If you are a citizen and 18 years of age, have not been convicted of a felony and can communicate in English, be ready for jury duty.
You reach your hand into the mailbox only to pull out the most dreaded letter feared by all adults: jury duty. Immediately, you start calculating how to get out of what already feels like a life sentence to you. Rest assured, there are ways to not only avoid jury duty, but to do it legally. […]
If you are a borrower, but especially a black borrower, be wary of your due dates and sketch a plan of payment so you keep on top of your loan before it gets out of hand.
By now, we have all heard how immense the student debt crisis actually is. So, it should come as no surprise that student loans continue to wreak havoc on the lives of students who graduate with loan repayments. What is more, though, is that the loans carry on their effect long after students graduate. In the […]
Growing up in the Caribbean, for many, meant getting hands-on by cultivating your own food or even sewing your own clothes. Such is the case of Bridget Ward, a New York City-based fashion designer making waves in her community and beyond. Ward, originally from the island nation, St Vincent and the Grenadines, credits her Caribbean […]
A choice of life and death. A dialysis machine saves millions of lives. And, for many, the opportunity to get treatment is nonexistence. That lack of opportunity forces one to make the choice of life and death. Hardship, stress and heartache becomes an encompassing cocoon. Here is a heartbreaking reality. The Beginning of the Bad […]