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TRAYVON MARTIN – THE EMMITT TILL OF 2012 By Hermene Hartman

TRAYVON MARTIN  – THE EMMITT TILL OF 2012 By Hermene Hartman, Today’s Transmedia Woman

The murder of Trayvon Martin who was fatally shot in Sanford Florida by a
keystone cop type is the Emmett Till case of 2012.  A teen Black male is in
danger on American streets, in his neighborhood, in the suburbs and on urban
streets.   A young Black Male Walking   (BMW) should be very careful.    His
mere walking is a danger sign. Walking in jeans and sweats and a hoodie
could   be a death sentence.  The reason –  because you are Black and only
because you are Black.

America has a problem –  the perception of the Black Male.  Even with a
Black male occupying The White House, the fear factor and the disrespect
looms.   The President of the Untied States said, if I had a son, he might
look like Trayvon Martin.  The resemblance is clearly there  –   clean cut,
bright shinning face.   He could have also said, maybe if I weren¹t in the
White House, I too would be under the same threat, minus secret service.  Or
he could have also said, when I was his age, it could have been me.

A Washington Post reporter said we are living in a post racial society. The
comment was stimulated, I am sure, because President Barrack Obama is in
office and some might think  race issues have vanished.    Wrong and we knew
it was wrong when she said it.  Try walking the streets as a young black man
and you find out quickly the state of American racism.  The police are
afraid of the children. The children are afraid of the police. Both are
quick on the draw.

Trayvon was walking in his housing complex in Florida. He was walking in a
gated  guarded community.  He went to the store.  He had candy in one hand
and tea in the other.  He was talking on his cell phone.  He had on  the
clothes of youth, a hoodie that is a sweatshirt with a hood.  Did it cost
him his life?    Front-page story in the Chicago Tribune is  ³What black
parents are telling their sons² as they navigate from teenage to adult hood
as they travel the streets in normal life.    This is a Black problem, it is
not a class problem or an education problem,  it is a defined race problem.
It is a problem that whites may not understand, however, it is real.    It
is not new that  Black parents  provide their sons social instructions on a
special code of conduct for Black men.  The Black men of the south,
yesteryear  were told to get off the sidewalk if approaching a white male.
They were also told never to look a white man in the eye and to drop their
heads while talking.

Today, parents tell their children to walk in twos or threes.  They
prepare them for the police stop.  Instructions are stay  in the car, keep
your hands on the wheel. Do not argue.  Get out of the car with your hands
up and  in front of you.  For no reason at all put your hands in your
pocket, it does not matter  that you don¹t have anything  in your pocket, it
matters only what the police officer thinks.  He thinks you have a weapon.

Black Male Tales that are True
I know a Black male who was the top officer of his company working in a
major downtown establishment.  He forget his brief case, filled with work
for the weekend.  He did not go back in the building after hours, because
the guards did not know he was coming. He is never without suit, shirt and
tie, always looking like a fashion plate.    He did not go back in the
building because he is a Black male, and he didn¹t want the guard, the white
guard, to get confused and mistakenly consider him a burglar and shoot him
accidentally in the dark.    He left his briefcase and drove back into the
city the next day and went to his office.

I know another Black man, whose teen child wanted to visit the mall with his
buddies for his birthday, without parents. They wanted to just hang by
themselves.  His father gave him and his buddies instructions.  He drove
them to the mall and they agreed where they would be picked up with specific
time.  He made sure they were nicely dressed. He told them to be polite and
for no reason loud.  He told them to go into the stores only where they
wanted to purchase an item and to make it clear that they were there to buy.
He told them not to laugh too loud.  This was their first venture without
parents.  He was scared to death, explaining to me, you have no idea what
could happen over  absolutely nothing.  He was on pins and needles often
with phone calls to his sons  cell to check on their safety and whereabouts.

I know another Black male who for no reason will not  wear a jockeying suit
or jeans and t-shirt.  He is suited at all times.  His complexion is dark.
He is a successful business owner and works odd hours and is always low key
and polite, no matter what.  He says a screaming black man, a black man with
the wrong hat, the wrong suit of clothing, can cause upset and death.

I have a white neighbor, who was alarmed when she saw  a Black male in the
hallway.   She went and told another white neighbor that a Black man was in
the building.    She was correct.  He was a United States Congressman.  I
had to tell her she would probably see other Black men in my home and that
she could not call the police as though she was in danger when  she saw
someone  walking through the halls.

The young black male in American society is threatened and is a threat all
in one package.    It is ridiculous, yet Black people understand it and live
it.   Women understand it and men understand it most of all and adjust their
style to accommodate.

A maniac, George Zimmerman,  killed Trayvon for no reason other than his own
prejudices.  He has yet to be arrested. This is the tragedy of the tragedy.
America at large is up in arms for the murder and  rightfully are filling
the  streets in protest.  Trayvon could have been anybody¹s child and any
black boy in America.

Today’s Transmedia Women’s welcomes Ann-Reade Moore to the Transmedia Brandcasting (Tm2b) Advisory Agency Alliance.

Today’s Transmedia Women welcomes Ann-Reade Moore Membership Manager at Andice Funding Alliance Network and new Transmedia Convergence Strategist at Andice Funding, Inc. (AIF) Ann will be be published regularly on  Today’s Transmedia Women’s Blog,  reporting on The TV Everywhere (TVe) Transmedia Brandcasting Industry.   Recognizing the power of monetized streaming video AFAN through its strategic alliance with World Colours Network Founder & CEO, Jay O’Conner, the world’s first Transmedia Brandcasting Catalyst will be expanding the practice seeking transmedia funding opportunities.  Recently it was reported and tweeted by @WCNTV  Bell invests in ‘TV everywhere’@Andice_AIF which was a 3 to 4 Billion Dollar wake up call for the entertainment industry and just the tip of the iceberg of the Convergence and The Power of Now.  We are pleased to welcome Ms. Read Moore the Transmedia Brandcasting (Tm2b) Advisory Agency Team.

Ann-Reade Moore

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Andice Integrated Funding (AIF) as working capital providers can help clients with the means to “match their short-term liabilities with their short-term income.” In laymen terms, with our funding, you can now manage cash flow and increase business. In addition to effective working capital, AIF can provide a hybrid of capital solutions you require to keep paced with business operations on a day-to-day basis.

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March 2012Present (1 month) New York, NY

Our worldwide partnerships and business relationships enable ANDICE to offer a wide variety of discreet, comprehensive and creative business solutions tailored to meet specific needs and achieve unique goals.

Specialties:
Andice Integrated Funding (AIF) as working capital providers can help your clients with the means to “match their short-term liabilities with their short-term income.” In laymen terms, with your help and our funding, your clients can now manage their cash flow and increase business. In addition to effective working capital, AIF can provide a hybrid of capital solutions your clients require to keep their business operational on a day-to-day basis.

Recommend Ann-Reade’s work at Andice Funding Alliance Network

Convergence Strategist

Andice Integrated Funding, Inc. (AIF)

 

January 2012Present (3 months) New York, NY

Our funding solutions are intended to provide companies with working capital on a short-term basis with long term value and benefit.

We can arrange for the capital your clients need to buy the components and materials required to fulfill their contractual obligations and fill end-buyer needs. Whether your clients need a suite of ABL services, production funding, inventory funding, or short-term working capital to meet existing corporate or government orders, AIF can help.

We are simply offering short to medium-term funding solutions to assist in fulfilling current orders or contracts. We will extend an official private invitation to your clients in our no cost funding analysis specifically designed for SME’s.

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Recommend Ann-Reade’s work at Andice Integrated Funding, Inc. (AIF)

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    We’d like to invite you to take advantage of our free Funding Evaluation. There’s never any cost, pressure, or obligation. We’ll simply talk about your business, and gather enough information to permit us to offer you a solution tailored for your unique circumstances.

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WCN Announces the Launch of “K.N.O.W.” KNOWLEDGE NETWORK OFFERING WISDOM For Athletes

Via Scoop.itToday’s Transmedia Sports

K.N.O.W. LLC   Founded in 2009 by business, athletic and financial experts, K.N.O.W, LLC is a support management, one-stop consulting firm of experts dedicated to providing services to the athletic industry. A network of highly skilled consultants provide necessary services (knowledge, skills and wisdom) to young professionals selected into the National Football League (NFL), National Basketball Association (NBA), and for any other professionals requiring the need for such services.   @wcntv Commentary: As a new writer for Sports Life Magazine and a personal associate of K.N.O.W. President Monica Morton, I am happy to report the launch of this new venture. This important organization is most likely the first Consultancy of its kind for Sports Athletes and most importantly, their families. My People perish from a lack of knowledge “Hosea 4:6″, says the good book and it is that lack of knowledge we hear with story after story of Athletes going broke after their short careers in professional sports.   This powerful consulting firm has been created to educate and provide the tools necessary at the NCAA Level to make sure Athletes are equipped with the life skills needed long after the lights at arenas and careers begin to dim. Any Athlete, anywhere in the world should Follow, Tweet and Share to get this information into the hands of the Sports Community at large.   Stay tuned to WCN and read more at http://www.knowllc.net. And, if you don’t “know” K.N.O.W LLC, now you do! Right from the start: Protect yourself, your earning potential and, of course, your future.
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Today’s Transmedia Woman Celebrates the Accomplishments of Rosemary M. Jones, Director, Supplier Diversity Turner Broadcasting System, Inc.

Today’s Transmedia Women was created to honor Women in Media and its with pleasure that we support this upcoming event in Atlanta to support the “Women of Vision Breakfast” where Rosemary M. Jones a leader in Supplier Diversity for Turner will be recognized as one of Atlanta’s Top 100 Black Women of Influence for 2011.

WCNTV would like to add to the choir of well wishers for Atlanta’s Top Black Women of Influence with heartfelt appreciation for the doors that Ms. Jones has opened for years in the Entertainment Industry and those of us who aspire to serve this great industry with innovation and excellence.

On behalf of the WCNTV Family, International Goodwill Ambassador Oscar J. Webb Vice Chairman of WCNTV we are so proud of all of your accomplishments and thank you for your kindness in allowing WCNTV the opportunity to pitch TV Everywhere Strategies allowing viewers to instantly purchasing anything seen on screen.   Jay O’Conner Chairman & CEO

Today’s Transmedia Women Showcase’s “LOVE MOODS” A Book of Poems by Hermene Hartman

VALENTINES DAY IS UPON US AND THERE IS A NEW BOOK OF POEMS YOU MUST CHECK OUT FOR TO LIFT THE MOOD.  “LOVE MOODS” BY HERMENE HARTMAN IS A BOOK FILLED WITH PASSION AND JUST THE RIGHT WORDS TO SHARE WITH YOURSELF OR WITH A LOVED ONE.

Hermene Hartman 20 Plus Years of Publishing Excellence N’DIGO

About Hermene Hartman

Hermene Hartman is one of the most significant and influential Black women in American publishing. She serves as President and CEO of the Chicago-based Hartman Publishing Group, Inc. Her weekly column, Publisher’s Page, provides social commentary on hot topics of the day. Her radio program, VIEWS OF THE HEART, appears on Clear Channel station, WVAZ daily at 9:15 and 2:15.

N’DIGO, was founded in 1989, has the largest African American newspaper circulation in the nation and the largest alternative newspaper circulation in Chicago. N’DIGO is a weekly lifestyle publication for progressive readers. In 1995, N’DIGO PROFILES was established as a special annual publication, with a targeted insert in the Chicago Tribune and Crain’s Chicago Business Magazine.

Ms. Hartman is founder and president of N’DIGO Foundation, a 501c3 not-for-profit organization, which began in 1995. It sponsors an annual Black Tie Gala, for the sole purpose of raising funds for educational pursuits.

4 Steps To Romance This Valentine’s Day!

1. Order Love Moods for your Kindle

2.Put On Your Favorite Music

3. Have a Glass of Champagne

4. Read “Love Moods” To Your Loved One.


Available now on Amazon

 Love Moods lifts the spirit, touches the soul and invites you in to the emotions of Love!

2nd Lt Irma Cameron “Pete” Dryden Tuskegee Airmen Nurse Honored on The Tom Joyner Morning Show

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In just a few hours Pete Dryden former wife of Col Charles W. “A Train” Dryden will be on The Tom Joyner Morning show to talk about RED TAILS THE MOVIE.

Pete as we affectionately call her is one of the few living Tuskegee Nurses.  We honor her and all the Women Nurses who supported the Tuskegee Airmen.   While they are not honored in this movie it is our goal to make sure her story is told.

Today is a historic day and Irma Pete Dryden you are TODAY’S TRANSMEDIA WOMAN.

 

NEW YORKERS WELCOME BLUE IVY TO THE WORLD, CONGRATS BEYONCE & JAY-Z

THE CARTERS CHOSE NYC TO CREATE THEIR GREATEST COLLABORATION EVER.

A NEW YORKER’S PERSPECTIVE.

As the world’s First Transmedia Brandcasting Catalysts at WCNTV we get to work on, report on some of the coolest things in the world. This weekend New York’s Latest Citizen is BLUE IVY CARTER.   While the Carters could have had their baby anywhere in the world they chose NYC.  And yes there is something very special about being from NYC.  And the rest of us simply want to welcome an congratulate the Carter Family.

HERE IS A SHOUT OUT FROM THE FOLKS AT WCNTV.

OFFICIAL WELCOME ANNOUNCEMENT

BLUE IVY WELCOME TO NYC.