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Greenwood Section of Tulsa, Oklahoma is Destroyed By a Racist Mob It was known as the Tulsa Race Riot. But in actuality, it was two...

Ghana Takes The World Robofest Championships

An all-girls robotics team from Ghana scored the top spot at the World Robofest Championship held in Southfield, Michigan.

This Day in History: May 25th

On this day in 2019, U.S. Academy at West Point graduated 32 black women—the most in its 216-year history. In 2018, the military academy...

This Day in History: May 25th

Born on This Day in 1949, Here Are 5 Things To Know About Jamaica Kincaid Caribbean American writer,...

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Kirk’s #GoVeggies 31-Day Challenge, Day 22: Does Meat Cause Cancer?

What is it about meat that makes it so toxic to the human body?  As humans we’re not biologically suited to eat...
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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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Let’s Move Like Ants!

https://rss.art19.com/episodes/b2a8057b-cfe0-4745-8025-168ff45f5233.mp3 They move together, they communicate and they know how to build bridges for their colony to cross....

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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...

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...

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This Day in History: May 13th

Slavery Was Abolished in Brazil Home to more people of African ancestry than any other country outside of...

This Day in History: April 10th

Aliko Dangote, was born April 10, 1957 in Kano, Kano State, Nigeria. He is the wealthiest man from the Global Majority in the world worth...

Mali Opposition Leader Soumaila Cisse Kidnapped

Mali opposition leader Soumaila Cisse has been kidnapped and is being been held hostage days before an election. Cisse, along with six members of his...

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...

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Do You Have a 100-Year Plan?

https://rss.art19.com/episodes/2b255777-7143-4a52-9832-0ad1cf467aee.mp3 The Chinese are taught to plan 100, 1000 and 10,000 years in advance. You can read more...

Do You Really Want To Be Financially Free? (Part 2)

https://rss.art19.com/episodes/8d4f04eb-3e29-4296-9dcc-3b54d5de9e13.mp3 In Part 2 of our discussion about financial independence, Karen and her guest Tremell discuss the seven...

Do You Want To Be Financially Free? (Part 1)

If you are lost and want to know where your personal finances stand, Karen and her guest "T-Mac" (from "Money Mondays" on...
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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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Kirk’s #GoVeggies 31-Day Challenge, Day 24: There is Only 1 Disease!

If you thought about it, you could probably name 20 or 30 diseases off the top of your head.  Everything from cancer...

Kirk’s #GoVeggies 31-Day Challenge, Day 23: Does Your Body Attack Itself?

With autoimmune diseases, your body will attack itself, which never made sense to me. I always wondered what causes your immune system...

Kirk’s #GoVeggies 31-Day Challenge, Day 22: Does Meat Cause Cancer?

What is it about meat that makes it so toxic to the human body?  As humans we’re not biologically suited 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, 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...

Do You Really Want To Be Financially Free? (Part 2)

https://rss.art19.com/episodes/8d4f04eb-3e29-4296-9dcc-3b54d5de9e13.mp3 In Part 2 of our discussion about financial independence, Karen and her guest Tremell discuss the seven...
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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...

“Crazy Rich Asians” Is a Must-Read!

Crazy Rich Asians, the first in a trilogy (which includes China Rich Girlfriend and Rich People Problems), is a modern-day novel that takes a...