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Grand Jury’s Decision Initiates #BoycottBlackFriday

As most of the nation’s population tries to make sense of the decision made by he grand jury to not indict Darren Wilson for the shooting death of Michael Brown, ...

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Al Sharpton’s Finances Reveal Questionable Activity

Al Sharpton’s rise to power has always been attributed to his ability to be the spokesperson and mascot for victims of racial injustice. Wherever disruptive activity dwells, Sharpton marches to ...

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Women with Children Are More Productive Than Most People

Juggling motherhood and a high-powered career takes careful planning and an almost flawless skill set, and according to a recent study highlighted in the Washington Post, all that hard work ...

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Fact: Being a Black Woman Employee at Google is Not Fun

The tech world has never been known for its open door policy towards people of color. Its one of the few industries that has managed to legally keep their number ...

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Open Thread: Does He Resent Your Success?

The next time you get a feeling that your boo isn’t as happy about your achievements as he should be, it might not just be in your head. According to recent ...

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You Were Cc'd: The Importance of Delicate Email Etiquette

As worker bees, doesn’t it make you sad that we can’t handle our work woes by wrestling in the mud or just hauling off and slapping someone in the face ...

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Open Thread: Does He Resent Your Success?

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The next time you get a feeling that your boo isn’t as happy about your achievements as he should be, it might not just be in your head. According to recent study, you experiencing success can lead to a blow in your partner’s self-esteem —...

Open Thread: Are Women Empowerment Events Empowering?

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I came across an article written on New York magazine’s website that stated women empowerment events don’t empower anyone. In the article, Ann Friedman writes: “But empowerment conferences are less a product of this friendly brand of modern feminism than they are the result of...

Open Thread: What’s in a Job Title?

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When I tell people I’m a writer, usually their eyebrows rise with intrigue. “Ohh, so you’re a writer? Who do you write for?” they ask, seemingly impressed by that six-letter title. Judging by their reactions, I assume they regard me as an exciting creative type,...

Open Thread: Would You Try “Couch Surfing”?

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Whenever I heard the term “couch surfing,” I associated it with someone who experienced hard times and resorted to temporarily sleeping on a relative or friend’s couch out of necessity. But in 2004, that term took on a different meaning with the foundation of CouchSurfing.com,...

Open Thread: Would You Consider a Social Media Prenup?

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There is no doubt that social media can be destructive to one’s relationship. We all have either witness it first hand or was a bystander to a friend or family member. New data not only confirms what we already know, but also suggests a social...