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CONFESSIONS OF A MEGA CHURCH MEMBER Senator Grassley's most recent actions have compelled me to make a confession as a mega church member. He is exposing what an increasing amount of us have known for years. These "CEO-Pastor- Reverend-Doctor's" have been fleecing the flock for years. For them, money does matter, in fact it is [...]

By |2020-12-11T09:22:22+00:00December 11th, 2020|motivation|0 Comments

BLACK PHENOMENON, PART 2

BLACK PHENOMENON, PART 2 Last week I wrote an article called Black Phenomenon and in it, I began to discuss the similarities between the Jewish and Black communities.  While both have been through enormous struggles and have had attempts to see their respective peoples suffer great anguish.  However, as I stated, there has remained a [...]

By |2020-12-10T13:02:52+00:00May 31st, 2014|motivation|0 Comments

BLACK PHENOMENON

BLACK PHENOMENON OK, ok, maybe I am a little optimistic about the power of Black money.I guess when you were raised, as I was, watching your father work two jobs for 8 years so that his kids could receive a good education provided by Brooklyn’s finest public school teachers (Shout out to P.S. 139 and [...]

By |2020-12-10T13:10:44+00:00May 31st, 2014|motivation|0 Comments

WHAT DOES THIS HAVE TO DO WITH FINANCES, YOU ASK?

WHAT DOES THIS HAVE TO DO WITH FINANCES, YOU ASK? {google}1091431409617440489{/google} This short documentary could tell us a lot about why we are in the financial state we are in. Try not to cry when you get to the Doll Test. Discuss your view at the forum here... http://www.blackmoneymatters.com/component/option,com_smf/Itemid,65/topic,115.msg241/,#msg241

By |2020-12-11T09:14:38+00:00May 31st, 2014|motivation|0 Comments

PREACH PREACHA!

PREACH PREACHA! For months, I have been plagued with the idea of writing a piece that focuses on why so many religious leaders are promoting the concept of prosperity in the form of materialism. You know what I referencing, we have all seen them on tv, heard them on the radio; we have even received [...]

By |2020-12-11T09:15:00+00:00May 31st, 2014|motivation|0 Comments

OK MARTIN, YOU CAN GO BACK TO SLEEP NOW…

OK MARTIN, YOU CAN GO BACK TO SLEEP NOW… Sorry for waking you up every year to celebrate your birthday, despite the fact that you would not be welcomed at some of the celebrations on your behalf. After all, your fiery and provocative rhetoric concerning the economic condition of your people is not what the [...]

By |2020-12-11T09:15:12+00:00May 31st, 2014|motivation|0 Comments

BLACK LEADER VS. LEADING BLACKS

BLACK LEADER VS. LEADING BLACKS {youtube}Tq2kJ56hSqo{/youtube} Julia Hare, the executive national director of the Black Think Tank delivers a very moving speech at the last State of the Black Union. Whether or not you agree with this statement is probably besides the point. All I know is I will certainly be making the very clear [...]

By |2020-12-11T09:15:24+00:00May 31st, 2014|motivation|0 Comments

FANTASTIC FATHERS

FANTASTIC FATHERS Father’s Day is upon us. As a result, many of us are rushing to purchase those last minute “father-type” gifts like a tool, a plasma t.v., bowling bag or shoes, computer equipment, and so on. As with any holiday, the origin and true purpose often become lost in the commercialism of the day. [...]

By |2020-12-11T09:15:36+00:00May 31st, 2014|motivation|0 Comments

RETHINK BLING

RETHINK BLING While working out at the gym, I recently saw a commercial by the Saturn Automobile Company in which the theme was to “rethink” commonly held concepts within our society.  One of the perceptions that we were instructed to rethink was the idea of what “bling” really means. For most of us, the term [...]

By |2020-12-11T09:15:46+00:00May 31st, 2014|motivation|0 Comments

3 FINANCIAL LESSONS WE CAN LEARN FROM THE JENA SIX

3 FINANCIAL LESSONS WE CAN LEARN FROM THE JENA SIX I have been watching with great interest, the case of the Jena Six.  For those of you who may not be aware of this high-profile case, it involves six young Black men in a central Louisiana town called, Jena.  This town of 4,000 residents has been [...]

By |2020-12-11T09:16:00+00:00May 31st, 2014|motivation|0 Comments
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