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Book Excerpt Of The Week: “Who Moved My Cheese?” By: Spencer Johnson

“Sometimes some fear can be good. When you are afraid things are going to get worse if you don’t do something, it can prompt you into action. But it is not good when you are so afraid that it keeps you from doing anything.” -From, “Who Moved My Cheese?” By: Spencer Johnson Tweet

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Book Excerpt Of The Week: “Soul Stories” By: Gary Zukav

“Making choices is the most powerful thing that you do in your life. Choices liberate and they imprison. They create illness and they create health. They shape your life… Each choice creates a future. it brings into being one of many possible futures. That is the future that you will live in… You choose your […]

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Definitions Better Than Webster’s: Discipline

DISCIPLINE: “Discipline was a big word that meant a lot in our house growing up. It doesn’t only mean punishing someone for a transgression; discipline can also mean taking control of yourself- your words and your actions. Through many an ebb and flow in our individual lives- and in our relationships with one another- it’s […]

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Book Excerpt Of The Week: “King of Rock: Respect, Responsibility, and My Life with Run-DMC” By: Darryl McDaniels

“I watch people in the entertainment business and realize money is killing them. They’re trying so hard to get it and they’re so worried about losing it that they never really enjoy themselves. I say these people are destroying themselves because what they are saying is, ‘I want more I want, I don’t have, I […]

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Book Excerpt Of The Week: “Black Wall Street” By: Hannibal Johnson

“As segregation ended, white merchants broke the virtual lock on black dollars that the once insular African-American community held. Ultimately, the outflow of black dollars from the Greenwood District, first drip by drip, then in a steady stream, and finally in torrents, left a parched, barren wasteland- failing businesses, deserted streets, and vacant buildings. The […]

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Book Excerpt Of The Week: “To Kill A Black Man” By: Louis Lomax

“There is no more tragic a figure than that of a physician who correctly diagnosed a disease nut is unable to persuade the people to accept his cure. So it was for Malcolm X.” -From, “To Kill A Black Man” By: Louis Lomax Tweet

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Buy Black Friday Purchase Of The Week: Neely Fuller Jr. Books

A Compensatory Counter-Racist Word Guide The United-Independent Compensatory Code/System/Concept Textbook Available at: www.ProduceJustice.com Tweet

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The Bombing Of Pearl Harbor & The Creation Of Black Detroit

“In the car on the way to my Aunt Mildred’s for my ninth birthday party, we heard on the radio that the Japanese had bombed Pearl Harbor. America was at war. ‘And on my birthday, too,’ I murmured. Everything changed then. America mobilized. No more butter. White margarine with a little orange button of dye […]

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Book Excerpt Of The Week: “Black Is The Color Of My TV Tube” By: Gil Noble

“As my knowledge has increased, my ego has decreased proportionally. Knowledge is the mother of humility and makes one realize how little is really known overall. Some people have misused knowledge by studying how to perfect ways to enslave and dominate others. To overcome these people, one must be equipped with more and better knowledge.” […]

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Anecdote Of The Week: When Your Blessing Is Served To You On A Platter And You’re Still Hungry

“Bob put me through my workout paces and encouraged a lifestyle bullet around eating whole foods (long before I’d ever heard of the story that shares that name and mission). I resisted. But even as different diets came and went, his advise remained consistent and wise: Eat foods that make you thrive. A few years […]

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