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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 […]

RITA DOVE

08/28/2011

  Rita Dove was born on this day (August 28th) in 1952, in Akron, Ohio.  She is a well-renowned Poet and Author.  Ms. Dove was appointed Poet Laureate of the United States and Consultant in Poetry at the Library of Congress in 1993, making her the youngest person, and the first African-American to receive this highest […]

REMEMBERING THE FATHER OF BLACK POWER

06/29/2011

KWAME TURE aka STOKELY CARMICHAEL 1941 to 1998 Kwame Ture, also known to many as Stokely Carmichael was born on June 29th, 1941 (this date), in Port of Spain, Trinidad.  He moved to the United States in 1952, and attended high school in New York City.  He attended the well known HBCU – Howard University, graduating with a B.A. […]

Today In Our History – Natalie Hinderas – 1927-1987

06/15/2011

Today (June 15th) marks the birthday of Natalie Leota Henderson Hinderas, an African-American classical pianist, composer and Professor at Temple University in Pennsylvania. Natalie Hinderas was born in Oberlin, Ohio in 1927, on this date to musically talented parents.  Her father (Adam Hinderas) was a jazz pianist, and her mother (Leota Palmer Hinderas) was a classical pianist, who taught […]

CELEBRATING THE BIRTHDATES OF OUR PEOPLE – JUNE 7TH

06/07/2011

Today – June 7th, 2011, is the birthday of three well-known artists, as follows: Gwendolyn Brooks, well-known Poet and Novelistwas born on this date in 1917, in Topeka, Kansas.  When she was only two months old, her family moved to Chicago, Illinois, of which she made her home for the rest of her life. Ms. […]

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 […]

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, […]

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 […]