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Thanks To The U.S. Supreme Court: "Separate But (Un)Equal" Is Legal Again In Public Schools Print E-mail
Our Community
Written by Dr. Anthony Asadullah Samad, PhD   
Friday, 06 July 2007
Anthony Samad
Anthony Samad
The United States Supreme Court ruled last week that public education officials may not use race to achieve integration in public schools. Yes, you heard it right. After 52 years, the high Court reversed itself on the venerable case of Brown v. Board of Education, five separate cases consolidated under one oral argument—then called “the Segregation cases.”
 
The Tavis Smiley Presidential Forum: "Showtime At The Apollo!" Print E-mail
Political
Written by Leutisha Stills   
Thursday, 05 July 2007
Black Agenda Report
Tavis Smiley's presidential forum, before a black audience, with questions by black journalists, focusing on the issues ignored or bypassed in the mainstream media, but vitally important to the African America community, was billed as a historic occasion. But what we got was something else --- a game show format, driven by shallow sound bytes, all of it summed up for us by the same Republican pollster who gave us the "Contract For America" and the "death tax." Tavis Smiley's presidential forum shows what we get when we confuse black celebrity with black leadership, and marketing with journalism.
 
Eye on the Prize Print E-mail
Black Business Advice
Written by Torin Ellis   
Tuesday, 03 July 2007
Monday Mover
Sometimes a familiar story, with a twist, better makes the point. As five-year-old Sydnie entered the post office, she wanted to know why so many pictures of people were hanging on the wall. Her father responded, “Those are very bad people that the police want to find and catch immediately.” Puzzled, she glanced once again at the more than 30 images and tugged on her father’s shirt. Looking up to her father she said...give me 45 seconds and I’ll finish Sydnie’s statement.
 
The Basic Six of Online Marketing Print E-mail
Black Business Advice
Written by Sherese Duncan   
Sunday, 01 July 2007
Sherese Duncan
Sherese Duncan
As small business owners, we have many options for communicating with our prospective customers. The Internet has become the primary medium for reaching potential clients anywhere across the globe. Online marketing is the use of the Internet to advertise and sell goods and services. Below are Six Basic areas of Online Marketing to start with.
 
Why Hire a Wedding Planner? Print E-mail
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Written by Elaina M. Jorge   
Wednesday, 27 June 2007
Elaina M. Jorge
Elaina M. Jorge
Planning a fairy tale wedding is probably a dream that most brides-to-be have had since they were in pigtails. The dress, the cake, the bridesmaids, the honeymoon all seem like pretty simple subjects to address when the time comes to begin planning the big day. When and if, it becomes too much too handle, do yourself a favor - consult with a wedding planner. You will save time, money and unnecessary stress.
 
Powerful Conversations: Interviewing - Part 3 of 3 Print E-mail
Black Business Advice
Written by Torin Ellis   
Tuesday, 26 June 2007
Monday Mover
Cirque du Soleil: where problem solving begins with imagination. Cirque du Soleil isn't a circus, it's a global entertainment company. Although they perform under some of the most rigorous physical conditions, they continue to push the experience level for the attendee. What they are setting out to do is create an environment for that type of creative person as Harvard Business School is regarded to businesspeople. Interview day can be a circus like event, chaotic, fast paced and prone to a hiccup.
 
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