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SUNrise: cj speaks… Being Positive

July 2, 2021

By cj When it comes time for you to look in the mirror at yourself, and you see what you see — are you thinking in a positive manner as you gaze into your own eyes, or do you think about the negative experiences that continue to happen in your life on a daily basis? …

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A Millennial Voice: Spread love — it’s the Brooklyn way

July 2, 2021

By Danaé Reid Over the past month or so, tourists have returned to New York in droves.  Because of the pandemic, places like Times Square, Penn Station, and Broadway were like ghost towns, but now that the world is slowly back up and running, it seems that the amount of tourists I interact with when…

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A Millennial Voice: Enduring the rain

June 24, 2021

My recent mother-daughter trip to Tulum, Mexico was much more than a long weekend getaway, but when you’re a person that continually romanticizes and gives meaning to every aspect of your life, nothing is ever just “as is.”  A week prior to my departure, a quick weather check proved that rain was on the menu…

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SUNrise: cj speaks… Happy Father’s Day — a poem

June 18, 2021

As the abstract essence of your existence has so many different meanings for so many different people in your life, YOU remain bold and brave.  As YOU could become blinded by so many choices, temptations or life’s reality in your daily walk, YOU exert your responsibilities.  As your children seek YOU for guidance and your…

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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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