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Author Alex Haley Was Born With works such as Roots and The Autobiography of Malcolm X, journalist and author Alex Haley was able...

This Day in History, August 11th

On August 11, 1965, more than 30,000 people in Los Angeles’ Watts neighborhood began rioting after the arrest of a young African American motorist....

This Day in History, August 7th

Ralph Johnson Bunche, Nobel Prize winner, scholar and activist was born August 7, 1904, in Detroit, Michigan. His father worked in a barbershop that...

This Day in History, August 8th

Matthew Alexander Henson, one of the first men to reach the North Pole, was born August 8, 1866. Henson was born on a farm...

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The Mid-Year Review, Part 2: Discover your Strengths

In Part 2 of the Mid-Year Review, Jacquette Timmons breaks down some of what your mid-year review should have revealed for you...
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This Day in History: June 19th

He was drafted on June 17, 1986 by the Boston Celtics with the second pick in the NBA draft. University of Maryland superstar Len...

It’s Time for the NFL to be Honest with Antonio Brown

On Thursday, Bruce Arians, the coach for NFL team, Tampa Bay Buccaneers, shut down the possibility of Wide Receiver, Antonio Brown, following Tom Brady...

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...

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Financial Wellness Specialist Eugenie George Shares “Money Stories”

Do you need to heal and move past your money story? In this episode, Angela E. Matthews speaks with Eugenie George, financial...

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7 Income-Producing Assets To Build Wealth

When the stock market took a dip back in March, I decided to do some research and add a new stock to...

June 2020 Net Worth Update

Milestones Along The Way June was a great month for me (personally), all things considered. I literally saw all...

Net Worth Update, April 2020: FIRE During COVID-19

The road to FIRE (Financial Independence Retire Early) for me is paved $100,000 at a time. It took me three years to...

Net Worth Update: March 2020

Net Worth Update March 2020 I have to admit it’s not much fun...

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...

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Zimbabwean Author Slams Mnangagwa’s Government Over Stifling ‘Chokehold’

Zimbabwean novelist and filmmaker Tsitsi Dangarembga, who was arrested at recent protests in the country, has accused President Emmerson Mnangagwa's government of...

Jamaican Supreme Court Upholds Kingston School’s Dreadlocks Ban

Jamaica's Supreme Court upheld a decision of a Kingston school to demand a 5-year-old student cut her dreadlocks to attend classes. The...

Tundu Lissu Named Tanzanian Opposition’s Presidential Candidate

Tundu Lissu has been named as the presidential candidate for the opposition party, CHADEMA. Lissu secured endorsements from all delegates present after...

This Day in History: August 3rd

Edward Blyden, Father of Pan-Africanism, Was Born Before Marcus Garvey, there was Edward Blyden, who is considered to...

Ivory Coast Defense Minister Bakayoko Named Interim PM

Defense Minister Hamed Bakayoko has been named prime minister of Ivory Coast after his predecessor died suddenly last month. The country's President,...

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Coach Cass: Are You Ready For Love?

Casandra (Coach Cass) Henriquez, relationship guru and bestselling author kicks off podcast letting you know who she is and how she became...

A Tribute to John Lewis

In her latest episode of "More Than Money," Jacquette Timmons pays tribute to activist and congressman John Robert Lewis. She examines both...

Compounding Can Change Your Life

Compounding is said to be the Eighth Wonder of the World. So why...
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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...

This Day in History: June 26th

Before he would simply be known as “The Captain” to Yankees fans across the world, Derek Jeter was born in New Jersey to an...

This Day in History: June 20th

Muhammad Ali's anti-Vietnam War stance cost him his heavyweight title and nearly his freedom when an all-white jury convicted him of draft evasion on...

This Day in History: June 19th

He was drafted on June 17, 1986 by the Boston Celtics with the second pick in the NBA draft. University of Maryland superstar Len...

It’s Time for the NFL to be Honest with Antonio Brown

On Thursday, Bruce Arians, the coach for NFL team, Tampa Bay Buccaneers, shut down the possibility of Wide Receiver, Antonio Brown, following Tom Brady...
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Healthy

Kirk’s #GoVeggies 31-Day Challenge, Day 30: Stuck Thinking!

Many people have weird theories about food and exercise that cause them frustration and harm. It’s possible they want what’s best, but when...

Kirk’s #GoVeggies 31-Day Challenge, Day 29: Good Food vs. Bad Food

This may come as a shock to you, but there is no such thing as good food or bad food.  Food is...

Kirk’s #GoVeggies 31-Day Challenge, Day 28: No Ketosis!

The ketogenic diets are the new craze, but they’re actually old news in a new package. The low carb, high protein diets, such...

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Meet Arthell Isom, The Entrepreneur Who Broke Into Japan’s Anime Industry

It is 3 a.m. on the East Coast of America. Tokyo’s afternoon sun has lit up his...

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...

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...

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“Are You Worthy of Wealth?

In this debut episode of The Happy Investor Method, Angela E. Matthews asks: "Do you believe you deserve wealth?" Your mindset will determine...

June 2020 Net Worth Update

Milestones Along The Way June was a great month for me (personally), all things considered. I literally saw all...
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Apocalypse Now?

Published in 1993, Octavia Butler imagines a world in chaos and lawlessness in 2025. The cause: climate change that sets off a chain reaction...

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...