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What New Workforce Dynamics Mean for Black Professionals

The last two years have resulted in a paradigm shift in the global workforce. The pandemic drastically changed behavioral norms– and businesses and employees alike had to adjust to the new rules of corporate America. Businesses had to identify ways to retain productive employees, particularly during the “Great Resignation of 2021 which saw thousands of employees exit the workforce to seek better working conditions, compensation, and opportunities. As corporations...

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Lusia Harris, The Only Woman Drafted To An NBA Team, Dies At 66

Photo: Getty Images Lusia Harris, the only woman officially drafted by an NBA team passed away in her native Mississippi at the age of 66, her family announced Tuesday (January 18). "We are deeply saddened to share the news that our angel, matriarch, sister, mother, grandmother, Olympic medalist, the Queen of Basketball, Lusia Harris has passed away unexpectedly today in Mississippi," Harris' family said in a statement."The recent months brought Ms. Harris great joy, including...

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André Leon Talley, Legendary ‘Vogue’ Editor, Dead At 73

Courtesy of Black Information Network André Leon Talley has died at the age of 73. According to TMZ, Vogue's former creative director and one-time editor-at-large passed away on Tuesday (January 18) at a hospital in White Plains, NY. It's currently unclear why he was in the hospital. Talley worked as the Fashion News Director at Vogue from 1983 to 1987, then as Creative Director from 1988 to 1995, and Editor-At-Large from 1998-2013. He will...

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Get more Vitamin D this winter; try increasing your sunlight in these cities

For a large part of the nation, winter is brutal. Days are shorter, temperatures are colder, and some suffer from a holiday hangover of initially struggling to reacclimate to their routine. For overall improved health a quick winter getaway may be just what the doctor ordered, especially for African Americans. “Those most at risk for low vitamin D levels are people of color,” Pennsylvania State University molecular immunology professor...

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