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How to stop great wealth robbery | #DryerBuzz

Where am I going with this … had to get quiet for minute to wait for answers on my next steps. After a year of trauma, a friend suggested I find my sanity doing something that’s not so much of a brain drain … but could give me time to think as well as stay afloat instead of drowning. So like most, I jumped on the #rideshare (#teamLyft) bandwagon for past few months. And like most, love it … meeting new people everyday, making new friends with regulars, and enjoying…

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Are we on wrong road with ride sharing | DryerBuzz

#DryerBuzz — The larger conversation about ride sharing at post time concerns the arrival of self driving versus people piloted vehicles. But we see a quieter conversation about what transportation is to marginalization. Stop right there. To understand ride sharing, one has to ride or drive. I’m doing both. But are we on the wrong road with ride sharing? First I became a rider.  Then I started driving once I realized this was a perfect revenue stream with flexibility needed as a caregiver who wasn’t ready to return to work…

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the Clippings | Are Black Americans truly Locked Out? National Urban League releases State of Black Union Report | watch Marc Morial present

the Clippings — Prior to Obama presidential victories, Black America used to have an annual State of Black Union event convened for more than a decade by Tavis Smiley. Then came the rift and uproar among leadership when a viable, loveable, winnable Black candidate for President while Black American was hell bent on owning every stereotype known to man kind. In this we call #Obamafinale, now comes current state of Black America as defined in a report from National Urban League.  The title says Locked Out.  Reports like these become…

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the Clippings | What’s buzzing today buzz? News related to political views | Two minute podcast

the Clippings — In this 2 minute podcast, we asked you to think about how news relates to views.  Consider the source of political views.  We’ve heard sever voters via coverage of political debates give reasons for their views based on what they’ve seen in media, local or cable news.  This prompts us to wonder — not that we don’t know — but how much does news relate to views? theClippings — you just got the buzz in 2 minutes with DryerBuzz.com — transforming the way we look — at…

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theClippings | Tavis Smiley Talks Ferguson on Big Tigger Show in between book signing and Dancing with the Stars

VideoBuzz: Tavis Smiley addressed Ferguson on Big Tigger Show while in town promoting book in between Dancing with the Stars http://youtu.be/qk_-57MYENQ  PhotoBuzz: Live Blogging V103/WAOK theClippings — you just got the buzz from @DryerBuzz.com — transforming the way we look — at life! Extra BuzzChrisette Michele | Follow the Buzz DryerBuzz We Can’t Have the Inmates Running the Prison | Out of the Mouths of Owners | Houston Texans Fail NFL | Follow the Buzz DryerBuzz

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Giving is Living @DryerBuzz.com | MatchingMillions Launches With Partners | Organizations Should Have Box Office Budgets

Matching Millions — It’s no secret bloggers are trendsetters. It seems we have become the be all to end all for brands. Can a blogger help match millions when it comes to supporting organizations with a community not necessarily known for being philanthropic . Keep in mind we said “known,” as in not promoted through media. Philanthropic African Americans get short end of the buzz when it comes their giving.  We intend to shine a light on givers and opportunities to give by continuing a Friday campaign. Formerly known as…

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Living Atlanta Style: Tavis Smiley and Cornel West Bring ‘The Rich and the Rest of Us’ to Atlanta Thursday May 31st Lecture & Signing | Loews Atlanta Hotel

Smiley + West take on the “P” word – poverty. During this compelling lecture and book signing they challenge all Americans to re-examine their assumptions about poverty in America – what it really is and how to eradicate it. Come meet Smiley & West at a FREE and open to the public event. Space is limited, please arrive early. All attendees must register for admittance. Doors open at 6:00 PM. Please arrive early; doors will close when venue is full. The Rich and the Rest of Us: A Poverty Manifesto…

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The Cut with that Brother! Tavis Smiley & Cornel West on “The Rich and the Rest of Us: A Poverty Manifesto” | Watch | Democracy Now

Democracy Now was joined by Dr. Cornel West and Tavis Smiley, who continue their efforts to spark a national dialog on the poverty crisis with the new book, “The Rich and the Rest of Us: A Poverty Manifesto.” Smiley, an award-winning TV and radio broadcaster, says President Obama has failed to properly tackle poverty. “There seems to be a bipartisan consensus in Washington that the poor just don’t matter. President Obama is a part of that,” Smiley says. “I take nothing away from his push on healthcare, but jobs for…

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The Cut with the Brothers! Tavis Smiley and Cornel West Get On the Bus for The Poverty Tour | Chicago, Memphis, Washington DC and More

The Buzz — Broadcaster Tavis Smiley and Princeton professor Cornel West, hosts of the nationally syndicated public radio program Smiley & West from Public Radio International (PRI), announced The Poverty Tour: A Call to Conscience on CNN’s Piers Morgan Tonight Wednesday evening. The 15-city bus tour will highlight the plight of the poor of all races, colors, and creeds so they will not be forgotten, ignored or rendered invisible during this difficult and dangerous time of economic deprivation and political cowardice. Smiley & West will be on the road August…

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