Honor vs. Appropriation: Know The Difference
Oct15

Honor vs. Appropriation: Know The Difference

As Halloween approaches, many people are preparing costumes and party plans.  But since the beginning of this month, I cannot help but be disgusted by the Halloween themed offensive social media images circulating the web.  Images that prove people still find cultural appropriation acceptable. As you select your next great costume, please take our advice and check you privilege at the door! There is a difference between honoring...

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Count Your Pennies: How To Raise Your Credit Score
Oct06

Count Your Pennies: How To Raise Your Credit Score

Good credit is what every adult strives for but it is very difficult to obtain with student loan debt.  While it seems as though student loans put you in a negative place post graduation, there are many ways to improve your credit score for the future.  A good credit score will be used to make major purchases (you first house maybe?), decrease insurance rates and other financial savings perks.  Here are the Grown Up Truth tips to...

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The Revolution of Shonda Rhimes
Sep30

The Revolution of Shonda Rhimes

WARNING: ARTICLE MAY CONTAIN SPOILER ALERTS Shonda Rhimes is cable royalty.  With 3 hit television shows airing and a new television in the making, she has become the household name for week night entertainment. But in between the plot twists, Shonda’s writers are on a great mission – a mission to show the real world in its entirety. No one can deny the spectrum of cultural and sexual diversity on Grey’s Anatomy,...

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The Fight Continues
Sep22

The Fight Continues

  From the day I knew the woman existed, I thought of Viola Davis as my goddess – the tone of her voice, her presence, and the fact that her skin color matched mine. While I am not comparing Viola to Jesus Christ or the Holy Spirit, she was the image in which I thought my God (or Goddess) should look like.  She was the closet person that looked like me on television. It was the one of the first times I saw a dark skinned...

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Diary of A Young Pro: Farah Weheba
Aug26

Diary of A Young Pro: Farah Weheba

1) Where are you located? Daly City, CA 2) How old are you? 25 3) What is your job title? Education Coordinator at TechShop, San Francisco 4) How has the transition been from backpack to briefcase (college to adulthood)? Rough. Even though I had been living in my own studio apartment as a Master’s student and somewhat adjusted to cooking for myself, nothing prepares you for the after college experience. Bills are a thing. Your lunch...

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