All things relevant to building wealth. Passive income, investments, real estate etc.

Does Teaching White Fragility Hurt Black Children?

On January 2, 2021, the New York Post published an article by freelance opinion writer Rav Arora titled, “Teaching ‘White Fragility’ Is Bad For Kids Of Color.” Arora appeared on BackTalk, Successful Black Parenting’s syndicated podcast and webcast for parents, along with Dr. Nakia Hamlett, a psychologist whose research focuses on mental health and trauma…

5 Amazing Ways To Make Easter Special This Year

Holidays are a great way to start traditions with your family. Christmas has come and gone but we still have Easter to look forward to creating memories. Easter doesn’t always get the recognition it deserves and it’s usually overshadowed by Christmas, so the kids don’t tend to get as excited about it. If you want…

How Harrison Blair helped over 300 Black businesses gain access to millions of dollars of funding amid pandemic

The coronavirus pandemic, besides being a public health threat, has also negatively affected the global economy as it has reduced trade and mobility. At the micro-level, COVID-19 shutdowns have affected small business owners, particularly Black businesses. According to research by the University of California, Santa Cruz, and a report by the National Bureau of Economic Research,…

Ava DuVernay Brings ARRAY to Partner With Spotify to Produce Scripted and Unscripted Podcasts

Ava DuVernay just keeps that train rolling! The esteemed filmmaker has partnered with Spotify to produce scripted and unscripted podcasts for their global platform. Spotify has announced that it has a multi-year partnership with DuVernay and her ARRAY production company and will bring important stories to a different format: audio. “Recognizing the undeniable power of…

Chris Paul Teams Up With TLS Sports to Host The HBCU CON at CP3 Basketball Academy in North Carolina

TLS Sports has announced a partnership with Phoenix Suns point guard Chris Paul and his CP3 Basketball Academy. The two entities will be hosting The HBCU CON, which is scheduled to take place this summer in North Carolina. The HBCU CON is a weeklong basketball and academic experience for elite players from historically Black colleges…

Home Run King and Business Giant Hank Aaron Passes Away At 86

The former Major League Baseball (MLB) career leader in home runs ‘Hammerin’ Hank Aaron has passed away at the age of 86 on Jan. 22. His death also leaves a void in the Black business community. Aaron rose to become to a BE 100s CEO who controlled a business empire that included import car dealerships…

LED Emergency Light Cum Power Bank Plus Mini Fan Driver

This simple circuit can be used as an LED emergency light, a power bank for charging mobile phones, and as on-the-go (OTG) USB DC fan driver. The power bank with 12Ah can deliver 2A current for charging a mobile phone. There is a provision for adjusting the charging rate through boost converter module. Also, there…

HMI-Based Robotic Arm

A lot of work nowadays such as welding, screwing and painting is performed by robotic arms. However, certain jobs require high-precision for which a human hand is needed along with the autonomous robot. Therefore I have developed an HMI type of robotic arm, using which robots can follow and copy the movements of human action.…

Low-Cost Smart Agriculture System

This IoT-based project monitors soil moisture, temperature, and humidity levels near plants and light intensity near the control station. It turns on water solenoid valve when moisture level goes below the threshold level. Its vibration sensor detects movement or any other unwanted activity of animals and rodents near the plantation area. The project is equally…