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One Year Down At My First Big Girl Job, And It Had Its Challenges…

Today officially marks one year since I began my first “big girl” job as a college graduate. Needless to say, there were many things I learned in this first year, and many challenges I faced. As I reflect back, there were absolutely a ton of things I wished I had known or done differently to… Continue reading One Year Down At My First Big Girl Job, And It Had Its Challenges…

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1 Year A Graduate – Here are my top 10 best experiences at UNC Chapel Hill

A Letter to the best university in the world… Carolina, my priceless gem, you have given me the experience of a lifetime. I have worked hard. I have persevered. I have succeeded. I have failed. I have cried just as hard from laughter as I have from sadness. I made countless mistakes and caught even… Continue reading 1 Year A Graduate – Here are my top 10 best experiences at UNC Chapel Hill

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5 Privileges I Acknowledge as a Black Woman

It has been a while since I have made a blog post because my heart and mind have been consumed in the recent happenings around the country concerning police brutality and the black lives matter movement. There is no blog post I can write that will say anything different from what many of my black… Continue reading 5 Privileges I Acknowledge as a Black Woman

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You Have To Be Twice As Good to Get Half As Much, Even When Your Boss is Black

Two months ago, I started my first big girl job. Fresh out of college and ready to face the challenges this new transition would throw at me, I could not wait to get started. Before I interviewed with the company I would eventually accept a position for, I did my research by searching their website. As I… Continue reading You Have To Be Twice As Good to Get Half As Much, Even When Your Boss is Black

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Hollywood’s Slow Acceptance of Dark Skinned Women

First of all, let me make this clear. I love having discussions about colorism. This is mainly because most people try to act like it's not an issue, and unfortunately, those people are usually black. For every post about society's disdain for darker skinned women, there are a pair of eyes rolling and counterarguments dismissing… Continue reading Hollywood’s Slow Acceptance of Dark Skinned Women

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Moving to Florida as a College Grad

It has been almost two months since I packed all my belongings in 2 cars and moved to Tampa, FL. I was extremely blessed to receive a job offer straight out of college and even more excited to be moving to FLORIDA, where the sun is always shining and the old retiree’s are always smiling…or… Continue reading Moving to Florida as a College Grad

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My advice to students who broke the College Do’s and Don’ts

For many of you college students, fall semester is quickly approaching. Pretty soon, you will be swept up in the mania of stress inducing syllabi, Tequila Tuesdays, gossip, and begging professors for extra points. For freshmen, college can be an exciting and scary time. If you were like me, you snagged every opportunity to read… Continue reading My advice to students who broke the College Do’s and Don’ts