Lawmakers spent most of Tuesday hashing out whether to condemn President Donald Trump’s racist comment that four congresswomen of color should “go back” to their ancestral countries, but a federal agency has already made the decision for them. The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) has written specific rules that protect people, mostly immigrants, against employment discrimination on the basis of their national origin. The … Continue reading “Go Back To Where You Came From” now considered Discrimination
Everyone is pressed for time. This generation would be what we call the “Microwave” Generation—due to the need for things to be delivered instantaneously. That also includes travel—flying is almost always the preferred mode of transportation. Nowadays people rarely take the time to plan, and experience traveling by road. There is no longer the want or need to have the experience of the scenery, discovering … Continue reading Road Trips—Why everyone should experience at least one in their lifetime.
Mitch McConnell didn’t think that there is a need for reparations, because he felt that America was past racism. Why? Because we elected Barack Obama. Mitch doesn’t think that people in America today should even have to deal with the issue of slavery and America’s original sin, because all those evil slave owners are dead. Thankfully, he was given a history lesson today by Ta-Nehisi … Continue reading A TIME FOR REPARATIONS
Tips on road tripping with your broke best friends aka your kids! Continue reading 5 tips for fun and cheap road tripping with the Kids
It’s 2019, and apparently Spirit Airlines, thinks we are still in the Jim Crow Era 🙄. Tiarra Tiarra (unsure of her last name), a paying customer boarding Spirit airlines was asked if she could move, due to a white passenger not wanting to sit beside her. “I had to ask someone to switch seats with me because she didn’t want to sit by a Black … Continue reading It’s 2019, and Black passengers are being asked to move to the back of the plane?
Vegas has had many variations of the same reputation – a place for debauchery and decadence, gambling and drinking–and secrets best laughed about later. The ultimate bachelorette/bachelor party/baby shower/guy,girls’ weekend/getaway to remember, or forget a destination. It can be all that and more, and it’s usually all of that in just one weekend. For many, a visit to Vegas comes with a stack of assumptions. … Continue reading BLACK IN VEGAS– MY RECOMMENDATIONS FOR HOTELS, SPAS, RESTAURANTS AND GAMBLING
Meet Queen ConnectHer, Stacey, of HunniPop! Stacey is a woman who arrests the attention of everyone in the room when she enters it. Her smile, style, walk, and vibe are contagious. She never meets a stranger and you are not allowed to have a sad moment when she is around. Let’s not even begin to talk about how she will treat your life if you … Continue reading This ConnectHERs IssaRae-Inspired event will have you asking “What’s Next?”
As I become more immersed into the tech industry, I find myself as a “grass Roots for the people kind of girl”, questioning and side eyeing once again the way Black people are “integrating” into a space that is still not accepting of Black people–especially Black women. Now that’s not to say we haven’t already made massive gains–many that were stripped of us, re purposed … Continue reading As a Black Tech Founder, is it smart to invest your money traveling to networking events?
Nothing says turn up like a dope party. While there are promoters in almost every city that throw parties, there’s nothing like a traveling event, or pop-up series that comes through your area. As we go from year to year, more of these parties are becoming popular. To help you stay ready and stay in the know, we’ve curated this list of the best Black … Continue reading 10 Traveling Black Parties You Need To Attend