You’re rocking it out at work, but don’t quite feel your pay is up to par. At some point, we’ve all been there. A girl has to get her coin and wants to feel adequately compensated for high-level work output. Learning the art and science behind how and when to ask for a raise can […]
Melissa Harris-Perry is the perfect example of progressive Black Women making waves in today’s world. She epitomizes what having it all looks like. She holds a Doctorate Degree, is the Maya Angelou Presidential Chair at Wake Forest University, leads a nation of #Nerdland followers, is a mother and a wife, and, until recently, the host of […]
A few weeks ago, President Barack Obama continued his efforts to raise awareness and seek solutions to close the pay gap that exists between women and men. He did so by unveiling new rules to compel companies with more than 100 workers to provide the federal government with annual data noting how much their employees are […]
Adjusting to life after having a baby is not easy. But add in the return to your old responsibilities and it's a recipe for a breakdown.
It always feels like we’re making strides as a community and culture, until a study comes out telling us, but wait, there’s more. Not that all the data should be taken at face value, but it’s important to be aware of the messages being put out there. Take, for example, this recent study that says […]
Being busy has, unfortunately, become a way of life. Sometimes, it seems we are constantly rushing from one thing to the next, always trying to fit as much as we can into our day without losing our minds. We have jobs, family, homes and friends to juggle, and 24 hours in the day can go […]
When I was dumb, and in my twenties (no tea, no shade), I remember having a conversation about relationships with some random guys, at a homecoming I was attending with friends. During this conversation, I stated, with a very stank attitude, that I would not mind if my imaginary husband stayed at home with our […]