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Equal Pay For Who?


Tuesday, April 24, 2018

By Unique Ratcliff Where do minority women fall into the conversation around ‘equal pay’ On Tuesday, April 10th, 2018, women across the country came together on social media to acknowledge Equal Pay Day. The date serves as a reminder of how far women have come in terms of making the same amount as men. Equal Pay Day ...

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Lourdes Martin-Rosa provides proven strategies for minority owned businesses in winning government contracts


Monday, February 26, 2018

by Shawn Stuldivant, Editor in Chief   With a new fiscal year in place, minority owned businesses have an excellent opportunity to kick off their bidding efforts for federal government contracting opportunities. According to the latest trends in Federal Contracting for Small Businesses report by American Express OPEN, minority owned businesses invest 6% significantly more in time ...

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The 2017 Best Workplaces for Diversity


Friday, December 8, 2017

Great Place to Work and Fortune have recently cited institutional knowledge, employee buy-in and equitable treatment among the advantages of the 2017 Best Workplaces for Diversity. Great Place to Work, a global authority on high-trust, high-performance workplace cultures surveyed 442,624 employees across industries, assessing 50-plus elements of the workplace. The ranking accounted for the representation and experiences ...

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Ballin’ on A Budget: 7 Ways to Save this Holiday Season


Tuesday, December 5, 2017

By Aaliyah Ransome   Reuse decorations. Decorations can be expensive, especially if you buy new ones each year. Keeping your old decorations in mint condition and reusing them cuts the cost of you having to purchase new ones. But if you must spend, only replace broken or worn decorations. Make your own ornaments. You can easily create personalized ...

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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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