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Excerpt from a Career Journal: Thoughts of a 20 Something

In a small discussion group for a course on racism… What were your first experiences recognizing your own racial/ethnic identity? What did you learn about people of racial, socio-economic class, or gender groups other than your own? I remember my … Continue reading

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Corporate America

“I have to catch my breath because when I started in my career, I spent so much time as the only Black woman. I would be the one who was leading the meeting or the presentation and then someone would … Continue reading

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Am I in 1930s Mississippi?

I wish I could say this article “Jury Duty in Seattle: Am I in 1930s Mississippi?” surprised me entirely. Perhaps my perspective may have been changed if I too knew the title of the 11-minute video jurors watched, so that … Continue reading

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The First

Its not so much being black- it’s being the first. That is so phenomenal. It’s an honor. For young girls who are looking up. I want to make a difference. – Vivian Covington Positively Purging-I welcome your feedbacks in the … Continue reading

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The Black woman

True the Black woman did the housework, the drudgery; true, she reared the children, often alone, but she did all of that while occupying a place on the job market, a place her mate could not get or which his … Continue reading

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