When “Sticking it to the man” goes wrong…

Boycotting Uber only hurt the poor people who figured out an alternative way to make ends meet.

Imagine if someone boycotted your boss.

Are YOU ready to boycott your boss?

If activists are not ready to DIVEST COMPLETELY then you are not ready for revolution.

http://www.cnbc.com/2017/01/30/uber-boycott-boosts-carl-icahn-lyft-investor.html

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Anthony Mackie Believes AA Oscar Snubs Are Legitimate

Anthony Mackie is not surprised by Selma’s Oscar snub, mainly because people are tired of talking about race.

The statement below speaks volumes about the image of Black men in media:

“Like my nephew wanted to grow dreadlocks. I’m like fine, I’ll sit you down and I’ll watch The First 48 with you and everybody you see on that show, that’s doing something wrong, they’re black dudes with dreadlocks. So, do you want to be seen as part of the problem or do you want to be an individual?”

“Let’s just say you have locks and you walking down the street. The police pull you over and say you fit the description of somebody.  You start yelling and arguing with the cops. Next thing you know you pressed up against the wall going to jail for something you’re not even involved in just because you look like somebody and you don’t know how to handle yourself,” Mackie said.”

Read the full article here.

Dame Dash Details Experience Selling Crack | HipHopDX Mobile

I love how Dame Dash chooses to speak on the business aspects of his former drug-dealing days rather than glorify the violence. The economic decisions he had to make are similar to choices being made by young men today. Social circumstances have not improved since Dame Dash’s first job. Things may have actually become worse…

http://www.hiphopdx.com/m/index.php?s=news&id=30152

“A TASTE OF TECHNOLOGY” @ MICROSOFT, Atlanta | Eventjoy

I have been invited by Cairo Qween of iBroadcast Enterprises speak on this panel of experts in the fashion, marketing, data, and tech industries.  Many Americans are not qualified for jobs in high-profit industries due to their lack of technological training . Americans must be aware of emerging technologies and how they relate to the job market now and in the future.  Panelists include:

 

Cathy Cunningham Hankinson – Project LaunchPad Tv – Finance / Investor Expert 

DS Brown President Atlanta BDPA – Macy’s Technologies – Author – Technology Careers & Workforce

John Layne III – The Way Empowering Missions International – Religion & Technology, Community Relations

Christopher Macken – Fashion And Beauty Atlanta – Fashion – Tech (Tech Wearables)

Anna Stevens –   Marketing In Technology  www.EQforSuccess.com 

Maad Queen  – Executive Assistant at CoolieREV, LLC, Content Contributor for Culture73.com – Economic Empowerment in Technology 

Pastor-Ann Danner – Mad Cap Corporation/Southern Silicon Valley – Business Development & Technology 

Stephen Brown -S.T.E.M., LifeHacks, Future Tech, Digital Afro

Faruq HunterGeeks Gone Global & GeniusCo. – Tech Entrepreneurship 

 

Hosted by Cairo Qween of iBroadcast Enterprises and Jamila Brown – Virtue Technology, iLevel 360, Microsoft Partner & Trainer – Software 

Sponsored by Quiet Storm Vodka

Media Sponsors: Wellington Boarding and Preparatory Academy, Mad Cap Corporation, and Culture73.com

 

This event will be held at the Microsoft Store at Lenox Mall in Atlanta, GA. Please join the conversation!

https://www.eventjoy.com/e/a-taste-of-technology–microsoft-254312?ref=soc-l&src=f