INTERVIEWS

EMPOWERMENT

How Black Women Fit Into the Great Renegotiation

You may have heard of the Great Resignation, which refers to labor market workers quitting…

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Why We Need to Care About Critical Race Theory

Critical Race Theory (CRT) is an academic concept that is more than 40 years old.…

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Celebrate The Resilience of Small Businesses

National Small Business Week is celebrated during the first week of May every year. This…

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Interview With Patrina Dixon Financial Expert and Author of ‘It’$ My Money™’

Your business and book are titled It’$ My Money. Why did you decide on that…

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The Best and Worst Cities for Black Women

When it comes to Black women thriving, every city doesn’t give us the same energy.…

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Career Breaks for Black Women Professionals

During the pandemic, nearly 2.3 million women have either left or were forced out the…

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GAMING & TECH

What’s Next for NFTs? Instagram and Beyond

Non-fungible tokens. Also known as NFTs, these digital art pieces continue to take the internet by storm. What started as an endeavor to boost autonomy and creative rights for artists soon became…

Smoothies, NFTs, and Bodegas with Janae Young

Janae Young is an artist, entrepreneur, and smoothier (my new word for smoothie-maker) from Fort Wayne, Indiana. She began painting around the age of eight, recreating album covers at home while making…

Since We’re Still Talking about the Metaverse, What’s Next?

“Meta-what?!” I get it. When I first heard the term, my mind immediately envisioned this: Besides, who wouldn’t have? Most words that end in “verse” are usually a pre-indicator for chaos, an…

HEALTH & WELLNESS

Ten Etiquette & Hygiene Tips for Gym Re-Entry and Working Out in Public Spaces 

Spring has sprung, bodies are in motion, and folks are happily heading back to the gym. In-home workouts have been fantastic opportunities to keep the body fit and the mind activated during…

Covid And The Black Church

Every Sunday at 10:00am for the last two years, I sit on my couch and settle in for church service. My iPad is propped against a stack of books on the coffee…

May Is National Stroke Awareness Month

May is National Stroke Awareness Month, and the goal is to raise awareness of the causes and effects of stroke. This year, the goal is to help reduce stroke risk and take…

7 Ways Yoga Can Improve Your Mental Health

If you Google the term yoga, you’ll most likely see similar photos of fair-skinned and small-framed women in a fancy yoga pose. These pictures don’t show the diversity of yoga over the…

The Importance of Embracing Restorative Wellness and Rest Days

As spring awakens, we shake off the winter cold and get back to gym workouts, running, group fitness classes, and playing sports. It’s easy to overdo it and find ourselves dealing with…

Women College Athletes Are Struggling With Mental Health

Many college students are experiencing mental-health crises, particularly young women in college sports. The discussion surrounding mental health has become more prevalent on college campuses after three deaths by suicide. Lauren Bernett,…