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Alawfultruth: Just how “free” are we?

June 18, 2021

Every year on June 19, most African Americans — and now 47 states — celebrate the holiday Juneteenth. If you have not heard of this holiday or this time in history, the concept of Juneteenth began when the Emancipation Proclamation became law in January 1863, but took over two years for more than a quarter…

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A Millennial Voice: Give me life or give me business (or give me both)

June 11, 2021

By Danaé Reid The beginning of my sojourn as a small business owner was pretty seamless, and foolishly, I thought it would continue on that way. My creative business endeavour began during COVID as the result  of an “in the moment” decision that had positive long-term implications. However, over the past year, I’ve learned quite…

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SUNrise: cj speaks… Where are You?

June 3, 2021

As we walk in the world today, we are still somewhat unknowing, but are receiving more confirmation on how we are to walk.  Where are you in the process of getting your vaccination?  Are you walking through the world today with no mask because the CDC has stated “fully vaccinated individuals outdoors do not need…

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A Millennial Voice: Tips for traveling during a pandemic

June 3, 2021

By Danaé Reid With the number of U.S citizens getting vaccinated on the rise, the amount of travel — both domestic and international —  has spiked to record levels as well. And although a lot of mainstream media coverage could lead you to think that the threat of COVID is almost immaterial, there are still…

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SUNrise cj speaks-Where are You?

May 28, 2021

As we walk in the world today, we are still somewhat unknowing, but are receiving more confirmation on how we are to walk. Where are you in the process of getting your vaccination? Are you walking through the world today with no mask because the CDC has stated “fully vaccinated individuals outdoors do not need…

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Alawfultruth: George Floyd’s murder revisited one year later

May 28, 2021

On May 25, 2020, the entire country was caught up in the throes of a pandemic unlike anything we had ever seen or experienced before. We watched as the COVID-19 death toll increased from the number of people that were ailing daily, while trying to find basic items in the food market decreased, as everything…

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A Millennial Voice: Luxe for “Us”

May 21, 2021

By Danaé Reid Nyyah Regine is a beauty, lifestyle, fashion, and luxury influencer and content creator who currently has an Instagram and YouTube brand where she creates vlogs, hauls, unboxings, look books, makeup videos and more. She states that her brand is tailored to Black women in their mid to late 20s and early 30s. …

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SUNrise: cj speaks… The need for family

May 14, 2021

So last weekend, the world stepped out and gave honor, glory, and praises to the mothers of the world, the mothers of our nation, the sistahs and queens that walk the earth each and every day — I would like to personally thank you for the service that you give to your child or your…

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A Millennial Voice: Danaé the Freelancer

May 14, 2021

By Danaé Reid On May 11, 2018, I graduated from West Chester University with a degree in Communication Studies and a minor in Black History. The exhilaration I felt as I walked across the stage to receive my diploma is still palpable, but the uncertainty that encompassed me on that day is a very distant…

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A Millennial Voice: My Journey to Pfizer

May 7, 2021

By Danaé Reid A week has gone by since I walked into the gym of Medgar Evers College in Brooklyn, New York to get the first dose of my Pfizer COVID shot. The long, organized aisles with military personnel directing this person or that person on where to go, made the experience feel quite apocalyptically…

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