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How To Build a Million-Dollar Business

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  William R. Patterson is a renowned executive coach, award-winning lecturer, and national best-selling author.  He is the CEO and co-founder of The Baron Solution Group; the 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 Baron Solution Group integrates over 1,000 wealth-building resources and 250 proven business and financial accelerators to instruct…

Director Steve McQueen Floored That 20% of Black Kids View Race as an Obstacle

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Americans have such a long and muddled history with racism that we sometimes forget that racism isn’t intrinsic to the U.S. Even though racists in America have willfully marginalized blacks, America is certainly not the only area of the world where blacks face discrimination. A recent study on how British children feel about their plight was so troubling that film director Steve McQueen sounded the alarm. The Guardian reports that…

South Dakota Republicans Vote to Demand Obama’s Impeachment

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Over the weekend South Dakota Republicans passed a resolution calling for President Obama’s impeachment. In the resolution, Republicans referenced the trading of Taliban soldiers in exchange for U.S. soldier Bowe Bergdahl and Obama’s promise that people could keep their health insurance if they liked it as a viοlation of President Obama’s oath. “Therefore, be it resolved that the South Dakota Republican Party calls on our U.S. Representatives to initiate impeachment…

How Black Hollywood stays so fit and why you can too

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The desire to live a healthy lifestyle is slowly on the rise in the African American community. According to research, there has been a steady increase of African-Americans joining fitness centers across the country. Losing weight can be difficult, especially if you are embarking on this new journey alone. If  you need a bit of inspiration, here are some health and fitness gurus that can help you reach your fitness goals….

Student gets arrested for studying after hours in the library

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Na’eem Wilkins is an honor student and a man who knows how to work hard for what he wants.  So, you can imagine the surprise when he ended up in handcuffs. According to WRAL.com, the Shaw University student was arrested for refusing to leave the library after it closed.  The 21-year old is also a drum major for the school band, meaning that he keeps a full schedule.  He is…

Neighbors Don’t Want Justin Bieber Moving Into Their Exclusive Community

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By: Stephanie Allen-Gobert Not in the ATL! Maybe in his last neighborhood in Calabasas, California, but 19 year- old pop star Justin Bieber is not welcome in the up market area in Buckhead in Atlanta, Georgia. Bieber recently moved into a new rental property while he looks for a home to buy there, but residents are reportedly furious he is living in their exclusive neighborhood. A source told the gossip…

Oprah Winfrey Donates $100K to Boston Marathon Victims

Oprah Winfrey Donates $100K to Boston Marathon Victims

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Oprah Winfrey is known for giving, sharing and helping others to reach their goals.  This week, the host told two brothers in Florida that she was going to give $100,000 to “Mikey’s Run,” a charity that had set out to raise $1 million dollars for the victims of the Boston Marathon bombing. Mikey is a quadruple amputee, who was only 13 years old when he lost both arms and legs…

Business Mogul Cathy Hughes Discusses Her Tribulations To Build A Multi-Million-Dollar Media Network

Radio-One’s Cathy Hughes Talks Abortion And Staying Focused

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At 16 years of age Cathy Hughes, founder of Radio One, was kicked out of the house by her mom when she became pregnant. She didn’ let her misfortune become a part of her downfall, she just trudged along and vowed to do something with herself and for her son. Years later, after graduating from college and getting married she had an opportunity to buy a radio station with her…

Russell Simmons Schools Jay-Z about Occupy Wall Street

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Last week, in an interview with New York Times Style magazine, Jay-Z made some comments about Occupy Wall Street and those comments caught Russell Simmons’ attention. Now Russell Simmons has written an open letter to Jay-Z. According to the interview that Jay-Z did, he felt that the Occupy movement did not establish clear enough goals and stand firmly in opposition to the wealthy, especially addressing a nation that values hard…

My Ten Sense: 10 easy steps to teach a young child about money

My Ten Sense: 10 easy steps to teach a young child about money

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My 8-year-old got a hard lesson in economics today to understand what many adults encounter on a regular basis. He spent more than the paycheck he earned for the week. He made $5 from household chores, but he spent $7.48 to buy a mini Lego set from Toys R Us today. As we were leaving the store, he barked, “I spent more than my paycheck”. I used it as a…

The (Ree)lationship Guide: 4 Ways to Identify a Man with ‘Potential’

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by Ree, “The (Ree)lationship Guide”   I recently had a conversation with a group of single ladies about whether or not they’d consider dating a man who is unemployed and/or working an entry-level job.  Majority of the ladies said no- stating the man’s ability to financially support the relationship (e.g. dinner and a movie) and a future household as reasons of concern. I will never be an advocate of a…

I am WOMAN!

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  My sisters, mis hermanas…. In my short little time here on this lush green Earth, I have come to know a beautiful diverse amount of women.  All from different areas in the country or another country, in life, in goals etc.  But the one thing that some of them lacked was the acknowledgment of the power that lies within all of us women. Which is just that, being a…

The Disease Called Negativity

The Disease Called Negativity

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Several months ago Hollywood studios released a blockbuster film that is currently up for several awards called Contagion. With heavy hitters like Matt Damon, Gwyneth Paltrow and Laurence Fishburne as the main cast, they attempt to follow a web of infected individuals as a pandemic erupts across the world. This incredibly strong strand of flu virus that seems to originate from an animal spreads like wild-fire from the shores of…