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May 4, 2014

MC Hammer lectures Stanford students on how he makes monster money in tech investments

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MC Hammer has gotten a lot of negative attention over the years, mainly due to tax issues.  But what a lot of people don’t know is that he is actually doing some pretty amazing things.  The former hip-hop star was an investor in Square, Bump Technologies and the website DanceJam.com. The companies are doing very well, and he seems to be doing better than most when it comes to allocating…

Woman tells Tom Joyner: When I pretended to be white, I got lots of job offers

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Yolanda Spivey conducted a personal experiment that got the attention of the world.  She says that after being jobless for a long period of time and getting no offers, she chose to pull the wool over her potential employers’ eyes.  Yolanda changed her name to Bianca White and pretended to be a white woman. After making this cosmetic change to her name and resume, she found that the companies suddenly…

Mass graves, internment camps, no compensation: The story of Black Wall Street

Mass graves, internment camps, no compensation: The story of Black Wall Street

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Have you ever thought carefully or learned the real story of Black Wall Street?  The atrocities are countless, and the state of Oklahoma has yet to pay reparations.  In this interview, Dr Boyce Watkins speaks with an historian who tells the story in grave detail.  Scores of deaths, loss of businesses and even people of color being put in internment camps make up the story that is almost never told….