Welcome To 2012!

Greetings all! I decided to hit you up a little early and drop the first post of 2012. I hope you enjoyed the festivities, and aren’t too messed up to read this. LOL. Anyway, 2011 is gone, and a new year is upon us. I just wanted to start the year out on a good note, and extend my thanks to everyone who reads, shares, retweets, or comments on the things on here. I never take my audience for granted. Of all the millions of blogs out there, y’all read mine. I am truly humbled. *Takes bow* I wish you...

Year In Review: Assessment of Accomplishments

“Do what you can, with what you have, where you are.” Theodore Roosevelt Greetings everyone. The end of the year is a great time to reflect on what one has done. I start off this post with a quote from Teddy Roosevelt that sums up my attitude on where I am going. As time goes on, I have come to shed the idea that one should wait until they have “arrived” in order to start making an impact. Since I decided late last year to not pursue my doctorate and leave well enough alone, doors have opened up. Things have happened...

Best Of 2011: Books, Albums, Movies, and Games

Hello all! Since we only have a few more days left in the year, its about that time to review the best of 2011. This year, I am including video games into the mix. It was a good year for gamers as well.  I can only comment on what I have read, heard or played. If you feel I left anything out, say so in the comment section below. Let’s get started. Best Books Malcolm X, A Life of Reinvention, Manning Marable- The controversial book on Malcolm X is one of the most notable of the year, despite what detractors...

Madame Noire Contribution: The Latest

Hello folks. I hope everyone is doing well and looking forward to the holidays. Just thought I would let everyone know that I am now a contributing writer for Madame Noire, a lifestyle publication for Black women. My latest piece is a business profile of Shavonne Cooper, a Philly based clothing designer. To read the Q&A session, go here: From Stylist To Fashion Creator: Q&A With Shavonne DeAnn To read my past business profiles, go to the following links: (They were moved from the Atlanta Post) NOVAD Management Consulting CEO Shares Entrepreneurship Essentials Entrepreneur Spotlight: Nadege Fleurimond Enjoy! Marc W....

National Security Bill Threatens American Civil Liberties

While political observers have their focus primarily on the 2012 elections, new bills are in the planning that compromise our way of life. The National Defense Authorization Act is such a bill. New, sweeping provisions in the bill nullify the constitutional rights of every American. Amongst the most concerning features is the part of the bill that calls for indefinite detention for American citizens who carry out or “support” terrorist organizations. The definition of support is so wide, that almost anyone can be accused of providing it for an organization that the government deems is meant to do harm. No...