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Photo Source: http://www.media.ford.com Gen Z – people born after 1995 – helps to cultivate the fast growth of subcompact SUVs. Nearly one-third of the Gen Z generation have reached the legal driving age, and compact SUVs are proven to be an affordable car for young adults. According to a 2016 study by KBB/Autotrader, 92 percent of…

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Photo provided by Laverne McCartney Knighton Laverne McCartney Knighton is the area development director at the United Negro College Fund (UNCF), the nation’s largest and most effective minority education organization offering scholarships and opportunities to over half a million Black students. Part of her responsibilities at the UNCF include empowering young women of color and…

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Brandi Mallory

Photo courtesy of Brandi Mallory / Photographer: Khalifiah Harris Brandi Mallory is a celebrity makeup artist and fitness instructor for the health and wellness movement, Dance Your Pounds Off. Mallory’s weight loss journey epitomizes the meaning of hard-work and determination. She first appeared on season four of ABC’s “Extreme Weight Loss” in 2014, when she was…

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Gina Conwell

 Photo credit: Geeno Mizelli/Calvin Lockwood The Atlanta hair care business Desired Extensions prides itself on consulting customers about their daily hair care routine before purchasing the desired merchandise. The owner of Desired Extensions, Gina Conwell, provides top-notch hair pieces that are tailored to fit the personality and hair needs of the client.  For many years…

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Photo Credit: Simone Renee Photography Yoga instructor Jaimee Ratliff is putting a new and improved spin on modern yoga. After noticing students of color were absent in the yoga classes she attended, Ratliff decided to steer her own yoga practice in a new direction. She chose to use hip-hop music to include people of color, so…

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Leah Hernandez is the CEO of Purposeful Millennials Publishing Company and the author and publisher of Try God, which was published last May. She is also the founder of consulting agency Boss Babes at Work, which is dedicated to uniting and empowering young female entrepreneurs. Purposeful Millennials was started in March of 2017 and has rapidly expanded, currently…

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