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5:21 AM / Sunday May 19, 2019

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The 2nd Annual Diversity & Inclusion Conference brings stakeholders together to exchange insights and concepts

April 5, 2019

ABOVE PHOTO: Closing luncheon speaker, Wade Davis — former NFL player, corporate inclusion advisor and educator — in conversation with Patricia Lee, senior vice president of organizational development and chief CSR officer, Wyndham Hotel and Resorts. (Photo Credit – Ricky Haldis) The event — which was sold out this year — returned to Philadelphia to…

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Check yourselves….

March 29, 2019

I became so annoyed by a line of questioning when touting the praises of a minority-owned business recently, l just had to ask this – why is it that Black people in business are often scrutinized in ways that borders on insulting – even by some of the best, well-intentioned people who consider themselves enlightened? …

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A Millennial Voice: No.

March 28, 2019

By Danae Reid One of the first lessons we learn is that appeasing others is an expectation, and that anyone who does not adhere to that guideline is impertinent. Similarly, we’re taught that the word “no” is a curse word much before we understand what that means. As children, we’re all encouraged to share our…

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Divine Muva Diva

March 22, 2019

Dear Muva: How do you keep your parents and extended family member’s opinions out of your relationship so they doesn’t negatively affect it? –Concerned Fiancé Dear Concerned Fiancé, Since the beginning of time family, parents in particular have always had opinions about who their children should date or marry because, of course, they want the…

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Jussie Smollett case threatens to distract from the rising tide of hate crimes

March 15, 2019

ABOVE PHOTO: Chicago Police mugshot of Jussie Smollett By Marc H. Morial TRICEEDNEYWIRE.COM “I’m left hanging my head and asking why. Why would anyone, especially an African-American man, use the symbolism of a noose to make false accusations? How could someone look at the hatred and suffering associated with that symbol and see an opportunity…

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The End and the Beginning

March 8, 2019

By Danae Reid In a matter of minutes, I was transmuted from protected child to a young adult in charge of her own destiny. I’d love to say that I was overwrought with only positive emotions, but in reality, graduation isn’t always the Kodak moment that it’s revered to be.  A year ago, I could…

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Divine Muva Diva, March 10

March 8, 2019

Please Note: The answers within this column are not given by a trained psychologist, so please seek medical help where needed. This column, its author, the newspaper and publisher are not responsible for the outcome or results of following any advice in any given situation. You, and only you, are completely responsible for your well-being….

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Trump’s ‘don’t kill the gays’ policy

March 6, 2019

By Mark Segal Last week, a strange announcement came from the Trump administration. A global campaign, to be led by out U.S. Ambassador to Germany Richard Grenell, was about to begin, and would take on countries that criminalize homosexuality. In the first media accounts (NBC News broke the story), it was reported that the campaign…

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