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How to Determine the Value of an Online Degree

Most of us agree that getting an education is a great way to increase your career opportunities.  But the hard part is determining what institution to utilize in…

November 21, 2012 / No Comment / Read More

Dr. Boyce: How Poor Branding Decisions Made Elmo a Victim of Kevin Clash’s Life

by Dr. Boyce Watkins The curious case of Kevin Clash, formerly the voice of Elmo from Sesame Street, really got my wheels spinning.  “Tickle Me Elmo” might just…

November 21, 2012 / No Comment / Read More

Don’t Be Alarmed, but Facebook is Going to Slow Down

You might use Facebook every day to keep your connection to the virtual world, but experts say that your browsing experience may not be what it was last…

Newark Mayor Cory Booker Bets Tweeter That He Can Eat Healthy Off Food Stamps For A MONTH

Newark Mayor Cory Booker Bets Tweeter That He Can Eat Healthy Off Food Stamps For A MONTHMayor Cory Booker is known for his social media savvy, having helped direct emergency services…

November 20, 2012 / No Comment / Read More

Busted! Oprah Winfrey Tweets Her Love For Microsoft’s Surface… From An iPad

Busted! Oprah Winfrey Tweets Her Love For Microsoft’s Surface… From An iPadOprah Winfrey has been vocal about her love for Microsoft’s new Surface tablet.  Even claiming…

November 20, 2012 / No Comment / Read More

Petition To Stop Zoe Saldana From Playing Nina Simone

  Change.org has posted a petition requesting the removal of Zoe Saldana as Nina Simone.…

Hobby Lobby Stores Inc. Forced to Provide Abortion Pills

Hobby Lobby Stores Inc. Forced to Provide Abortion Pills

The Hobby Lobby Stores Inc. is not happy with the government right now. A federal court denied their request to stop the enforcement of an abortion pill mandate on Monday. Now the company will be forced to provide the “morning after pill” as part of their health insurance. If the company refuses to comply with the […]

November 20, 2012No CommentRead More

South Carolina Episcopal Diocese Says No To Same-gender Unions, Leaves the National ChurchSouth Carolina Episcopalians have put their foot down and are separating from the U.S. Episcopal Church. These conservative Christians can no longer tolerate the U.S. Episcopalian acceptance of homos*xuality, including gay clergymen and same-s*x marriage. Last month in Charleston, a vote was held at a convention on whether or not the South Carolina Diocese would […]

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Oklahoma Teenager Ordered to Attend Church for 10 Years After Deadly Drunken Driving CrashA teenager in Oklahoma pleaded guilty to causing the death of another teenager and a judge has ordered him to attend church for 10 years to avoid prison. Tyler Alred will avoid serving time in prison and his attorney is not challenging the judge’s sentence. Speaking to Tulsa World Magazine, Alred’s attorney, Donn Baker, said […]

20 Years Since Malcolm X:  The Film Almost Never Became a Reality

20 Years Since Malcolm X: The Film Almost Never Became a Reality

Spike Lee’s masterful film about the life of Malcolm X came out 20 years ago, and people still recite lines from the film to this day.  This…

November 20, 2012 / / Read More

How To Know When You Have a Horrible Friend

How To Know When You Have a Horrible Friend

Are you sure that the people in your life are keepers? A lot of us keep people around that do not make us better, instead they use…

November 20, 2012 / / Read More

Straight Outta Compton: Is a N.W.A. Biopic Finally Going To Hit the Big Screen?

Straight Outta Compton: Is a N.W.A. Biopic Finally Going To Hit the Big Screen?

By: Victor “Doc V” Trammell Rumors started to swirl years ago about a biopic based on the story of the legendary California hip hop group N.W.A. Auditions…

November 20, 2012 / / Read More

Rep. James Clyburn: Republicans Are Using Racial ‘Code Words’ to Attack Susan Rice

Rep. James Clyburn: Republicans Are Using Racial ‘Code Words’ to Attack Susan Rice

Congressman James Clyburn defended U.N. ambassador Susan Rice on CNN’s Starting Point today, fending off criticism from Republicans that she was part of a Benghazi cover-up and is unfit…

As Universities Cut Their Student/Faculty Budgets, College Football Coaches Get a 16% Pay Raise

As Universities Cut Their Student/Faculty Budgets, College Football Coaches Get a 16% Pay RaiseJust a few years ago (six to be exact), there were 42 college football coaches…

November 19, 2012No CommentRead Mor

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The Benefits Of Reading Self-Help Books

I remember years ago when I bought my first self-esteem book. It was “Maximum Self-Esteem” by Jerry Minchinton and I would cover the book jacket with my hands as I read it on the New York City … [Read More…]

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Video: How To Overcome A Cheating Spouse

There has been much discussion about the OWN episode of Iyanla: Fix My Cheating Husband; however, there were a few unanswered questions.  The Affair Doctor, Martez Layton, joins Towanna Freeman to … [Read More…]

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