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Equity is the New Equality
Throughout history, Black people have been fighting for equality, even to this day. But, what if equality is not enough? What if we need something more? Could it be equity? Before taking a deep dive into this, let’s take a swim in the kitty pool and look at the definitions of equality and equity. According to Merriam-Webster, equality is the state and quality of being equal. Being equal means of the same measure, quantity, amount, or number as another. On the other hand, equity means justice according to natural law or right; specifically: freedom from bias or favoritism. The Milken Institute School of Public Health states the following: “Equality means each individual or group of people is given the same resources or opportunities. Equity recognizes that each person has different circumstances and allocates the exact resources and opportunities needed to reach an equal outcome.”
Black Communities Beyond Black Wall Street
Throughout American history, Jim Crow laws and white supremacy limited the livelihood of Black Americans and left them with two options. They either could work as sharecroppers for their former slave masters or migrate from the South to Oklahoma. During the Trail of Tears, there was a land rush in Oklahoma. It was an opportunity for Black Americans to establish a community that empower them as a whole. In the early 1900s, Black Americans decided to move to Oklahoma to partake in the land rush and the oil boom.
Life: Asset or Liability?
2020 was a tumultuous and difficult year we all endured. This past year taught us that multiple streams of income is not a luxury, but rather a requirement. Ultimately, having money saved in the bank can be a lifesaver in case of emergencies. What better way to maintain money in your account than to have your money work for you, instead of the other way around. This is also known as passive income. Let’s explore a few ways on how to generate your income.
The Political Impact of the Southern Strategy
Everyone is getting politically aware nowadays, especially after the 2020 election. However, have you ever wondered how Democrats and Republicans came to be the political parties they are today? Conservative pundits and personalities say the Democrats were the racist ones and Republicans were advocating for equal rights for African Americans in the past, after the Civil War. Liberal pundits say that Republicans are the racist ones now and Democrats are the freedom fighters. They use these talking points to downplay the hypocrisy of their respective political parties. The reality is both parties are mostly corrupt, but what caused the shift of the present political agendas of the Democrats and Republicans?
Self Love: Intrapersonal Relationships
Intrapersonal and Interpersonal Relationships Everywhere we look, there are many relationships happening around us. This is not referring to the intimate relationships that are sucking their faces and tasting each other in public places. While they may be one type of relationship, we have to observe the other relationships that are just as important as the romantic relationships.
Healthy Foods That Can Damage Your Body If Consumed too Much
Hello, fellow health nuts and fast-food junkies! Let’s get straight into it, everyone knows that if they eat too much fast food like your local McDonald’s or unhealthy snacks such as Cheetos and Lays potato chips, it will have a negative effect on their bodies. It is also known that everyone needs a moderate amount of healthy foods to feel good on the outside and inside.