For many young professionals, going from work to glam isn’t easy. But don’t worry though— Avonda Turner has got you covered. Turner tells theGrio.com she really felt the need to upgrade her wardrobe when she started her professional career. Her first thought was to purchase statement jewelry to add a pop to her look, but she couldn’t afford the pieces she liked. That’s when the concept for ERIN/ANDERSON … Continue reading Avonda Turner is helping women go from desk to dinner with one simple step
If you are a person who wears and loves makeup, you may find this story of interest. Check out these two business women who created Mented for all skin tones. When it comes to beauty, Kristen “KJ” Miller and Amanda E. Johnson refuse to settle. In September 2015, the two friends and former Harvard Business School classmates set out to solve a cosmetics problem they kept running … Continue reading These black women entrepreneurs are showing love to all skin tones with ‘Mented’
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Last week I had the opportunity give back to my community by volunteering at the Central Texas Food Bank. The new facility is nice and it houses a kitchen as well. I didn’t know what to expect being it was my first time there. The staff was prepared and had a workflow that got us assigned quickly, with a quick training presentation, we were off … Continue reading Giving Back at the Central Texas Food Bank
Where did the love of the Kentucky Derby come from? Me. Watching horses running around a track. Why am I enjoying this sport? Who am I? This was the second year I watched the Kentucky Derby and I find myself intrigued by the horses, their owners, and jockeys. It is the world that I am far, far removed. When my husband suggested we have a … Continue reading Blacks And The Kentucky Derby