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August, 2017

  • 14 August

    A Bone Conduction ‘Smart Ring’ Is Changing the Way We Use Our Phones

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    Remember like five years ago when everyone thought the word Bluetooth was a noun describing a thing you stuck in your ear? It took us all a minute getting used to walking through the grocery store, airport, or wherever, realizing the person flapping their gums wasn’t actually talking to us. In the …

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  • 14 August

    What Exactly is Financial Security?

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    We have all heard of financial freedom, right? Financial freedom is the ability to be comfortable financially without restriction. Well, financial security goes along with financial freedom. Here is what the financial gurus over at Quicken say about financial security: “Financial security refers to the peace of mind you feel …

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  • 12 August

    Oprah Winfrey Network (OWN) Announces Dope New Docu-Series “Black Love”

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    I hardly watch any TV, but I’m excited about Oprah’s new series. With all the reality shows that have been showing the worst that black people in America have to offer, a series highlighting honest and emotional real love stories about black celebrities we know and love is refreshing. Love …

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  • 11 August

    Nucci Reyo Releases “The Music Factor” Documentary Analyzing Hip-Hop’s Affect on Young People

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    Poverty and violence are barriers to successful education in youth—we talk to our children about not using drugs, staying away from gangs and violence, and abstaining from sex but have we considered the music factor? Music is the most influential vehicle of learning for this generation; hip-hop, being at the …

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  • 11 August

    Andy Mineo & Wordsplayed Release Video for “JUDO”

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    The dynamic duo of Andy Mineo & Wordsplayed are keeping the ball rolling with promo of their new joint project, Magic & Bird. This latest video is for the previously released single “JUDO”. Find the project on all major outlets and catch up on coverage below. Let us know in the …

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  • 11 August

    The Real Reason You’re Thirsty to Find a Man

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    I’ll probably get some flack for sharing this publicly, but in all honestly I’m all about keeping it real. Even when it ain’t popular to do so. Here goes… My mother separated from my father in my early teens and began dating other men almost immediately. At the time, I …

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  • 10 August

    Sho Baraka Speaks on ‘Colorblindness’ Being Lazy & Toxic in New Interview

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    In a new interview with Verge Network, Sho Baraka takes on the topic and concept of ‘colorblindness’ in regard to racial justice in America today. Labeling it both lazy and toxic, the Humble Beast artist exposes the shallow nature of the position and pushes for a deeper conversation. Let us …

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  • 10 August

    In the Workplace, Age Discrimination Starts At Age 35

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    If you are in your thirties or about to be, then these two quick videos may interest you, specifically if you are still in the job market or struggling to get your business off the ground. In my small business journey while getting my passive income system in place, I’ve …

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  • 9 August

    GrowTheHeckUp Nominated for 2017 Kingdom Choice Award

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    GrowTheHeckUp has been nominated for Kingdom Choice’s “Urban Christian Internet TV/Vlog Show” award along with other notable greats: The Wade-O Radio Show Trackstarz Beleaf in Fatherhood The Holy Hip Hop Hour We at GrowTheHeckUp would personally like to tip our hats to the other nominees and look forward to continuing to …

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  • 8 August

    Twitter Ignores “Hate Tweets” so Man Spray Paints Them in Front of Their Headquarters

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    Over the past six months, author and comedian Shahak Shapira has reported about 300 hate tweets on Twitter but most of the reports have gone ignored so he decided to take action. He chose about 30 tweets that were racist, hate-filled, and contained threats of violence and sprayed the messages …

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