Book Review

Greetings Everyone, I just finished reading Wealth Over Riches: Escaping the Paycheck to Paycheck Cycle, and I wanted to share my thoughts. Many often opt to use the education loophole to withdraw money from an IRA or Roth IRA to help pay for their children’s education. Again, I highly recommend using retirement withdrawals only for…

The Deacons for Defense and Justice

Many African American men, in particular, refused to participate in nonviolent protests because they believed that passive resistance to white violence simply reproduced the same degrading rituals of domination and submission that suffused the master/slave relationship.   Those who have been following this blog know that I’m a student of Black history. I’ve been on…

Book Review

Greetings Good People, I just finished reading Eteka: Rise of the Imamba, and I wanted to share my thoughts. If you ever want to conquer a people, take out the strongest man first and let his friends, wife, and children watch you do it. The friends and wife will submit to you, and the children will grow…

Book Review

Greetings All, I just finished reading The Strivers’ Row Spy, and I wanted to share my thoughts. My heart fell into my stomach. I’d tried to avoid ever letting Loretta experience such embarrassment. But I knew she’d eventually come face-to-face with the sting of racism. I always wanted her to see me as her protector,…

Book Review

Greetings Good People, I just finished reading Gods Amongst Men: 365 Routes To Supreme Being (Volume 1), and I wanted to share my thoughts. Everyday life presents a new struggle and bout with the resistance. One must always remember this maze is 95% mental. With that ideology intact, one can mentally convince themselves everyday of…

Book Review

Greetings Folks, I just finished reading Narrative of The Life of Frederick Douglass, and I wanted to share my thoughts. I assert most unhesitatingly, that the religion of the south is a mere covering for the most horrid crimes, — a justifier of the most appalling barbarity, — a sanctifier of the most hateful frauds,…

Book Review

Greetings Everyone, I just finished rereading Think Big: Unleashing Your Potential For Excellence, and I wanted to share my thoughts. I firmly believe that most people are not innately base-minded but products of their environment and of the teaching they received from school, peers, and their social conditioning. Sometimes it is just a matter of…

Words From The Wise: Shahrazad Ali

Greetings Folks, I just finished reading a very informative book by Shahrazad Ali, entitled The Blackman’s Guide to Understanding the Blackwoman, and I had to share my thoughts. Knowledge and wisdom is not always measured by book learning. The life experience and raising of consciousness is much more important to the Blackman because he is…

Book Review

Greetings All, I just finished reading The Destruction of Black Civilization: Great Issues of a Race from 4500 B.C. to 2000 A.D., and I wanted to share my thoughts. Finally, another major obstacle to unity and progress that is hardly ever openly discussed must not only be discussed but attacked in a nationwide program in the…

Book Review

Greetings Good People, I just finished reading a book, entitled Tough Notes: A Healing Call For Creating Exceptional Black Men, and I wanted to share my thoughts. Good writing fuels the mind, challenges falsehoods and questions authority; anything less is an insult to the human spirit and its capacity for intellectual empowerment and social change…

The Pact

“No one can tell me that I can’t succeed. I’ve come to believe that every goal in life is obtainable and that the only limitations are the ones you set for yourself. For some, the road to success is merely based on taking advantage of opportunities provided to them. For others, the road is much…

Book Review

Greetings Good People, I just finished reading a very disturbing yet heartfelt book, written by Devery S. Anderson, and I wanted to provide you all with a review. Wednesday Aug.24 ^about 7:30 or 8 P.M. (dark)^ boy came to candy counter & I waited on him & when I went to take money he grabbed…