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Courage And Vulnerability: Lessons From The Black Experience

Sometimes painful things can teach us lessons that we didn’t think we needed to know.  -unknown Say what? These days I have to ask myself, is…

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Kanye West Is Trying To Tell You To GET OUT Of Slavery

Tbh I don’t even know how to pronounce Kanye’s name. If asked to name one of his songs I’d be at a loss but am…

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Posted in Communities of Color Culture & Life Failure to Listen Well-being

I’m doing this for me ❣️

This was such an inspirational post I had to reblog and share.

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Posted in Culture & Life Culture and Health Failure to Listen Health

States Show the Way on the Opioid Epidemic

nyti.ms/2MLCMhC The successes on these fronts can be attributed in part to efforts to boost rates of insured individuals — people who are dependent on…

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For Parents: Get Involved With Your Child’s Education

What Is The Role Of Education? What we need is not a history of selected races or nations, but the history of the world void…

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Posted in Culture & Life Education Failure to Listen Jobs

Let Interviews Work For You (Draft)

Interviews can seem intimidating especially for high schoolers, college applicants or young adults trying to land their first job. The competitive landscape make interviews look…

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RIP Aretha Franklin 1942-2018

Aretha Louise Franklin, born March 25, 1942, died at her home on August 16, 2018, at the age of  76 years, reportedly from complications of…

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Posted in Culture & Life Failure to Listen Politics Politics and Media Racism

Trump Dehumanizes People Of Color

nyti.ms/2MklUhP President Trump added his former White House aide, Omarosa Manigault Newman, on Tuesday to the growing list of African-Americans he has publicly denigrated on…

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Posted in Bigotry Culture & Life Discrimination Failure to Listen Human Rights Politics and Media Racism White Privilege

White Nationalists Rally Escorted And Protected Reveal Not All Lives Matter

Angry counterprotesters far outnumbered the small band of far-right demonstrators who turned out in Washington, and then quickly dispersed, on the anniversary of the violent…

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Ew A Pigeon. Or; If You Will How White Folks Feel About Melanin.

This reblogged post is a reminder of mindfulness and comfortableness in one’s skin. What other people think of you is their business. As long as…

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Communication Styles: My Jamaican-American Culture

Comments motivated this post. One of the most consistent feedback I get from readers is my tendency to generalize. Often I don’t even realize I…

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FFT: Questions For Black Women

Food For Thought:  Questions For Black Women ARE BLACK MEN WORTHY OF BLACK WOMEN NO. Why? Black men have disseminated their sperm cells, but very…

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