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1 Year Later: What Kenneka Jenkins’ Death Taught Me About Drinking And Friendship

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Kenneka Jenkins By Brenda Alexander It’s been a year since the tragic death of Kenneka Jenkins, the Chicago teen whose body was found in a hotel freezer after a night of partying gone wrong. Her case attracted national attention, protests and conspiracy theories, but was ultimately ruled accidental- she got intoxicated at a hotel party, wandered away from her friends…

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Cosby Show Actor Geoffrey Owens’ Response to Being Work Shamed. “Every Job is Worthwhile & Valuable.”

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Photo: Geoffrey Owens IG By Brenda Alexander Erykah Badu said it best when she sang, “Work ain’t honest but it pays the bills.” In the context of her song, she was referencing selling drugs, but those lyrics can apply to every walk of life as we’ve all found ourselves in work spaces that weren’t at the top of our vision…

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