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Envying Malia and Sasha’s Dad

I admit that I got a little thrill when I read about the lengths the Obama’s went to make sure there were no pictures sent out into the world showing their daughters in bathing suits.

As the father of two daughters roughly the same age as Malia and Sasha, I can attest to that numbing feeling of shock I got when I woke up one

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Would You Buy a Bulletproof Backpack for Your Child?

Would you buy your kid a bulletproof backpack?

Apparently a whole lot of parents are answering that question with a hearty “Yes!” Since the ugly Newtown massacre in December, companies that manufacture bulletproof backpacks are seeing a huge jump in sales.

The vice president of one of the companies, Bullet Blocker, told

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FAAN celebrates Black History Month with Roland S. Martin

Roland S. Martin, a nationally award-winning and multifaceted journalist, will be the keynote speaker when Ford-Employees African-Ancestry Network (FANN) hosts its 32nd Annual Black History Month celebration on Friday, Feb. 22, 2013. The event, “An Evening with Roland S. Martin,” will be held at the Adoba Hotel Dearborn (formerly the

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Small Steps for Big Change

If you’re not overweight now, you likely will be soon. That’s the news from the Center for Disease Control (CDC), which reports that four out of five African American women are overweight today.

Given such alarming evidence, one has to ask if obesity has become the new norm for Black women.

And, if so, shouldn’t we really

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investing for wealth makes sense

There is a theory on Wall Street that goes something like this: If you follow the crowd and buy the hot investment of the day, chances are you’ll be scooping up shares when most others are about to sell. This natural tendency to buy when everyone is euphoric can have you buying at the wrong time and not buying when you should.

Investors often jump

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