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    Ask The Good Doctor

    I saw a commercial on TV that just set me off. The tagline was “Eat Your Way-Treat Your Way.” The product is used to treat ulcers of the stomach and intestines, acid reflux and esophageal problems. The commercial had the nerve to have a cartoonish fireman propped up on the box intimating that this product […]

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    Soccer Federation to Investigate French Club’s Racial Profiling

    The French Futboll Federation is investigating the country’s top soccer club after it admitted racially profiling young players. Paris St.-Germain says some scouts used secret illegal tactics to evaluate players during recruitment between 2013 and 2018. The admission came after European investigative media outlet Mediapart published documents detailing scouting reports that included an “origin” section. […]

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    Net Worth Update

    Net Worth Update October 2018   I was certain October would be the first time I posted a drop in my overall net worth but then just like that, the market rallied the last couple of days of the month and I squeaked out a small net worth increase. Overall my net worth retreated to […]

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    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 of the United States. The lead book, Obama: The Historic Presidency of Barack Obama, which was released last April, is an insider view of his presidency. From Pres. Obama’s victory speech to […]

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    Eagles’ Jenkins Needs to Answer Criticisms About Players Coalition

    The longstanding feud between current and former members of the Players Coalition continues to boil over following an on-field confrontation between Carolina Panthers safety Eric Reid and Eagles pro bowler Malcolm Jenkins last week. After a near altercation where Reid went face to face with the coalition’s co-founder during the coin toss, Reid, who left […]

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    Trash Islands

    If I leave my office in Central Harlem and forget to throw out a piece of garbage, I must tote it around until I can find a garbage can. Usually, I can’t. So, I put that brown paper bag or pile of receipts back in my purse to throw it out at home. . The […]

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    Eat With The Seasons

    In most mainstream supermarkets, the vegetable and fruit aisle is an arena of debauchery and fraud. Unripe produce is stuffed behind the ripened stuff, in the hopes that customers will mix up everything when they squeeze for the ripe produce (we often believe, incorrectly, that ripe produce is in the back). Water-misters above aisles keep […]

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    Don’t Worry About The Stock Market

    The stock market has been turbulent, losing all of the 2018 gains in just a week. Instead of worrying about my stocks dropping, I decided to keep myself busy by continuing to learn all that I can about the business of building a reliable dividend portfolio. Instead of watching the market drop, my time is […]

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    Cannabis Queen!

    Wanda James, the first black woman to own a marijuana dispensary in the United States, chats with Karen Hunter about the opportunities and the possibilities in the cannabis industry. There are 30 states where medical marijuana is legal, nine of which are legal for recreational use. Several more states are contemplating legalizing marijuana and there […]

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    One United Africa?

    Ethiopia, the second most populous African nation, is leading a push to make Africa a true unified continent, by offering visas-on-arrivals to any African national starting November 9. This was a vision  Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed had when he took over the nation earlier this year. “Consistent with PM Abiy Ahmed’s vision of a closer […]

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    5 Things to Know About James Borrego

    He is the NBA’s First Latino Head Coach The league’s global footprint has reached regions all across the world, including Latin America. But there has been a steady decline in Latin representation on NBA rosters in recent years. Hispanics have also had a hard time breaking through the coaching ranks. According to the Institute for […]

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