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Happy Holidays!

December 22, 2010 by

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I’m sorry I haven’t been able to provide regular updates, due to the holidays. As a result, I will be going on hiatus until Monday, Jan. 3. A happy holiday to you and yours, and see you in the New Year! Advertisements

Is Steve Harvey hustling black women?

December 15, 2010 by

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After his last best-selling book, “Act Like a Lady, Think Like a Man,” Steve Harvey is back with yet another “guide” for black women on how to get a keep a man. While I appreciated his humorous and even truthful points in the first book, I couldn’t help but to ask myself why there were […]

Sudanese woman whipped in the streets

December 15, 2010 by

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I’m be the first to complain about the state of oppression that black women are forced to endure each day in America. However, watching this video of a Sudanese woman being whipped in broad daylight brought tears to my eyes. I cannot even imagine… Viewer discretion is advised: I posted this video, not to make […]

You don’t have to ostracize Rihanna to ‘forgive’ Chris Brown

December 14, 2010 by

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This weekend, I was disturbed by a conversation that I overheard regarding the Chris Brown and Rihanna incident. Although Rihanna’s face was beaten to a pulp, as evident by police photos, that did not stop these women from placing the blame squarely on her shoulders. And the sentiment is not uncommon; following the Chris Brown […]

End-of-year tax tips for small businesses

December 9, 2010 by

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Filing taxes can be a challenging job for small business owners, particularly with no experience in doing so and a lack of funds to secure a professional tax advisor. To help small businesses, the U.S. Small Business Administration is hosting a web program, “Year-end Tax Essentials for Small Business Owners,” to provide tips on small […]

Jessica Simpson…a billionaire?

December 8, 2010 by

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I’ll be the first to admit, I’ve always considered Jessica Simpson to be a mediocre-talent pop singer. After reading this story, I see Ms. Simpson in an entirely different light. Retail sales for the singer and businesswoman have totaled approximately $750, add that to the estimated $200 million in sales that a separate sportswear line will […]

Overworked and underpaid, the mass exodus of black women from the corporate workforce

December 7, 2010 by

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Tired of being underpaid and overworked, there’s been a mass exodus of minority women, particularly black women, from Corporate America into full-fledged entrepreneurship. Fed up with lack of representation in the upper-rankings of top companies, black women are starting businesses at record rates. Such was the case with Olga Collier, who spent 16 years in Corporate […]