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Happy Father's Day - June 19, 2016 
 
 


 
  
 
 
Teach Young Men 
To  Look Out for 
Their Family


 
 
Readers Are Leaders
 

 

Cathy Harris Creates Book Club
"Reader's Empowerment Circle 
Non-Fiction Book Club, Dallas, TX
 
Stop Sagging 
 
 
Take Pride in 
What  You Wear
 
 
 
 
 
Cathy Harris 90 Day Health Challenge
  
   
Business Idea for 
Men, 
 Boys 
(and Women)
 
Basic Mechanic Classes For Women
 
It's Time for Basic Mechanic 
Classes  for Women
 
By Cathy Harris, DearCathy.com, Advice Columnist
 
June 1, 2015
 
It use to be a rite of passage for men to teach their sons all about vehicles.  So now especially in this fallen economy, these sons need to put their skills to work.  Even though cars have changed with all the new technology, there are plenty of opportunities out there for men and young males who are knowledgeable about cars. 
 
Men and especially young males ages 14 and older need to stop making excuses that they can't make money -- legally.  Remember when creating businesses, you want to create businesses that solves problems.  Men and young males who are good with vehicles, can set up several potential businesses to assist women.   Read more
 
  
Why All Women   Should Read 
These Two E-books at
According to car experts, African   American women pay on average at least $6,000 more for a new car than others; African American men pay $4,000 more; White women pay $2,000 more; but   White men pay $2,000 LESS.   

 

    

Business Idea for 

Men,

  Boys 
(and Women)
Teach Families How To 
Shoot Weapons

  

 
 

Firearms/Shooting Coach:  
If you are safety conscious, a good shot and good at giving instructions, then a firearms/shooting coach could be a great business for you.   Because of the economy -- people are looking for ways to stay safe especially women. You can provide your clients with professional and highly personalized guidance.   You can offer workshops to learn how to shoot and take care of weapons -- in small groups, individual instructions, group outings and in informational seminars.   

 

 

For more business ideas read 

"The New CEO: 185 Easy-To-Set Up Businesses for Youth and Adult Entrepreneurs"

  

Available as E-book & Paperback

 

TABLE OF CONTENTS

Chapter 1: Top Businesses for People Who Like to Cook/Bake 
Chapter 2: Top Businesses for People With Green Thumbs 
Chapter 3: Top Businesses for People Who Like Cars 
Chapter 4: Top Businesses for People Who Like Animals 
Chapter 5: Top Businesses for People Who Like Computers 
Chapter 6: Top Businesses for Writers 
Chapter 7: Top Businesses for People Who Like Photography/Videos 
Chapter 8: Top Businesses for People Who Like Entertainment 
Chapter 9: Top Businesses for People Who Like To Sew or Crafts 
Chapter 10: Top Businesses for People Good With Their Hands 
Chapter 11: Top Businesses Dealing With Children or Babies 
Chapter 12: Top Miscellaneous Businesses

 

List of Businesses (185 Total)

 

Book Trailer - The New CEO
Book Trailer - The New CEO

 


 
If I Had A Son
 
 
   
OPEN LETTER TO ALL BLACK FATHERS:

What You Must Do Now To Save Your Children

 

June 1, 2015

 

By Cathy Harris, DearCathy.com, Advice Columnist

 

This is an open letter and national call to action to all black fathers to save black youths by helping them become successful business owners.  There is no blueprint to show anyone how to raise a black child but first all black fathers need to be a part of their child's life.

 

We can no longer tell our youths to go to school and get a good job.  Due to the failing economy, the whole paradigm has now shifted and that's why schools are serving as feeder systems into prisons.

 

We know that black males are the last hired and first fired in the workplace simply because when companies hire a black female, they have hired a minority who is: 1) a female, and 2) an African American.  So the company gets two quotas when they hire black females instead of black males.  So it will be extremely hard for black males, no matter their age, background or education to hold on to many jobs in America.

 

In the past black youths went to school, got out and got jobs and worked for 30 years and retired.  But now if you end up in the workplace, there's a good chance that you will be forced out no matter what type of credentials you have acquired.

 

Because of the economy, the people in charge in the workplace are bringing in their relatives and friends at an alarming rate, and this practice has totally polluted most workplaces in America.  

 

So why do we continue to prepare our children for a workplace that doesn't want them in the first place?  At this point, we have no other choice but to prepare our children to become business owners.

 

A Father's Duty:

 

With over 70% of homes being ran by black women, black men or fathers, must now step up to the plate and do the right thing and be in the lives of their children.  Black mothers are very strong individuals but still sometimes they need help!  Read More

  

If You Had A Son - 
Would He Be A 
Business Owner?

 

 

Cathy Harris 

Business Books

  

The New CEO: 185 Easy-To-Set Up Businesses for Youth And Adult Entrepreneurs

Available as E-book & Paperback

Amazon.com

BarnesandNoble.com

Smashwords.com

Paperback

 

 

How To Take Control of Your Own Life:  

A Self-Help Guide to Starting Your Own Business (Series 2)

Available as E-book & Paperback

Amazon.com

BarnesandNoble.com

Smashwords.com

Paperback

 


 

 


Health Corner  

 

   

Most Common Cancer in Men - 

Prostate Cancer

 

By Cathy Harris, DearCathy.com, Advice Columnist

 

June 1, 2015

 

Prostate cancer is the second most common cancer in American men after skin cancer. African American men have the highest rate of prostate cancer in the world. Men with family histories of the disease are also at greater risk. In addition, the risk for prostate cancer increases with age.

 

Prostate cancer usually occurs in older men. It most often appears after age 50. Prostate cancer forms in tissues of the prostate (a gland in the male reproductive system). The prostate produces semen, the fluid that carries sperm. The prostate gland is found below the bladder and in front of the rectum.

 

Normally, the prostate is about the size of a walnut. As a man gets older, the prostate often becomes enlarged. More than one-half of American men over the age of 60, have some enlargement of the prostate. This is not usually caused by cancer but could possibly cause other problems.

 

While the exact causes of prostate cancer are not known, certain risk factors have been linked to prostate cancer. A risk factor is something that increases a person's chance of getting a disease. Aging is the greatest risk factor for prostate cancer. Family history also plays a role.

 

If a man's father or brother has cancer of the prostate, his risk is two to three times greater than average. Diet may also be a factor. Men who eat large amounts of animal fat, particularly fats from red meat, may face a greater risk of prostate cancer than men who eat less animal fat.

 

Often, there are no symptoms in the early stages of prostate cancer. If symptoms do occur, they can vary, depending on the size and exact location of the lump or the growth in the prostate. Since the prostate surrounds the urethra, the tube that carries urine and semen, any change in the prostate can cause problems with urination and ejaculation. However, similar symptoms can be caused by a number of things, including an infection or a noncancerous condition called benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH).

 

If a man has any problems with weak or interrupted flow or pain while urinating, painful ejaculation, blood in the urine or semen, or, a nagging pain in the back, hips or pelvis, he should see a health care provider or an urologist to find out what's going on. A health care provider may order tests to determine the cause of the symptoms. Read More

  

 

Available as E-book and Paperback

 www.AngelsPress.com 

 

 

People Who "Do" and "Do Not" Develop Cancer

It's extremely important to be aware of the characteristics of people that do not develop cancer and the people that do develop cancer.

 

People Who "Do Not" Develop Cancer:

1. Avoid tobacco and don't drink or drink alcohol moderately
2. Enjoy their work and see their work benefitting others
3. Keep stress to a minimum
4. Don't dwell on the past and don't harbor resentments
5. Keep from anger
6. Have a good laugh everyday
7. Seldom eat fried foods, processed foods or refrigerated food
8. Eat fresh steamed leafy green vegetables daily, usually organically grown
9. Avoid sugar
10. Eat modestly
11. Exercise vigorously daily and rest afterward
12. Are active but know how to relax
13. Practice good health routines
14. Get enough sleep and rise early, ready to face the world
15. Remain positive about life no matter what happens

People Who "Do" Develop Cancer: 
 
1. Are angry, depressed and not positive about life
2. Hate their jobs
3. Have poor relations with others
4. Blame the world for their problems 
5. Have poor health habits with a toxic body
6. Sleep poorly and are tired during the day
7. Eat non-foods with no nutrition (processed, GMOs, etc.)
8. Seldom get fresh, green leafy vegetables
9. Lead a sedentary lifestyle where they don't exercise and are overweight and out of shape
10. Eat late at night and go to bed with undigested food in their systems
11. Binge, drink or drink continuously
12. Smoke cigarettes, pipes or chew tobacco
13. Have constipation and/or diarrhea
14. Continuously seek over-the-counter medications
15. Take no precautions with solvents, cleaning solutions, bug sprays or other cancer causing chemicals

 

 

 

 


Black Lives Matter
 
 
 
Mothers of Slain Young Men with Congresswoman Maxine Waters (D-CA)
 
 
This Book Should Be in the Home of Every Black  Male Child 
in America
Book can be read by 12 year olds and above
Police Interactions 101: 
How To Interact With the Police 
in Your Car, On the Streets, 
In Your Home
   
Audiobook Available Now on:
Itunes.com
 
Available as E-book & Paperback:
 
Available as E-book, Paperback & Audiobook
  Preface - A Note to The Reader
Do you know what to do when stopped and questioned by the police - in your car, on the streets or in your home? If you answered "NO" to this question, you need to read this book! Not only should you read this book but you should tell everyone you love and care about to read it also.
Do you trust the police? The goal is to arm yourself with the knowledge and power you need so you don't become just another victim.
Not only should young males be watchful of actions by the police but what about sexual profiling in this country? Women who often drive alone are at just a higher risk of being accosted by the police as others.
Women are just as likely to be profiled as men by local, state and federal law enforcement officers especially since the creation of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS.gov) in 2003.
Many women will no longer stop when directed by a police officer to pull over. Some will call 911 and ask for additional police to come to the scene and refuse to open their windows until backup police arrive.
Cops are known to rape or extort women for sex during highway pullovers. The situation is badly deteriorating. It comes as no surprise that unstable, aggressive bullies gravitate to police work, and quite a few are sexual predators.
Therefore, this book is an action plan for the entire family on what actions to take to protect themselves when driving a car, walking on the streets or in their homes.
As a business owner, community organizer and advocate, I have heard many, many stories about what the police is capable of and what they get away with. The reason for this is that most people do not understand their rights!
Advocates and activists don't trust local police agencies to self-investigate or police themselves. Nor do they trust district attorneys, grand juries, police commissions or local officials to be any more fair and impartial when investigating the police.
Many advocates don't understand that the Justice Department has always had on their books a strong arsenal of civil rights statutes to prosecute abusive police officers.
This office is equipped to dispatch their top civil rights lawyers to handle federal probes. But this will happen only if we demand it!
In the past it has taken major media attention, large scale protests and even a major riot, such as Rodney King LA riot of 1992, before the Justice Department has used its legal weapons.
Where there is evidence of sexual or racial profiling and/or police brutality, the Attorney General must send a strong message to law enforcement agencies that the Justice Department will go after lawbreakers whether they wear a "mask" or a "badge."
Not only will this book help you stay alive when you encounter a police officer, but if you are violated by the police, it provides an action plan on what steps to take to receive justice. Good luck!
  
Buy now from AngelsPress.com as an 
e-book, paperback and audiobook.
 
Sample Audiobook - Police Interactions 101
Sample Audiobook - 
Police Interactions 101
    


 
 
 
 
Real Dads Don't Let 
Their Children Grow Up 
and Go To Prison
 
 
    
 

  

  

   

 

  

  

  

    

      



What Communities Can Do to Help 
Save Youth
  • Open recreation centers back up.
  • Open tutoring and learning centers in the community.
  • Allow parents and other volunteers to come into schools like years earlier and teach kids how to read.
  • Extend library hours and stop closing libraries on Friday nights -- even if it is game night.
  • Make sure Chamber of Commerces and other business networks cater to youth entrepreneurs but BAN Network and Multi-Level Marketing (aka Pyramid Schemes) businesses.
  • Hold community parenting classes for mothers and include personal development classes.
  • Open 24 hours day-care centers so parents especially mothers can go to work or start businesses.
  • Allow kids to form businesses to teach families how to grow food again.
  • Form weekly or monthly shadowing/mentoring businesses where youths can follow adults for the entire day.  
Learn more by reading 
"How To Take Control of Your Own Life: 
A Self-Help Guide To Empowering Your Family and the Entire Community" (Series 1)
Available as an e-book & paperback
 
This was the 1st book I wrote when I started my empowerment company, AngelsPress.com
in 2005, so this book would be a good first start if you are trying to empower yourself, your family and the 
entire community.
 
Table of Contents
Chaper 1: How To Survive Unemployment
Chapter 2: How To Change Careers
Chapter 3: How To Save Your Home
Chapter 4: How To Get Your Finances in Order
Chapter 5: How To Mobilize Effectively in the Community
Chapter 6: How To Become an Effective Leader in the Community
Chapter 7: How To Get Your Candidate into Office
Chapter 8: How To Get Legislation Passed
Chapter 9: How To Change the Education System
Chapter 10: How To Set Up Legal Defense Funds (Wrongful Terminations, False Imprisonment, etc.)
Chapter 11: How To Build A Presence on the Internet
Chapter 12: How To Work Effectively with the Media While Avoiding Costly Mistakes
Chapter 13: How To Launch Your Own Media Campaign on Issues You Are Passionate About
Chapter 14: How To Become a Freelance Writer
Chapter 15: How To Become A Syndicated Columnist
 
"How To Take Control of Your Own Life"  3-Part Book Empowerment Series

   

                    Series 1                     Series 2                 Series 3
 
All books can be read by 12 year olds 
and above at 

 
New Book Release
   
Love After 50: Love Questions from DearCathy.com After Hours
 
Available as an e-book & paperback
 
Cathy Harris List of Books
  
Books can be read by 
12 year olds   and above...
 
     
                   
          
    
    
Available at  
and at 
Cathy Harris Audiobooks
Also available as E-books & Paperbacks 
 
  
Audiobook Sample
 
Available at:
Itunes.com
  
Audiobook Sample
 
Available at:
Itunes.com
  
Audiobook Sample
Available at:
Itunes.com
Are You Ready to Make Your Dream Come True of 
Writing A Book?
How To Write A Book: The Complete Guide  To Writing and Publishing Your Own  Paperback and E-book
 
Available as E-book, Paperback & Audiobook
 
   
Sample Audiobook - How To Write A Book by Cathy Harris
Sample Audiobook - How To Write A Book by Cathy Harris
 
 
Audiobook Available at:
Itunes.com
Available as E-book and Paperback
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BOOKS COMING SOON:
 
 
Forever Young 
My Year On the Road
We Were Females First - Then Soldiers
How To Create The Life That You Truly Love

 
   
 Brought To You By 
AngelsPress.com
 
 
Cathy Harris, Speaker, Author, Coach
Angels Press, CEO, President, Publisher
P.O. Box 800511
Dallas, TX 75380
(512) 909-7365
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"We Can Sit Back and Watch As the World Goes By   or We Can Find Opportunities To Make It Better."   
....Cathy Harris
 
 
 
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