Sister Creative Team Fights Child Illiteracy With Children’s Book, ‘Keisha Cane and Her Very Sweet Tooth’

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Looking for a book to teach your children or students life lessons in a fun way? Two sisters, Ashley and April Foxx, have created the first book of a series, Keisha Cane and Her Very Sweet Tooth. Ashley, the author and April, the illustrator, used Kickstarter to...

4 Things That Keep You From Getting Ahead

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The world moves at warp speed, and it’s easy to become buried under your dreams for your life. We’re juggling several balls in the air, whether they are work, motherhood, education, relationships, family or personal projects. Many times, it seems as if we’re running on...

Hunger in America: Food Insecurity disproportionately affects African-Americans

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  From The Grio –  New research on food insecurity in the U.S. finds that African-Americans are disproportionately affected, with over 25 percent of all black households lacking access to enough food to live a healthy lifestyle. The data stems from a recent study called...

10 Reasons You Don’t Have a Job — Or At Least One That You Love

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I hear so many hiring managers bitching about potential employees but they never want to deal with the awkwardness of saying it to candidates directly. That's where I'm going to come in.

Mirror, Mirror: How I Want My Daughter To Look

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I was so sure I was having a boy. I’d even given my baby a boy name, and I talked to my belly and told him he was a great son. A strong, noble, excellent son. People said, “A mother knows…” and nodded along with me. Not...