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Leave a Legacy

By Thomas Sheffield September is Insurance Awareness month.  How many times have you wished you had a rich uncle or aunt passed and left you a large sum of money?  How often have you been disappointed to find a relative...
Commentary by Dr. James E. K. Hildreth Black America is worried about addictive nicotine products. This is the crucial insight Meharry Medical College has gained since founding the Center for the Study of Social Determinants of Health and launching our...

$8

By Thomas Sheffield When I am talking about Power, I am not talking about the TV show.  I am talking about the power we have as consumers.  African Americans make up 14% of the population (47 million) and make up...
By Starla Muhammad Managing Editor, The Final Call CHICAGO — Entrepreneurship is nothing new in the Black community. Black people have historically worked hard to establish, maintain and grow their own businesses to cultivate an economic base in providing goods, products...

Distinction

By Thomas Sheffield According to many economist, a recession is coming.  An inverted yield curve is a good indicator of a recession as the yield of a 10 year bond is less than the yield of a 2 year bond. ...
By Dr. Forrest E. Harris, Sr. President, American Baptist College The beginning of the 2019 academic year traditionally finds American Baptist College (ABC) excited about new students joining our educational institution and welcoming returning students. However, in place of my usual greeting...
By Thomas Sheffield It seems every time we look up, there is another data breach.  Identity theft has been a growing problem here in the US.  We depend more and more upon the internet to do things faster and more...
NASHVILLE, TN — Nashville-based financial services and fintech company Advance Financial has won four 2019 national awards in recognition of their continued growth and success – specifically, the hiring of their 1,000th employee and the opening of their 100th...

Overshoot Day

By Thomas Sheffield I just love a good steak.  I really love a good burger.  I am definitely a carnevor.  I could go to a cookout and just eat all meat.  No veggies, just meat.  Pork, chicken, turkey, and yes,...
President Trump, King Solomon and I went to breakfast last night and he told me to share this Bible verse with you: Wisdom is the principal thing, therefore get wisdom; and with all thy getting, get understanding (Proverbs 4:7). Wisdom is...

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