for a short time has said that there was racial bias behind the action. The business was abruptly closed by Chicago Police last week. Theodore Gilmore, 45, who helps his friend run the Nouveau Tavern, said […]

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Yvette Carnell:  Hanging Black Dummy May Be Racist and Moronic, But It’s Not Criminal

Prosecutors in New Jersey announced an obvious decision with regard to the white teens who h?ng a no?se around the neck of a black dummy: having a propensity for engaging in racist demonstrations is not a crime. In a curious display of subconscious anti-black antagonism, eight student wrestlers reverted to a reenactment of domestic terr?rism […]

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Most people know Stuart Scott as the dynamic host at ESPN.  But a lot of people don’t know that he is in the battle of a lifetime, fighting the cancer that is seeking to take his life.  His courageous fight has been inspirational to millions and reminds some of the struggles of Robin Roberts, another […]

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By Nomalanga Mhlauli-Moses A Facebook status update that I recently put up got a lot of people talking and filled my inbox with a lot of messages from people who engaged me in further dialogue on the topic. The status update was as follows: My dad gave a speech, both in Gabs and in Mahalapye […]

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Financial Juneteenth | Yale Cancelled Teen’s Spot In Summer Program Due to Money

Reported by Krystle Crossman Eighteen-year-old Zach Wood is a very bright young man who has the potential to have a very bright future. What’s hindering him? Money. Wood grew up in one of Washington D.C.’s poorest neighborhoods, but his living conditions never stopped him from working hard at his studies. He travels 2.5 hours to […]

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