Archive for February, 2018

Book Bits: “Brave” By: Rose McGowan

Here are some interesting tidbits from, “Brave” By: Rose McGowan: • She faced great opposition to the publication of this book. She said she had parts of her manuscript stolen, and was hacked, stalked, and spied on. • The cover of the book is a picture of her getting her hair shaved off. After reading […]

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Black History Fact Of The Day: Dr. Earl Shaw

Dr. Earl Shaw is the co-inventor of a laser device that helps provide radiation to cancer patients. Tweet

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Quote Of The Day

“As a group, African-Americans have virtually no power or influence. Those who appear to have mainstream power, enjoy the appearance of power only as long as their circumscribed influence is not directed toward fundamentally altering social and economic conditions for a black community whence they sprang, at home and abroad. To make the point more […]

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Book Bits: “Up Till Now: The Autobiography” By: William Shatner

Here are some interesting tidbits from, “Up Till Now: The Autobiography” By: William Shatner: • He discusses the start of his love for acting. • He has a strong friendship with Leonard Nimoy, who played Spock on Star Trek. • He has acted in a variety of mediums: theater, television, movies. • He has dealt […]

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Quote Of The Day

“Mythology is important, essential even, to a national psyche. And Americans in particular are desperate in their pursuit of national myth. This is understandable, to a point: coating an elemental truth with the bright gloss of heroism and national sacrifice is the prerogative of the nation-state. But to carry the same lies forward, generation after […]

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A Picture Is Worth A Thousand Words Pic Of The Week

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The Fly Or Die Commerce Report: Google To Purchase NYC’s Chelsea Market

In the near future, Google will reportedly close a deal that will garner it ownership of Chelsea Market. According to the New York Daily News, the company has shelled out $2 billion to purchase the 1.2 million square-foot property. Google is already a tenant at the popular location, where the Oreo cookie was invented. Chelsea […]

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Quote Of The Day

“Any manager who punishes their staff for expressing an opinion hasn’t got the faintest idea about leadership. People in charge should empower their employees, not scare them into silence.” -Richard Branson Tweet

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