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Happy Holidays!

December 22, 2010 by


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


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


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


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


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


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


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 […]