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Perdita Patrice
A new year has arrived, and with it may come  a renewed desire to tackle goals and open yourself up to new opportunities for growth. Whether you’re looking to take your career to the next level or land your first post-college gig, knowing what you want is half the battle. Here’s a guide on how...
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Every October, it seems love and relationships begin to underscore everything. The start of cuffing season begins and suddenly engagement ring commercials, complex flash mob proposals, and holiday themed romantic comedies increase exponentially during the months-long ramp up to Valentine’s Day. With all that, one might be hard pressed to find many works of fiction...
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After all the paperwork is completed and your keys are in hand, your to-do list as a first-time homeowner can be extensive. New locks, smoke and carbon monoxide detectors and fire extinguishers, are just some of the things you may find yourself needing. If you purchased a newly renovated home, you may not have much...
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The Dream A goal I’d dreamt about for years was accomplished last year when I purchased my first home. Home ownership for me wasn’t so much about settling down as it was about having a home base and attempting to build wealth. After a four year naval career, I left to attend college, just as...
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I remember watching Iyanla Vanzant on OWN speaking about daddy-less daughters. It was the first time I had heard this term, but I immediately rolled my eyes. It’s not that I didn’t believe or empathize with the women who expressed their hurt; I was just over the narrative women are forced to carry when they...
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Buzzfeed’s “Thirst Aid Kit” is a joyful, full-bodied blush of a podcast dedicated to unabashed lust. Hosted and produced by Bim Adewunmi and Nichole Perkins, each episode features one (or a few!) man that inspires the podcasters’ thirst. Mahershala Ali, Michael B. Jordan and Tom Hardy are just a few of the men who’ve been featured. And because of...
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