Archive for April 15, 2012

5 Steps to Business Funding

April 15, 2012 1 comment


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As a small business owner you might agree that coming up with the idea for your business was a piece of cake. . .  Financing the business, however, is an entirely different story!  Sometimes you may only have very few opportunities to present your business for funding, so it’s your job to make sure they count!  Read more…


Police Officer Sprays Arkansas Students With Pepper Spray to Clear the Halls

April 15, 2012 1 comment

By Denene Millner

Post image for Police Officer Sprays Arkansas Students With Pepper Spray to Clear the HallsStudents at an Arkansas junior high school this week were clearing the hall too slowly in the opinion of a police officer assigned to the school, so he did something mind-numbingly dumb: he pulled out his pepper spray and squirted it into the air. The result? Pandemonium, as screaming, gagging and vomiting students ran down the halls and out of the school. Three students were rushed to the emergency room and more than a dozen others were picked up by their parents because of difficulty breathing.

Clearly this officer is not the brightest porch light on the block, but the entire episode brings up something we’ve written about on MyBrownBaby on more than one occasion: Police officers and kids just do not go together. It’s simply asking for way more trouble than it’s worth. Read more…


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Universally regarded as one of the greatest figures in hip-hop history, New York City’s own Q-Tip becomes the newest addition to Kanye West’s G.O.O.D. Music / Def Jam Recordings, announced today by Barry Weiss, Chairman & CEO of Universal Republic and Island Def Jam.  Details on the fourth solo album by Grammy Award®-winner Q-Tip, tentatively titled THE LAST ZULU, will be announced in the months ahead.

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