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Here’s The Beginner’s Guide To Investing In Black Art

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Pictured: Legendary artist, Jean Michel Basquiat By Erickka Sy Savane Whether an art lover or not, you’d be hard-pressed to have missed reading about the recent record-breaking sale of Jean Michel Basquiat’s “Untitled” painting for 110.5 million. Or maybe you’ve heard about Chicago artist Kerry James Marshall who is selling in the millions and boasting lines around the corner for…

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Here’s Why Old Is The New Young

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Photo Credit: @NaturalSilverSista By Erickka Sy Savané I’m standing in the mirror with a tube of mascara, covering grey hair. I promised myself that I wouldn’t be caught dead with grey hair. My mom started going grey at 16, and by the time she was in her 30’s she was so tired of constantly coloring it that she let the whole…

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DO YOU LOVE WHAT YOU DO FOR A LIVING?

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Getty Images It’s late and I just feel like writing. A funny thing happens when you end up doing the thing you love for a living. Most of the time you don’t love it. You tolerate it because you know that without it you’d have to find another way to make a living. So tonight it’s just old school writing…

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The Woke Woman’s Guide To ‘Financial Literacy’ From Money Expert Lola West

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Written by Erickka Sy Savane Actress Kerry Washington, who is working with the AllState Purple Purse campaign which works to fight against financial abuse for women who are experiencing domestic violence and can’t afford to get out of the relationship, recently raised the question of “financial literacy.” It brings up a very good question for many African American women who are…

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