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July 28, 2014

How To Make Sure Finances Do Not Ruin Your Relationship

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Michelle Singletary is a nationally syndicated, award winning columnist for The Washington Post.  She graduated from the University of Maryland at College Park and Johns Hopkins University and has a Master’s degree in business and management. Her column, entitled “The Color of Money,” runs in over 100 newspapers and focuses on personal finance issues and advice.  The column has won multiple awards, including being nominated for a Pulitzer, receiving an…

Can Black Middle-Class Wealth Be Salvaged?

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Roland Martin is an award-winning nationally syndicated journalist.  His career began with him as a contributor on Lead Story, a Sunday news program that aired on BET during the 1990s.  He has also previously served as the executive editor of the Chicago Defender, the nation’s most historic Black newspaper, and as a founding editor for BlackAmericaWeb.com.  From 2005-2008, Martin served as a radio talk show host for WVON-AM in Chicago….

Italian Soccer Head Can’t Recall Calling Black Players “Banana Eaters”

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Using stereotypes and insults may be enough to garner some attention, but it won’t cause you to lose the opportunity for a lucrative job, at least not in Italy. Carlo Tavecchio is still projected to become the next Italian Football Federation (FIGC) president, even after he referred to African players as “banana eaters”, The Guardian reports. At issue is the number of foreign players who are allowed on Italy’s team….

Lawmaker Who Wrote Law Approving Reparations for Blacks Charged With Bribery

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Dallas County Commissioner John Wiley Price was recently in the news for passing a law approving reparations for blacks without the knowledge of the rest of his commission. Now, however, the longtime lawmaker is in the news after being arrested for corruption. Price is accused of taking $950, 000 in bribes as part of what prosecutors describe as a scam where Price, along with chief of staff Dapheny Elaine Fain…