• Society Wants Me to Hate My Name

    I once read an article that discussed the results of an experimental study completed in regards to discrimination in the workplace. It was revealed that applicants with non-ethnic names were called back 5 times more than those with ethnic names to move forward in the initial interview process. It was noted that the researchers deliberately

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  • Living With Melanin Magic and Depression

    There’s an old yet well known belief in the black community that we are supposed to be immune to feeling down and out. In fact, depression is not spoken of in black households. Since childhood we’ve been told to deal with bad feelings on our own instead of seeking outside help or counseling. If you’re

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