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The Solution: How Africans in America Achieve Unity, Justice and Repair

Shared via Kindle. Description: The Solution is an intentional blueprint and 21st-century handbook designed to help today's African-American …

The Slave Who Stole the Confederate Codes—and a Rebel Warship

When three Confederate officers decided to go ashore for a night in Charleston, they left their gunboat in the hands of an enslaved pilot. It was a …

Banks Will Pay You Up to $400 Just for Opening a Checking Account

But you'll have to jump though a lot of hoops to get the cash.<p>Banks are offering some eye-popping bonuses for opening a checking account these days, …

Personal Finance

100 Motivational Quotes That Will Relieve Your Stress

If you're feeling stressed--and who isn't?--let these quotes motivate you and inspire you.<p>Many of us struggle with stress--at work and in our personal life. Like any problem, stress requires a strategic approach to conquer, or at least manage.<p>Stress is real, but we always have a choice--we can let …

Motivation

How close we are to slavery: America’s horrible legacy still deeply runs through the nation’s veins

<b>Lulu Williams (Jack Shuler)</b><p>For Lula Williams, America’s worst period isn’t ancient history — her grandmother was a slave<p>Jack Shuler<p>June 19, 2016 10:00am (UTC)<p>As a child growing up in South Carolina, I was keenly aware of how close I was to the history of slavery. It was all around me — in the fact …

Black History

6 Principles for Personal and Business Success

4 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The startup lifestyle is known to be stressful and challenging, but it’s also meant to be satisfying and fulfilling, with you as the entrepreneur in control of your own destiny. Unfortunately, it doesn’t always work out that …

Entrepreneurship