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8:02 AM / Friday December 13, 2019

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A Millennial Voice: To Be the church and not in the church

December 6, 2019

Why I no longer attend church or identify as a Christian By Danae Reid The fact that many millennials like myself are leaving the church and religion behind cannot be contested, however, very few are asking “why”. Those that do muster up the gall to probe  don’t always keep an open mind.   Although the…

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Alawfultruth: From 26 years to an ‘overnight sensation’

December 6, 2019

Sheila Adkins knows the secret to business success is hard work and excellent customer service, judging by the courteous and open nature of two of her employees.  Her story of becoming one of the fastest growing minority owned businesses in the Philadelphia region is one worthy of paying close attention to. Adkins Management, incorporated is…

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Divine Muva Diva, week of Dec. 1

November 29, 2019

Dear Lovies: It pained Muva’s heart to get the following question: “What advice do you have for a mother whose adult child has not spoken to her in over a year?” After I clutched my pearls until they gave up and fell apart to the ground, I took a deep cleansing breath. Recognizing that parents…

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10 things to be grateful for this holiday season, and everyday

November 29, 2019

By Danae Reid The holiday season is officially in full swing, and while some people are reveling in festive cheer, others can’t wait for the season to be over. For the past few months, departments stores, television ads, and more have turned their focus to the holidays in anticipation of the huge spike in consumerism…

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A Millennial Voice: Millennials On the Move: Dr. Elizabeth Holder

November 22, 2019

ABOVE PHOTO: Dr. Elizabeth L. Holder By Danae Reid Dr. Elizabeth L. Holder was a young girl when her mother began schlepping her to volunteer/community service events in the area… At the time, Holder didn’t particularly enjoy such long escapades; however, little did she know, her early experiences of service were laying the foundation for…

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Alawfultruth: Using our teeth to dig our graves

November 22, 2019

What will it take? Dear Lovies — In September 2019, Muva told you all her business and disclosed that I was diagnosed with type 2 diabetes. In an effort to use this as a teachable moment since over 100 million of us are either pre-diabetic or a full blown owner of this disease, I decided…

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A Millennial Voice : Homecoming

November 15, 2019

By Danae Reid The first official homecoming celebration is said to have taken place in the early 1900s, but its origin is still highly contested. The long-standing tradition gained popularity quickly at colleges and universities across the country, and has been a collegiate staple ever since.   Every year, millions of alumni look forward to returning…

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Divine Muva Diva: The House, The Duct Tape, and the Mouse

November 8, 2019

Dear Lovies — I can’t stand rodents — mice, in particular. The suburban town I lived in for a quarter of century had them everywhere, and no matter what was done to be rid of them, there was always one, running to hide somewhere. They were in schools, churches and restaurants. I will never forget…

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A Millennial Voice: Coffee, Cream, and Dreams

November 1, 2019

ABOVE PHOTO: Stephanie Ford and business partner Sonja West. By Danae Reid Black women are officially the leading demographic of entrepreneurs in the United States and everyone is talking about it! The number of businesses owned and operated by Black women throughout the country continues to increase at rapid rates and shows no signs of…

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A Millennial Voice: To Discharge and Unwind

November 1, 2019

By Danae Reid The first smartphone, the Simon Personal Communicator created by IBM, was officially released to the consumer market in 1994. And while it took some time for the smartphone to gain global traction, these devices have completely revitalized the way we communicate with one another.  Now, approximately 95% of Americans own a cellphone,…

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