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Black wealth, African American money: the future for Black America

Dr. Boyce and Dr. Christopher Emdin, Columbia University, Discuss the Flaws of Public Education

Dr. Christopher Emdin discusses problems with the education system

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The Less Talk, More Action Tour Hits Detroit – Here’s the Itinerary

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Tech Leader Says He Doesn’t Know of Any Black Entrepreneurs….Is He Racist?

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Tech Crunch founder Michael Harrington said that he doesn’t know of a single black entrepreneur.  Dr. Boyce Watkins and Yvette Carnell ask whether or not he’s a racist. 

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Will Smith is Reportedly Demanding $50 Million to be in the Sequel to “Independence Day”

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Embarrassing: Detroit Public Schools Don’t Have Enough Books for All the Kids

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James Brown’s Estate was $20 Million in Debt

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Black Scholars Are Now About “Less Talk, More Action”

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The Obama Campaign Has Lost Quite a Few Contributors Since 2008

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Dr. Boyce: Does Prosperity Gospel Actually Work?

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October 29, 2011 Posted by | Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Tech Crunch Founder Seems to Think that Black Entrepreneurs Don’t Exist

Michael Arrington, founder of Tech Crunch Magazine, actually seems to think that black entrepreneurs don’t exist. 

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Michael Jackson Tops the List of Richest Dead Celebrities

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Dr. Byron Price: Fixing the Prison Problem Comes Down to Entrepreneurship

Prof. Byron Price has a lot to say about the prison industrial complex and how to fix it.

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NCAA Athletes Now Demanding to Be Paid Too

ncaa athletes sign petition demanding a piece of the financial pie

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October 25, 2011 Posted by | Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Ways to Jump Start Your Credit

 

In this video, Dr. Boyce Watkins speaks with Lorillia Brown-Phillips, a personal financial planning expert and author of the e-book, “Jump Start Your Credit.”  In the interview, they discuss first steps you can take to get your credit back on track.

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Nigerian Tribal King Files Billion Dollar Suit Against Dutch Shell Oil Company

Quite a few Nigerians are angry with Dutch Shell for allegedly destroying their environment.  But the violations go even deeper than that. 
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Congregation Members Sue Bishop Eddie Long Over Failed Investment Scheme

ephren taylor and bishop eddie long

Bishop Eddie Long and Ephren Taylor are getting pushback from members of the New Birth Missionary Baptist Church. 
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October 21, 2011 Posted by | Uncategorized | Leave a comment

If She Insists on Having the Baby, Should a Man Be Able to get a Financial Abortion?

kirsten west-savali discusses the financial abortion

Kirsten West-Savali at Your Black World makes some interesting points on this controversial topic. 
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October 21, 2011 Posted by | Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Black Wealth Continues to Be Decimated During the Recession

Black family wealth has dropped to levels that haven’t been seen since 1984. When is the bleeding going to stop? 
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October 20, 2011 Posted by | Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Optimum Launches the “Less Talk, More Action Empowerment Tour”

More Black Scholarship in Action

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For Information Contact:

Joy Farrington, Administrative Assistant to Ryan Mack

The Optimum Institute of Economic Empowerment, Inc.

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Optimum Launches the “Less Talk…More Action” Economic Empowerment Tour Sponsored by George Soros Open Society Institute

 

On October 27th, 2011 in direct response to economic hardships faced by the Black and Hispanic communities as a result of a lagging economy, The Optimum Institute of Economic Empowerment (“OIEE”) will launch its economic empowerment tour entitled “Less Talk…More Action”.  While going through as many as 13 cities with the possibility of adding more, Ryan Mack (President of OIEE, Author, and National Media Commentator) has galvanized a dynamic team of world renowned experts to create tangible solutions to multifaceted economic hardships that continue to plague minority communities.   

 

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Break Yo-self Fool: Woman Gets a $200,000 Cell Phone Bill

Woman gets a $200,000 cell phone bill

Sometimes, kids can just get on your last nerve.  This woman’s baby brothers put a hurting on her cell phone bill. 

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October 19, 2011 Posted by | Uncategorized | Leave a comment