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Umi of P.O.W/RBG aims towards social entrepreneurship path

Posted by Saye Taryor on Tuesday, December 13, 2011,
  Schohreh Golian Esfahania

With all due respect to the reader, some of the language in this article is strong, but none of the language was used in malice, or meant to disrespect anyone, or any group. 

As an advocate of social entrepreneurship and critical thinking education, I was thrilled when the artist, Umi, of, P.O.W/ RBG, reached out to be concerning the, Rap Music Manifesto, amongst other issues.  Actually, let me rephrase that.  Umi, an original native of Tuskegee Alabama, who current...

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Zayd Malik, Rap Artist, Family Man, & Revolutionary

Posted by Saye Taryor on Monday, November 28, 2011,

Those familiar with my writings know I am not a big fan of artists who promote messages of sex, drugs, and violence to our youth.  As a fan of, Los Angeles born rapper, Zayd Malik, whom now resides in Georgia, I decided to interview the socially conscious artist, who sometimes pushes the envelope, while finding room for substance and reflection.  Read the entire interview below.

Saye Taryor:  For individuals who may not be familiar with you, would you please give them a little background ...

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The Saye Debates - Capitalism vs Socialism

Posted by saye on Sunday, November 13, 2011,

With all the problems of this world, I advocate for more civil debate and less hate. I’ll debate, while you decide.

Debate Topic: “Capitalism vs Socialism” In this segment, Saye debates Peter Gray

Saye:  If you make $10 an hour, working 10 hour shifts daily, why should you not make a profit when the corporation has a successful quarter, due to your labor? At the end of the year, if the corporation makes millions in profits, why should you have to continue to earn $10 an hour, or have a...

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No Dancing Around Youth Issues With Eshe

Posted by saye on Sunday, September 25, 2011,

        Read the full transcript of The Examiner’s recent interview with Eshe of Arrested Development below.

Saye Taryor:  Greetings Eshe.  I would first like to start by thanking you for allowing this interview.  Please share a little background information about yourself and elaborate some on those youth lectures you have become accustomed to doing.

Eshe: My name is Eshe and I was born and raised in Atlanta, Ga.  I am a daughter, mother, mentor, teacher, entertainer, dancer, ...

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Posted by Saye Taryor on Saturday, April 16, 2011,
We are currently contacting college professors and student union organizations about hosting a two-panel speaker lecture, in the fall of 2011, under the theme of "Urban Challenges, And The Importance Of Critical Thinking Education."

Lecture Justification

• So why is this lecture so important?  Self-improvement and social improvement are presupposed values of critical thinking. Meaning critical thinking requires an effort to see others and our selves accuratel...

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Dedication To Critical Thinking

Posted by Saye Taryor on Sunday, May 2, 2010,

Dedication To Critical Thinking
by Saye Taryor

In your constant search for knowledge, many claims will cross your path.  Critical thinking involves how you decide which claims to be true, false, or if you should suspend judgment on the claim.  Critical thinkers understand the difference between facts and opinions and are more likely to focus on a specific issue, as a result, coming to a most reasonable conclusion based on all the available information.     

Critical thinkers understan...

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30 Questions For All Americans

Posted by saye on Thursday, April 22, 2010,

    Every American should research the issues in these questions extensively so that they may form intellegent opinions on them.

  1. What caused the Boston Tea Party?
  2. What were some of the most important amendments added to the original American Constitution?
  3. Do you disagree with any of the amendments made to the US Constitution since it’s creation?
  4. What were the fundamental differences between the Federalist Party and the Democratic-Republican Party?
  5. What is the difference be...

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7 Facts Many Racist Don’t Comprehend

Posted by Saye Taryor on Monday, November 23, 2009,

By Saye Menlekeh Taryor

7 Facts Many Racist Don’t Comprehend

1)     Just because you attend church and believe in God does not mean you’re not a racist.

2)     Just because you cheer for players of other races whom may play for your favorite NBA, NFL, college sports, or fantasy football team, does not mean you are not a racist.

3)     Just because you don’t mind eating at the same table with someone of another ethnicity does not mean you are not a racist.

4)     Just because your f...

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About Me

Brother Saye Brother Saye (Saye Menlekeh Taryor) is an author, critical thinking education & social entrepreneur activist, founder of 1up Entertainment/Consulting and the leading voice for “The 1up Movement.” The Atlanta/Liberian native graduated from Piney Woods Country Life School (a historically black boarding school, located in central Mississippi) in 1992. Soon after, he enrolled in the University of Southern Mississippi, where he pursued a journalism degree. After realizing his true calling was to illuminate young men and women about the importance of social entrepreneurship and critical thinking education, he attended Georgia State University to learn more about critical thinking education and public speaking. Brother Saye has been active with “Generation Y” leadership workshops, which he first hosted with Linda A. Brooks in 2009. As an activist, he currently promotes his 1up programs and workshops, and is the "Atlanta Travel" writer for the Brothers Saye’s most recent book entitled, “Overstanding With a 1up Vision, The Critical Thinking Approach to Liberation” has received praise throughout the conscious community. Other published works include, Child development and the importance of critical thinking education, Critical thinking approach to voting, Part II, “The 2009 1up Entertainment Music Guide and Directory, Vol. 1,” “Country Life School,” "What Do You Think?" and, “A Fathers Burden.”


Saye Taryor Brother Saye's New Book "Analyzing The American Divide" Will Be Available This Fall

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