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Finance PhD Dr Boyce Watkins moves an entire generation of African Americans to get off the corporate plantation, build financial literacy and talk about money in a fun, compelling and thoughtful way. Delivering information unlike any other scholar in America, Dr. Watkins will leave you inspired, educated, fulfilled and empowered. Join the revolution. https://www.facebook.com/FinancialJuneteenth

Finance PhD Dr Boyce Watkins moves an entire generation of African Americans to get off the corporate plantation, build financial literacy and talk about money in a fun, compelling and thoughtful way. Delivering information unlike any other scholar in America, Dr. Watkins will leave you inspired, educated, fulfilled and empowered. Join the revolution. https://www.facebook.com/FinancialJuneteenth
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New York, NY

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Finance PhD Dr Boyce Watkins moves an entire generation of African Americans to get off the corporate plantation, build financial literacy and talk about money in a fun, compelling and thoughtful way. Delivering information unlike any other scholar in America, Dr. Watkins will leave you inspired, educated, fulfilled and empowered. Join the revolution. https://www.facebook.com/FinancialJuneteenth

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English


Episodes

Listen: Rev Jesse Jackson says Silicon Valley is neglecting black people

8/9/2015
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Rev. Jesse Jackson was interviewed by Michael Imhotep founder of The African History Network and host of “The Michael Imhotep Show” on “The Roland Martin Show”, Friday, Aug. 7th, 2015. We discussed “The Rainbow Push Silicon Valley Digital Connections Project” Challenging Silicon Valley To Increase Inclusion & Diversity”. Michael Imhotep also asked about the need […] The post Listen: Rev Jesse Jackson says Silicon Valley is neglecting black people appeared first on Financial Juneteenth.

Duration: 00:09:37


Dr Boyce Watkins: Here’s how Lil Wayne got financially screwed

8/8/2015
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In this video, I use the financial challenges of the rapper Lil Wayne to break into a broad conversation about contracts between friends, how they should be structured, and how to avoid being a financial victim. The discussion also leads us into other areas of interest, such as the miseducation of the black male athlete […] The post Dr Boyce Watkins: Here’s how Lil Wayne got financially screwed appeared first on Financial Juneteenth.

Duration: 00:12:37


Dr Boyce Watkins: Why you should try to pay volunteers whenever you can

8/7/2015
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In this video, I speak on a Black Wealth Bootcamp concept that relates to whether or not we should pay people to do work for us, or allow them to do the work for free. I’ve confronted this issue quite a bit in my own life, as I’ve had to find the budget to compensate […] The post Dr Boyce Watkins: Why you should try to pay volunteers whenever you can appeared first on Financial Juneteenth.

Duration: 00:34:46


Founder’s Journey: A black entrepreneur discusses his experience with start

8/4/2015
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Welcome to Founder’s Journey, where we discover the road less traveled of entrepreneurship together. This is the first in a series of videos that provide a safe place for entrepreneurs to talk about their successes and struggles day to day. If you are a current or aspiring entrepreneur, then this is the place for you! […] The post Founder’s Journey: A black entrepreneur discusses his experience with start-ups appeared first on Financial Juneteenth.

Duration: 00:07:54


Dr Boyce Watkins: How every black person can own a business

8/3/2015
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In this video, I share a conversation I had yesterday with Dr Claud Anderson, author of the book, “Powernomics.” Dr Anderson and I spoke for several hours about the future of black America, as well as strategies and tools for business ownership. At the end of the video, I mention something Dr Anderson shared with […] The post Dr Boyce Watkins: How every black person can own a business appeared first on Financial Juneteenth.

Duration: 00:09:02


Dr Boyce Watkins: 50 Cent’s big financial illusion is a call for rappers to

7/22/2015
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The rapper 50 Cent may appear to be doing very well, but it seemsthat much of his life is an illusion, at least that’s the story, assuming he wasn’t lying under oath. According to Yahoo Finance, the rapper admitted a few things in court that surprised a lot of people. The lawyers for 50 Cent, […] The post Dr Boyce Watkins: 50 Cent’s big financial illusion is a call for rappers to stop lying appeared first on Financial Juneteenth.

Duration: 00:08:11


Man sentenced to 37.5 years with no parole for selling one gram of crack co

7/15/2015
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This is an interview with Darrell Padgett, a former inmate in the federal prison system. Darrell, then-father of an 18-month old baby, was sentenced to 37.5 years in federal prison for selling one gram of crack cocaine to an undercover police officer. Darrell tells his story, what it was like to be in prison, and […] The post Man sentenced to 37.5 years with no parole for selling one gram of crack cocaine appeared first on Financial Juneteenth.

Duration: 00:31:35


Dr Boyce Watkins: A lot of businesses fail because of this

7/14/2015
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In this video, we talk about structuring your business for long-term growth rather than short-term stress. It’s the kind of thing that a lot of new entrepreneurs overlook and it ends up costing them everything. This is one of the topics we’ll also cover in The Black Wealth Bootcamp. You can learn more by visiting […] The post Dr Boyce Watkins: A lot of businesses fail because of this appeared first on Financial Juneteenth.

Duration: 00:27:14


Dr Boyce Watkins: How to know if you suffer from the slave mentality

7/13/2015
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by Dr Boyce Watkins This video is in response to a statement made by one of the students in my Black Wealth Bootcamp. Many of us seem to work incredibly hard when we’ve got someone “cracking the whip” and telling us what to do. Yet, when it comes time for us to work for […] The post Dr Boyce Watkins: How to know if you suffer from the slave mentality appeared first on Financial Juneteenth.

Duration: 00:39:18


Dr Boyce Watkins: Umar Johnson and The Conscious Stripper – Here’s what I t

6/28/2015
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by Dr Boyce Watkins I wasn’t going to touch on the issue between Dr Umar Johnson and a woman known as “The Conscious Stripper,” but I woke up realizing that this is an opportunity to discuss our perceptions of “black leadership,” the standards to which we hold our public figures, and how our personal lives […] The post Dr Boyce Watkins: Umar Johnson and The Conscious Stripper – Here’s what I think appeared first on Financial Juneteenth.

Duration: 03:31:48


Dr Boyce Watkins: The Confederate Flag represents our holocaust

6/26/2015
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http://www.vladtv.com – The people’s scholar, Dr. Boyce Watkins is known for his social commentary surrounding a litany of topics that include finance and race. Given the raising social tension surrounding racism in America, he has chosen to voice his opinion regarding Obama’s use of the N-word and the politics surrounding the Confederate Flag’s standing in […] The post Dr Boyce Watkins: The Confederate Flag represents our holocaust appeared first on Financial Juneteenth.

Duration: 00:09:22


PBS suspends Henry Louis Gates’ show over Ben Affleck controversy

6/25/2015
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PBS has announced that it is going to temporarily suspend the show, “Finding Your Roots,” hosted by Harvard professor Henry Louis Gates. This announcement comes in response to a recent controversy involving actor Ben Affleck and his efforts to pressure Gates into withholding information about his ancestors owning slaves. PBS has not made any commitment […] The post PBS suspends Henry Louis Gates’ show over Ben Affleck controversy appeared first on Financial Juneteenth.

Duration: 00:18:22


Dr Boyce Watkins: Don Lemon’s stunt shows he’s more diva than journalist

6/23/2015
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In this quick video below, I take a second to talk about the latest and most interesting antics of CNN Don Lemon. Someone seems to have advised Don (incorrectly) that it might be cute, cool or fun to go on the air and hold up a sign with the n-word. I won’t go too much […] The post Dr Boyce Watkins: Don Lemon’s stunt shows he’s more diva than journalist appeared first on Financial Juneteenth.

Duration: 00:05:17


Dr Boyce Watkins: How much money does Chris Rock’s wife deserve?

6/20/2015
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http://www.vladtv.com – In this thought-provoking clip Dr. Boyce Watkins discusses why he wrote “Financial Lovemaking 101: Merging Assets With Your Partner in Ways That Feel Good.” Throughout the advice guide the financial professor reveals valuable information about remaining financially stable throughout your relationships, because according to him, “the easiest way to go broke is to […] The post Dr Boyce Watkins: How much money does Chris Rock’s wife deserve? appeared first on Financial...

Duration: 00:05:56


Dr Boyce Watkins: Al Sharpton’s call for peace should not dwarf the call fo

6/18/2015
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Right after the recent shooting in Charleston, South Carolina, Rev Al Sharpton was called on the air to tell black people to be peaceful. My concern is that it seemed that, during the interview, Sharpton was putting more emphasis on telling black people to be peaceful than he was demanding justice for the people who’ve […] The post Dr Boyce Watkins: Al Sharpton’s call for peace should not dwarf the call for justice appeared first on Financial Juneteenth.

Duration: 00:38:01


Dr Boyce Watkins: Why corporate America doesn’t want you to be financially

6/15/2015
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by Dr Boyce Watkins I’ve been asked, “Why don’t schools teach financially literacy?” It would seem that this would be a logical thing to do, since we are going to make financial decisions every single day for the rest of our lives. But despite this glaring reality, and the fact that we live in a […] The post Dr Boyce Watkins: Why corporate America doesn’t want you to be financially literate appeared first on Financial Juneteenth.

Duration: 00:01:49


Dr Boyce Watkins: Let’s talk about that woman in the video…there’s more to

6/10/2015
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In this video, I speak about Tracey Carver-Allbritton, the woman caught on video beating a 15-year old black girl. It turns out that she works with CoreLogic, a vendor for Bank of America. While Tracey was placed on administrative leave, there is more to the case than her simply being given a paid vacation. In […] The post Dr Boyce Watkins: Let’s talk about that woman in the video…there’s more to discuss appeared first on Financial Juneteenth.

Duration: 00:43:26


Elease Wiggins seeks to dispel the myth of the Welfare Queen

6/10/2015
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Roosevelt Mitchell III speaks with Dr. Elease Wiggins on her recently released book “A Farewell to Welfare: 25 Strategies to Freedom, Independence and Prosperity.” She was a Professor and the book began as research for a project she was completing. Dr. Wiggins then lost her job, had to get on welfare and then had to […] The post Elease Wiggins seeks to dispel the myth of the Welfare Queen appeared first on Financial Juneteenth.

Duration: 00:16:49