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July 2, 2014

Dr. Samori Swygert: Hidden Colors 3 is an outstanding film!

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Movie Review: Hidden Colors 3 a smash hit must see! By: Dr. Samori Swygert The ground breaking documentary series, Hidden Colors, debuted its’ 3rd installment (Hidden Colors 3: The Rules of Racism) last night (6/26/2014) in select theaters across the country. Hidden Colors 3 was a masterful production, and I consider it to be mandatory viewing. I fervently believe that our youth need to see this, and its’ prior series….

Welfare Drug Testing Now the Law in Tennessee

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Mandatory drug testing for welfare applicants is now officially the law in Tennessee. The law, passed in 2012, gives the state permission to screen applicants of the federal Temporary Assistance for Needy Families. The new law would have applicants answer a series of questions, one of which would ask about drug use. If a person answers “yes”, the applicant would be required to take a drug test. The applicant will…

How Can You Use Your Income to Accelerate Your Wealth?

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William R. Patterson is a world renowned executive coach, award-winning lecturer, and national best-selling author. He is the CEO and co-founder of The Baron Solution Group which company holds business and personal finance workshops in cities across the United States based on the strategies Patterson outlines in his book, “The Baron Son.” The company is a Top 100 Minority Business Enterprise. Patterson co-founded The Baron Solution Group and co-authored “The…

Michael Eric Dyson: What Are The Keys To Improving The Plight of Black Men?

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Michael Eric Dyson is an author, scholar, minister, and commentator who was born October 23, 1958 in Detroit, Michigan. He became an ordained Baptist minister at 19 and entered Knoxville college at the age of 21 after having done factory work to help support his family.  In 1985, Dyson graduated from Carson-Newman College with a bachelor’s degree, and he went on to earn Master’s and Doctorate degrees in religion from…

Is chasing a thug good for your love life?

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The media plays a huge role in determining what we want out of our lives and out of our relationships.  Black people are fed specific imagery that sometimes glorifies thugs and athletes over regular, hard-working men, and there are some who feel that these messages are harmful to young women seeking mates. But is it natural for a woman to chase after a man who seems “dangerous” and “edgy?”  If…

Two young men shoot it out in New Orleans and leave suspects everywhere

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Reported by Liku Zelleke A recording of police scanner traffic has given a minute-by-minute account of the New Orleans Police Department response to a shooting incident that occurred on Sunday. The recording describes the intense search that followed the shooting as well as the discovery of victim after victim as the scene unfolded. A total of nine people were shot in the 700 block of Bourbon Street in New Orleans….