The Golden Era Hip Hop Myth

Nostalgia–people love looking back. In locker rooms, at water coolers and in bars at six in the afternoon on Fridays and any other place where two people older than 25 can gather. Men and women love reminiscing on the good old days. They enjoy being pessimistic about the present and bearish about the days to […]

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America Needs to Talk About Reparations

When about 245 years of Black American slavery ceased, the promise of reparations for ex-slaves that was made under The Lincoln Administration was cut as soon as Andrew Johnson took the office after Lincoln’s demise. Previous to this revocation Sherman’s Special Field Orders, No. 15 set aside 400,000 acres of land for about 40,000 Black […]

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Is Black History Month Relevant?

America has a Black President, a Black first lady and Black CEO at a Fortune 500 company. Many other areas of business and culture traditionally held for white men have also been infiltrated by people of color. Since reconstruction Black people have flourished in politics, business, arts and education. Black people have gone from slaves […]

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Twitter Business Etiquette

It is no secret that many business owners use Twitter for their brand. Fortune 500 companies are on the blue bird social network informing followers about upcoming projects and releases and handling customer service problems as well. But the small business owner has to face a bigger challenge. Big name companies like American Express and […]

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