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Systemic Inequities Exposed

Brent Eysler / Makalaka / Shutterstock.com By Dee Dixon In all transparency, the coronavirus and the ruthless murder of George Floyd by the police shook me to the core. Initially, I couldn’t see how these two catastrophes were linked.  I wasn’t so much afraid of the virus itself, but selfishly, more so afraid of how it would upend my lifestyle–no church, no travel or shopping, unless it was to find toilet paper.…

Heartbreak and Lessons

From the Editor As this issue went to print, we learned that our long-time copy editor, Polly Paddock died unexpectedly. We are deeply saddened by this loss. Of course, you may not have known her but if you’ve read Pride over the years then you’ve seen her work.…

Mindful Parent

By Shavonda Bean   Parenting with Mental Illness     Most of us have experienced a health situation in which our day-to-day lives come to a screeching halt. Those once manageable tasks become daunting, and you’ve had to lean on your tribe for help.…

A Conversation with Peggy Harris of Atrium Health

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For organizations looking to improve their diversity and inclusion (D&I) programs and policies, change can be both challenging and rewarding. A 2018 research study by McKinsey and Company—a global management consulting firm—shows greater diversity in the workforce results in greater profitability and value creation.…

Eating for Life: Dos and Don’ts for Women Over 50

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Keto? Paleo? Vegan? Gluten-free? It seems there is an ever-expanding array of diets to choose from, depending on your lifestyle and health goals. For women over 50, making proper nutritional decisions can be even more essential than for younger women, as those needs begin to change with age.…

Navigating the New Normal: Resources & Relief for Charlotte’s Small & Micro-Business Community During COVID-19

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View the Navigating the New Normal: Resources & Relief for Charlotte’s Small & Micro-Business Community During COVID-19 ZOOM VIDEO “HERE” (Access Password: V0#?99=8)  *DOWNLOAD THE ENTIRE PRESENTATION “HERE”* Below are links from the chat during the Navigating the New Normal: Resources & Relief for Charlotte’s Small & Micro-Business Community During COVID-19 Webinar: List of Essential Business  app.lacccharlotte.com/news/details/quien-si-puede-trabajar-durante-covid19 and  www.lacccharlotte.com   WBCC COVID-19 Monday Session ZOOM https://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_9i5AbIgQQI6_Rpkbix_GsQ   FORWARD FOCUS FUTURE – Girl Talk Zoom Session https://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_4Ku4fygvSsWlpMwqn5J5dA   Women’s Business Center of Charlotte:  linktr.ee/wbccharlotte   COVID-19 resources – WWW.THEINSTITUTENC.ORG | Email WBCC: wbc-charlotte@theinstitutenc.org   Health is Wealth:  Kombucha Wine and Chill, more information about how to stay healthy and how to write a lean canvas business plan :: linktr.ee/beawilliamsapr…

Atrium Health Expands Access to COVID-19 Testing in Underserved and Minority Communities

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Atrium Health Expands Access to COVID-19 Testing in Underserved and Minority Communities New sites will remove any barriers that may exist to easily provide coronavirus screening and testing CHARLOTTE, N.C., April 14, 2020 – Atrium Health is rolling out additional Coronavirus Testing Centers this week, specifically aimed at addressing underserved and minority communities in Charlotte.…

Black Hair and Exercising

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Hi, ladies. I read with interest an online article in Blackdoctor.org with the following title: “Black Women Aren’t Exercising?!” I chuckled when I read the following quote from the article: “I want to become more active, but I just don’t know about all that sweating!…
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