Projects That Became Million-Dollar Startups (and How Yours Can Too)

Projects That Became Million-Dollar Startups (and How Yours Can Too)

Side hustles and side can projects become million-dollar businesses. Follow these clues. Jeff Haden Maybe you want to start a business. Or maybe you want to expand your business into a new More »

Police Killed 28-Year Old Black Woman,  Concerned Neighbor Regrets Calling

Police Killed 28-Year Old Black Woman, Concerned Neighbor Regrets Calling

Fort Worth, TX — James Smith, a man from Dallas who called the police because he was worried about his neighbor, Atatiana Jefferson, now says he regrets doing so. Sadly, when the police More »

The Gantt Report – You Can’t Go Back To Get Ahead

The Gantt Report – You Can’t Go Back To Get Ahead

By Lucius Gantt      “Back to the Future” was a classic sci-fi movie about a teenager that traveled back through time in a modified DeLorean car. The teen encounters young versions of More »

Blockbuster On Life Support!

Blockbuster On Life Support!

With one store left in the world, the video retailer’s approaching extinction is a reminder of all the things that can go wrong in retail. – By Ben Unglesbee The last Blockbuster More »

Lost History of an American Coup D’État

Lost History of an American Coup D’État

MASSACRE: Republicans and Democrats in North Carolina are locked in a battle over which party inherits the shame of Jim Crow. Adrienne LaFranceVann R. Newkirk II By the time the fire started, More »

 

Category Archives: Perspective

Accountability: More Than Just A Campaign “Botty Call”

Since qualifying has ended and the voter registration deadline loops, candidates for political office are engaging in debates and forums and opening local campaign offices. It is definitely not a sleepy midterm election coming up Nov. 6, neither should it be considered

Bear cubs are left to drown by their mother,

before fishermen step in to save them

Bear & cubs are part of the animal kingdom and the animal kingdom is one that we will never truly understand – no matter how hard we try. Jane Goodall tried her hardest to integrate into the world of wild chimpanzees, David Attenborough has attempted to show us the deepest and darkest spots in the ocean, and Steve Irwin has even tried to prove that crocodiles

Not Star Wars but Starbucks: From Boycott to Victory

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Phillip Jackson, Founder and Chairman, Board of Directors The Black Star Project

If Howard Shultz wasn’t the founder of Starbucks, he would have been one of the boycott protesters with us. He said he was “embarrassed” and “ashamed” by the arrest of two Black men in a Starbucks Store in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania who were taken away by police and subsequently

The Housing Crisis Didn’t Just Happen, It Was Created

Affordable Housing Matters

We didn’t just end up in the housing crisis; we’ve always been there. Based on the lack of progress and widespread inequities when it comes to access to housing, we’ve actually been there far too long.

The type of housing that we stand in need of now, is practically the same housing we marched for in the 1960s. Back then, leaders and civil rights groups joined together to demand housing that was safe, decent and affordable. And, as a result of their efforts, in 1968 the Fair Housing Act was passed.

Lakeith Smith Got 65 Years For The Death of a 16-Year-Old Killed By Police

Much has been made of the fact that a black teenager laughed openly in court after being sentenced to 65 years in prison.
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Teen laughs, but unamused judge hands down 65-year sentence

An Alabama teen laughed at a judge’s comment during his sentencing hearing Thursday.
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Migration is a successful climate adaptation strategy

Governments across the world should legalise and regulate temporary climate migration, rather than try to prevent it.

Canada Unveils New $10 Bill With Black Civil Rights Icon

Viola Desmond was a key player in the country’s civil rights movement.

A Black woman activist will make history in Canada when her portrait appears prominently on the nation’s new bank notes, the first Canadian woman to do so.

‘Black Panther’ Crosses $1 Billion at Global Box Office

Marvel’s “Black Panther” continues its record-breaking streak, passing the $1 billion mark at the global box office in just 26 days.