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Lifestyle

What the CRAP?

Later during the week, I was discussing a business deal with a person whom I trusted and when we had a difference of opinion, her reply was, “This is really Crappy.”

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Lifestyle

Toxic Masculinity in Lesbians: My Fairytale

Her misogyny though, epitomized her hatred of women. She was not the only woman I have known that served me their internalized hatred of themselves because they were assigned female at birth. She thought I was too controlling. The truth is I could not be controlled.

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Career

Job Vacancies Soaring

According to the Labor Department, job vacancies in July reached record numbers, outnumbering by over 2 million the unemployed. And though the numbers set in

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Editor's Choice

Black Authors Rock looks to applaud the creatives in Literary

Like it or not, Black people have been disenfranchised in this nation. The beautiful thing about Black people, however, is that we have never allowed that disenfranchisement to keep us down. We pushed forward as a people, and we overcame–and we thrived, despite everything against us.

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Featured

America has a gun obsession

The Sullivan Act, also known as the Sullivan Law, is a gun law that has recently spurred conversation—making the century-old law controversial. In 1910, the

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Education

Top HBCU Moments of 2021

Built for us, by us, historically black colleges, have certainly had their share of struggles since their inception in the 1800s. It has only been

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Lifestyle

Top Winter Travel Destinations

Winter travel destinations can be separated into two broad categories: tropical escapes from your frost-covered hometown and chilly winter wonderlands that provide relief from your

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Lifestyle

Why I Did It?

My female partner left marks on my body when she assaulted me. I posted the pictures. I did not say her name, but everybody knew who it was.  She even had the audacity to ask me to give her a public apology. That is true narcissistic behavior.

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Lifestyle

POC Holiday Gift Guide

This year things are only just starting to get back to normal when it comes to family gatherings and holidays with friends. Although the pandemic

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Advocacy

Is College to expensive now?

A college education has always been presented as a stepping stone to a better life. While the latter might be attainable, data has shown that

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Advice

Tips for Shopping on Black Friday

Source: Unsplash@Ashkan Forouzani After the food comas of Thanksgiving have subsided, the next thing worth getting worked up over is Black Friday, which is always

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Featured

The Facebook Papers: What we know

Facebook has long marketed itself as a social media platform that encourages people to form more “Meaningful connection.” The app, however, has recently come under

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Lifestyle

The Soulful Poet Dr. Yemaja Jubilee: Here We Go Around the Maypole Part 1

A great majority of the women were, when I lived there , from1950- 1979, were  called ”housewives”  In spring, work life was all about cleaning, planting tobacco, vegetable, and flowers gardens.  Springtime, awaken all the residents, both young and old  of  the community, and its intoxicating  energy  gifted them joy and blissful living.

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Education

Is loan forgiveness in the future.

Loan forgiveness—it felt promised. Especially when President Joe Biden issued his support for $10,000 of undergraduate or graduate student debt relief on his campaign, for

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Entertainment

Sports Tidbits: The Rude in Gruden

First it was leaked out that Gruden in 2011 made comments about the NFL Players Association Attorney De Maurice Smith’s appearance in a racist trope about his lips. This was in frustration because of the labor unrest at that time facing the possibility of no season or a lockout shortened season.

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AFRODECENDIENTES: AFRO-LATINO & AFRO-INDIO

While the interrelated crises impact entire communities, they put a particularly heavy burden on Afrodecendientes: Afro-Latino and Afro-Indio descendants. NOTE: “Indio” refers to anyone who is of indigenous Latin American descent.  It is a term that is essential in understanding Indigenous-Afro-Latino identities.

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Lifestyle

Should I book flights with a discount airline?

Spirit might be for you. There are fantastic deals available and great itineraries in term of departure and arrival times.   If you’re traveling on short trips, using Frontier or Spirit might also work out for you as well. 

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Lifestyle

I Killed George: A Story of Healing from Abuse

I do believe that my steps are divinely ordered.  I believe this situation was tailor-made for me. When I first heard his name, I did not run home to my bed. I don’t even think I recognized it as a past trigger.

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Entertainment

Promise is Making Something Big Happen one Pull Up at A Time

That’s actually how I started my career as a business manager for my oldest brother Pastor Michael Lampkin & Prosperity. My big brother is my Pastor and absolute favorite artist and my inspiration, it was through him that I realized my gifts and true potential as an artist and executive.

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Entertainment

The Rolling Stones want You to Meet Them in St Louis, MO

The stage at the Dome at America’s Center is set for the Stones concert. That concert launches their 13-date tour. It will be the band’s first St. Louis show since 2006 when they performed at the Savvis Center, now known as Enterprise Center.

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Business

Ten Black Newspapers Unite to Create Platform that Amplifies the Black Experience

Word In Black consists of a newsletter and website (wordinblack.com) that publishes content from the 10 participating newspapers, which include: New York Amsterdam News, The Atlanta Voice, Houston Defender Network, The Washington Informer, The Dallas Weekly, The Afro, Michigan Chronicle, The Seattle Medium, The Sacramento Observer and St. Louis American. It also publishes original content.

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Advice

The Children are Our Future

Ana-Isabel holds the distinction of being the first grandchild in her familial clan. She also holds the distinction and honor of being the eldest to her tribal cousins. A role she takes very seriously.
Inktoberan, an online challenge within the art community inspired her to enter her drawing entitled ‘Poisonous’ her take on the sugar addiction epidemic sweeping her communities.

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Career

Is Remote Working the Future?

The Coronavirus pandemic compelled the entire globe to engage in a massive (and haphazardly coordinated) work-from-home endeavor. Although some states in the United States are slowly

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Business

AH!TV is Here to Bring You The Contents With Empowerment

From the months leading up to the launch party, there was several important meet and greet sessions scheduled on Wednesdays in August, at 3pm. The guests were able to meet the hosts and producers, and find out more about the network, that will be on Roku, Apple TV and Fire TV.

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Entertainment

From Depression to Triumph: The Kareem “Reemo Meerak” Tyson Story

I asked Kareem when it’s all said and done and his career is over. What is it that he wants people to know about him? “That I was a hardworking individual that cared for my passion and the craft that I did. I never wanted the spotlight. I just wanted the business. the fame is cool. But I always wanted the business and to be an impact within the business and the culture.”

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Lifestyle

What Are Gay People Reading and So Should You?

In Tomboy, Davis explores the evolution of tomboyism from Victorian ideals to a twenty-first century fashion statement, honoring the girls and women-and those who identify otherwise-who stomps All over archaic gender norm.

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Lifestyle

Tips For A Great Staycation

For those who love getting out there and enjoying what the world has to offer, being grounded can feel like a serious punishment. Even for

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Lifestyle

On Going Home

This time in two days, I’ll be in Missouri! I haven’t been home since last October and I’m excited to go and see my people.

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Lifestyle

JaMarius T. Jelks

We are living in a nation where everyone is out and striving to do better things. Some people are good at it and then there are so people who are great at it.

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Lifestyle

Your light rail to carry us forward

Sponsored Content by Partners are working with community to bring light rail service to North Minneapolis and northwest communities, connecting people to jobs, healthcare, education,

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Editor's Choice

Hot Summer 2021 Fashion Trends

Summer is almost here, so that means it’s time for a wardrobe upgrade! As the weather’s getting hotter, we’ve been noticing some cute fashion pieces that are heavy in rotation this season.

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Business and Finance

Expanding Mobile Phone Options a Win for Consumers

Mobile phones are everywhere. In fact, according to data from Pew Research, 97% of Americans now own a cellphone of some kind, with 85% using a ‘smartphone.’ Interestingly, the device that launched the smartphone revolution – the iPhone – was first introduced a mere 14 years ago.

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Lifestyle

Graduating Growth

Graduating growth is the idea that you have took the time to learn something new to accomplish a goal that has added value to your

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Lifestyle

Time to celebrate

What better way to celebrate life then the sounds of music; beats, rhymes, rhythm and vocal artistry.

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