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A former trustee of and pro bono legal counsel for Alabama State University has taken the gloves off in a recent attack of the university’s president, Gwendolyn Boyd.  Former board member Donald Watkins wrote an...

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5 Financial Pitfalls of College Freshman | Early Jackson

July 27, 2014 | 0 Comments

By Early Jackson Of college and graduations, Dan Rather said, “A college degree is the key to realizing the essence of the American Dream. It is well worth the financial...

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TD Jakes: The Shame of Black Consumerism

July 24, 2014 | 0 Comments

Entrepreneurship

By Yolanda Spivey When an energetic 14 year old kid couldn’t find a summer job in his Pittsfield, MA neighborhood, he did the next best thing—he created one. Ajayi Jackson is the proud owner of...

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by Dr. Boyce Watkins Black Enterpreneurship is the new wave of the future. African Americans everywhere are learning the value of starting their own businesses and getting ahead by creating jobs instead of begging for...

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April V. Taylor According to a recent Huffington Post article, black people make up 83 percent of Detroit’s population, but recent media coverage has done little to acknowledge the role black residents have played in...

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April V. Taylor Time is reporting on a study completed by University of Chicago researchers Derek Neal and Armin Rick that has uncovered data which shows that unemployment and incarceration rates put black men in a...

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By Dr. Terry Jackson Have you considered entrepreneurship? When you hear the word “science” what are your thoughts? Have you ever associated the word “science” with business? If you are an entrepreneur these seven areas...

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William Ackman at BigThink.com is laying out some of the basics to get you started with the world of business and finance.  Beginning with basic terminology, he lays the groundwork of what it takes to...

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