Day: September 21, 2013

‘DARK GIRLS’ (FULL LENGTH DOCUMENTARY)

¬† When Africans were first brought to the United States as slaves, many slave owners took a strange approach to diving the labor among the humans they owned — lighter skinned blacks were assigned to work inside the house, performing more precise but less physically demanding chores, while their darker skinned brethren were forced to perform punishing manual labour in the fields. In the 21st Century, a grim vestige of this tradition lives on in African-American culture, as women with dark complexion []

BLACKBERRY SET TO CUT 4,500 JOBS / WILL’GLOBAL CREATIVE DIRECTOR’ ALICIA KEYS LOSE HER JOB TOO?

It was announced yesterday that Canadian smart phone giant Blackberry has made the decision to make 4,500 members of its staff redundant. Via The Huffington Post Canada BlackBerry says job cuts will help it halve its operating costs by June 1, 2014. It expects to post a loss of US$950 million to $995 million when it reports its second-quarter earnings next Friday. There were reports earlier this week that the struggling cellphone company was ready to slash 40 per cent of its workforce []