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“Acting White”: double consciousness in the workplace.

Being black in corporate America is challenging, hell being in corporate America, in general, is pretty difficult. But for black people (and some other minorities) it is especially difficult. Often, the cultural identities of minority groups are seen as inappropriate, unprofessional, or somehow disruptive to those belonging to the majority or broader cultural groups at

Katt Williams had it Right: You have to be in Tune with your Muthaf*ckin Star Player.

In my work as a therapist, I’ve seen all types of people from various walks of life. My client base ranges from the wealthy, i.e., doctors, CEOs, and high profile lawyers; to blue-collar working folk like police, construction workers and office clerks; all the way to low-income people who live in extreme poverty. I really

The Quasi-Colonization and Economic Exploitation of Black Neighborhoods in the U.S.

In black neighborhoods, there has been a growing, but scarcely spoken about, phenomena regarding community economics: the quasi-colonization and economic exploitation of black communities by non-African-American racial and ethnic minorities. It is no secret that black communities–for the most part–are and have been for a long time, economically starved. There are many social and political

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