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Candi Castleberry-Singleton is the vice president of diversity partnership strategy and engagement at Twitter. As an experienced diversity and inclusion leader, she created The Bolt-On to Built-In Model™ featured in her chapter of the book Crossing the Divide: Intergroup Leadership in a World of Difference. She has developed successful strategies and initiatives in technology, telecommunications…

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Letitia Owens is vice president of marketing at Presidential Business Center, a premier provider of office space to more than 170 companies and individuals. Owens manages the business with her partner Julia Hilliard and also co-produces projects for her husband’s media and video company, Dfwivideo. in addition to her current businesses, she has been a…

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Javondlynn (Lynn) Dunagan established JMD Defense & Investigations LLC in March 2017. Her business vision is centered around responsible firearm education and ownership as well as empowering women in self-defense. She previously worked as a U.S. probation officer for 25 years before retiring in January 2016. She has a bachelor’s degree in social work from Hampton…

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Last week, video of  Pamela Turner, 44, being shot dead by a Baytown, Texas, police officer on May 13, 2019, shocked viewers. Turner is described as having a history of mental illness and shouted “I’m pregnant” as she struggled with Baytown Police Officer Juan Delacruz. Turner has now been laid to rest, and Delacruz is…

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Lori Lightfoot made history in the city of Chicago as she became the first Black woman to be elected mayor of America’s third largest city. Lightfoot won handily in a runoff against Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle. Lightfoot and Preckwinkle were able to fight their way out of a field of 12 other candidates…

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Beyoncé’s mother, Tina Knowles Lawson explains how she feels about Meghan Markle, Duchess of Sussex. The 37-year-old former actress — who joined the royal family when she married Prince Harry in May of 2018 — is of African-American descent. Knowles Lawson believes she is a “great representation” for people of color. She has also praised her for her “wonderful” personality, calling her…

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Janelle Monae has opened up about her sexuality. The 32-year-old singer has faced questions about her sexuality for years and now she has revealed she considers herself to be a “free a– woman” after learning about pansexuality, which is the erotic, romantic or emotional attraction toward people regardless of their sex or gender identity —…

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Serena Williams is “definitely” a feminist and feels “proud” to give herself that label. The 35-year-old professional tennis player, who is expecting her first child with her fiancé Alexis Ohanian, believes greatly in sticking up for women’s rights and is “proud” to be a feminist. She told Stellar magazine, “There are barriers I hope to break…

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