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In honor of Black History Month, rolling out will highlight minority businesswomen who are doing the part in making Black history. Meet Sibyl Slade, vice president and financial advisor of LifePlan Financial Advisors Inc. Slade helps professionals and small business owners increase their cash flow and net worth with advance taxed savings and investment strategies…

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Q. Nicole McNair, serial entrepreneur and real estate investor, has made it her life’s mission to take as many people up the ladder of success with her as possible. As a real estate investor with over a dozen properties to her name, she took that knowledge and skillset to mobilize other aspiring real estate investors…

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With the federal legalization of hemp and cannabidiol (CBD) via the passage of the Farm Bill in 2018, cannabis-related businesses have been on the rise. Cannabis is a multi-billion dollar industry and rapidly increasing by the day. It seems like everyone is getting in on the action, myself included. Cannabis brands are popping up left…

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How soon is too soon to discuss race relations with your children? The simple solution: just do it. And as soon as is practical. When you have school-aged children and they are exposed to kids who are not Black, you should start having the conversation. You want your kids to understand the subtleties of racism…

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COVID-19 has spread like wildfire across the United States, including inside some of the nation’s prisons. Given the overcrowded and unsanitary conditions at many prisons, they are extremely susceptible to the rapid spread of a virus, especially one that is as easily transmitted as COVID-19. Incarcerated individuals don’t have the luxury of practicing social distancing,…

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In honor of Women’s History Month, rolling out is recognizing female professionals who are making a difference in their fields and our community. Lashawn Dreher is the founder of BlkWomen Hustle, a digital platform providing resources and networking opportunities and events that provide a safe space for Black women. What is BlkWomen Hustle? BlkWomenHustle is…

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Girls of Excellence, Inc. is a non-profit organization that provides support and mentoring services for girls ages 8-18  and grades three to 12. It was formed by now executive director and CEO Toya Russell-Phillips. GOE’s founding board members include Lena Sherman (vice president), Kathyrn Jones (second vice president), Leah Labitue (board secretary), Victoria Wiley, Lerae…

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