We Need Our Black Banks

My good friend Frank Odum wanted Black Citizens of Sumter County Ga to start a community Bank. So he preceded to go ask the local Black pastors to support him in the idea and none of them would. He told me, "none of them offered any support, what are they afraid of"? As I reflect on Frank's vision, I sympathized with him and tried to offer him comfort as a friend. 

Drone Tech UAS Adds DGH Drone Detection Solutions

Today, Drone Tech UAS announced the addition of Drone Go Home (DGH) drone detection solutions to Drone Tech UAS services and solutions portfolio to help correctional facilities use and defend against drones. (Introduction of Prison Drones.)

Business Website Analytics Can Determine If Your Marketing Dollars Are Working

Do you have any idea what your website analytics are? Website analytics is a report of collected data which includes the number of website visits, popular pages, peak visitor times, and reference links. Below is an explanation of each data set.

SBO and Florida Black Businesses

Hello and welcome to SBO's Florida page. SBO has worked hard on it's Search Engine Optimization or SEO for short to help promote Black owned businesses in all the cities of Florida. When searching the internet for the terms "black business" or "black owned business" for most cities in Florida you will notice that Support Black Owned or SBO for short will be listed on the first page of your results.

Presidential Elections Don't Matter

The Presidential election is the most active and cared about election, but is the one which has the least impact on voter's lives. While the president may be the figure head of our country, he has no true influence over our day to day lives. Your local elections are the true arenas where you wield your voting power.

DSW Condones Racism

 

In this day and time many people still can’t fathom the fact that RACISM IS ALIVE AND WELL. It’s in our communities, in our educational institutions, in the media and even in our workplace. Recently my 19-year-old daughter experienced her first real encounter with blatant racism.

Rental Payments May Help Blacks Build Credit

The Way credit scores are calculated have had a huge effect on the credit score of people in lower income brackets. Black people "statistically" have been at a disadvantage when it comes to Home ownership and credit acquisition, creating an environment where there are more Black tenants than home owners.

Mortgage Points, Learn How To Save Thousands of Dollars

You're looking to get into real estate, so you start looking into financing options. Unless you have upwards of about two hundred thousand dollars, chances are you will be applying for a loan. There are several sources to choose from when obtaining a loan: Conventional, Commercial, Private, and Hard Money. You go through the application process, your credit score is sufficient, you secure a favorable interest rate, calculate your down payment, and then the lender mentions Mortgage Points. The expression on your face can't hide the fact that you have no idea what Points are all about.

How To Help Black Businesses When You're Broke

How To Help Black Businesses When You're Broke

You See a Black owned business online or in your neighborhood and you want to show some support, but you have no need for their product or service or just can't afford to purchase anything. You go home feeling disappointed as you reminisce and wish that there was something you could do or that you had enough money to help out. Well believe it or not there are many ways to support Black owned businesses without spending a dime. If you can't give a business a sale you can always help get a business a sale. There are several ways to accomplish this and it all involves passing along information, and with today's technology it's easier than ever.