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Malik Mentoring: Five Career Development Building Blocks for the “New Normal”

As one of the most pervasive health crises of the 21st century, the Covid-19 pandemic…

Malik Mentoring: Decision-Making: The Incremental Effect of Sunk Cost Bias

Don’t you hate trying to make a decision sometimes?!! When the stakes are high, we…

Malik Mentoring: Common Communication Barriers Between Employees and Executives

In a conversation with a friend who was caught off guard during her performance review,…

We Have been and Continue to Be “The Moment”: The Impact of Black Queer Vernacular

Work. Slay. Shade. Even the occasional, “Yas queen.”  All words that can be found in…

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What does Facebook’s rebranding to Meta mean for users?

As of October 28th, 2021, Meta is the official parent company of Facebook, Instagram, and…

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Vangst’s Ciera Parks on What the Cannabis Industry Can Teach Us About Diversity and Social Equity

As more states legalize cannabis, there’s been growing public concern to ensure marginalized people are…

Dear Maria: Happy Hour Gone Wrong

Dear Maria, this is my first time writing  something like this, but I am writing…

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10 Black owned children’s-focused brands to buy from this holiday season

Buy Black is more than a shopping list, it’s a movement. Since Maggie Anderson’s 2009…

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Organizations Combatting Domestic Violence Against Women of Color

By Richardson Akande Women and girls experience violence daily. Millions of women and girls of…

Personal Insights: Why Biculturalism is my Superpower in Business

When she started her business, Nuevo Studio, Naoma Serna-Zahn wanted to embrace both of her cultures and represent people who were marginalized. Nuevo Studio was started to celebrate those people and to pay homage to her Mexican culture. Learn more about Serna-Zahn’s background and how she infuses it into her thriving business.