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100 and 6; 6 and 100. Do You See What I See?

100 and 6; 6 and 100. Do You See What I See?

Fact: Black families have $6 in wealth for every $100 in wealth White families have. That statistic almost knocked me out of my seat. The wealth gap seems to keep getting wider and wider. I can remember a time when that figure was at least $8 or $9—still paltry sums; but now it’s down to $6, and it’s sickening. It’s saddening. I want to call my senator, my congressman, the President, even. Somethi... »

THE SMART PRACTICES OF SMARTPRACTICE®

THE SMART PRACTICES OF SMARTPRACTICE®

By Willie Jolley NNPA Columnist No investors. No venture capitalists. No “Fund Me” campaigns. It was “bootstrapping” with all the money taken from their savings account and money borrowed from the best man at their wedding. They started with little, but have built a massive entrepreneurial enterprise. Have you been to a dentist lately? If so, you’ve probably been impacted by the rubber gloves, mas... »

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