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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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Just one week after being reported missing, Clark Atlanta University student Alexis Crawford’s body was found in a DeKalb county park and her roommate, Jordyn Jones and Jones’ boyfriend, Barron Brantley, were charged with her murder. According to reports, Crawford and Jones got into a physical altercation, likely surrounding the sexual assault allegation that Crawford…

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If you live in Atlanta, you’ve probably seen some of Fabian Williams’ socially conscious artwork throughout the city. His art includes various portraits of African Americans who have made major contributions to Black culture and race relations in America. It kind of makes you wonder about your contribution to the world, the legacy you’re leaving…

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Rolling out sat down with Jatali Bellanton, mother and finance professional, to talk about her mission, vision and values. Please inform our readers a little bit about yourself and how you ended up in a career in finance. I worked professionally in finance for 13 and a half years in investment banking and forensic accounting…

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