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The Importance of National Black Business Month

During the month of August, we celebrate National Black Business Month, which recognizes Black-owned businesses…

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Celebrating August Happiness Happens Month

Exhausted by the self-help craze twenty-two years ago, the Secret Society of Happy People decided…

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International Day Of Friendship July 30, 2022

We are in the midst of many challenges and uncertainties in this world. Violence, poverty,…

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July Is Independent Retailer Month

Independent Retailer Month is celebrated every July and provides the opportunity to highlight local small…

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July Is National Culinary Arts Month

July is National Culinary Arts Month, recognizing professional chefs and cooks who bring us amazing…

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Why Corporate Diversity Fails Black Women

If you’ve worked in corporate America long enough, you probably agree with me that diversity…

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GAMING & TECH

BGN Plays ‘No Man’s Sky’: Everyone Deserves a Second Chance?

Developed by Hello Games, No Man’s Sky (NMS) is marketed as a “game about exploration and survival in an infinite procedurally generated galaxy.” While an apt description, it was not evident how…

Why Turok Deserves a Next-Gen Remaster

The Turok gaming series is a timeless classic that still lies in the hearts of action-loving gamers to this day, despite the fact that the first Turok game appeared more than 25…

Decentraland: Decentralizing the Metaverse

I know what you’re thinking… Another metaverse article with fancy, schmancy buzzwords… If you had stopped reading there, you might have been right! 😂 You know what they say: if knowledge is…

HEALTH & WELLNESS

Anti-Boredom Month: Meditation as Stress (and Boredom) Relief

Cue the song. Boredom has gotten a bad rap over the years. In fact, it’s got an entire month dedicated to its eradication, as if it were smallpox or discrimination of the…

The End of More Than Just Reproductive Rights in the USA

It’s not just a right to bodily autonomy that’s at stake as SCOTUS might next undo the right to contraception, gay relationships, and gay marriage too.

June Is Men’s Health Month

June is National Men’s Health Month. It is observed yearly to raise awareness about health care for men and encourage them to implement healthy living decisions, such as exercising and eating right.…

Mind and Body: Addressing Black Men’s Health Needs

Let’s talk about men. June is Men’s Health Month — an international holiday begun after the 2002 2nd World Congress on Men’s Health held in Vienna. That conference gathered six men’s health…

Baby Formula Shortage Hurting Black Families

One of the most difficult items to find on the grocery store shelves now is baby formula. The shortage began last year but became dire in February after two babies died. Two…

Embracing the Power of West African Dance and Wellness With Coach Cassandra Nuamah

West African dance is a phenomenal workout for the body that leaves you feeling like you can accomplish anything. Cassandra Nuamah, aka “Coach Cass,” lost 50 pounds and transformed her life through…