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In 1989 I went vegan.  I jumped into all the “vegan” food you could imagine.  The cookies, cakes, veggie burgers, potato chips, French fries—you name it and...

This Day in History: March 30th

Time Travel Scientist, Dr. Ronald Mallett, Was Born Time travel is possible and scientist...

This Day in History: March 28th

"Panther with a Pen," Lutrelle Palmer Was Born Lutrelle Fleming Palmer Jr., known as the Godfather of Chicago's...

Does Cuba Have a Cure for Coronavirus?

Cuba may have found a cure for COVID-19. On March 2, the island instituted the Novel Coronavirus Plan for Prevention and Control, which regulates...

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Does Cuba Have a Cure for Coronavirus?

Cuba may have found a cure for COVID-19. On March 2, the island instituted the Novel Coronavirus Plan for Prevention and Control, which regulates...
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Kaepernick, NFL Arrange Workout

It’s been nearly three years since Colin Kaepernick has taken a snap in an NFL game. But the quarterback and activist is reportedly hoping...

5 Things To Know About Eliud Kipchoge

There's a lot that can be done in less than two hours. You can catch a movie, watch a tennis match or even sneak...

N.J. Ref Suspended For Making Black Wrestler Cut Dreads

A viral video of a high school wrestler being forced to have his dreadlocks cut during a competition caused widespread outrage last year. Today,...

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“Self-Made” on Netflix, a Bad Look For Black Women

I wanted to like "Self Made," the four-part series on Netflix based on the life of Madame C.J. Walker. I really did....

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Net Worth Update (February 2020)

During the stock market crash of 2008, I was one of the millions of uniformed investors who pulled every dime out of the market...

Net Worth Update (January 2020)

Am I alone in feeling like January 2020 felt like a full year? The tragic death of a beloved athlete,...

Year-End Dividend Report

I can’t say enough good things about dividends. But I’ll try. For starters, dividends are the easiest money I’ve ever earned. Once I buy...

Net Worth Update: December 2019

Is it too late to wish you all a Happy New Year? Like everyone reading this, I’ve been busy but I couldn’t wait another...

Are You Better Off Today?

A poll conducted by Global Strategy Group, a Democratic polling firm and North Star Opinion Research, a Republican group, found that 31% of Americans...

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Does Cuba Have a Cure for Coronavirus?

Cuba may have found a cure for COVID-19. On March 2, the island instituted the Novel Coronavirus Plan for Prevention and Control, which regulates...

Prevention Proves Better than the Cure as Malawi Declares Natural Disaster with No COVID-19 Cases

President Peter Mutharika has declared a natural disaster in Malawi—even though the country has zero confirmed cases of COVID-19. Mutharika is heeding the lessons...

South Africa in a 21-day Nationwide Lockdown Amid COVID-19 Outbreak

South Africa has announced a nationwide lockdown as more of its citizens continue to test positive for COVID-19. President Cyril Ramaphosa says that the order...

New York Tourist Becomes Puerto Rico’s 2nd COVID-19 Death

Puerto Rico has reported its second COVID-19-related death. The Health Department says that the victim was a 73-year-old man from New York who was on...

92 Troops Killed in Boko Haram in Deadliest Raid to Date

Boko Haram extremists have killed at least 92 Chadian troops in what is being called the deadliest raid ever. "We lost 92 of our soldiers,...

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More Than Money: Living Through a Shut-In Economy

Feeling like you didn't prepare well enough for this 'Rainy Day"? Money behaviorist Jacquette explains why it's a waste of energy to...

It’s “More Than Money”

Financial Behaviorist, Jacquette Timmons, explores the psychology, emotions and the math of money so that you can make better, smarter choices no...

Traveling While Black: Cuba

During this pandemic, travel abroad is halted. But it won't be forever. Check out the series of podcasts from Khaair Morrison, who...
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Favorite Five (Books)

I recently was asked on my radio show for book suggestions for young people. I like to start any book list with novels because...

Favorite Five

This list of our Favorite Five includes the best socks in the history of feet and an item just in case those feet are...

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5 Things To Know About Robert Smith

Robert F. Smith, who paid off the student loan debt of the 2019 graduating class of Morehouse College in Atlanta, Ga., is the 163rd...

5 Things to Know About the Basketball Africa League (BAL)

The Basketball Africa League (BAL), which was set to kick off last week but will not because of the COVID-19 pandemic, was a year...

African Hoops League Kickoff Postponed

The Basketball Africa League (BAL) has postponed the start of its inaugural season due to mounting concerns about coronavirus. "Following the recommendation of the Senegalese...

Kaepernick, NFL Arrange Workout

It’s been nearly three years since Colin Kaepernick has taken a snap in an NFL game. But the quarterback and activist is reportedly hoping...

5 Things To Know About Eliud Kipchoge

There's a lot that can be done in less than two hours. You can catch a movie, watch a tennis match or even sneak...
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Golden Nugget No. 1: Say NO to “Vegan”!

In 1989 I went vegan.  I jumped into all the “vegan” food you could imagine.  The cookies, cakes, veggie burgers, potato chips,...

Kirk’s Introduction to 31 Golden Nuggets About Plant-Based Eating

I gave up red meat in 1986. I had this idea that becoming a vegan would be great. By 1989, I was a...

31 Reasons To Start a Plant-Based Lifestyle

I started my journey toward a plant-based lifestyle 31 years. It changed my life. I wrote a book about how to eat,...

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Broadband For All?

The United States House of Representatives is introducing legislation this week, H.R. 1328, to establish the Office of Internet Connectivity and Growth. The goal is to provide access and expand...

Blockchain, Cryptocurrency and the Cannabis Industry

Earlier this year, J.P. Morgan Chase became the first bank in the United States to create its own cryptocurrency, JPM Coin, which the bank...

Dora Milaje Should Headline on Disney+

On the same day it was announced that Marvel’s popular series Daredevil would join the likes of Luke Cage and Iron Fist as the...

“Prime” Treatment at Whole Foods

The Amazon-Whole Foods alliance will be paying off this week for Amazon Prime members. When Amazon purchased Whole Foods last year for $13.7 billion...

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Net Worth Update (February 2020)

During the stock market crash of 2008, I was one of the millions of uniformed investors who pulled every dime out of the market...

Net Worth Update: December 2019

Is it too late to wish you all a Happy New Year? Like everyone reading this, I’ve been busy but I couldn’t wait another...
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Juneteenth

Today is Juneteenth, recognized by many throughout the Global Majority as its true Independence Day. June 19, 1865, is the date that enslaved people...

The Half Has Never Been Told

There was no stable currency. The federal government...had no no ability to tax, and so it also could not act as a national state....

Remember Barack Obama?

This week's list falls on Election Day and given the current climate in America, it nice to reminisce about the first African American president...