Diversity is such a broad topic that includes gender, sexual orientation, disability, age, cultural beliefs, etc. but most people equate diversity to race. I was talking to a friend of mine last week and on this particular day he sounded like he just needed someone to listen so that is what I did – that’s […]Read More Who Needs Diversity Training?
Naturals Night Out was so much fun!! Naturalistas and those of us with the “creamy crack” came out to get healthy hair tips, hear about the latest makeup trends, get a glimpse at the fashions for the coming season or even purchase a few items from one of the local vendors. All proceeds were given […]Read More Naturals Night Out
The first stop on Saturday was the Florida Black Expo at the Prime Osborne Convention Center. The schedule was jammed pack with all kinds of seminars, presentations, and entertainment. I watched some local acts, listened to a handful of kid entrepreneurs pitch their businesses, and watched the Greek stroll contest. These other activities were fun, […]Read More Natural Hair and Your Rights
As I was taking my toddler to preschool on Tuesday, I caught The Breakfast Club in the middle of a debate about people of color changing their ethnic name to give themselves an advantage or foot in the door for jobs and other opportunities. For those who don’t know, The Breakfast Club (https://power1051.iheart.com/featured/breakfast-club/about/) is a […]Read More What’s in a Name?
Imagine that you see a position posted on LinkedIn that you are certain that you’re qualified for. As a matter of fact, you are more than confident that you can land the job so you complete the online application and anticipate a call from human resources. Within a week or two, you answer a […]Read More Your Weight and Career