Dred Scott Case – 1857 – Freedom’s Champion

Dred Scott Case – 1857 – Freedom’s Champion

-- ADVERTISEMENT -- Dred Scott was born enslaved in 1799 in Southampton County, Virginia. His owner, Peter Blow, moved with his family, Scott and other enslaved people to Alabama, then St. Louis, Missouri and later sold Scott to Dr. John Emerson. Dr. Emerson moved...
Abolitionism and the Underground Railroad-1831

Abolitionism and the Underground Railroad-1831

Slavery in the United States was characterized by the grave mistreatment of African Americans. However, the first half of the 19th century came with an awakening where many people in northern states began opposing slavery aka abolitionists. These societies went...
Nat Turner’s Revolt – 1831

Nat Turner’s Revolt – 1831

Nat Turner was born enslaved on October 2, 1800. He was deeply religious and knew how to read and write, a rare feat for any enslaved person at that time. He owned a bible, received messages and visions from God, and was seen frequently praying and fasting, and often...
10 Books Every Entrepreneur Should Read

10 Books Every Entrepreneur Should Read

You are what you read! As an entrepreneur if your goal is to build a massively successful company where you call the shots, you might want to start with reading the following books: 7 Habits of Highly Effective People, by Stephen R. Covey With over 25 million copies...
Daymond John – Entrepreneur, Investor, Philanthropist

Daymond John – Entrepreneur, Investor, Philanthropist

Daymond Garfield John, born in 1969, became a household name for being the founder, creator, and CEO of the For Us, By Us (FUBU) brand. As a young boy in Queens, New York, John’s entrepreneurial skills were developed at a young age while selling products such as...
7 Steps To Creating a Business Plan

7 Steps To Creating a Business Plan

A business plan is a document that businesses, new or already established ones, develop to help them achieve their objectives. This formal written document first and foremost entails the goals of the business. Secondly, it outlines the methods to be employed towards...
4 Ways to Monetize Doing What You Love

4 Ways to Monetize Doing What You Love

There is truly no point in doing things you don’t love to do. If you do things such as having a certain job you do not like, there is a high chance that you will never succeed at what you do. However, when you opt to earn money through your passion, you will be paid...