African-Americans: What The Hell Do You Have To Lose?

To many African-Americans, Trump’s recent appeal fell on death’s ears. The sweeping generalization used to describe problems in African-Americans community is insulting and shows ignorance. Mr. Trump, we are not monolithic. In fact, neither is any other group. Starting with basic physical appearance, it is clear using one broad brush is problematic.  To move further along and observe more substantive criteria like education, economics, religion and politics, it becomes abundantly clear that African-Americans do…

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Hillary Clinton’s Emails Have Nine Lives

We spent the entire summer hearing about those emails.  My thought when I first heard about the private server instead of a government server was why.  I cannot discuss the merits of technology around server use. Technology is not my wheelhouse. However, I am aware the majority of employees have emails account naming their organization (i.e. @organization or .organization).  Employers make clear communications on any of their devices is not employee property. Organizations go…

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Michael Phelps Shows We Can Rewrite Our Stories

Congratulations to Michael Phelps on his 2016 Rio Olympics performance! Phelphs’ athleticism is one we all marvel.  Watching Phelps, I often joke saying he has gills and not lungs. We know Michael’s performance in the pool is the result of hard work, discipline, passion and a drive to succeed. He is on his fourth consecutive gold medal in Rio.  Michael currently holds 22…

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Money Makeover Monday: Identity Theft 101

Identity theft in 2014 claimed an estimated 17 million victims.  Every two seconds someone falls victim to identity theft. The digital world makes it easier for people to become victims.  It’s a crime with serious repercussions. The victim losses money, suffers damage to credit history and emotional stress. When identity theft goes undetected for a long period of time, it can take months if…

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