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A Covenant With Ourselves: Choosing Life, Rejecting Death
December 7, 2017
In the historical narrative of his return to Kemet to end isfet, political anarchy and injustice, and to re-establish Maat, a just and rightful order, the Nubian Pharaoh Piankhi speaks of this choice of life or death. ... read more »
Senate Passes “Wealth-Building Tax Plan” at Expense of the Middle Class 
December 7, 2017
Over the weekend, the Senate Republicans passed their version of the Trump Tax Plan that will not only impact the amount of taxes you will pay; it will also impact your ability to build wealth, educate your children, preserve your health, plan your estate, and grow your business in California.  ... read more »
Success On “The Way” Ask Dr. Jeanette: “Prince Harry and Meghan Markle are engaged!” “What was?” What is Your Destiny?” Part 2
December 7, 2017
Let’s talk about “good news!” Aren’t you tired of hearing all the turbulent bad news? ... read more »
Is Education Secretary Betsy DeVos Weak on Student Loan Protections?
December 7, 2017
New CFPB Report Finds a Worsening National Debt Problem ... read more »
Southeast Los Angeles Community Plan Integral to the Future of the Ninth District  
December 7, 2017
After hundreds of community meetings in the span of a decade, I’m thrilled to say we now have a long-range vision for future growth in Southeast Los Angeles.  ... read more »
If Black Lives Really Matter to Black People, then It’s Time to Stop Watching the NFL
December 7, 2017
For years, the African American community has been asking and insisting that our professional athletes do more for our community. ... read more »
Intensifying the Struggle in Turbulent Times: Resisting FBI’s New Racial Identity Targeting
November 30, 2017
It is also, then, to criminalize and discourage Black resistance, an attempt to intimidate and terrorize activists and potential activists, sowing fear, doubt and heightening concern for safety, security and stigmatization for work, career and life. ... read more »
Activism at Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) is not a new phenomenon
November 30, 2017
Their activities bring awareness to their fellow students and their surrounding communities. ... read more »
Why We Need More Black Men in Early Childhood Education
November 30, 2017
I also challenge my fellow Black men who are passionate about education to buck the norm, ignore the stigma, and put the children first. ... read more »
Empowerment Requires Unaccustomed Unity
November 30, 2017
We must never minimize the fundamental importance of being unified especially since Blacks have not been unified on key social, political, economic and ethical issues for many years. ... read more »
Strategies to Lower Your Taxes 
November 30, 2017
People have asked, “Will the Republican tax plan affect me this year?” and “What can I do to reduce my taxes?”  The short answer to the first question is:  no, the Republican plan will not affect your 2017 tax filing and there are no plans to make the act retroactive. ... read more »
Success On “The Way” Ask Dr. Jeanette: What Is/Was Your Destiny?? Part 1
November 30, 2017
Many people are NOT doing what they thought they should be doing or what they want to be doing… ... read more »
Success On “The Way” Ask Dr. Jeanette: “Letter From Folsom Prisoner”
November 23, 2017
People want happiness and peace, but often times they don’t know where to go to get it ... read more »
The Trump Tax Plan Trumps Californians!
November 23, 2017
The Republicans’ “Tax Cuts and Jobs Act” will be devastating to California's poor to middle-income families because they pay the highest income and sales taxes in the nation (in proportion to their income), the second highest gas tax, and their property tax assessments have doubled – and none of these will be deductible. ... read more »
Black Students Home Language Must Be Honored
November 23, 2017
Those groups and individuals interested in improving educational outcomes for Black children should understand the devastating impact of the neglect and degradation Black students have always suffered, and often simply because of the way they speak. ... read more »
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