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Financial Juneteenth | How do you go from South Central to Princeton? This amazing black woman did it


Dominique Reese ’06 never forgot her South Central Los Angeles roots. She was the first graduate of Crenshaw High School to attend Princeton, the first person in her family to attend college, and now is operating a business that teaches financial literacy to low-income youth and adults. She says she is living proof that after-school programs work. In high school, ... Read More »

15 Easy Ways To Fight Holiday Stress | T. Denise Manning


By T. Denise Manning It’s so easy to get stressed out these days, especially during the holidays. Heavy traffic, stress of holiday travel. Those last five pounds that just won’t go away can bring anyone down! It’s such a misfortune if we allow those things to kill our vibe while trying to enjoy our life and the season that were in. ... Read More »

Remember those Black Agenda meetings with Obama? They yielded almost nothing


by Maria Lloyd As the chaos in Ferguson, MO continues to unfold leading up to the announcement of the grand jury’s decision concerning Darren Wilson, a white police officer who fatally shot and killed an African-American teen named Michael Brown, I couldn’t help but wonder if policies on Capitol Hill could’ve prevented the racial tension America is experiencing in Ferguson, MO ... Read More »

Dr Boyce Watkins: Bill Cosby and those many, many white women


by Dr Boyce Watkins As ugly allegations continue to surface about comedian Bill Cosby, I choose not to see things in absolutes.  I refuse to stop giving him credit for providing wonderful lessons for kids on the show “Fat Albert.”  I’ve never been one to believe that a celebrity can do no wrong, Cosby included.  I still think Clair and ... Read More »

3 Reasons Why Casual Sëx Just Doesn’t Work For Women


Reported by Ree, “The (Ree)lationship Guide” Women are feeling more empowered than ever in this day and age. Many of us have easy access to birth control and many other resources that can protect us from being connected to a man for the rest of our lives through a child. This empowerment has brought forth an appetite for sëxual exploration ... Read More »

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