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  • African American Jobs Rising In The South

    Brittany Smith grew up mainly in Detroit, earning a master’s degree in public health from the University of Michigan. But when she and her then-boyfriend, Sam, began their careers, they encountered roadblocks in the...

    • Posted January 26, 2020
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  • Build your resume writing skills
    Build Your Resume Writing Skills

    Build Your resume Smarter Not Harder Resume writing can be daunting. You can research details online, or look to a professional resume service. It is always handy to have resources on hand to help...

    • Posted January 18, 2020
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  • Are Employers Failing Black Workers?

    Many organizations and businesses boast of their commitment to hiring workers of color. But change with regard to diversity in the workplace has happened slowly, if at all. Professional occupations like medicine, law and...

    • Posted September 16, 2019
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  • Blacks and Guns
    African Americans and American Gun Culture

    Stefan B. Tahmassebi of the George Mason Civil Rights Law Journal indicated that the first recorded law restricting African Americans from owning guns was in Virginia in 1640. A century later, the 27 words...

    • Posted September 10, 2013
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  • Black Youth
    Does the “E” stand for “Entitled or “Excellent”?

    I was asked an interesting question during a radio interview related to the so called “sense of entitlement” of the younger “me, me, me” generation which tends to carry over into the workplace once...

    • Posted July 19, 2013
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  • President Obama at Morehouse College Commencement
    No Excuse To Success

    Every person envisions their life similar to someone that has achieved success.  Kobe Bryant made $60 million and Bill Gates is worth $67 billion.  I will add my personal favorites Warren Buffet with his...

    • Posted June 14, 2013
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  • Black unemployment has had minimal improvement despite economic growth
    Despite Economic Growth, Minimal Improvement for Black Unemployment

    Berkeley – A new report by the University of California, Berkeley’s Center for Labor Research and Education finds that between the first quarter of 2012 and the fourth quarter of 2012, Black unemployment rates remained...

    • Posted February 13, 2013
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  • FlyGirl Logo on Facebook
    Former Marine Captain Vernice “FlyGirl” Armour Takes Aim at Facebook Fan Page Launch by Giving Back

    Washington, D.C., – Vernice “FlyGirl” Armour has a list full of firsts:  First African-American female combat pilot, first African-American female motorcycle cop for the Nashville Police Department, and one of the only women to...

    • Posted October 14, 2011
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