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Rickey Henderson was a mega-star in Major League Baseball.  He played for the Oakland As from 1979 – 1984, and again from 1989 – 1993 with the New York Yankees.  He was known for being...

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The 25 richest black actresses in America

October 24, 2014 | 0 Comments

Not every famous black person is financially well-off.  Some are doing quite well and living the life of luxury you might expect.  But there are others whose best days are behind them, and their financial...

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Perri “Pebbles” Reid doesn’t have many friends these days.  Things only got worse for her after Viacom put out the film, “Crazy, Sexy, Cool,” which featured the rise and fall of the hit group, TLC....

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Rinkins Report: IRAs Help Keep Poverty Away

October 23, 2014 | 0 Comments

This week marks the  eighth annual National Save for Retirement Week (NS4RW), (October 19th – 25th). The week provides a great opportunity to reflect on your personal retirement goals and determine whether you’re on target to reach...

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Reported by Liku Zelleke Angela Simmons seemed to be having no luck when it came to the men in her life. She couldn’t find love with rapper Bow Wow, NFL player Julius Peppers or skateboarder...

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10 ways to get the credit score you deserve

October 22, 2014 | 0 Comments

Reported by Liku Zelleke A person’s credit score determines whether they get reduced interest rates for bank loans, a job, an apartment and many other preferential treatments. It, therefore, makes it critical that much care...

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Reported by Liku Zelleke Oprah Winfrey’s OWN Network’s reality show “Sweetie Pie’s” has been named in a sexual harassment lawsuit that was filed last Tuesday by Veronica Tate, a former employee. The documents were filed...

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African Americans have a difficult time accepting the fact that there is little to no representation of them in magazines and film roles. We see too much appropriation and not enough appreciation of what our...

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The deep political love that many African Americans have had for President Barack Obama has toned down to a lukewarm appreciation.  Those who defended him in even the worst of circumstances have become silent, only...

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By Dominique’ Reese Wealth building is an active, conscience process that requires patience and sound and informed decision-making. I believe we all can possess these qualities, and therefore, we all can achieve wealth. However, there are...

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