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Everything You Need to Know About Turning Passion into a Business

Monday, November 20, 2017

By Taylor Johnson Turn your passion into profit by making a side business. Having a side hustle or a business is a fun way to make some extra cash. You are doing something you love and making money from it! Investing time and energy into creating a business will also pay off in the end. It ...

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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 or 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 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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