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Robert Johnson’s how to guide for building a publicly traded company

It is painfully obvious that any African American aspiring to achieve the pinnacle of entrepreneurship by taking a company public will be hard pressed to find any significant inspiration from movies or books presented from a Black perspective. Not because success stories of Black people don’t exists, but because very few writers have ventured off […]

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Guide to Understanding Personal Finance

The Wall Street Journal Guide to Understanding Personal Finance provides clear and simple explanations of financial concepts. This book covers six key areas that are apart of the average U.S. adult’s financial portfolio: banking, credit, investing, taxes, home financing and financial planning. This book is a good reference point for understanding basic financial terms and […]

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Technology and the African American Experience

As the world moves into the postmodern age of the 20th century technological boom, it is imperative that people of African descent carve out a dominate position as business owners and innovators. The historical relationship between Black people and technological advancement has been one with great discord, leaving the race mostly dependents rather than guardians […]

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J.C. Watts – What Color Is a Conservative?

It is important that Black people consider all sides of the political spectrum. Right and Left wing politics, Liberal and Conservative politics, Democratic, Republican, Libertarian, Green Party as well as Independent politics should all be analyzed in order to develop the best solutions and strategies to benefit and uplift the Diaspora. J.C. Watts, former Republican […]

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Xodus: An African American Male Journey

The subtitle of Xodus, “An African American Male Journey”, fits Baker-Fletcher’s work perfectly because reading this book will cause you to embark on a comprehensive journey through the mythical, cultural, political and religious reality of Black men in America. Baker-Fletcher’s extremely detailed writing style in combination with his thorough examination of the Black male experience […]

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The Richest Man In Babylon

The Richest Man In Babylon, originally published in the 1920s, is a timeless classic that provides a financial foundation for anyone seeking lifelong prosperity. This book is the tale of the ancient city of Babylon, which is depicted as the wealthiest city of the ancient world. By piecing together a series of well-told parables, The […]

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