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Locks Don’t Work


Friday, October 7, 2016

In a U.S. federal appeals court, judges ruled that it is not discriminatory for a job to deny employment because of dreadlocks. The case was dismissed with a 3-0 ruling on Sept 15 by the 11th Circuit Court of Appeals. The case was brought to appeals court by the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, EEOC, on behalf ...

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My Experience at the 2016 NABJ Convention and the Importance of Networking


Wednesday, September 21, 2016

Recently I attended the annual National Association of Black Journalists (NABJ)/ National Association of Hispanic Journalists (NAHJ) Joint Convention in Washington D.C. NABJ and NAHJ are sister organizations that provide professional development to students, graduates, aspiring journalists, and media professionals to ensure that minorities are represented in newsrooms. The Joint Convention was filled with valuable ...

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Financial Expert Jennifer Streaks: Finding Purpose Where One Least Expects It!


Thursday, August 18, 2016

This image was photographed by Amir West of Photo Fanatic Photography. Contact Amir at www.photofanatic.org or amir@photofanatic.org Jennifer Streaks is a financial and affordable lifestyle expert, writer, and commentator that is extremely passionate about helping people live fun and financially stable lifestyles. Currently residing in Washington D.C., Streaks has reached a very happy place in her ...

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Managing Your Financial Side


Monday, August 8, 2016

Credit: The towne.net From the moment we receive our first paycheck, saving is easier said than done. When the world isn’t constantly telling us to spend our money, it is advocating for us to save it. Regardless of the reason, a savings account can be nothing but beneficial in our times. Yet, saving is often ...

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From Challenges to Success: Entrepreneur Tina Howell


Thursday, July 7, 2016

Sometimes a change of scenery and a new perspective can change one's entire life. Tina Howell, the now successful business owner, was flunking out of high school in Coconut Grove, Florida and decided to take a leap to improve her life. Howell chose to stay with some family members in the Bronx of New York ...

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8 Tips on How to Pack for a Business Retreat


Monday, February 23, 2015

by Jojo Harder   Salamander Resort Get ready for some networking and brainstorming! Corporate travel is heating up in 2015, with business retreats popping up in America’s most luxurious resort locations. This year there is no shortage of inspiring events to choose from. Two sought after business retreats taking place in March are the Black Enterprise Women of ...

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