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"42" The Jackie Robinson Story

Starring: Chadwick Boseman (Jackie Robinson) and Nichole Beharie (Rachel Isum)

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WASHINGTON DC READER’S WORK SPACE

From the Desk of Christine Wright, Chicago, ILL
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ATLANTA READER’S WORK SPACE

From the Desk of Christine Wright, Chicago, ILL
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17 09, 2012

Keith Douglas: 5 Tips On Obtaining Wealth Today

September 17, 2012|

My childhood was a very challenging time for me. I was one of nine children in my family living in the Southside of Chicago, and it wasn’t uncommon for me to see a dead body on my way to school. I was a smart kid, but I grew up suffering from the learning disability dyslexia which made it difficult for me to read in school. […]

17 09, 2012

Roland Martin: Pay Attention To The Issues

September 17, 2012|

We live is a world where “news” is not always “worth.” Particularly, in a major election year, we become inundated with superfluous fluff disguised as news all in the name of a scandalous headline. Though, once you sieve through the glorified hype, you may just find something worth your consideration. Sometimes, today’s front-page story can frame tomorrow’s public policy.

17 09, 2012

DeVon Franklin: Developed By Faith

September 17, 2012|

It is thirty minutes past three in the afternoon on the West Coast. DeVon Franklin is running slightbly behind schedule for our clal taking place after six in the evening on East Coast time. In DC the sun is taking it’s mark on the horizon to beign another beautiful hazy orange sorbet of a sunset. The Sabbath is drawing near by the second, but in […]

17 09, 2012

Kerry Washington: The Art of Change

September 17, 2012|

Immensely talented and beautiful, actress Kerry Washington has starred in films such as Ray, The last King of Scotland, Lakeview Terrace, Fantastic Four and For Colored Girls. And how could we forget her role in the early millennium classic Save the Last Dance? And most recently appearing on the Shonda Rimes-produced ABC hit show Scandal.

Washington is one of those few actresses who reminds us that […]

17 09, 2012

Chef Jeff: Preparing The Main Course

September 17, 2012|

You said you knew you’d have to be the best in order to get where you wanted to go. How in the world did you instill that level of drive in yourself or did you have help?

I knew I was different. I was always driven in whatever I did; number one newspaper boy, the number one candy seller. I was living in poverty but I […]

13 07, 2012

Lira: The Queen of Afro-Soul

July 13, 2012|

South Africa’s Musical Super Star, Lira

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As South Africa’s biggest artist of the 21st century, the graceful and soulful singer, LIRA, has earned accomplishments that few artists in the history of the entire continent can claim. Her accomplishments of which include a multitude of South African Music Awards (SAMAs), MTV African Awards, MOJO Awards, Glamour Magazine’s Woman of the Year, a multitude of magazine covers and platinum albums: […]

13 07, 2012

Paul Carrick Brunson: Lessons in Love

July 13, 2012|

In the last three years, Paul Carrick Brunson (also known as the modern-day “Hitch”) has become internationally recognized as one of the most successful matchmakers and relationship coaches. As the pioneering African American matchmaker in the world, Brunson has served more than 267 clients directly and collectively through live events and social media and matched more than 3,000 people on dates. He also served as the first male speaker […]

13 07, 2012

Break Room: Getting Healthy

July 13, 2012|

When First Lady Michelle Obama launched the Let’s Move! campaign we were all ears as the initiative focuses on childhood obesity. The alarming numbers caused us to gasp, as the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) reported that approximately 12.5 million children and adolescents ages 2 to 19 are obese, with rates from 2007 to 2008 showing African American girls at a greater risk. Clearly, our children are unhealthy. We want them to grow up without […]

13 07, 2012

James Lesure: Human Resources

July 13, 2012|

While there James Lesure is truly a man that believes in putting himself into the work and the causes he believes in.

Lesure is the new co-star of this season’s comedy series, Men at Work premiering on TBS. Named one of the next generation’s leading men by GQ magazine, he was born and raised in Los Angeles, California. His path to Hollywood began with a […]

13 07, 2012

The Wave of the Future: Are You Prepared

July 13, 2012|

Innovation and new markets are growing at lightning speed. We live in a world where cars listen, TV screens bend and machines can write with no humans necessary. We are rapidly growing to reflect the futuristic cartoon, The Jetsons.

Here’s a look at the current tech trends that are defining the future of small business:

Is your company equipped for the future now?

The idea of having a “personal cloud” for storage is so 2011. Now you can […]