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Women’s Equality Day

This Women’s Equality Day marks the 101st anniversary of the 19th Amendment, which granted women the right to vote. Nowadays, Women’s Equality Day celebrates not only that but all of the achievements and advances women have made across the country.  However, even today, women are still underrepresented in the workplace. These inequalities are heavily felt…

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Last spring, social distancing restrictions roiled our local economy. Festivals and sporting events were canceled, large gatherings were prohibited, and the bars and restaurants that make our city a premier tourist destination were asked to close their doors. In May of 2020, business revenues plummeted, and many workers were laid off, leaving 1 in 4…

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November 19th, 2019, will always be embedded in my memory. November 19th, 2019, was a bright and sunny day. I awakened early; and was excited about Devin moving back home. He texted me two days prior to his arrival, “Kiki I love you: I’m moving back home.” I still have that text saved on my…

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What does the election of Joe Biden mean for black entrepreneurs This week has seen the welcomed inauguration of America’s 46th President, Joseph R. Biden, and with him, the history-making choice of Vice-President Kamala Harris. It would be nearly impossible to overstate the difference in choices the country made in electing Biden over the previous…

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