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Broke-A$$ Brotha Tip #4: Paycheck to Paycheck
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Ever wonder how you can get your finances together in such a manner that you no longer have to live paycheck to paycheck? That is something that many a Broke-A$$ Brotha has asked since the Great Recession.  This blog likes to share tips with y'all about ways to increase revenue and decrease expenses ... we call them Broke-A$$ Brotha Tips. One of two things need to happen if you hope to break
 
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Believe in Ohio: 'Creating Creators'
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Management consulting guru, Peter Drucker, famously said, “The best way to predict the future is to create it.”What if I told you that you could be an enabler who helps “create creators”? Would you be interested? STEM careers and entrepreneurship create jobs, create economies, and create the future. That’s why we are looking for 100 mentors in the next 100 days to be a part of the U
 
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Believe in Ohio: 'Mentoring Matters ... Alisa's Story'
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I am a student at Cuyahoga Community College in Cleveland, Ohio and became aware of a mentoring program there through the Black American Council. My mentor has helped me both professionally and personally. He ensured that I stayed on track with all of my math courses to achieve my Associate Degree. My mentor also introduced me to the National Technical Association (NTA), the nation’s oldes
 
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Spoken Word: 'The Libretto of the Opera: Death of a Black Boy' (Ed Mabrey)
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Spoken word is powerful when it is done correctly. Ed Mabrey does it correctly. Ed Mabrey is the current Individual World Poetry Slam Champion, having won the title three times in his poetry career. He was the first person of color to win the title and continues to be a trailblazer, consistently raising the bar and setting new and ambitious standards for this performance art form.I saw him perf
 
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Believe in Ohio: Mentoring Matters ... Shavon's Story
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We need mentors. Dr. Julian Earlsshares his thoughts on the mentor process. Our hope is that you will find a way to become a mentor for a young person in the state of Ohio.We are trying to reach 100 mentors in Cincinnati, Cleveland and Columbus. We truly need your help to find 100 mentors over these 100 days. Reply to this message over visit our mentor sign-up sheet if you want to be part of
 
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Mary Church Terrell, 'What It Means to be Colored in Capital of the U.S.'
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I look at my young daughters and nieces and wonder if they are aware of the powerful nubian women in history who blazed a path for them in this world? Do they know about Mary Church Terrell (1863-1954)?Sis. Terrell was an educator, activist and professional lecturer. She was known for for her work as an early civil rights leader, women's rights advocate, founder of National Association of Colored
 
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Anita Hill, Statement to the Senate Judiciary Committee
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American Rhetoric published a list of the Top 100 Speeches of the 20th Century. Anita Hill delivered Top Speech #71 in Washington DC on October 11, 1991. Her statement was given during the Senate hearings to confirm Clarence Thomas as a Supreme Court justice. Below is audio clip and text of the opening statement that Ms. Hill gave to the Senate Judiciary Committee. [SOURCE]Ms. Hill: Mr. Chairman,
 
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Happy Birthday Minnie Riperton (1947-1979)
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Minnie Riperton was born on this date in 1947. Her goal at a very young age was to become a famous singer. Riperton studied opera and spent months learning how to breathe and listening to and holding vowels.She left school early to make $10 a song, singing backup at local studios. Some reports indicate that Minnie signed her first contract at 14, while others report her to be 16. [SOURCE]In 1969,
 
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History of Veterans Day
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I never served in the military. There are many villagers like me who never wore a uniform nor faced the unknown terror of war fought on foreign soil. As such, I thought it would be helpful to share this brief history of Veterans Day.Veterans Day, originally known as Armistice Day, originated after World War I. The fighting between the Allies and Germany ended on the 11th hour of the 11th day of th
 
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'Message to the Grassroots' by Malcolm X
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American Rhetoric published a list of the Top 100 Speeches of the 20th Century. Malcolm X delivered Top Speech #91 in Detroit MI on November 10, 1963. Below is audio clip and text of the speech known as 'Message to the Grassroots'.I would like to make a few comments concerning the difference between the Black revolution and the Negro revolution. There's a difference. Are they both the same? And if
 
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