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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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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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