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Chellese Carmen
Sing this with me— but only if can relate to paying all of these bills, too. I’m in my 20s. I’ve found it to be a season of life where I’m sort of floating and figuring things out as I go. One of those things, in particular, is finances. Growing up in a Black household,...
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What I want, nearly more than anything is some justice in the world. I was never into pageants, but a Black girl can dream for world peace, right? In my most ideal mind, I want to give so much of myself — my time, energy and resources, to people who need it. But I feel...
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“The moment I wake up Before I put on my makeup I say a little prayer for you And while I’m combing my hair now And wondering what dress to wear now I say a little prayer for you” These lyrics from The Queen, Aretha Franklin, show the kindness of a young girl who has...
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Do you smell that new $500 textbook smell? It’s the beginning of graduate school season. Perhaps you just quit your job after being there a little more than a year (because you’re a millennial and that’s how the job market works). Or maybe you’re transitioning to a part-time role because you’re a baddie who can...
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The Set Krystal Gem is easily on my “Top 5 Jackson Girl Crush List.” She embodies the anthem of “Black Girl Magic” not only in her original arrangement, but as a recent college grad, up and coming visual artist, multilingual, classical songstress, and darling of Midtown. I was first mesmerized by her artistry during Jackson...
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