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Will You Watch? Ava Duvernay’s “When They See Us”

Take a look at Ava Duvernay’s “When They See Us”  – a four-part series that covers the Central Park Five.  The series is set to appear on Netflix May 31st. Ava’s work always appears so timely. She riveted us with 13th – a  documentary that explored the current criminal justice system and how It continues in the tradition of upholding institutions and laws of inequality.  In 1990 the lives of Antron McCray, Kevin Richardson, Yusef Salaam, Raymond Santana and Korey Wise, the black and Latino teenagers from Harlem would never be…

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Three Ways Single People Should Celebrate Easter

Welp, Easter is Sunday. If you don’t have any kids or nieces & nephews, you may be wondering what you could do to celebrate the joyous occasion. It’s really not that hard, as it is Spring. Mimosas, Minosas, Mimosas…Say no mo’! Check out these tips! Host brunch or BBQ with your friends: There’s nothing like brunch’n! Mimosas, food, music, nice fashions, and a good time. You may be childless but you can still celebrate the resurrection of Jesus, OH—KAY! If he was turning water into wine, surely he ain’t gon’…

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#NipseyHussle Spirit–Giving Back to the MS Gulf Coast

There are so many people who don’t get enough recognition. Not because no one cares but because we may take these people for granted. In light of the death of Nipsey Hussle—LA philanthropist & rapper—who was gunned down, I started thinking about people, who also play a hand in my hometown— Moss Point, MS. Upon dying, it has been revealed that the ‘Victory Lap’ rapper has impacted/employed over 40,000 people. As a lover of his community, I could not help but think about those who love the country town. From…

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Making College Affordable

Making college affordable will never be off topic.  Paying for college can be costly, especially if your child is attending an institution out of state. Here are a few tips  that can make college affordable. Two plus Two – The first two years of college are the same for the most part. During the first two years, you earn 36 general education and 24 elective college credits. It cost less to earn those first 60 credits at a community college.  Some community colleges have partnerships with local four year institutions.…

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Supporting A Child That Does Not Excel In School

Parenting is no easy feat, especially when you have more than one child. The tasks gets even more demanding when you discover that each child has its own set of strengths and weaknesses. The differences become even more apparent during their years spent in school.  So, how do you approach the situation when one child clearly struggles in school, while the other child excels? The temptation to compare the siblings’ progress against one another; or to even compare it to your own experiences in school is real.  Often the child…

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