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Educator and Civil Rights Activist Benjamin Mays Was Born The spiritual mentor to Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., Dr. Benjamin E. Mays was...

This Day in History, August 2nd

Best-selling author and activist, James Arthur Baldwin was born on August 2, 1924, in Harlem, New York. His eloquence and passion on race relations...

This Day in History, August 1st

On August 1, 1834, slavery was abolished in Trinidad and Tobago. It was announced that the end of slavery would roll out as slaves...

Author Tsitsi Dangarembga Arrested During Harare Protest

Award-winning Zimbabwean author Tsitsi Dangarembga has been arrested during anti-corruption demonstrations in Harare. Dangarembga, who was included this week on the Booker...

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This Day in History: July 31st

Civil Rights Leader, Whitney Young Jr., Was Born Civil rights leader, presidential advisor and former head of the National...
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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...

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...

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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...

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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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Kenyan Village Wins $12M in Landmark Environmental Court Battle

A Kenyan community was awarded $12 million (1.3 billion Kenyan shillings) after local residents filed a civil lawsuit against the government when...

Tanzania’s Exiled Opposition Leader Tundu Lissu Returns

Opposition leader and presidential hopeful Tundu Lissu has returned to Tanzania nearly three years after he fled the country following an assassination...

Uganda Confirms First Coronavirus Death

Uganda has confirmed its first COVID-19 death more than two months after the first case was discovered. Director General Health Services, Henry...

Uganda’s Bobi Wine Launches New Political Party

Prominent Ugandan opposition leader Bobi Wine has launched a new political party ahead of the 20121 presidential polls. Wine,...

This Day in History: July 26th

Liberia Declares Independence The west African country of Liberia proclaimed its independence on July 26, 1847, making it...

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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...

Mo’nique: “I Know My Worth!”

In an interview from 2018, Karen speaks with Oscar-award winning actress and original Queen of Comedy Mo'nique about her pending lawsuit with...
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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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Everthing you need to know this week.

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 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...

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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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...