Top 10 Hairstyles


Published on August 12th 2013 by Leon Shepherd

Recently, as I was thumbing through an old issue of Ebony magazine, I was amazed at the many different hairstyles worn by African Americans over the past 40 years. And what really stood out and caught my attention was the fact that many of the hairstyles worn back in the day, are still very popular today. Hence, The Top Ten Popular Hairstyles.
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Top 10 Favorite Holidays


Published on July 2nd 2013 by Leon Shepherd

This list features my “Top 10 Favorite Holidays” celebrated by African Americans. The list also includes days that are not federal holidays, but special days that are very popular within the African American community. Kwanzaa did not make the list because its a seven day celebration, instead of a one day celebration. And lastly, the list is not in order of importance or significance, but in order of popularity. So, without further ado, let the debate begin. VIEW THIS LIST…

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Top 10 Married Celebrity Couples


Published on November 17th 2010 by Leon Shepherd

This “Top 10 List” features African American celebrity couples who have had the longest successful marriages. The list is ranked in order of years married. VIEW THIS LIST…

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Top 10 Mother’s Day Gifts


Published on May 4th 2010 by Leon Shepherd

This list is for those of you who want to do something special for your mom, wife, daughter, grandmother, auntie or niece. Since Mother’s Day is this Sunday, May 9th, I decided to make a list of The Top 10 Mother’s Day Gifts. This list is a compilation of several articles that I read regarding gifts that mother’s appreciate the most on Mother’s Day, VIEW THIS LIST…

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Top 10 Celebrity Tax Troubles


Published on April 12th 2010 by Leon Shepherd

This Top 10 list is not to ridicule nor pass judgment. This list is to point out the seriousness of taking care of your tax obligations. With April 15th (The deadline for filing taxes), just a few days away, I’m sure that many of you, if not most of you, have already completed and filed your tax returns. VIEW THIS LIST…

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Top 10 Money Saving Tips


Published on March 25th 2010 by Leon Shepherd

With today’s economy in the shape that it’s in, we’re all looking for areas where we can cut back on expenses and save some money. Below, I’ve listed some practical tips and ideas that will enlighten you on how to reduce your bills and change your spending habits. If you implement all ten of the ideas, VIEW THIS LIST…

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Top 10 Philanthropists


Published on March 17th 2010 by Leon Shepherd

Often times we can be somewhat critical of a celebrity’s lavish and self-absorbed lifestyle. But there are many celebrities who give back to their communities as well as support numerous charities. Many give substantial donations and spend quality time with their charities, often with very little fanfare. VIEW THIS LIST…

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Top 10 Tips to Manage Stress


Published on March 15th 2010 by Leon Shepherd

Stress is defined as a response to a demand that is placed upon you. Without some stress, people would not get a lot done. That extra burst of adrenaline that helps you finish your final paper, perform well in sports, or meet any challenge is positive stress.  It is a short-term physiological tension and added mental alertness that subsides when the challenge has been met, VIEW THIS LIST…

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Top 10 Rags To Riches Stories


Published on March 1st 2010 by Leon Shepherd

The Top 10 Rags to Riches Stories are about ten individuals who overcame adversity and beat the odds that were so heavily stacked against them. With desire and determination, these individuals achieved great success in their lives. All of the individuals listed had to overcome at least one or more of the following hardships; poverty, prejudice, incarceration, and physical and sexual abuse. VIEW THIS LIST…

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Top 10 Wealthiest African Americans


Published on February 8th 2010 by Leon Shepherd

Recently Forbes magazine compiled a list of the nation’s wealthiest African Americans. Even though African Americans represent just over 12 percent of America’s population, their lengthy fight for equality is a documented part of the history of the United States. Now African Americans are taking their place among America’s wealthiest citizens. VIEW THIS LIST…

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