As the Chasm Grows… The Black HipHop and Black-American Cultural Contrast

This is a guest post from Author Wesley N. Chase regarding his new book “As the Chasm Grows… The Black HipHop and Black-American Cultural Contrast” available on Amazon here. Author: Wesley N. Chase (author name) Location: Virginia Affiliation: Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc. As the Chasm Grows… The Black HipHop and Black-American Cultural Contrast Prelude …

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Titans Linebacker Derrick Morgan Launches $200 Million Opportunity Zone Fund After NFL Retirement

Tennessee Titans linebacker Derrick Morgan announced his retirement at 15th July, at 30 it seems like a sensible choice and he said, to Forbes, of the decision “I’m at a time where, physically and mentally, it doesn’t make a lot of sense to continue,” But that does not mean he is kicking back, h is …

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We Bet You Can’t Wait For Nas’ ‘I Know I Can” Kids Books To Come Either?

Nas “Nasir” Jones is so many things, self-educated, streetwise, a master businessman who may well be on his way to being a billionaire. He is definitely a show of how far you can come with your mind in the right space and a bit of determination. And THIS is exactly why he should be writing …

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Bessie Blount Griffin – Technology for Veterans

Bessie Blount Griffin is best remembered for her 1951 invention of an electronic device that helped amputees feed themselves. The device was meant to assist solders injured fighting in World War II (WWII) from 1939 to 1945. WWII involved the alignment of the major world powers into two opposing military alliances in a supremacy struggle. A …

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Miriam Elizabeth Benjamin – A Woman of Many Talents

Miriam Benjamin was an African American schoolteacher and inventor born in Charleston, South Carolina in 1861. Her parents were Francis Benjamin (a Jewish man) and Eliza Benjamin (an African American woman); she was also the eldest of six siblings. Her siblings were, Eva S. Benjamin, Charlton D. “Lottie”, Walter W. Sampson, Lyde Wilson, and Edgar …

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