Business & Economy

If you were a bank, would you lend to these people?

My credit score is pretty good.  I have neglected an occasional medical bill thinking that…

Post-Tsunami to Now: Why Can’t Sri Lanka Catch a Break?

Sri Lanka was struck by a tsunami resulting from the Indian Ocean earthquake on boxing…

Building Corporate Culture is Not an Excuse to Push Back Remote Work

Although the COVID-19 pandemic has made many employers see the advantage of remote work and…

It’s time to stop expecting undocumented immigrants to solve our Social Security deficit

Last year, while volunteering as a tax preparer, I helped Alejandro (not his real name)…

Undocumented immigrants pay taxes – Let’s be fair and give them the tax benefits they deserve

Every tax season I find myself in some sort of déjà vu explaining to my…

To ‘Build Back Better,’ We Must End Homelessness

Around the world, the COVID-19 pandemic has laid bare both the importance and scarcity of…

The Gentrification of Thrifting

It’s the first day of middle school. I’ve tied my locs into a half up…

The Best Thank You to COVID Heroes is a Living Wage

Who would you say are the heroes of the COVID-19 crisis? Answers quickly lean to…

Underserved and Overlooked: Crippling Community Development Within Dallas

West Dallas is my home away from home. As Community Engagement Manager at Wesley-Rankin Community…

The Secret of The Visible Power of Being Different

Career professionals may find it challenging to remain competitive in a particular field. It is…

Get Chummy with Strangers

I am an African-American woman in my mid 50’s, who, in all aspects of my…

The Boss and Brains Behind Adwoa Beauty

I have always been enamored by the poise and power that coexist in the presence…

I Was Robbed and You Could Be Next

As a child of poverty and a nonprofit professional advocating for economic opportunity and financial…

The Silent Minority: Women Veteran Owned Businesses

With six female veterans now standing guard (as I like to call it) on Capitol…

Future of Design

When you think of design what comes to mind? What are the results? Although well…