Thursday, April 3, 2014

The wealthest man in Africa: Aliko Dangote

Big Al with Big Bill
Word. Everybody and everybody's brother, sister, cousin etc. knows Oprah, richest black woman in the U.S., is worth a grip.

Not quite Bill Gates cheddar, but with a net worth an inch shy of three billion Oprah is paid.

But are you hip to Aliko Dangote? As Africa's richest man, this Nigerian tycoon is in the same billion zip code of Bill Gates.

His business in cement and he has cemented a net worth of over 25 billion dollars.

Monday, March 31, 2014

Analysis: Eagles fire and malign Desean Jackson

Last Friday, the Philadelphia Eagles unceremoniously severed all ties with all-pro WR Desean Jackson -- one of the most explosive players in the game.

As an Eagle homer -- my fandom dates back to Harold Carmichael, Wilbert Montgomery and Bill Bergey -- I have been torn by this announcement.

Yes, I recognized that D-Jax had diva tendencies (like most modern day receivers) that cried out "look at me."