Category Archives: Troy’s Rants

Only 54 Black Owned Bookstores Remain in America

This is a follow up to an article, Death of the Black Owned, Independent, Bookstore, originally published here on March 25, 2012.   The article highlighted the fact the we had lost 66% of our Black owned bookstores, in the … Continue reading

Posted in 2014, African-American, Bestsellers, book, books, bookstore, Huria Search, reading, Troy's Rants, writers | Tagged , , , | 54 Comments

3 Must Read Books for Social Media Advocates, Addicts & Sharecroppers

These are three books I recommend we should all read.  The strength of the Internet and promise it held to empower individuals has been hobbled considerably.  In fact, I’d argue that rather than holding promise as a tool of empowerment, … Continue reading

Posted in 2014, books, Independence, internet, social media, Troy Johnson, Troy's Rants, Website Tips and Recommendations, writers | Tagged , , , , , , , | 7 Comments

Join the Fight for Independence on the Web

This article is intended for writers and other content providers, who are active on social media and have a goal of generating revenue from their content.  However, people who use social media to share photos and thoughts with friends and … Continue reading

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