Black Wealth in America Dr. Boyce Part 1 of 4 series

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Not sure if you heard of him but, he is an outspoken expert economist,  political analyst, and author of “Black American Money: How Blacks Can Thrive in a Capitalist Society.”

Well if you haven’t heard of him you probably saw him on CNN, BET, ESPN, FOX, and other national syndicated news shows.  Dr. Boyce spoke in Houston,TX at “The Shrine of The Black Madonna” teaching Black Americans the 10 Commandants of Achieving Wealth in America.”

It wasn’t an empty chair in the room but, luckily I found some where to seat and I was glad I attend this event. I would like to share with you some of thing he spoke about.

  1. Be On Time for whatever is your trying to do
  2. Proper Attire “Dress to Impress”
  3. Study your craft strive to become an expert
  4. Listen, Listen, Listen, & Listen

 

A lot of those things sound like coming sense but, the truth is those type of things go along way in whatever field your in.

Others things that stood of with Dr. Boyce advice was how he wasn’t afraid to stand up for what is right and how he has showed America one voice can make a difference. In 2008 Watkins formed an online protest against Bill O’Riely for his remarks of Michelle Obama and lynching. Later Bill apologized for his remarks about the first lady.

Secondly, Dr. Boyce is advocate for social injustice  he and Russel Simmons wrote President Obama informing the President to end the war on drugs and create new programs to decrease high levels of mass blacks incarceration.

So far in recent news Obama has exonerated 61  of  millions of black Americans institutionalized in the prisons.

Check out part 2 of “Dr. Boyce 10 Commands of Black Wealth things that you will not hear on your cable news tv show.

 

 

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“Yandy Smith” Vh1 Star The Woman Who Means Business

 

 

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The Women Empowerment Foundation 1st Annual Dinner was a success.  Of all the speakers my favorite speaker was Yandy from Love & Hip Hop New York. She gave business advice for women in the business world who are trying to build a successful business. Check Out some of the tips she gave.

  1. Turn Your No”s into Yes                                                                                                                                  Ms. Smith said when she graduate with honors from the prestigious Howard University that her she found herself waiting tables. However she prestiance and landed an internship at a management company.  She got the position by just being a go getter. She called multi times about the job each time she heard NO but, that didn’t stop her she kept trying.

 

2  Know Your Wroth Being Willing to Walk Away and Ask For What You Want

Yandy said although she was filing papers and being the coffee lady but, she had anther plan which was law school. She had a meeting with her boss and ask for a position while also letting her know that she anther agenda as well. Long story short the boss lady offer her a position and she ran with it.

3 Don’t Settle for less

She said women especially have this problem setting for less. She said the worst thing you can do is settle because your not growing.

4  You know it’s time to move around when you gotten to comfortable

When things get easy and routines  you gotten comfortable according the Love & Hip Star. Once again being in a comfort zone means your not growing. She said you should always be moving to the next goal or thing you want to try.

 

5 Be Humble

Being Humble is anther thing that helped to her success.  Although she was a college graduate she wasn’t to proud to file papers, get coffee, and make copies. I thought I wish I could be like that. Filing papers, and making coffee is what helped her to meet one of the top television executives Ms. Monia Scott Young.

 

 

Lastly  you can keep up with Yandy and follow her on Facebook just click the link below and you can get her book on Amazon

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Get a copy of her book The Beauty Behind Branding

 

Kim K “VS” Wendy Williams

So Kim K goes all the way left on the talk show host Wendy Williams via Twitter.

Ms. Kardashian West was upset about Wendy accusing her of using a surrogate and not really being pregnant.  So why all of a sudden is Kyme getting so mad about rumors so upset that she went on a rant on twitter.

Well some say it pregnancy mood swings, and  other say it’s about her stepdad Bruce Jenner causing her stress. Whatever the case maybe I hope she has a healthy pregnancy. Congrats to the couple Kayne & Kim on becoming parents again also people saying it could be twins.

The Empire

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You probably can’t turn on the television or surf the web without hearing about the new drama series on the FOX network Empire.

Well I tuned into one show accidentally and I couldn’t turn the channel. The star of the show Taraji P Henson show known for her roles in “Baby Boy”, “Hustle and Flow” and the recent box office hit “No Good Deed” is playing the role of a lifetime as the ex-wife of a music mogul.

“Cookie” the character she plays is  over the top hip hop mom snap your finger head shaking bold personality have people tuning in every week waiting to see what she does next. FOX created a hit with this show Lee Daniels did his thing when producing this show. I’m official a fan.

If you want to know what the fuss is about tune into to the Empire every Wednesday at 8:00 pm. Leave your comments and let me know what you you about the show.

Thank You FOX for making me love TV again.

If you want to know more about the show check out the website link.

http://www.fox.com/empire

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