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BLACK FRIDAY – WHY?!

11/24/2011

  SAVE YOUR MONEY FOR A GOOD CAUSE!!   With the overall state of the American and the continuous decline in OUR COMMUNITIES OF COLOR — we continue to have this tradition of ‘BLACK FRIDAY”!  Why? Because since the 19th Century Americans have been making corporations rich!!  And now, most of us are broke!!! Do […]

TODAY IN AFRICAN- AMERICAN HISTORY: FANNIE LOU HAMER

10/06/2011

One of the most eloquent and blunt leaders of the Civil Rights Movement of the 1960’s, was born on this date (October 6th) in 1917 – FANNIE LOU HAMER! Born Fannie Lou Townsend in Montgomery County, Mississippi, she was the youngest of twenty (20) children in a family of sharecroppers.  She began chopping and picking cotton […]

IN MEMORY OF OUR MANY ANCESTORS!!

05/30/2011

HAPPY MEMORIAL DAY! Because it is Memorial Day – I thought I’d take a moment to pay tribute to some of our ancestors who fought the struggle for us.  Below you will find quotes made by some of our brothers and sisters (some still living) that have fought the fight for us today!! “He who […]

WISDOM: Quotes From Some of Our Brothers and Sisters

11/12/2010

The following are a series of quotes and a few poems on various topics, from some of our Brothers and Sisters (past and present), who at some time or another, have been involved in the struggle for equality, justice, and civil rights.  These quotes/poems reflect some of the most profound aspects of the African-American human […]

Book Review: “Put On Your Crown…”

11/11/2010

This post is basically, for all our females. In May 2010, well-renown Entrepreneur, Actress, Rapper, Singer, Producer, and just one powerful Black Woman – Queen Latifah, published her new book, titled, “Put on Your Crown: Life-Changing Moments on the Path to Queendom.”  I just completed reading this book; and I must say, it is a […]

Celebrating ‘Our Story’ – More Heroes

11/10/2010

Throughout the years on November 10th: In 1780 on this date, the African Union Society of Newport, Rhode Island was established.  It was the first attested Black Mutual Aid Society. On this date in 1831, Nat Turner, an African-American slave, whom initiated the largest slave rebellion in the antebellum southern United States, in Southampton County, Virginia, […]

Celebrating Our Story – More Unsung Heroes

11/09/2010

Did you know throughout the years, on November 9th: Benjamin Banneker was born on this date in 1731, in Ellicott, Maryland.  He was a self-taught African-American Astronomer and Mathematician.  At the age of 22, Banneker created a working wooden clock, after studying a watch of a friend.  It took him two years to finish this clock, […]

Celebrating OUR STORY

11/07/2010

I am celebrating the some of the many incidents and/or contributions that have been made by Our People, or that our people have been involved in over the years, specifically for the week of November 1st through November 7th, as follows: November 1st: First African Free School opened in New York City, in 1787. The […]

Business Information You Might Can Use!

11/02/2010

Book Review For: “Under the Influence: Tracing the Hip-Hop Generation’s Impact on Brands, Sports and Pop Culture” Author: Erin O. Patton This book should be a must-read for all marketers and managers of products and services in this 21st Century, as it truly defines the influence of hip-hop in our culture today, and what CEOs […]