Friday, September 24, 2021

Experian launches initiative to accelerate financial inclusion

September 15, 2021 by  
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Inclusion Forward – Experian Empowering Opportunities helps clients advance diversity goals by creating greater and more affordable credit access Leading information services company Experian has announced the launch of Inclusion Forward – Experian Empowering Opportunities, a first-of-its-kind initiative to help clients identify and directly support underserved and vulnerable communities. Inclusion Forward harnesses Experian’s data, analytics […]

PEACE: Making peace with what you have

September 15, 2021 by  
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Have you ever really taken a “peace” assessment of the things that really make you feel relaxed and calm: when the worry of day-to-day issues are outside your door as you step into the sanctuary of your castle? The things that bring you affirmation of self should never be taken for granted. The space to […]

PEACE: Queendom

August 1, 2021 by  
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We can learn so much from those who have come before us: style, grace, character, activism, wisdom, and strength shown through silent tears. We should wear our crowns and walk with pride as everyday conscious acts. As we face adversity, our ancestral rods hold our backs upright as we fearlessly face down the storms on […]

PHOTOS OF THE MONTH – JULY 2021

July 12, 2021 by  
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PHOTOS OF THE MONTH – FEBRUARY 2019

PEACE: United WE RISE!

July 12, 2021 by  
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We are living in a day where there is so much division causing ongoing hostility, violence, and death. Those of us who are God fearing must ask the question: “What part am I playing in the consistent divide and the division within my own community?” We all can be honest with ourselves and speak the […]

PEACE: Reciprocity Overload

June 15, 2021 by  
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How often do you hear — or have someone imply — that “you owe me”? We are so conditioned to believe that we must repay others for the things we’ve received. The whole idea of “paying it forward” means that you too will be blessed. Even when we deprive ourselves of something, we expect a […]

PEACE: Exhale …

May 5, 2021 by  
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These are challenging times, and the trauma of the past year sometimes prompts us to rush back to norms we have grown accustomed to being part of our lives. Take a breath. Move in slower motion, and take time to reflect and think about your next step or the option to stay still. We all […]

ICONS-IN-CLASS

April 7, 2021 by  
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‘I want to keep inspiring people all over the world’ Las Vegas Black Image is thrilled to return Icons-in-Class — a celebration of our children in their own voices, showcasing their positive pursuits — to the pages of the magazine. We were inspired by a Facebook post by Shannon Toston Brown:  “Children are so creative and […]

PEACE: Stay in the moment

April 7, 2021 by  
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Life moves so fast and sometimes we are eager to keep up or race past it. When our stride moves at a fast pace, we leave something behind or forgotten in our souls. Those forgotten moments are precious for our peace, when time stands still and you can notice the springtime hummingbird buzzing at the […]

PEACE: Refusing to respond to the ‘Gaze’

March 16, 2021 by  
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Toni Morrison often spoke about the “white gaze,” and how many Black people live to satisfy the invisible approval of the majority — even doing so unconsciously in order to be accepted and assimilated within society. She explained how people need to live in such a way that the voice of any oppressor is silent […]

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