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For Overwhelmed Black Mothers Who’ve Been Told Their Breastmilk Isn’t Enough

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Illustration created by Veronica Wells-Puoane For Overwhelmed Black Mothers Who’ve Been Told Their Breastmilk Isn’t Enough By Veronica Wells-Puoane of NoSugarNoCreamMag.com I spent the summer of 2021 in transit. I transitioned from pregnant woman to mother. I traveled back and forth from my home to the NICU. And in an interaction with another Black mother, I went from righteous and…

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Black Women and the Great Resignation - Why Ashley Quit I'm Taking An Ancestral Rest

Black Women and the Great Resignation: Why Ashley Quit – I’m Taking An Ancestral Rest

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Photo by Christine Benz (@_xine on Instagram) Black Women and the Great Resignation: Why Ashley Quit – I’m Taking An Ancestral Rest As told to Veronica Wells-Puoane of NoSugarNoCreamMag.com In 2020, Ashley Johnson, a photographer and all-around creative, quit her desk job after nine years. See what she said she’s discovered on the other side of the decision. In school,…

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Black Women and the Great Resignation Why Victoria Quit - Youre Not Finna Kill Me

Black Women and the Great Resignation: Why Victoria Quit – You’re Not Finna Kill Me

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Photo provided by Victoria Uwumarogie Black Women and the Great Resignation: Why Victoria Quit – You’re Not Finna Kill Me As told to Veronica Wells-Puoane of NoSugarNoCreamMag.com After a decade working as an editor at MadameNoire.com, Victoria Uwumarogie left the site due to burnout and the feeling of betrayal. Read what she had to say about her decision to walk…

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Black Women and the Great Resignation Why Danyelle Quit I Gave That Job My Power

Black Women and the Great Resignation: Why Danyelle Quit – I Gave That Job My Power

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Photo by Unfit Christian.com Black Women and the Great Resignation: Why Danyelle Quit – I Gave That Job My Power As told to Veronica Wells-Puoane of NoSugarNoCreamMag.com Danyelle Thomas, founder of Unfit Christian, a digital brand that centers on Black faith and spirituality, left her job at the top of this year. The first in our series about Black women…

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Skin Don't Stop No Show Burn Survivor Julie Saint Fleur Shares Her Story

“Skin Don’t Stop No Show” Burn Survivor Julie Saint-Fleur Shares Her Story 6 Months into Recovery

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“Skin Don’t Stop No Show” Burn Survivor Julie Saint-Fleur Shares Her Story, 6 Months into Recovery As told to Veronica Wells-Puoane of NoSugarNoCreamMag.com Open letter: When I got burned all my doctors would say is “a year from now you’ll get to do this or that again.” So, now that I’m halfway there I feel it’s only fair to share…

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Black Women and The Great Resignation: Why Olesha Quit – I Was Exhausted

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Photo provided by Olesha Haskett Black Women and The Great Resignation: Why Olesha Quit – I Was Exhausted As told to Veronica Wells-Puoane of NoSugarNoCreamMag.com Olesha Haskett, 36, was a teacher in the DMV area. From 2014 to earlier this year, she taught everything from second to sixth grade. But the demands of the pandemic, physical and mental exhaustion, and…

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An Open Letter To MadameNoire

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An Open Letter To MadameNoire By Veronica Wells-Puoane of NoSugarNoCreamMag.com   I’m going to address you like the people of the internet do: as if you’re a singular person, a real woman. I just felt the need to offer a few words as I close out one of the most incredible chapters of my personal and professional life. I remember…

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How Can I Say I Love Myself And Not Help Others Phyllis Hyman On Employing Black People

How Can I Say I Love Myself And Not Help Others? Phyllis Hyman On Employing Black People

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Photo by Clarke Sanders on Unsplash How Can I Say I Love Myself And Not Help Others? Phyllis Hyman On Employing Black People By Veronica Wells-Puoane of NoSugarNoCreamMag.com Looking for something to distract myself from cleaning my room, a task which I have yet to complete, I landed on YouTube and started watching Phyllis Hyman interviews. I stumbled across this…

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