The three female black billionaires

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First there was one, Oprah Winfrey. For a long time the only female, black billionaire in the whole world. More precisely, Lady O was actually one of the first acknowledged black billionaires alive. Today, the brilliant Ms Winfrey is America’s only black billionaire. A shameful proof of the country’s lingering baggage it’s long abolished black slavery (this is the country with 13% black unemployment versus

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Neil deGrasse Tyson warned world about meteorite

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We’re sure Neil deGrasse Tyson isn’t happy a piece of space rock exploded over Russia a few days ago – but somewhere deep inside the rock star astrophysicist, he may have said, ‘told ya so’. Tyson, for years have been sermonizing the need for increased budget funding for NASA. A passionate speaker, it’s as if, he’s their unofficial spokesman. Tyson’s testified in front a senate

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Black people missed biggest stocks gains in history

5 years ago by

President Obama’s minting more millionaires and billionaires than any US leader in recent memory. Since the record fall of the financial markets under George W. Bush – which also continued for a few months into Obama’s first term – the rich got richer. Most gains from investments are taxed at a precipitously smaller rate than the incomes of America’s working class. On the other side

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Forbes Magazine disrespects Angolan billionaire

5 years ago by

The world’s newest billionaire gets no love from Forbes magazine. In an article titled, “Isabel Dos Santos, Daughter Of Angola’s President, Is Africa’s First Woman Billionaire” – Forbes formally introduced us to, Isabel Dos Santos from Angola. Forbes, the foremost authority on wealth, albeit personal or commercial – thoroughly vetted Santos in their story. The writer, Kerry A. Dolan gave detailed accounts of Santos’ public

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