Archive for October, 2017

The Fly Or Die Commerce Report: Starbucks Closes Its Online Store

In a shocking move in this digital age, Starbucks has decided to shut down its online store. This online shut down has also come at a time, when, according to Forbes, Starbucks has also announced that it will be closing “all 379 of its stand-alone Teavana stores.” According to the New York Times, Starbucks’ decision […]

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Quote Of The Day

“The problem is not the statistical lack; the problem is that people are squandering their time and resources on the wrong thing.” -Jim Collins Tweet

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Black Love: Benjamin Banneker And Anola

“At age twenty-eight, [Benjamin Banneker] the young clockmaker fell in love with Anola, a beautiful slave on a nearby plantation. He could marry her legally only if she were free, but her master refused to sell her to Banneker, saying, ‘I will never sell her to a Negro!’ Banneker devised an elaborate plan to steal […]

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Quote Of The Day

“You talk about slavery, it never begun until after we was supposed to be free.” -Dave Byrd (From, “Tomlinson Hill- The Remarkable Story Of Two Families Who Share The Tomlinson Name- One White, One Black”) Tweet

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