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The Solution

I’m the solution not the exception. Maximize, don’t minimize me. -Jennifer Hudson Positively Purging-I welcome your feedbacks in the comments and your likes and passing the real-life wisdom on to others as I embark on this new venture of “positively … Continue reading

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Avoiding Workplace Word Wars

Safe workplace culture. Unfortunately, wanting to speak up when a verbal assault bomb is dropped doesn’t mean you know how to speak up, or even what to say so here are a few communication strategies you can implement. Instead of … Continue reading

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Black Women

As Black women, we feel like we always have to be strong and independent, which is tough and wears on us a lot,” she says. “I’m trying to be more vulnerable for the next generation of Black girls who see … Continue reading

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Mistaken Identity

People sometimes say it is class, not race, that is an issue. But if you are Black, it doesn’t matter if you are richer, smarter, more polished. That hasn’t prevented a future president from being mistaken for a waiter, or … Continue reading

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Depressed While Black

Nibokum used to think depression was a “white person’s disease.” she says “My mom raised us to believe that Black people are strong; we don’t get depression. And prayer is how we cope – not therapy or medication. Then , … Continue reading

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