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March 8, 2012

The (Ree)lationship Guide: 3 Reasons Why Chivalry is Dying and It’s Your Fault

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I frequently hear complaints about chivalry from my clients. The biggest complaint from the ladies? Chivalry is diminishing. The biggest complaint from the males? Chivalry isn’t appreciated.  Below is a list of the top 3 reasons why chivalry is dying at our own account. 1. Lack of Self-Respect People can “sniff” low self-esteem in another person like a German Shepherd “sniffs” fear in a child. Why are you attempting to…

10 Facts You May Not Know about the TV Show, “Good Times”

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Good Times was that show that all of us knew better than we know our own relatives.  Most of us can sing the theme song even without knowing all the words, and if I were to walk into a room and say the words “damn, damn, damn!” you would know EXACTLY what scene I was talking about. But here is a short list of interesting tidbits about the show that…

The Money Mentor: Are You Being Haunted by Old Debt?

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By:  Lorillia Brown-Phillips, The Money Mentor, Your Black World Have you ever been issued a credit card that was charged off due to non payment?  Did you know that a charged off credit card balance is considered taxable ordinary income, according to the IRS.  Charged off credit card debt that is either canceled or forgiven may cause taxpayers to receive a 1099-C.  A 1099-C is a tax form issued to taxpayers…

Mormon Church Doesn’t Want to Explain Why They Spent So Much Time Disliking Black People

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The Mormon Church has long been known as a place that wasn’t exactly friendly to black people.  The church held a ban on black priests that lasted up until 1978, claiming that a revelation that is now in their scriptures says that only “worthy male members” of the church can be ordained to become priests.  This led to a ban on black people either holding the priesthood or being sealed…

Expert Advice: How to Get Married and Stay that Way (Video)

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In the video below, Dr. Boyce Watkins speaks with George James, a relationship counselor.  James describes the steps to finding and keeping a healthy marriage.    

Researchers Claim New Pill Can Reduce Racism

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Researchers in England are claiming that they have a heart disease pill that can also reduce racism.  Oxford University researchers say that small doses of the beta blocker propranolol can lead the patient to score lower on tests designed to measure subconscious racism.   The pill is primarily used to lower blood pressure and manage panic and anxiety problems. During the study, 18 students were given 20 mg of the pill…

Bobbi Kristina gets everything and Bobby gets nothing in Whitney Houston’s Will

Bobbi Kristina gets everything and Bobby gets nothing in Whitney Houston’s Will

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    Whitney Houston’s will has been released, and it has been revealed that the late singer has left everything in her possession to her daughter Bobbi Kristina. All of her money, as well as her personal effects, has been willed to the 18-year-old. According to a court document, which was obtained by Inside Edition, the superstar, who died on February 11 aged 48, first set up the will in…

Michelle Alexander’s ‘New Jim Crow’ Raises The Debate On Drug Laws

Michelle Alexander’s ‘New Jim Crow’ Raises The Debate On Drug Laws

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  Garry McCarthy, a 30-year veteran of law enforcement, did not expect to hear anything too startling when he appeared at a conference on drug policy organized last year by an African-American minister in Newark, where he was the police director. But then a law professor named Michelle Alexander took the stage and delivered an impassioned speech attacking the war on drugs as a system of racial control comparable to…

Powerful Video about Wars in Africa – A Must See

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This is a very powerful video about war in Africa and its affect on abandoned children. You must see this video. KONY 2012 from INVISIBLE CHILDREN on Vimeo.