How to Save One Million Dollars

By Jocelyn Black Hodes

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The elusive million dollar milestone…is it reachable? Well, in short, yes. But not without some careful planning and discipline. Time is a key factor, of course. It all depends on your age, when you plan to retire, what kinds of accounts you use, your investment costs, and your risk tolerance. The more you are able to save on a regular basis, the less risk you need to take and the less time it should take to hit that first million. Continue reading

Angela Davis Acquitted Of Charges In ‘Soledad Brothers’ Case 41 Years Ago Today

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One of the most-infamous instances in the life of former Black militant and current scholar Angela Davis (pictured) was the “Soledad Brothers” trial in 1970.
On August 7th of that year, 17-year-old Black militant Jonathan Jackson, brother of author George, burst in to a California courtroom and abducted Judge Harold Haley, a prosecutor, and three female jurors, while freeing two inmates on trial for murder. Continue reading

Katherine Jackson Wants Michael’s Paternity Details Kept Under Wraps?

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As the wrongful death trial begins against concert promoter AEG Live, Jackson matriarch, Katherine, has reportedly been inquiring about surrogate Mother Debbie Rowe‘s impending testimony, which she reportedly fears will not only expose late-pop star Michael Jackson as NOT being the biological Father of his three kids but also hurt their case against AEG, according to TMZ. Continue reading

Housing Starts in U.S. Surge on Multifamily Unit Demand





By Alex Kowalski

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New-home construction in the U.S. climbed in March to the highest level in almost five years, propelled by a surge in multifamily building that will support economic growth.

Starts (NHSPSTOT) climbed 7 percent to a 1.04 million annual rate, the most since June 2008, from a revised 968,000 pace in February that was larger than previously reported, according to Commerce Department figures issued today in Washington. Other reports showed consumer prices unexpectedly dropped last month and factory production cooled. Continue reading

Get Your Mind Right: Hip Hop & Mental Illness

There’s often shame and guilt associated with mental health issues. But as the country becomes more transparent about mental illness Hip Hop should follow suit.

by Lakeia Brown

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In 2012, as part of an effort to open dialogue on issues many of the most popular and commercially successful emcees are afraid to touch, HipHopDX is launched the “The Taboo Series.” We ran editorials on Hip Hop’s obsession with the Illuminati, race relations and Hip Hop and Christianity. Thanks to an overwhelming response from our readers, the series is returning this year. Continue reading