Why No One Is Discussing the Rise in Africans Migrants Piled at U.S.-Mexico Border

An increasing number of African and Haitian migrants are crossing the U.S.-Mexico border and seeking asylum in the United States, traveling thousands of miles and fleeing violence, poverty and environmental degradation in their home countries. (Photo: Guillermo Arias/AFP/Getty Images) The subject of migrants at the U.S.-Mexico border conjures images of people from Latin America, particularly Central America, who are fleeing poverty and violence. However, the dynamics of migration into the U.S. are changing. Increasingly, many migrants crossing the border are from nations in Africa and the Caribbean, particularly Haiti, making…

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Wealth Builder – The 401k Plan.

Like Like Love Haha Wow Sad Angry 1 (ThyBlackMan.com) GOOD DAY EVERYONE! Last week’s BLOG discussed the GOAT Millionaire Builder- the 401K Plan. {DO YOU WANT TO JOIN THE 401K PLAN MILLIONAIRE CLUB? {KINDA OF LIKE THE MILE HIGH CLUB – BUT A LOT LONGER LASTING!} https://wealthbuildingpowers.com/2019/06/10/401k-millionaire-club/ } THE GOOD NEWS – If you do not have access to a 401K plan, there are other great savings tools available to save for your retirement. RETIREMENT PLANS/TOOLS OTHER THAN 401K – PLAN ROTH INDIVIDUAL RETIREMENT ACCOUNT (IRA) TRADITIONAL INDIVIDUAL RETIREMENT ACCOUNT…

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Staying healthy in rainy season

Rainy season is here again, even as everything is cool and green, this season also comes with some health concerns. Colds, pneumonia, cholera, fever, food and water infections are more prevalent during the rains. Omolara Akintoye writes how families can stay healthy this season PERHAPS you’ve been noticing those around you blowing their noses or coughing, or you are the one affected, bear in mind that it’s rainy season. Rather than waiting to develop sickness, it is advisable to put up a stronger guard against it. The best way to…

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Why is Turkey’s purchase of Russian weapons controversial?

A battle appears to be looming within the western world’s most important military alliance. The two NATO members with the largest armies are in dispute over weapons from Russia. The US is threatening sanctions against Turkey for buying the Russian S-400 anti-missile system, placing Russian weapons inside NATO territory. Washington had warned that if the sale goes ahead, Turkey would be kicked out of a programme to build its new F-35 warplane, and Turkish pilots learning to fly the jet would be sent home. Why is the sale so controversial?…

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Why the Aka pygmy people of central Africa have the ‘best dads in the world’

No father spends more time alone with their children than the average Aka. Holding the title “best dads in the world” after a recent study, the men from the Aka pygmy tribe, who live in the border forests of Congo Brazzaville and the Central African Republic, dedicate the most time of all the world’s peoples to active fathering. They even usually offer their nipple to their crying babies to suck, just to soothe them when their mothers are not around. Professor Barry Hewlett, an American anthropologist was the first person…

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The Best Ways to Get Around Cape Town

Cape Town is a beautiful city in South Africa that welcomes thousands of visitors every year. The city is famous for its harbour and well-known landmarks like Cape Point and Table Mountain. The media tends to portray South Africa as a dangerous place to visit and its high crime rate is no secret. However, out of the thousands of people who visit this city, most don’t experience any problems, which has really benefited the reputation of this area. Many people wonder what the best method of transportation around the city is.…

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Multicultural Media Correspondents Association Summit Explores The Importance Of Controlling Our Own Narratives

There is so much power that lies in controlling your own narrative. However due to the lack of diversity within the media industry authentic stories about the Black experience are often excluded, misconstrued or disregarded leaving several individuals feeling unseen and unheard. The Multicultural Media Correspondents Association is on a mission to tackle the lack of racial representation when it comes to ownership and leadership in the media industry. The organization recently hosted a forum in Orlando that gathered influential Black leaders in the media space to share their experiences…

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Diana Schweinbeck describes her evolution in the music industry

By Romeo McCord Rolling out‘s Romeo International recently sat down with Diana Schweinbeck, who started her company, Schweinbeck LLC, in 2007 to showcase deejays, producers and up-and-coming recording artists. Her clients have included Sy Ari Da Kid, Damar Jackson and Paxquiao. Schweinbeck discussed her journey from helping entertainers get their music out to her new role as head of marking for Cinq Music Group in Los Angeles. How did you arrive at this career choice?  It was a natural evolution. I never, per se, wanted to be in the music…

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Tanzanian central bank fines lender for breaching rules

DAR ES SALAAM (Reuters) – Tanzania’s central bank on Saturday said it had fined Diamond Trust Bank Tanzania Limited 1 billion Tanzanian shillings ($435,000) for breaching regulatory rules on data and service availability.  President Magufuli’s administration has been cracking the whip on financial institutions who violate regulatory rules since 2017. REUTERS/Thomas Mukoya/File Photo     “The Bank of Tanzania (BoT) has imposed a penalty charge of one billion shillings to Diamond Trust Bank … for failure to implement a directive to establish a data centre in Tanzania,” the central bank…

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