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Mind Your Business Week of April 8, 2015

Over the years, you have heard me talk about the various businesses that Blacks used to own while I was growing up. Today, small businesses are struggling to keep their doors open while big companies are folding each month. A small business is a business that is privately owned and ...

Bishop Speaks

Bishop Speaks Week of April 8, 2015

Yes! No! Maybe so... Should East Cleveland merge? Ooowee! I was speechless and lost for words because I was so impressed at what I experienced last Thursday at the McGregor’s Home where I totally forgot that I was in the City of East Cleveland. I’ve often said on my TV ...

Congresswoman Fudge's Corner

Congresswoman Fudge's Corner Week of April 8, 2015

Any program that empowers families to be self-sufficient is a step in the right direction. I’m excited that residents in Cleveland will soon have an opportunity to build a better future through a promising federal program announced last week. The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) awarded a ...

Real Talk with Judge Dawson

Real Talk with Judge Dawson week of April 8, 2015

A CYCLE BREAKER – ‘Bishop Joey Johnson’ My mission as Judge of the East Cleveland Municipal Court is to use this platform to serve as a "Cycle Breaker." That means I will use every opportunity and my energy to help people learn from their mistakes and get back to realizing ...

Mind Your Business

Mind Your Business Week of April 1, 2015

Are you ready to be your own boss? I recently realized that, if you love your job or even if you do not but need the paycheck, step up for it. Over the last few years, jobs are not as plentiful where you could quit one and go get another ...

Black World

Bishop Speaks Week of April 1, 2015

She came back from the dead… Letters to the Bishop… Bishop: After reading your recent Bishop Speaks columns on death, I just had to write you and share how you encouraged me to get my house in order before I die. I’m 69 years old and I went to the ...

Real Talk with Judge Dawson

Real Talk with Judge Dawson Week of April 1, 2015

A CYCLE BREAKER - Senator Nina Turner My mission as Judge of the East Cleveland Municipal Court is to use this platform to serve as a "Cycle Breaker." That means I will use every opportunity and my energy to help people learn from their mistakes and get back to realizing ...

Black World

Black World Week of April 1, 2015

United States MICHIGAN – A Black woman was convicted last week and now faces seven years in prison after she shot a gun at a McDonalds drive-thru because she didn’t get any bacon on her burger. Shaneka Monique Torres case began when she drove to McDonalds with a friend to ...

Black World

Black World Week of March 25, 2015

United States Mo’ne Davis, the famous 13 year old little league baseball pitcher featured on the cover of Sports Illustrated, is teaming up with shoe brand M4D3 to design a line of shoes, which will give 15 percent of its profits to benefit impoverished girls around the world. The sneaker ...

Bishop Speaks

Bishop Speaks Week of March 25, 2015

She came back from the dead! Ooowee! Where do I start this week? How do I start? Ok, I’ll continue from last week’s Bishop Speaks column, but let me say that the many letters and e-mails I’m receiving will be address in one of my future columns on this topic ...

Real Talk with Judge Dawson

Real Talk with Judge Dawson Week of March 25, 2015

The DNA of failure - ‘The Environment’ In order to have a productive conversation about the state of failure we must first establish a working definition for the purposes of this discussion. In the last article we established that committing crimes constitutes failure. These failures could be life long or ...

Real Talk with Judge Dawson

Real Talk with Judge Dawson Week of March 18_2015

The DNA of failure: ‘Selfishness’ In order to have a productive conversation about the state of failure we must first establish a working definition for the purposes of this discussion. There are many ways to define and interpret failure but my perspective is from the act of committing crimes. A ...

Black World

Black World Week of March 18_2015

United States NEW YORK – Three Black women are suing the NYPD for falsely accusing them of stealing a credit card then throwing them in jail. Kimmell McIntosh and her cousins Melanie and Maxine Henry were having a girl’s day at a massage parlor in Brooklyn when they were falsely ...

Mind Your Business

Mind Your Business Week of January 28, 2015

The future of Blacks in banking? The Financial industry has been changing over the past 15 years and some of the greats in banking have moved on, leaving their mark in history. No matter what bank or era someone was doing big things in the banking community. My father James ...

Black World

Black World Week of January 29, 2015

United States Boxing legend Leon Spinks nearly died after eating a chicken wing bone that did a lot of damage to his body. He was recently released from the hospital and is recovering in a rehab facility. At the time of the incident, Spinks was eating his favorite food and ...

Real Talk with Judge Dawson

Real Talk with Judge Dawson Week of January 28, 2015

Black in America “When we don’t have respect for ourselves, how do we expect them to respect us? It starts from within.” This is a quote from a famous west coast rapper in relationship to the escalated incidents of police officers using excessive force against citizens in America. I know ...

Congresswoman Fudge's Corner

Congresswoman Fudge's Corner Week of January 28, 2015

I am pleased to announce that as a result of Congress’s approval of the fiscal year 2015 budget, the Social Security Administration will expand its hours at field offices nationwide, effective on March 16, 2015. Instead of closing at 3 p.m., field offices will be open one additional hour until ...

Bishop Speaks

Bishop Speaks Week of January 28, 2015

This word called love… Ooowee! It’s better to let someone walk away from you than all over you. When you love and respect yourself, making Christ Jesus the head of your life, no one can walk over you unless you allow them. How do you know when you have no ...

Mind Your Business

Mind Your Business Week of December 17, 2014

Coping with the holidays “Tis the season to be jolly” and other Christmas songs ring in my head during this festive time of year. This past week was a fun time with friends and fun, especially seeing both Rev. Hilton Smith and Julian Earls in the same room at an ...

Congresswoman Fudge's Corner

Congresswoman Fudge's Corner Week of December 17, 2014

The French writer and poet Victor Hugo said, “Nothing is as powerful as an idea whose time has come.” My friends, we are living in such a time. Our community has been disappointed before but, with the momentum underway, I believe we can change a police culture that has discriminated ...

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